Summer is so bright, I must have shades
Opolis shades are made from 100% vegetable-derived acetate. (© Opolis)
By Jennifer McKee
With sunny summer days upon us, now is the perfect time for a new pair of sunglasses. These are the specifications that caught our attention.
We love sustainable products; who puts Opolis at the top of our list. The frames are made of 100% vegetable acetate: cotton seeds, red pulp and hemp, which makes them biodegradable. But don’t worry, they’re made to last! Anti-scratch lenses have full UVA / UVB polarized protection. For each pair sold, the company donates to 1% for the planet.
Best described as an “eccentrically elegant” designer Karen walkerGlasses make you dream. No wonder her long list of famous clients includes Lady Gaga, Priyanka Chopra, Adele, and Michelle Obama. With so many colors and frame and lens materials, the options seem endless. Really, you can’t have too much of this good thing.
Danish brand LINDBERG is known for its bold and fresh pieces; they will give your summer look a stylish and instant update. The Sun Titanium customizable collection is perfect for any face – choose from round, square, small or oversized sunglasses, it’s all up to you. Minimalist designs are light and flexible; features such as screwless hinges, adjustable bridges and nose pads and different bridge lengths enhance comfort.
Luxury eyewear brand Private Revaux makes the latest styles affordable for everyone, but was created by celebrities Jamie Foxx, Ashley Benson and Hailee Steinfeld, as well as a trio of brilliant professionals. His new styles, Hollywood Heir, Casino Nights, The Coco and Dionne, take advantage of the on-trend appeal of oversized sunglasses. The fun styles and colors add the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.
Are also extremely affordable Warby parkerthe nuances. Available now, the new Summer 2021 collection, the brand’s largest collection to date, with 55 optical and sunglasses frames inspired by the simplicity of summer. Lots of new forms of reporting! The New Classics collection is also available, a throwback that showcases favorite past models with fresh new builds. Go classic or stand out with crisp crystals, blues and greens.
Mix modern frames with retro looks, AGThe sunglasses are inspired by the centuries-old art of Italian eyewear. The exquisite Archer style uses the CR39 lens, known for its optical clarity, light weight and durability. Aside from Archer, many models in the Dom Vetro collection are made from polar mineral glass, a recyclable lens.