If you’re looking to up your style game for the season, look to one of these designer shades. They may not come cheap, but it is certainly one way you can buy yourself into the latest runway trends.


Gucci’s eyewear designs for the season need to be worn with confidence. They feature bold silhouettes, retro frame styles, chunky temples, ostentatious gems and embellishments, glittering adornments and kitsch elements.


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Presented at the Ready-To-Wear Spring/Summer 2017 show, the Dio(r)evolution sunglasses offer a modern take on Dior’s iconic codes. A small star placed over the grey lenses symbolises one of Christian Dior’s personal lucky charms.

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Dolce & Gabbana

Unmistakable elegance and quiet cool. Those are the elements of the Jazz collection from Dolce & Gabbana. Each model is embellished with subtle metal rivets for added sophistication.

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Burberry’s Buckle Eyewear collection is inspired by design elements of its signature trench coat. Choose from square, cat-eye or round shapes, with the distinct buckle as the focal point of design.

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Karl Lagerfeld has put together the most futuristic collection ever seen for Chanel’s eyewear. Precious big frames and mirrored sunglasses are re-proposed, with bright colours becoming the talking point.

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