With summer (still) in full swing, we just have to wonder… What are the HOTTEST summer shades we haven’t worn yet? The answer is below, but beware: most of these designer sunglasses will drive you out of your comfort zone.

1. THE CLASSIC AVIATORS

Whether you love to wonder around the streets of a new city or prefer to spend your weekend reading on the grass, these are the shades you can always count on. A classic pair of metal aviators will always look cool and charming.

1. THE CLASSIC AVIATORS

Pictured: Gucci top bar aviator sunglasses.


2. THE STATEMENT-MAKERS:

When trends zig, you zag! With unusual shapes and daring color-combinations, these are the shades you didn’t even know you needed. Until now. Whether it’s all about the subtle details or the full-on statement shape, the coolness factor of these shades is off the charts. Wear them with a tame, laid-back look for maximum impact.
2. THE STATEMENT-MAKERS

Pictured: Kate Spade and Marc by Marc Jacobs


3. COLOR INFUSION

Nothing screams ‘Summer!’ louder than a pair of blue or turquoise shades. With statement prints in the same colors and thick, powerful temples, these babies were made for adventure. Wear them on and around the beach with your favorite swimming suit and matching cover-ups. You’ll surely steal all the looks!
3. COLOR INFUSION

Pictured: Carrera sunglasses


4. THE GEOMETRIC LOOK

If you are into adding a little bit of drama to an otherwise causal outfit, a pair of geometric shades with intricate details can do the trick. Wear them with a simple white shirt and the most easy-going attitude there is: a mesmerizing effect is guaranteed!
4. THE GEOMETRIC LOOK

Pictured: Prada sunglasses.


5. THE SOFT, FEMININE VIBE

If none of the above were your cup of tea, here’s something that would surely win your heart over. This pair of designer sunglasses in a soft, ethereal shade are the perfect compromise: they may not be statement-makers, but they will surely not go unnoticed. An almost classic, versatile silhouette and a soft, feminine color are simply perfect for the easy end of August.

5. THE SOFT, FEMININE VIBE

Pictured: Tom Ford sunglasses.