7 sunglasses trends to wear this summer


Combining fashion and function, a state-of-the-art pair of sunglasses protects your eyes from the elements while enhancing your look. From oversized protective frames to microscopic lenses and everything in between, there’s no shortage of on-trend, eye-catching styles this season.

Dominating designer runways and merchandising displays at savvy fashion retailers, read on to discover the hottest sunglasses styles you need to know about and where to buy them now.

Be square

From Burberry and Boss to Chanel and Dior, oversized rectangular frames have been hitting the Spring 2019 runways. Both in more neutral tones and embellished versions, embrace this silhouette for an effortlessly chic look all season long. .

Valley Eyewear DB Sunglasses ($200)

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A summer staple, shop these classic oversized frames to polish up any outfit.

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The Specs Shit! Square Frame Sunglasses ($59)

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Liven up your summer ensemble with these crisp white hues for a classic, clean look all season long.

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Feline frames

A contemporary classic, refresh your cat-eye sunglasses collection this season. From crystal and pearl frames to color block and ombre lenses, elevated iterations of the iconic silhouette are one of the hottest accessory styles of the season. Shop these shades to add an eye-catching element to any outfit.

Valentino Cat Eye Sunglasses ($320)

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Get on the crystal frame trend with this minimalist cat-eye version to elevate any outfit.

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Kuboraum Cat Eye Sunglasses ($297)

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Add an ultra-feminine touch to any ensemble with these dark winged frames.

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Saint Laurent Diamond Shaped Sunglasses ($338)

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A contemporary twist on your traditional cat eye lens, upgrade your sunglass collection this season with these diamond shaped shades.

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heart eyes

All over the Spring 2019 catwalks, designers like Balenciaga and Saint Laurent are falling in love with one of the industry’s favorite sunglasses trends this season. Already loved by social media influencers, this style is sure to grab the attention of your Instagram followers and turn heads in real life. Embrace this ultra-feminine aesthetic trend that is ubiquitous this season.

Saint Laurent Heart Frame Sunglasses ($313)

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Make a statement with your accessories this season and shop these heart shaped frames to add an ultra-feminine touch to any look.

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Saint Laurent Heart-Shaped Sunglasses ($303)

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Refresh your collection of summer accessories with these attention-grabbing frames.

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Chloe Poppy Love Sunglasses ($245)

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Microvision

From its dominance on the catwalks, in runways from Balenciaga and Fendi to Prada and Saint Laurent, it’s no secret that the Matrix-inspired trend shows no signs of slowing down. With the rise of the style in the spring of 2018, the diminutive sunglasses silhouette captured the hearts of menswear and womenswear designers. Often seen on the faces of fashionable celebrities, this style has become a street style favorite. Shop these sunglasses to make a small but stylish statement this season.

Prada Ultravox Glasses ($320)

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A subtle way to embrace the small frame sunglasses trend, shop these updated classic frames to polish up any outfit.

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Illesteva Marianne Gem Sunglasses ($240)

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Add sparkle to your everyday look with these matrix-inspired frames for a sophisticated springtime aesthetic.

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Marcelo Burlon County of Milan x Linda Farrow Cutout Sunglasses ($250)

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Try the rectangular sunglasses trend with these micro frames to freshen up any seasonal outfit.

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Monochrome mania

Liven up your everyday look with these vibrantly colored shades. With color-coordinated frames and lenses, this sunglasses silhouette was everywhere on the runways for Spring 2019. From Kate Spade and Pamela Rolland to Tibi and Versace, this monochromatic style adds a splash of color to any outfit.

Dior Eyewear ColorQuake2 Sunglasses ($333)

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A key color trend for spring, shop these bright yellow frames to add a touch of gold to any look.

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Gentle Monster Ribbon R1 ($360)

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From Each x Other and Salvatore Ferragamo to Versace and Sally Lapointe, red framed lenses were everywhere on the catwalk this season. Shop this Matrix-inspired pair to wear three sunglasses trends in one.

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Dries von Noten x Linda Farrow Purple Sunglasses ($345)

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One of spring’s hottest colors, test out the lilac trend this season with these eye-catching shades to elevate any outfit.

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Reflective glasses

While this aesthetic isn’t new, mirrored sunglasses are definitely having a moment this spring. From Armani, Chanel and Miu Miu to Marine Serre and Rick Owens, try this timeless trend to elevate any spring ensemble.

Dior Mirrored Square Frame Sunglasses ($308)

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Elevate your favorite shades this season with these mirrored sunglasses to add a touch of elegance to any outfit.

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Krewe Prytana Sunglasses ($235)

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An updated classic, shop these clear frames to refresh your everyday look.

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Vision of the visor

A key silhouette for spring, these armored frames have flooded the runways this season and are currently a favorite with fashion shoppers. Shop this trend for extra eye protection and add a little edge to your ensemble.

Poppy Lissiman Shield D-frame mirrored sunglasses ($195)

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Try several trends with this one accessory. Shop these eye-catching shield frames to enhance any look.

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Versace Medusa Ares Visor Sunglasses ($270)

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Liven up your warm weather look with these armored goggles to polish up any outfit.

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