Sunglasses Guide SS21 – Styles to Own This Season

Sunglasses Guide SS21 – Styles to Own This Season

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From the monk glass-blown lenses and perch styled glasses of the Renaissance to Benjamin Martin’s Martin Margin spectacles and the scissor glasses, EYEWEAR, the trendiest accessory has gone through quite a stir to be what it is today. Transitioning from being a necessity before to becoming a luxury today, sunglasses have indeed become confidence boosters and we couldn’t find a better reason than ‘summers’ for you to own one!

As summers approach, it becomes increasingly difficult to look out without squinting. While summers resonate with scorching sun, heat strokes and humidity, they also call for resort breaks, beach holidays, trips to snowy mountains and so much more. So, while you get busy shopping breezy summer dresses, bucket hats and layered beaded necklaces, you wouldn’t want to miss out on the season’s trendiest sunglasses.

From everyday square work glasses and bright rectangular ones for pool parties to retro sunglasses and sporty ones, Ciceroni reveals this season’s chicest eyewear styles that while being the ultimate fashion staple, also keep your eyes protected as you make the most out of summer cheers!

  • Retro Round

Love old world trends? The feeling of nostalgia and retro moments is taking a hype this season with the 70’s inspiration in full swing. They are the perfect addition to your accessory list. Update your round sunglass collection with creative design elements like crystal and embellishments that sync in with party sparkles or bright-coloured lens that give out happy summer vibes.

Style Tip: Bring in the Audrey Hepburn vibes all in! Be it your brunch maxi dress or a quick outing with your girlies just like the Carrie Bradshaw squad, these retro round glasses will never fail in giving you some major style goals.

  • Poppy Rectangles

The oversized rectangular sunglasses stole the show at the spring/ summer runways this year. But that wasn’t its first appearance. These geometric sunglasses have been doing rounds on Instagram stories and feeds of celebrities and models for quite some time. Add a pop of colour and a little fun to your wardrobe by completing your look with a bright coloured or bold printed pair of sunglasses.

Style Tip: Craving colours this season? Give way to your pastel summer dresses and dungarees this summer by accessorizing them with the candy-coloured rectangle sunglasses.

  • Cat Eye

The cat-eye sunglasses are the epitome of elegance and class that’s versatile and effervescent. They have the ability to add a touch of glamour and sophistication to any look. This season, they took a sharper turn with more defined corners for a poised look. Take flight by adorning these exaggerated wing-shaped frames or go bold and unconventional by embracing statement-making prints and channel old Hollywood glamour.

Style Tip: Have a beach party to attend to? Well give a way to these sophisticated eye glasses by adorning them with your monokinis and resort kaftans.

  • Tinted Aviators

Time to own another classic pair of sunglasses! The most loved aviators. Always in trend and originally made for the pilots, these aviators have come back with a bang this year too. Thanks to the likes of Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson’s Grammy appearance and Johnny Depp’s coloured lenses, the aviator trend is loved by all men and women alike.

Style Tip: Tinted aviators are an Indian bridal favourite! So, if you are a bride to be, be sure you ace this trend with your bridal lehenga choli to walk down the isle in swag.

  • Geeky Half-moons

Adore trends but can’t get over your geeky self? Well, the fashion weeks this year were all about models wearing half-frame sunglasses or sunglasses that look as if they were carefully cut across the top with the usual rounded bottom. If you are a fan of Prof. Dumbledore from the famous Harry Potter movies, you wouldn’t miss out on this one frame that can look futuristic and fashionable without being extravagant.

Style Tip: Team these geek glasses with your street style look encapsulating sassy denim pants, t-shirt and your favourite pair of sneakers.

Now that you have your hands on this year’s eyewear trends, which one are you picking this season?

Aishwarya Menon

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