Sunglasses Fashion: A Bit of History

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Here’s a little sun shades trip through the decades.

A brief history of sunglasses

TIMELESS CLASSICS
Some shades never go out of style. These frames exude an aire of class that transcends their era. Old souls encouraged to apply.

Diesel DS 0166/S Sunglasses

Diesel DS 0166/S Sunglasses

Kate Spade Bernice/S Sunglasses

Ray Ban 3025 Large Metal Aviator Sunglasses

Ray Ban 3025 Large Metal Aviator Sunglasses

40s FABULOUS
Think Gene Kelley and Lana Turner. Think wide-brim Fedoras or a sleek skirt suit. The era’s timeless glamor is perfect for the fall.

Giorgio Armani 646/S Sunglasses

Giorgio Armani 646/S Sunglasses

Norma Kamali 7553 Sunglasses

Norma Kamali 7553 Sunglasses

Giorgio Armani 644/S Sunglasses

Giorgio Armani 644/S Sunglasses

VICTORIAN CHIC
Antique looks call for equally as dated shades that play with texture and volume. Are they your cup of tea?

Roberto Cavalli RC445S Corniola Sunglasses

Roberto Cavalli RC445S Corniola Sunglasses

Persol 0009 Sunglasses

Persol 0009 Sunglasses

Lafont Surprise Sunglasses

Lafont Surprise Sunglasses

HEAVY METAL
The 80s gave us hair braids and a fashion sense that used leather, chains and studs from head to toe. You can channel your inner-biker in these shades.

Marc Jacobs 094/S Sunglasses

Marc Jacobs 094/S Sunglasses

Ray Ban 2140 Original Wayfarer

Ray Ban 2140 Original Wayfarer Sunglasses

Bebe Charmain Sunglasses

Bebe Charmain Sunglasses


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