17 Pairs of Sunglasses We Want this Summer

Whether seeking shade or throwing it, these sunglasses are fit for purpose. Check out our seventeen summer favourites from the rose-tinted to the Lolita inspired.

1. Poppy Lissiman, Le Skinny, £79

The ones that are good for now. Kendall and Gigi made us do it.

2. Le Specs, The Last Lolita, £75

Sue Lyon’s mischievousness in Stanley Kubrick’s Lolita epitomises the cat-eye style.

3. Dior, Real Rise, £370

Perfect for our next trip to Havana. *Adds to basket.

4. Prada, Ultravox, £330

Buzzing over these black and sunflower yellow Prada shades.

5. Marni, Edge,£425

Salmon frames. Check. Gold-tone hardware. Check. Eye-bag coverage. Double check.

6. Dior, CLUB3, £319

We j’adior these retro aviators – the fuschia-coloured lenses score extra points.

7. Saint Laurent, £949

Throw some major shade in these star-studded sunnies from Saint Laurent.

8. Gentle Monster, DIVINITY 02(11M), £180 This avant-garde Korean brand’s specs are monstrously beautiful.

9. Moya, April Nymph, £295

These shades come handmade from Japan and doused in 18k gold. Rose-tinted lenses optional.

10. CÉLINE, £353

Pink, chunky acetate frames are a little off-brand for CÉLINE and we dig it.

11. MARNI, £395

Perfect for realising our Hitchcockian fantasies.

12. CALVIN KLEIN, £422

Mellow, yellow and iconic, with a touch of Raf.

13. Gentle Monster, TRINITY 03, £245

Part of the Moooi collaboration, these pastel-coloured deconstructed frames, with visible hardware, are throwing some serious (geometric) shapes.

14. Moya, ODYSSEY, £345

Blue is the warmest colour, and these shades come UV protected.

15. For Art’s Sake, Smoky Octagon Frame, £168

We’ve heard of seeing double but these octagon shades by London brand For Art’s Sake are a whole other dimension.

16. Elie Saab, £680

Eyewear with a (gold) twist.

17. Taylor Morris Eyewear, £210

These ivory round-frame shades are made by Hugo Taylor and Charlie Morris. We’re willing to wager they are not Made in Chelsea.

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