Gems and jewels. It’s all the rage right now. When once it was gaudy, it’s now just ‘gorgeous’. When once it was ostentatious, it’s now simply ‘opulent’. And when once it was over the top, it’s now ‘on fleek’. More is more and there’s no time to be polite or modest with your embellishments. This year, the louder you shout, the bigger the applause and the bigger your gemstones, the bigger your street cred.
Perhaps it was Dolce & Gabbana who started this trend with their Baroque movement in 2012 – a striking contrast to their simple, elegant, all-white catwalk of 2011 – adding more and more drama with every season ever since. Whichever brand it was that started this incredible trend, it’s become something of a style Renaissance, giving sunglasses centre stage.
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And so many designers are on board with the whole bejewelled sunglasses thing these days. Including Tory Burch and Opening Ceremony (both seen above), Jimmy Choo, Fendi, Gucci, Bvlgari and more. If you love the look, make sure you check out some of our top picks below. Here are some SS16 embellished / bejewelled sunglasses to jazz up your summer wardrobe!
Dolce & Gabbana Mirror Jewel Sunglasses
These shades are the ultimate bling. Coupled with a one lens visor style frame front with flash reflection, they will really help you stand out in the crowd. These shades are all about stealing the limelight, so style with your favourite bikini on the beach, with your favourite LBD for a yacht party, or your favourite band tee for gigs and festivals. It’s all about the shiny stuff (and the shinier the better) so get the look with these Dolce & Gabbana DG2150B sunglasses, available in 2 colours.
Dolce & Gabbana Floral Embellished Sunglasses
If you’re after the ultimate drama but without the blingy gems, these embellished sunglasses, again from the Dolce & Gabbana range, are a fantastic summer style choice. Add flower power to your daytime look with these oversized sunnies and let your accessories do all the talking! These fabulous Dolce & Gabbana DG4253 frames also come in red.
Jimmy Choo Gem Stone Sunglasses
These shades are all about looking pretty in pink – they are the ultimate girly chic eyewear option for the summer. Finished with pink and clear crystal gem stones on the frame front, they can add the look of luxury to any dress or summer outfit. Plus they’ll go seamlessly with a pair of Jimmy Choo Anouk heels! Get the look with the Jimmy Choo VIVY/S sunglasses.
Fendi Geometric Jewel Sunglasses
Get futuristic style with these super cool sunglasses from Fendi. They feature a geometric design, bright and colourful temple arms plus cute jewel embellishments on the frame front. There are 8 bold and wacky colourways so you can really add a fun and funky edge to your day to day wardrobe. Go on…..make ’em stare with the Fendi FF 0041/S sunglasses – online now at Select Specs!
Dior Black Gem Studded Sunglasses
If you want something extra glam and extra opulent, it simply has to be these Dior sunnies with thick, gem studded temple arms. They have that all-black Hollywood movie star look but with the extra bling on the sides, you can really add some sparkle to your outfit. Get the look now with the Dior DIORMYSTERE sunglasses.
Tiffany Twist Embellished Sunglasses
For sparkly jewellery lovers, it doesn’t get more exciting than a pair of Tiffany & Co sunglasses. If you believe that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then these incredible shades featuring a crystal twist charm on the temples are right up your street. The frame design features a black and Tiffany blue colourway – a truly iconic look that gives you a feminine vintage edge. Shop the Tiffany & Co TF4098 sunglasses now at Select Specs.
For more elegant eyewear why not check out the latest summer trend here: Rose Gold Mirror Sunglasses