It’s officially sunbathing season, so it’s mandatory to be fully prepared for those scorching afternoons. It can be overwhelming finding that perfect pair of fashionable eye-wear with so many shapes available, so we have compiled a list from bespoke fashion, all British brands, that may tickle your fancy:
Cutler and Gross
There may be no visible logo yet that doesn’t make their sunglasses any less distinguishable. Cutler and Gross, over their 40 years in the game, have established their name through daring designs, their glasses often in bold shapes. With seven colours to choose from, these frames are iconic and featuring a timeless keyhole bridge. The nutmeg tone adds a splash of sophistication to any outfit. If it’s a gift for a loved one, Cutler and Gross offer personal engraving to give your new frames a personal touch.
Cutler and Gross
Over a decade, Alexander McQueen rose to be one of the most respected fashion designers in the world. Although best known for his bespoke clothing, McQueen has a prominent sunglass collection. Hardware is a consistent thread through his eyewear collections. Styled in the AW16 collection, this pair of sunglasses has a metallic brow-line bar finely engraved with a dovetail pattern, which has been handcrafted. The lenses are dark copper and a eloquent Alexander McQueen signature is engraved at the temples.
Metal Brow Frame Sunglasses
Burberry was founded in 1856 and continues to be quintessentially British. Get acquainted with this tortoiseshell cat-eye framed sunglasses mixing amber yellow and cardinal red. The check temple detail is inspired by Burberry’s global flagship store on Regent Street. Not only stylish, this bespoke pair of sunnies offer complete UV protection so your eyes are safe from the glaring sun.
Check Detail Cat-Eye Frame Sunglasses
Crowned Britain’s Greatest Fashion Designer in 2011, Vivienne Westwood’s collections are cutting but classic. Her retro-style transfers to her eye-wear. With flattering black cat-eyed frames, these sunnies are designed for a chic, retro inspired feel. ‘Star dust’ is sprinkled, delicately accentuating the frames alongside the Vivienne Westwood signature logo.
Star dust Black Sunglasses
Stella McCartney, with three British Fashion awards under her belt, is renowned for abandoning animal products in all of her designs. To add some class to a summer’s outing to the beach, oversized cat eye sunglasses are a definite go-to. The acetate plastic frame, 50% from natural and renewable sources, exaggerate its thickness. So if you’re feeling conscious about protecting the planet whilst looking effortlessly cool in the heat, then these pair of sunnies are for you.
Black Oversized Cat Eye Sunglasses
Victoria Beckham, an internationally recognised style icon, quickly secured herself quickly within the luxury fashion world. These pair combine an oversized, oval shaped frame with marble effect create a sophisticated look. The caramel acetate and gold metal are guaranteed to brighten up your summer wardrobe.
Fine Oval Acetate Sunglasses
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