The days are getting shorter, but a pair of sunglasses is forever. Or at least until they get sat on, or left in an Uber. Whether it’s a high-end hunny or those more forgetful or frugal-minded — September offers three trends with new styles priced for everyone.
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Smoke X Mirrors (PICTURED ABOVE)
Go to the head of the class in bold model GEO VIII, a featherweight piece constructed of stainless steel with flat lenses.
(212) 647-7677, smokexmirrors.com
For those who missed out on the #StarbucksUnicornFrappuccino last spring, mythical (no, it’s real) model UNICORN offers some subdued, stylish magic.
(800) 414-7656, imagewear.com
Shimmer into fall wearing shapely model SLN726S, an octagon adorned with rough cut crystals. The subtle color goes with anything and the jewels bring the sparkle.
(800) 423-3023, derigo.us
Oval and Oversize
Any style made famous by Jackie O is a must.
Go retro in the mod model 549, inspired by original Victory designs from the 1960s. A limited edition, these pleasing purples are made in the USA.
(908) 236-9300, victoryoc.com
Sunglasses can never be too big or too dark. Go glam in chic model AK7000, and be prepared to hide from the paparazzi.
(800) 505-5557, altaireyewear.com
Inspired by traditional New Orleans jazz, and named for an all-female Mardi Gras krewe, statement-making model IRIS is part of the custom acetate Stella collection.
To paraphrase Louis Armstrong, “I see lenses of green,red lenses, too.”
The on-trend flat lens-over-frame construction and energetic colors of full-metal model BLAZE (RB3580N) enhance the classic cat-eye shape for a glorious mix of old and new.
(800) 422-2020, ray-ban.com
Polarized model HOWLEE has such a nice price point, why not just chuck it all and become a full-time surfer? OK, part-time then. The waves are calling.
(800) 645-3733, cvoptical.com
Taking its visual cue from Janis Joplin and the Summer of Love, limited edition model DAZZLE ORANGE takes a little piece of your heart in a juicy hue.
(844) 796-4623, orgreenoptics.com
This article originally appeared in the September 2017 edition of INVISION.