The 9 Most Iconic Celebrity Sunglasses of All Time

For some celebrities their most defining image is based on some amazing shades. For many they’d be unrecognisable without their signature frames and that’s what makes them so iconic.

Keep reading for some top notch inspiration for your next shades!

Musical genius through the ages

Elvis Presley, John Lennon and Michael Jackson are arguably three of the most influential musicians of the past 60 years and their influence has stretched far beyond music and into the world of fashion. Their three iconic sunglasses looks will forever be associated with these late and great musicians.

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If you want to try your hand at pulling of John Lennon’s iconic round sunnies, check out these Retro 59, metal rimmed glasses.

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RETRO 59

Queens of the swinging 60s

When we think of the sixties, we think of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Twiggy’s eyelashes and the class and sophistication of Jackie O. These three ladies were amongst the most prolific style icons of the time and it’s not hard to see why.

Their striking fashion sense shone from head to toe and yes, that includes their eye wear. Check out their most famous sunglasses below.

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And if you fancy recreating Jackie O’s classic look then take a look at the Jackie-ohh Ray Ban RB4101

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Ray-Ban RB4101 – Jackie Ohh

Inspiration from the big screen

A look at iconic sunglasses wouldn’t be complete without looking to the big screen. And who better to fly the flag for alternative eyewear than Star Trek’s Geordi La Forge?

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Think you’ve got the suave sophistication to pull off Will Smith’s classic look from Men In Black? Check out these rubber Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarers.

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Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarer

Images courtesy of Focus Clinics

For more trendy celeb inspiration take a look at Cara Delevigne’s top shades.

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