Sun’s out, shades out. No spring or summer outfit is truly complete without the perfect pair of sunglasses.

The right pair not only blocks UV rays and prevents premature wrinkles, it's the ultimate accessory for nailing the effortlessly cool look, and this season sees a remake of retro styles featuring modern shapes and eclectic colours.

Check them out in the gallery below.


This gold and brown model unites retro style with modern colours. Blue tips add a playful dimension, making these statement shades suitable for both work and play.

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There are oversized sunglasses, and there are micro sunnies. If the path less taken is your kind of adventure, Balenciaga's narrow frames are Kanye approved. Diminutive as it may be, this red microscopic pair will earn you major fashion points.

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Graphic and round shapes come together in this matte orange pair by Dior Homme. These 100% UV protected shades feature silver metal combined with ultra-thin mirrored lenses and open-worked orange lacquer temples.

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Giorgio Armani

A highlight on the spring/summer 2018 runway, these rounded sunglasses feature an oversized frame and a curving double bridge. The innovation, though, is in the flat lenses fastened with retro-style screws.

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Salvatore Ferragamo

Keep it sharp with these acetate sunglasses, which combines materials in blue accents with a double metal bridge. The anti-UV lenses are also anti-scratch to keep you protected from both the sun and from wear and tear.

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Paul Smith

Blue is the warmest colour, but it certainly makes for a cool accessory this the season. Paul Smith nails the rounded shape with translucent detail in this understatedly stylish number, which features just a touch of brand DNA in a logo plaque on the temple.

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Bottega Veneta

If you’re all about clean and classic, Bottega Veneta plays it safe with an aviator style but skirts the rules with some subtle decoration. A 3D rim and silver metallic detailing encircle the lenses, and a lasered Intrecciato motif makes for an iconic finish.

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Jimmy Choo

Retro and gold take centre stage with Jimmy Choo's Carl aviator sunglasses. The lightweight, stylish eyewear has old-school appeal with understated gold mirror lenses and leather detailing.

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Louis Vuitton 

Seeing monogram everywhere? Keep it on your radar with a pair of square, amber-toned sunnies that make an unabashed fashion statement. The gradient lenses of this Waimea model are enhanced with stud detailing for that little something extra.

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