Sunglasses: Shapes to Wear This Summer

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Ten thousand dollar handbags are sure bringing profit to luxury houses, but what makes a fashion house stand apart is a strong fragrance range followed by an eyewear line. A pair of designer sunnies goes a long way, and let’s face it sunglasses are a necessity. The following pieces selected by our Fashion Features editor Katarina Djoric are both unique in its design, but what is important the houses crafting the frames are well known for quality.

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Katarina has selected pieces from labels such as DIOR, Erdem, Marni and Celine to name a few. See them all after the jump:

Silver So Real Sunglasses (seen in the opening photo)

Flat top sunglasses in silver-tone finish come with a transparent acetate at face as well as the blue lenses with 100% UV protection. Rubber nose pads in green along with the logo engraved at hinges. This acetate temples in tortoiseshell are Made in Italy in Size: 48.22 140. Metal. Currently $575 on SSENSE click on the image above for more info.

iconSPEKTRE Havana mirrored sunglasses

Spektre’s sunglasses are all produced in Italy to the most exacting standards. A great pick, this Havana pair is made from tortoiseshell acetate to a classic round shape, and accented with a silver-tone metal bridge. Mirrored blue lenses complete the look with contemporary edge.

iconERDEM X Linda Farrow cat-eye sunglasses

These black acetate sunglasses blend Erdem’s ladylike charm with Linda Farrow‘s expert workmanship. They’re shaped with circular lenses and trimmed with gold-tone metal cat-eye peaks – a fun riff on a classic style. the much talked about MATCHESFASHION for only 300 eurosicon.

iconFENDI Cat-eye half-frame acetate sunglasses

Modern details and vintage design collide with Fendi’s tonal-brown tortoiseshell acetate sunglasses. They have cat-eye half frames that are accented with gold-tone metal plaques at the corners, and feature gradient blue-tinted lenses and jagged arms for a retro edge. Click on the photo for more info.

iconMARNI Edge hexagonal-frame sunglasses

Marni’s eyewear is as directional and colourful as its famed ready-to-wear. These pink acetate Edge sunglasses have distinctive half-rim hexagonal frames, with a gold-tone inner rim and dark-green tinted lenses. They will bring just the right amount of fun to your go-to tailored looks. Find more information by tapping the photo.

iconMARNI Prisma cat-eye sunglasses

Imbue a host of springtime looks with the retro vibe of Marni’s red acetate Prisma sunglasses. The cat-eye frames are accentuated with dark-red overlay panels, and feature dark-pink tinted lenses. Watch them instantly elevate everything from breton-striped tops to breezy dresses. We found this classic piece for only 302 euros on MATCHES FASHION.

iconMYKITA Maison Martin Margiela x Mykita sunglasses

Grey acetate Maison Martin Margiela x Mykita sunglasses from Mykita. This item comes with a protective case and is no doubt unisex.

iconCÉLINE ‘Shadow’ sunglasses

Brown and beige acetate ‘Shadow’ sunglasses from Céline, this piece is also packaged in a special dust bag.


Brass metal frame is sure to give you a stand out elegant as well as bold look. These striking frames are equipt with mirrored lenses. We found them for you on Luisa Via Roma for only 259 euros.


And last but not least a striking pair from Yohji Yamamoto comes with the acetate round frames and temple ends in silver colored metal with the blue-grey colored lenses. This pair is definitely close to the sentiment of the famed Japanese designer and is to make you achieve both modern and stylish look. We found this pair for 396 euros on stock at the famed Florentine store LUISA VIA ROMA, click on the photo above to get your pair.