Stun in shades of summer

Stun in shades of summer

Stun in shades of summer

Essentially meant to provide protection to your eyes, sunglasses have moved beyond their ordinary persona and have become a statement and an outfit deal-breaker of their own.

Sunglasses also say a lot about your style personality. Hence there are sunglasses for different style personalities and spans different occasions — like a rounded frame for the Coachella star and cat-eye sunnies for the vintage belle.
Here’s a round-up of the  most promising propositions to pull your looks together.

Coloured transparent lens
If you are a fan of the antics of the 70s, then this trend is tailor-made for you. Daunting at first, but extremely addictive later, it’s a trend that means summer like no other.

Celebrities like Kendall Jenner and Hailey Baldwin have comfortably taken it out of its sleazy context and have made it cooler than ever to wear with a slogan t-shirt, jeans, boots and a fur jacket.

Try different colours like baby blue, purple and petal pink to check which shade suits your face better. Your best bet, might we suggest, would be a pair in orange-yellow tones for a zesty punch to even the most basic outfit.

The best part is that they are unisex! Looks like you need to make a quick run to the vintage store or your grandfather’s closet. Go an extra mile and pair it with a vintage wallpaper printed blouse and a suede mini skirt.

Flat top sunglasses
Characterised by a flat top line on the brow and a sleek modern design, these sunnies are for the sophisticated and the flamboyant.

Kim Kardashian and Victoria Beckham approved, they generally are square and oversized and suit oval and round face shapes best. Choose a pitch black version with a wide arm to go with your all-black ensembles or to complete your airport look.
A slicked back hairstyle, preferably a sleek ponytail, draws the attention to your eyewear. If you are a fashion path-breaker, then opt for a futuristic pair with an iridescent lens.

Geometric and futuristic
Shapes other than square and circle ruled the runways, adding more variety and dimension. Nothing definitely spells fashion ‘it-girl’ louder than geometric sunglasses with a futuristic edge.

A straight cut and wider frame surpassing your cheekbones is a pre-requisite  while details like double- wire rims, half rims and mirrored lenses add to the details.

It certainly goes hand-in-hand with the on going digitalisation and vouches that you are ahead of the game.  We also see cleaner lines in the form of interesting matrix-inspired artistry and 3D designs in sunglasses. Opt for colours like white, gunmetal, grey, black, metallics, iridescent and holographic finishes.

Butterfly winged frames, embossed botanical motifs, bright and pastel coloured frames and ombre lenses also vow to take your sunglasses
beyond just mere fashion and functionality.

 (Contributed by Farah Magi)

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