If you’re worried about your specs staying in style this summer, fear not, as we’ve got you covered.
1 || Ganni
The Scandinavian brand offers a variety of angular, round and cat-eye frames. Browse their collection where you can find retro style to asymmetrical modern designs sure to compliment your summer swagger.
2 || Diff Eyewear
With their Buy One Give One charitable mission, DIFF has donated over 1,000,000 pairs of reading glasses to those in need around the world. A socially conscious brand with fun and trending frames, specialising in both optical and sunglasses designed in their Southern Californian studio handling high quality materials ensuring a comfortable and flexible fit. Fans include Shay Mitchell and Kylie Jenner, who recently promoted their Blue Light Blocking range of glasses designed to protect our eyes from the harmful rays of digital screens, claimed to reduce headaches, prevent blurry vision and aid better quality sleep.
3 || Carolina Lemke
The affordable ‘cool’ glasses for forward-thinking and fun designs, from funky spins of classic aviators to statement basics.The brand is inspired by the European style “born out of the progressive art, music and fashion scenes of Berlin”. The brand most notably rose to fame through their collaboration with Mrs. Kardashian West earlier this year, releasing a seven-piece collection together in time and in line with festival season and its aesthetic: oversized futuristic sporty shades and science class inspired goggle-like frames.
4 || Roberi & Fraud
Bella Hadid was the first celeb spotted sporting the brand’s signature sleek Black Frances since its launch in 2018. Founded by Ali Mehrdad Soudbakhsh and Stefan Foster, the young brand prides itself for its ‘distinctively cultivated eyewear’. Worn and loved by Angelina Jolie, Beyonce, Kourtney Kardashian, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, YG.. the list goes on. known for their ‘80s/‘90s aesthetic
5 || Poppy Lissiman
Lissiman’s creations probably win the prize for “most instagrammable”. The Australian-born designer started her eponymous label in 2008 before relaunching her label exclusively as accessories in 2014, comprising clutch bags, phone covers and of course sunnies. Browse her handmade, eye-catching, premium quality collection.
6 || Westward Leaning
“Best known for its glitzy mirrored lenses and its steadfast commitment to offering a limited selection of universally-flattering, unisex, perfected frame shapes”, according to the New York Times. Founded in 2012, uber cool WL has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent sunglasses brands, with a cult following of global celebrity trendsetters and dubbed by People magazine as “Hollywood’s hottest shades”. Their iconic parallelogram-shaped unique material inlay in each temple has become the identifying feature of all their Feel good about splurging on these sunnies as the San Francisco-based brand often partners with Non-profit organisation’s to donate a portion of proceeds to a worthy cause.
Their latest collaboration with Olivia Palermo is donating 10% of net profits of the collection to Dress For Success, an NGO whose mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence. The Westward Leaning X Olivia Palermo collection also boasts never before used metals, plant based biodegradable acetates and custom two-tone colour combinations
7 || HAZE
Fresh and edgy designs, each HAZE piece is supposedly inspired by monumental architecture.
8 || Krewe
A Louisiana-based eyewear brand with a roster of star-studded followers includeng Hailey Bieber, Queen B and Selena Gomez.
9 || Le Specs
Always stylish and wallet-friendly. Le Specs is globally renowned for it’s iconic, innovative and affordable sunglass collections, having developed an international cult following and become a true trendsetter. The brand has collaborated with acclaimed designers including Adam Selman, Self-portrait, House of Holland and Craig & Karl.
10 || Andy Wolf
Austrian brand Andy Wolf is a hit with celebs for good reason, with its handmade ‘90s inspired groovy and refined eyewear collection. ‘Every part of the design process is done in-house using a rigorous 90-step process’. Fans include Rihanna, Kendall Jenner and the Hadids.