The Sunglasses To Buy Now & Wear All Year

From Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas-esque tinted specs to bejewelled frames inspired by Elton John's '80s glamour, sunglasses do more than just protect your eyes from the sun.

Kurt Cobain's 'squoval' pair ruled last summer, while this year you couldn't scroll through Instagram without seeing a pair from Adam Selman's Le Specs collaboration. With bespoke services offering shades to suit your personal style and the high street having upped its eyewear game, there's plenty to choose from this season.

Whether you go kitsch or classic, rounded or angular, we've found our favourite frames to see you from your winter break through to summer's warmest months.

Rag & Bone's SS18 collaboration with Safilo combines British heritage with an edgy New York attitude. We're loving these oversized, jewel-toned frames.

Rag & Bone x Safilo, launching 28th January, available at Rag & Bone
We're loving the caramel hues in these oversized frames.

Alexis Amor JOJO - Smooth Caramel Stripe, £245, available at Alexis Amor
Zara's accessory offering is always top notch, but don't overlook its sunglasses.

Zara Tortoiseshell Sunglasses, £15.99, available at Zara
Tinted specs are here to stay.

Cutler and Gross 1266 Gold Plated With Pale Pink Lens, £435, available at Cutler and Gross
Part Lolita, part Kurt Cobain, we love this Mango pair.

Mango Acetate Frame Sunglasses, £17.99, available at Mango
You'll have spotted Adam Selman's Le Specs collaboration all over Instagram last summer. Snap up this cat-eye pair.

Le Specs x Adam Selman The Last Lolita Cat-Eye Acetate Sunglasses, £75, available at Net-A-Porter
We're buying this encrusted H&M pair faster than you can say 'Gucci'.

H&M Sunglasses With Sparkly Stones, £12.99, available at H&M
What we wouldn't do for these deconstructed frames from Chloé.

Chloé Poppy Square-Frame Acetate And Gold-Tone Sunglasses, £260, available at Net-A-Porter
This pair from & Other Stories proves acetate frames look best in bright colours.

& Other Stories Round Sunglasses, £25, available at & Other Stories
A trend in sunglasses right now? Bejewelled and bedazzled. Think Elton John in the '80s. This Fendi pair will do nicely.

Fendi Studded Square-Frame Acetate Sunglasses, £162, available at Net-A-Porter
More tinted shades, courtesy of Urban Outfitters.

Urban Outfitters Colour Lens Aviator Sunglasses, £14, available at Urban Outfitters
Kite Eyewear has one of the best services going, with advanced eye testing and bespoke frame selections by an in-store assistant. We're digging the double bridge on this pair.

Wright Matte Gold Havana Sunglasses, £200, available at Kite Eyewear
Emulate a Scandi street styler by pairing these shades with a long floral dress and Seinfeld trainers.

Ganni Ines Sunglasses, £145, available at Ganni
The bigger, the better. Don at airports to hide jetlagged eyes and on Sunday mornings to conceal all manner of sins.

Saint Laurent Square-Frame Acetate Sunglasses, £186, available at Net-A-Porter
We're forever flitting between acetate and wire frames. This Topshop pair swings us to the latter.

Topshop Oversized Square Frame Sunglasses, £24, available at Topshop
You can't go too wrong with this classic shape – remember, if your face is rounder, go bigger with the lenses.

Bingfield Amber Sunglasses, £125, available at Cubitts
Pow! Statement-making shades for summer.

ASOS Flat Brow Square Sunglasses With Light Brown Lens, £12, available at ASOS
Another floating-frame pair – do we spot a trend?

Miu Miu Cutout Square-Frame Gold-Tone Sunglasses, £270, available at Net-A-Porter
Channel Miami Vice with a pale blue two-piece and these sunnies.

ASOS 80s Small Metal Cat Eye Fashion Sunglasses With Light Brown Lens, £12, available at ASOS
This pair is flattering on almost every face shape, plus the red bar makes for an interesting touch.

Ace & Tate Jean Poppy Sunglasses, £148, available at Ace & Tate
Maje have reworked the classic cat-eye shape with this two-toned pair.

Maje Cat Eye Sunglasses, from £215, available at Maje
This Saint Laurent pair is at the top of our when-we-win-the-lottery wish list. Sigh.

Saint Laurent New Wave 207 Jerry Crystal-Embellished Acetate Cat-Eye Sunglasses, £825, available at Net-A-Porter

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