Trends 2019: what sunglasses are we wearing this summer?

Sunglasses are one item that is able to elevate your look instantly and offer a certain mystery while protecting your eyes from the shiny skies. From classic aviator, cat eye, square frame, tiny lenses to geometric forms, colorful lenses and bold models, today we are going to share with you the trends for the summer of 2019 that will hopefully inspire you when you choose to update your sunglasses collection:

Shield Sunglasses

Shield Sunglasses provide a lot of protection for the eyes and were very popular on the runway. These sportier versions add some chic and style to the outfit, very much a Kim Kardashian vibe.

Tiny lenses

Quite on the opposite side of the previous pairs, we find the tiny lens sunglasses, sitting comfortably and confidently in this year’s trends too. They come in all types of geometrical shapes and they are ass eye-catching as ever!

Non-traditional frames

This is again an edgy type of accessory and takes a little confidence to wear but it definitely will make you stand out from the crowd.

Colorful Sunglasses

While you still need a classic pair of sunglasses, a pair of colorful ones can be an interesting addition to your UV-protection arsenal. When it comes to color: the brighter the better. If you are wondering how to style this type of sunnies I’ve got you: try to match your lenses to one piece of your outfit: belt, handbag or shoes. Photos


Updated Aviators

Popular for decades, aviators are having a big come back but this time with an accent: a single brow bridge for an extra touch of fancy. The oval shape sunnies are popular as well and will look great with more casual and sporty outfits.


Mirrored lenses

The first one who brought back the mirrored trend was Chanel and today is getting more and more popular. Several designers are pairing the mirrored effect with colored lenses.  As far as classic mirrored lenses go, blondes will look best with silver while brunettes and olive skinned girls will benefit most from the gold reflexes.


Clear Sunglasses

This type of sunglasses is not suitable for a beach day, but more for street style. They can bring your outfit to the next level and even protect you from the computer screen if you choose a pair with such abilities.


Big Square Lenses

This type of sunnies was spotted on every runway show of designers like Dior, Boss, Chanel, Burberry, and others. The big square sunnies are not only a fashionable piece to add to your wardrobe but they are going to offer plenty of protection as well.


Cat Eyes

Cat eyes are very popular this year, in fact they never really left. Chic cat eye sunglasses were worn by models on the Christian Siriano runway, Michael Kors, Sonia Rykiel and Oscar de la Renta. This shape complements round faces because will visually elongate the face and emphasize the cheekbones.

Tortoiseshell Frames

This style keeps coming back again and again because of its versatility, the caramel and brown combination flatters every skin tone plus it’s easy to style with different outfits.


These are all the main trends in sunglasses for summer 2019. If you are not ready to try funky and edgy styles, still make sure you have a classic pair that is able to protect your eyes against the bad stuff. What’s your favorite pair from what I’ve mentioned? Let me know in the comments section below. ‘Till next time, stay brave and confident! XO


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