Designer sunglasses are a big investment, but are they worth it?
They are often made from durable and long-lasting materials such as titanium, carbon fibre, or high-grade plastics that offer superior resistance to damage. This means that designer sunglasses will last you longer than cheaper alternatives, making them a worthwhile investment.
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But let’s be honest, most of us just care about what they look like.
Whether you prefer classic styles like the iconic cat eye, round or oversized, or bold and innovative designs like the racer frames we’re seeing so much of in 2023, there are almost too many to choose from.
Eyewear trends for 2023 are all about bold and ultra-fun styles. Think inflated frames in bold colours and the return of 70s-inspired sunnies that add a bit of drama to any outfit.
Colour is also a big thing this year. Jake Lawrence, frames buyer at Boots Opticians, tells Metro: “2023 eyewear will focus on two key colour trends: bold and bright, and soft pastels.”
And he’s not just talking about frames. Thanks to the resurgence of 70s eyewear trends, tinted lenses remain a popular choice, available in a variety of colours, especially for those who don’t prefer the warm retro look of orange tints.
If you’re looking to invest in a nice pair of designer sunglasses, we’re here for you! From Gucci’s timeless pairs to Loewe’s thick, XXL frames.
Scroll down to check out our edit of the best designer sunglasses to get obsessed with this summer. Trust me, they’re worth the spluge. Just don’t sit on them!
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Inflated oversized square-frame acetate sunglasses, £290, Loewe – buy now
Tortoise cat-eye sunglasses, £280, Prada Eyewear – buy now
Tortoiseshell-effect cat-eye sunglasses, £295, Bottega Veneta Eyewear – buy now
Oversized-frame sunglasses, £345, Saint Laurent Eyewear – buy now
Oversized square sunglasses, £330, Gucci Eyewear – buy now
Square-frame tinted sunglasses, £199, The Attico – buy now
Oversized round-frame gold-tone sunglasses, £340, Loewe – buy now
Oversized square-frame tortoiseshell acetate sunglasses, £310, Fendi Eyewear – buy now
Cat-eye acetate sunglasses, £350, Dior Eyewear – buy now
Square-frame acetate sunglasses, £290, Loewe – buy now
Oversized square-frame acetate sunglasses, £300, Celine Eyewear – buy now
BV6179 square-frame metal sunglasse, £272, Bvlgari – buy now
CH4189TQ pilot-frame titanium sunglasses, £272, Chanel – buy now
Outta Love oval-frame polycarbonate sunglasses, £55, Le Specs – buy now
VA2034 57 aviator-frame metal sunglasses, £204, Valentino Garavani – buy now
MU01XS butterfly-frame acetate sunglasses, £418, Miu Miu – buy now
Fendigraphy cat-eye logo-print acetate sunglasses, £300, Fendi Eyewear – buy now
Oversized round-frame striped acetate sunglasses, £310, Loewe – buy now
Oversized square metal sunglasses, £325, Victoria Beckham – buy now
Mirtha round recycled-plastic sunglasses, £255, Chloe Eyewear – buy now
V-Uno V-Logo oversized square acetate sunglasses, £580, Valentino Eyewear – buy now