Winter’s chilly mornings may be on the horizon, but that’s no excuse to now ditch your sunnies. While they might be considered a warm-weather staple, there's no doubt that a pair of sunglasses are an investment piece that never loses their allure. A classic way to instantly uplift almost any outfit, a new pair of shades are one of those accessories you can repeatedly wear all year round. Nevertheless whatever your preference, choosing a flattering pair of frames that tick all the style (and comfort) boxes is a daunting task. To assist you in this seemingly endless quest, we’ve rounded up our favourite styles of sunglasses guaranteed to keep you looking stylish all year long.
1. Cat Eye
Upswept frames are the one style that has stood the test of time and compliment almost every face shape. Adorned by our favourite celebrities such as Selena Gomez and Kourtney Kardashian, we don't expect to see this style of frame going anywhere anytime soon.
Saint Laurent Cat-Eye Shaped Sunglasses Featuring Nylon Lenses, $440; ysl.com
Valentino Garavani Cat-Eye Crystal-Embellished Acetate and Gold-Tone Sunglasses, $473; netaporter.com
Prada PR02VS, $370; theiconic.com.au
Aviators will forever be timeless and are now more popular than ever. Aviator frames suit a variety of face shapes and bring a sense of cool effortlessness to any look.
Maui Jim Mavericks Polarised Aviator Sunglasses $379; mauijim.com
Joseph Marc Santos 53, $130; clearly.com.au
Saint Laurent Classic SL 11 Zero, $505; ysl.com
3. Oversized Sunglasses
Oversized sunglasses have been a fashion statement for years. Not only are they designed to protect your eyes, but they're also an easy way to hide those pesky dark circles and protecting your anonymity with little effort. Plus, throwback fashion is all the rage at the moment, so big or go home.
Bvlgari BV8207B in Black, $520; sunglasshut.com.au
Victoria Beckham Oversized Square-Frame Acetate Sunglasses, $439; netaporter.com
Dolce & Gabbana, Oversized Cat-Eye Acetate And Gold-Tone Sunglasses, $341; netaporter.com