From Jackie O’s round sunglasses to Elton John’s XXL frames, oversized sunglasses have been making a fashionable statement for I don’t know how many decades.
Huge shades not only provide sun protection for your eyes, but they can also transform your whole look in an instant. After all, Elton wouldn’t have looked half as dramatic without his.
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The oversized trend isn’t just about XXL shapes in 2023. Fashion is also leaning towards bigger and thicker frames, like Loewe’s inflated sunglasses. Sure, the thick block style might not be for everyone, but they’re setting a precedent for sunglasses trends this year.
Other styles of voluminous shades that we saw on the SS23 runway include aviators with tinted frames at Zimmermann and Isabel Marant, visor styles at Stella McCartney and Rick Owens and larger than life round pairs at Vivienne Westwood – so you’re not short of options. The most important thing is to have fun with your shades.
Scroll down to check out our edit of the best oversized sunglasses you can shop for right now.
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Black Square Oversized Sunglasses, £9.99, New Look – buy now
Oval-frame sunglasses, £264, Loewe – buy now
GG logo-print oversized sunglasses, £505, Gucci – buy now
B2 oversized-frame sunglasses, £245, Kuboraum – buy now
Oversized round sunglasses in orange, £5, Madein at ASOS – buy now
Anagram D-frame sunglasses, £360, Loewe – buy now
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Montaigne square-frame gold-tone sunglasses, £430, Dior – buy now
Oversized square-frame acetate sunglasses, £300, Celine – buy now
Sugar Oversized Square Sunglasses, £22, Free People – buy now
Oversized round-frame recycled-acetate sunglasses, £235, Chloe – buy now
Oversized square-frame tortoiseshell acetate sunglasses, £310, Loewe – buy now
Oversized aviator-style bio-acetate sunglasses, £355, Chloe – buy now
Gradient oversize-frame sunglasses, £370, Miu Miu – buy now
Tortoise square sunglasses, £15, Monki – buy now
Square-frame tinted sunglasses, £241, Isabel Marant – buy now