Spring is here and thick cashmeres are being swapped out for lightweight fabrics. This is the time of year when our jackets get transitional, and the shorts come out to play. Whether you plan to rock vintage cut-offs at Glasto or a stonewashed skirt on holiday, there’s no denying that denim + sunglasses = the ultimate warm weather combo.
Here are some of the chicest ways to wear denim and sunglasses together in spring / summer 2019.
A classic that works every time. And you don’t even have to be Parisian to pull it off (although that would give you extra style points…..naturally). This effortless French favourite is timeless and chic, and can be worn in so many different ways. Team your best pair of bum-lifting skinnies with a stripy top and loafers for casual daytime (great for work too). Or pack denim shorts and a stripy crop top for your holiday.
For this look, simple black sunglasses like the Polaroid PLD 6043/S will do the trick.
The ultimate city girl combo – perfect for ominous weather. Because let’s face it, even the sunniest days can be hit with a rain shower during springtime. This outfit is smart and casual at the same time, and it’s fashion-forward without even trying to be. Wear with a simple blouse for office days, or a loose-fitting t-shirt for days off. And don’t forget to roll up those jacket sleeves for maximum chic.
Wear with some super stylish monochrome sunglasses like the Marni ME602S to complete the look.
This outfit celebrates everything Insta-worthy, and we love the mix of the retro and the now. Any self-respecting millennial should own at least one vintage item, and vintage denim is always so much more interesting than buying new. Opt for oversized (boyfriend jackets get a massive tick) and team with Bella Hadid inspired microshades.
Get your hands on these Carrera CARRERA 177/S sunglasses in time for festival season.
Get island-ready for your next summer sun getaway with a mix of denim and leaf print. Tropical prints and patterns work well with denim skirts, and are the perfect transition from day to night. Sightsee until sundown then hit the beach bars to enjoy your mojitos in style. A pair of heart-shaped sunglasses will add a fun and playful twist to your look, and so will a cute wicker handbag.
We heart these Chloe CE131S heart shaped frames, available in 2 colours…
Distressed denim and a fresh pair of creps is the epitome of summer casual. The t-shirt and jeans combo is something that will always stay with us, no matter how catwalk trends evolve. Can you imagine a world without jeans and t-shirt day? Nope, we can’t either! But to add something a little extra to your look, go for some uber-retro shades with tinted colour lenses.
These Vogue VO5211S frames are just the ticket.
OUTFIT #6 – Double Denim + Ray-Bans
Denim and Ray-Bans go together like spaghetti and meatballs or macaroni and cheese. They’re a match made in heaven, so why mess with perfection? Amp it up with a double dose of denim, add a pop of colour with your favourite sweater or band t-shirt, and wear some classic frames like the Ray-Ban Clubmaster.
Get the look now with the Ray-Ban RB3016 ‘Outsiders’ Clubmaster sunglasses.
OUTFIT #7 – Denim Cutoffs + Mirror Lenses
Are you ready to hit the festivals? Whether you’re raving in the UK or abroad, denim is the go-to trend. It’s both timeless and versatile, so don’t even worry about being predictable. You can style a pair of denim cut-offs any way you like. A floaty floral kimono always goes down well though – and so do oversized sunglasses with a colourful flash lens.
Get flashy for festival season with these mirrored MICHAEL KORS 0MK5017 KENDALL II shades, made for the summer party girl.
Want to know the latest trends for 2019? Keep checking in on the SelectSpecs Fashion & Lifestyle section, where we share the hottest new catwalk looks, celebrity style steals and eyewear releases. See our recent post on Pink Sunglasses for Spring and Summer.
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