As the summer sun fades and becomes but a distant memory, you might think this means you have to put the shades away.
But don’t move so fast!
Autumnal rays are, even when seeping through cloud-covered skies, just as strong as summer ones.
What’s more, shades can really lift your look, so this fab fashion accessory definitely shouldn’t be confined to one season.
If you’re looking for some ideas to update your eyewear collection for AW17, here are our top picks.
These gorgeous Dakota sunglasses tap into the trend for all things blue in AW17.
At Dior’s AW17 show at the Musée Rodin at Paris fashion week, blue was the order of the day, and we love that this trend gives plenty of scope for stamping on your own style.
The Aviator-shaped frame is universally flattering, and the deep teardrop lenses provide plenty of coverage so you don’t have to worry about glare — especially useful if you’re using these for driving.
Thin blue metal eye wires and temple tips make these shades tick, while a gold top bar, nose bridge and temples add elegance.
The warm brown tinted lenses are just right for autumn and will go well with woolly jumpers in rich hues.
Think jumping on piles of crispy leaves and drinking pumpkin spice lattes and you’ve got the right idea.
Adidas Originals AOM006
This season ’90s-style glasses are making a comeback, and futuristic fashion was one of the big hits of the decade.
With their silver matte finish and minimalist construction, these sunglasses from adidas Originals hit all the right ’90s notes.
The rounded shape keeps things simple, while the grey tinted lenses blend seamlessly with the frame.
Adjustable nose-pads ensure optimum comfort and a secure fit.
Wear on days with lots of cloud coverage, when pockets of bright sunlight become an issue.
Team with a waterproof jacket and jeans to elevate a practical ensemble, and try out some space-age makeup if you dare.
These gorgeously retro shades from Chloe will be right at home alongside your autumn wardrobe.
Deep brown lower rims and temple tips evoke fallen leaves, while rimless uppers add some serious edge.
Warm beige-tinted lenses add further warmth to these deliciously seasonal sunnies.
Giorgio Armani AR6061
If you won’t allow the greying weather to put a dampener on your style, then these chic shades from Giorgio Armani are sure to brighten your day.
The teardrop shape lenses are outlined by an angular black upper rim, which overlaps quirky snakeskin-pattern detailing in warm shades.
The gold metal temples refine these sunglasses, while the black temple tips add flow.
Rimless lowers ensure these glasses aren’t too busy, and open up the face, framing the eyes.
Wear to catch a glance of the early sunsets coming your way this season.
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