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At some point, all the It girls of the world must have gotten together and decided these are the official sunglasses of their cool club. The slim band of gold around the outside of the frames makes classic aviators feel so luxe.
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Classic fade-to-dark aviators will always be in style, but for an extra-glam look, amps up the size and opts for a frame-free pair. They look chic even if you’re not wearing them on a private yacht.
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Paging Elton John: is copping your style! Of course, she fashionably updates the ’70s classics with thin frames (no oversize acetate glasses here), sepia lenses and a subtle print.
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By now, everyone and their mother have a pair of Wayfarers, but not everyone has them in this totally of-the-moment color. Pick up a pair like – and earn extra points by wearing the bright sunnies with an equally vibrant outfit.
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Two trends are better than one – especially when the trends are as glamorous as the ones sports. Combining Old Hollywood oversize cat-eyes with a mottled print, she looks ready to hop in a convertible and drive the California coast.
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Attention! That’s what you’ll be getting when you wear these slightly masculine frames. Dark lenses and the double bridge add to the androgynous appeal, though you’ll want to femme them up a bit with bright lipstick and loose locks, like does.
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Ready to see the world through rose-colored glasses? has been doing that, big-time, in her new favorite pair of $40 in a fun fuchsia shade.
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It’s no longer hip to be just square. Mix things up occasionally with interesting silhouettes like Miranda Kerr’s pentagon-shaped Miu Miu lenses. They’re both retro and futuristic at the same time.
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Bright jeans, neon heels and now colorful shades: Fun, fresh colors are everywhere for spring, and picking an inexpensive pair of sunglasses with Day-Glo frames (like orange pair) is an easy way to perk up an outfit.
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The retro cat-eye makes a resurgence every few years (going back to the days of Grease!) but does the familiar shape in an updated way by choosing an oversize pair with thick frames that look glam, not grandma.
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It’s easy to look on the bright side in multicolor shades like . Whether an artsy Mondrian-esque print or a paint-splattered pair, this is a look that begs to be worn to a concert with your most rocker-esque tee.
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Few sunglass styles are sexier than mirrored aviators, as worn by Minka Kelly. Ditch the fighter-pilot vibe by pairing them with a low tank, flirty sundress or skintight mini.
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Though initially called “granny glasses,” circular shades have been popping up on some of Hollywood’s hottest stars. Don’t go too tiny or risk looking like a John Lennon wannabe; the key is to emulate vintage glamour (à la Dita Von Teese) instead of a direct retro redux.
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Though white is a neutral, it doesn’t get as much love on sunnies as its counterpart, black. Mix things up like Ali Larter with a cool pair in your favorite shape that will turn heads without being over-the-top.
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Classic frames get a 2012 update with faded lenses that allow a peek at your baby blues (or browns or greens ) while still keeping the same air of mystery, as demonstrates.
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OVERSIZE SQUARE SHAPE
The Ray-Ban “Wayfarer” shape is a must in every girl’s sunglasses collection, but Beyoncé takes it to the next level with her thick-framed, wide-lensed take on the trendsetting style.