Sunglasses are the ultimate summer accessory. From the daring flip-lens to the glamorous cat-eye, we present our most coveted styles
Linda Farrow X Kris Van Assche Flip-lens Sunglasses
Perfect for: Making a statement at the beach
Wear with: Christopher Kane painterly swim shorts and Y-3 floral flip-flops
Flip-lens fanatic: Dwayne Wayne
These flip-lens sunglasses will transform your pared-down beach look and make sure you cause a stir as you stroll across the sand. They are this season’s most daring accessory.
Saint Laurent Round-Frame Sunglasses
Perfect for: Giving formal workwear a summer spark
Wear with: A Saint Laurent tailored checked wool suit and Thom Browne metallic brogues
Round-Frame Hero: Robert Downey Jr
Saint Laurent’s round-frame sunglasses are classic, slick and the perfect option for city living. The dark frames are a classic shade suitable for any outfit, and the brown tinted lenses will hide tired office eyes.
Alpina Vintage Studded Aviator Sunglasses
Perfect for: A cocktail-filled city break
Wear with: Lanvin Bermuda shorts and a Burberry Prorsum diamond-print shirt
Aviator Admirer: Johnny Depp
The gold-studded detail on these aviator frames brings luxury to a timeless shape. Hailed as the original pilot’s glasses, you’ll win mile-high style points with this sophisticated design.
Linda Farrow Luxe Rose Golde Cat-eye Sunglasses
Perfect for:A stylish shopping spree
Wear with: Dolce & Gabbana striped dress and Castañer espadrille sandals
Cat-Eye Queen: Alexa Chung
The cat-eye silhouette, perfect for highlighting cheekbones, reigns supreme this season. These luxurious rose gold frames bring a feminine touch to downtown dressing.
Porshe Carrera Vintage '5659' Sunglasses
Perfect for:A rooftop dinner party
Wear with: A Givenchy zip detail dress and Ann Demeulemeester open-toe wedges
Aviator Angel: Victoria Beckham
The metallic trim and arms give these aviators some luxurious sparkle. A classic shape in trans-seasonal matt black, they add a masculine edge to girlish summer style.
Robert La Roche '488' Sunglasses
Perfect for:Sipping Mimosas by the pool
Wear with: A Stella McCartney leopard print swimsuit and Saint Laurent double-buckle sandals
Round-Frame Rebel: Abbey Lee Kershaw
Channel your inner Sixties siren with these vintage frames. The all black detailing is an immediate eye-catcher, and the dark, oversized lenses are ideal for people watching by the pool.