Sunglasses are always a fashion must. However, 2008 seems to be the year of the sunglasses and there really is a style or sunglasses trend to suit every taste. Here is a rundown of the hot sunnie trends.
There has been a huge number of fashion focused celebrities of late sporting coloured framed sunglasses. Adding an extra splash of colour to your outfit, and heavily inspired by the 80’s and 90’s era, these sunglasses are certainly fun and portray a hint of personality. They are also great fun to add to your festival outfit! Green, red, coral, fuchsia, pink and gold are particularly popular this season and can be mixed with different patterns and prints. Adding a pair of coloured sunnies to a black or white outfit can be extremely striking. Paris Hilton likes to co-ordinate her colours completely and has recently been spotted combining red sunglasses with a red sundress. Ray Ban original Wayfarer shades in vibrant red are extremely popular and a favourite among the A Listers such as Drew Barrymore and Rachel Bilson.
White framed sunglasses are also proving a big fashion must and look fabulous on blondes. Nicole Ritchie, Kate Moss and Peaches Geldof never fail to get noticed in their white sunglasses which are a chic suggestion of the nautical look. White sunglasses also look fantastically stylish and glamorous in an oversized style.
2008 is also the year of embellishment upon your sunglasses and there are certainly a wide selection of jewelled frames available adding an element of glamour and sophistication.
Despite a wide array of trends and styles available, the retro look is certainly the main sunglasses theme and influence in 2008 – think of icons such as Grace Kelly and Sophia Loren and how the current trends are reminiscent. Whether your tastes are inspired by the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s or 70’s, a pair of Uber cool retro style frames are glamorous, stylish and actually never really go out of fashion.
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