Summer ShadesWednesday, 30 June 2010 by Lydia Parafianowicz
Since summer is officially here, it’s time to hit the beach … in style! Even though sunglasses are a necessity for eye protection from harsh UV rays, there’s no reason your shades need to be boring. Here are our top 10 picks for summer shades that will help you beat the heat while looking fabulous at the same time.
Channel your inner movie star with these oversized tortoise shell shades - also the perfect accessory for no-makeup days!
A fresh new twist on a classic style, these Alexander Wang sunglasses are perfect for the rockstar or punk-inspired fashionista.
A must-have pair of shades for a high fashion lover, these wired metal sunglasses will surely have you making a statement while hitting the beach.
Cutler and Grosswww.cutlerandgross.com
Channel your inner Lady Gaga with these circular spectacles - very 2010.
A fun and funky version of the classic aviator style, Carrera shades are available in a myriad of bright colours that will keep you looking fresh.
Breakfast at Tiffany's, anyone? These Linda Farrow shades are a moden interpretation of the style made famous by Miss Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 film. Add a strand of pearls and dramatic black eyeliner for full effect.
Yves Saint Laurentwww.ysl.com
Slightly blue in tint, these metal YSL shades have a fabulous retro feel. To be worn when in the mood for red carpet glam.
Channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw and pair these golden frames with a simple white dress and golden heels: a sure way to look stunning, as proven by SATC!
These red acetate shades will have everything looking rosy. Complete with a small flower accent on the side of the frame, these shades will add a vintage feel to any ensemble.
Last but not least, Ray Ban's classic aviator will never go out of style!