The return of the ’90s: small-frame sunglasses

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By Joan Kong

The return of the ’90s: small-frame sunglasses

More than just a fashion accessory, you can always count on a pair of sunnies to shade your weary peepers, or to give your (already) stylish ensemble that perk-me-up. From Jackie Kennedy’s oversized oval sunglasses to John Lennon’s signature circular frames, eyewear has seen an evolution over the centuries. While an emphasis is usually placed on go-big-or-go-home trends, we’re ditching the large frames for itty-bitty glasses that’ll make an equally loud statement. Surprisingly wearable, whether you’d like to don a pair for a daytime event (à la Rihanna) or go down the street-cool route with sport-luxe pairings (Taylor’s colour-tinted ones are on our style radar); practical or not, we’re hopping on the bandwagon.



Here are our picks of the season:

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1. Mirror sunglasses by Kuboraum 

2. Oval shaped sunglasses by Stella McCartney

3. ‘The Last Lolita’ sunglasses by Le Specs x Adam Selman 

4. ‘Jerry’ sunglasses with crystals by Saint Laurent

5. Flat top sunglasses with studs by Valentino 

6. ‘Winston’ round-frame acetate sunglasses by Acne Studios

7.  Screen flat top sunglasses by Super

8. Square-frame sunglasses by Brioni


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