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.
Be under no illusions: this article will be a competition between myself and our dashing motoring editor, Oliver Smith, as to who can gush the most about Rolls Royce. There is little to be objective about. In 1904, Henry Royce and Charles Rolls engineered a vehicle of such poise and grace that it ran virtually non-stop for 14,371 miles. It was the Silver Ghost, named ‘the best car in the world’ by Autocar in 1907. Pretty conclusive, if you ask me. Of course, we’re talking about a world in which the Wright brothers had only just flown a powered airplane. Little did they know, Rolls Royce would become a brand…