6 Stylish Shades for Summer

 In Style

New season, new sunglasses. Similar to shoes and handbags, a killer pair of shades can transform your entire look in an instant. Sunglasses—now more than ever—are an accessory that completes a look and gives your wardrobe a quick and easy update.

Don’t just stick with one style all season long; it’s essential to invest in a new pair of sunnies—or maybe a few. There are tons of great finds, from classic aviators to bold and bright to mirrored lenses. Choose from any of these pairs that are catching our eye this season.


1/ Mirrored: A bold style for the girl who wants to incorporate vibrant colors into her wardrobe. Westward Leaning N°9.3 Color Revolution, $180, available at Westward Leaning.

2/ Rounded: Going for a laid-back, chic look? These retro frames will do the trick. Madewell Indio Shades, $55, available at Madewell, Plaza Frontenac, 314.692.0062.

3/ Cat’s-Eye: This softer version of the cat’s-eye style is modern and feminine with just the right amount of old-Hollywood glamour. Oliver Peoples Alisha, $405, similar styles available at The Eye Bar, Central West End, 314.367.1848.

4/ Monochrome: This trend continues to pop up on the runways, so why not extend it to your eyewear? Marc by Marc Jacobs Oversize Monochrome Sunglasses, $120, available at marcjacobs.com.

5/ Animal Print: Satisfy your love of this trend with these printed sunglasses. Etina Barcelona Africa Collection, $235, similar styles available at Soleil, Plaza Frontenac, 314.692.9877.

6/ Oversized Aviators: Turn to this silhouette time and time again, and always be sure that you’ll be making a stylish statement. Chloé Oversized Aviator Sunglasses, $345, available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200.

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