Fresh Off the Catwalk: Wire Rimmed Sunglasses

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Looking for a new pair of trendy sunglasses for the upcoming spring / summer season? Then we will let you in on a style secret: this year is all about metallics.

Wire frame or detailing, such as a top bar or a metal nose bridge / temples, add a contemporary touch to classic styles of sunnies. One of the hottest trends of the moment, these metallic pieces have come straight off the runway, and merge elements of the past and present. Recently, hybrid designs have included the fusion of both plastic and metal parts.

Check out some of our top eyewear selections for Spring Summer ’17.

Prada PR 15SS

These Prada shades are a signature look of the season – with an array of gorgeous colours to choose from. The design of the Prada PR 15SS, sunglasses combines the signature Prada ‘Minimal Baroque’ shape with the addition of a futuristic double wire nose bridge. This feature is a modern take on the timeless aviator “top bar” style. A texture design adds a whole new dimension and the tapered arms with designer detailing create a high end finish to your look.

Prada PR 15SS

Prada PR 15SS

Dior DIORCHROMIC

The brand new Dior DIORCHROMIC sunglasses feature an exaggerated metal rim, adorned with a front metal wire and mirror lenses for futuristic style. This look is ultra-contemporary and appears almost deconstructed in its unique design. These shades are made to be noticed, are perfect for spring / summer, and come in a wide choice of fashion forward colour combinations.

Dior DIORCHROMIC

Dior DIORCHROMIC

Givenchy GV 7028/S

Givenchy have outdone themselves with an utterly unique design to fit in with this catwalk trend. The super stylish Givenchy GV 7028/S sunglasses for women incorporate wire detailing with a lightweight plastic frame, designed with a playful stitch effect. A perfect design to help you stand out from the crowd.

Givenchy GV 7028/S

Givenchy GV 7028/S

Tom Ford FT0517

For sunglasses that bring together retro styles with modern design, this frame from Tom Ford ticks all the boxes. The Tom Ford FT0517 shades come in a sophisticated burgundy and feature a vintage inspired half rim design. Beautiful gold metal wiring is constructed into the top and along the sides of the frames. They look great in combination with a casual wardrobe, but are also sleek enough for formal events.

Tom Ford FT0517

Tom Ford FT0517

 Vera Wang Luxe MERITA

Vera Wang’s Merita sunglasses take us back in time to the 70s, oozing retro appeal in every way. Designed for confident dressers, these oversized visor inspired shades feature a thick full rimmed plastic frame, heavy set nose bridge and thick temples. Finished off with a metal wire along the frame front, they are a fantastic hybrid style. Timeless and contemporary. Get the look with the Vera Wang Luxe MERITA sunglasses and choose from 4 chic colours.

 Vera Wang Luxe MERITA

Vera Wang Luxe MERITA

Celine CL 41043/S

These Celine glasses are totally iconic and instantly recognisable by fashion aficionados. Update your eyewear collection with a pair of Celine CL 41043/S frames, available in 2 classic colours that blend in seamlessly with daytime or evening attire. The round silhouette is a signature style for Celine, whilst the double top bar brings a whole new dimension and edge to your look.

Celine CL 41043/S

Celine CL 41043/S

Chloe CE124S

Last year, everyone went crazy for the Chloe Carlina sunglasses (Chloe CE114S). But this year, it’s all about the new Chloe CE124S. If you love intricate wire detailing and exaggerated metal designs, these shades are a must-have for SS17.

Chloe CE124S

Chloe CE124S

Giorgio Armani AR6043

These Giorgio Armani shades just ooze catwalk style. The oversized round lenses create a retro glam look, whilst the inverted wire frames add a sense of deconstruction to your outfit. Elegant and feminine, yet experimental and daring at the same time. Shop the look now and choose from 3 colours with the Giorgio Armani AR6043 sunglasses.

Giorgio Armani AR6043

Giorgio Armani AR6043

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