If you’re like us, sunglasses ‘season’ is 365. And given that the eyewear market is expected to reach $157.98 billion in 2021, there’s even more reason to get the wear out of your favourite pair of shades. You’re going to lose them eventually – you know you are.
Whether you lean towards the timeless wayfarer or something wraparound, ensure you always consider face shape. Leave the lens strength, polarisation and colour for when you’ve decided on that perfect shape. A triangular or heart-shaped face will be ever more accentuated by a solid pair of aviators. Soft curved or rounded frames work best for square faces, and those with rounder features might opt for rectangular or square frames to harden the features.
Whatever the state of your boat race, we’ve compiled some of our favourite sunglasses for the season.
When she's not designing luxury travel itineraries for her exclusive clientele, you might find her relaxing at home in the Dutch Lowlands. In addition to pursuing her appetite for culinary and cultural experiences, a full-time job we're told, Florean splits her time between The Review's Travel and Style teams. As Assistant Global Travel Editor, Florean helps shape The Review's annual travel coverage.
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