As one of the most famous models of the 2000s, Lily Cole is perhaps best known for her many runway appearances. Having walked for the biggest names in fashion, from likes of Chanel to Alexander McQueen, she’s become a household name. And a face that you recognise instantly. No-one else looks quite as unique as she. More recently though, you may have seen her in Channel 4’s Elizabeth I drama series, where she plays history’s most notorious Virgin Queen.
You see, not only is Lily one of the top supermodels of our time, but she’s also a very talented actress. On top of that, she’s a Cambridge graduate and a successful entrepreneur too. But what you may not know about Lily is her years of hard work campaigning for more sustainable practices within the fashion industry. Sustainable fashion has been a huge passion of hers, and now she is launching a brand new eco-friendly eyewear range, which according to Lily will “last you a lifetime”.
Wires Glasses, her sustainable brand, features a collection of frames that are made from a single wire. Modular in design, each frame can be made compatible with different lenses for a different look.
In addition to her design collab with her long-time friend, Yair Neuman, in this exciting business venture, Lily’s personal eyewear style is something to behold also. Here are some of our favourite specs and sunglasses looks from Lily Cole’s instagram, plus some cool style steals to buy right now.
Round Retro Sunglasses
This round retro frame is so Chloe and so seventies. Copy Lily Cole’s look with these chic yet iconic Chloe CE122S sunglasses. Available to buy now at SelectSpecs, in 2 stylish colours…
Geometric sunglasses are a serious style statement in 2018/19. And no-one does geo eyewear quite like Fendi. Emulate Lily’s summer style with these amazing half-cut frames from our current collection.
Vintage Chanel Sunglasses
If you don’t want to go as wacky as these vintage Chanels, opt for a pair of shield sunglasses instead. With the Celine CL 41377/S frames, you can get the retro charm without the obstruction of a hair comb. So you can actually see (which is kind of important if you ask us).
Want to hear more about celebrity eyewear and celebrity fashion? Keep checking in on our Fashion & Lifestyle online mag for the latest news about celebs in sunglasses or celebs in prescription specs. And don’t miss our recent post ‘Trend Alert: Cycling Sunglasses‘ for an update on hot trends for 2018.
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