We'll let you in on an open secret: sunglasses can do wonders for your OOTD. Not only does it instantly pack on the style points, it also helps to shield your peepers from harsh light—no more awkward squinting photos here!
You can never go wrong with a classic frame, so if you're looking to add a pair to your collection, it's best to check out the styles that have stood the test of time. Below, we round up 10 vintage-inspired sunglasses that you should add to cart, stat!
SHOP: 10 Vintage-Inspired Sunglasses That Will Instantly Elevate Your OOTD
1. Alba Eyewear Sunglasses from The Juju Club
Channel your inner Julia Barretto by copping these wide rectangular sunglasses from the actress' own brand, The Juju Club. While they also offer oval, square, and cat-eye shaped frames, this mod iteration certainly caught our eye.
Alba Eyewear Sunglasses, P595, THE JUJU CLUB, Shopee
2. Sun One RX 125I from MÓ
Good luck trying to resist this pink and black color combination! This charming piece from MÓ features a full-rim cat-eye dressed in soft pastel pink made even more attention-grabbing with its contrasting black lens. Pair this with your daintiest swimsuit to keep it sweet and casual while sunbathing!
Sun One RX 125I, P3985, MÓ, sarabiaoptical.com.ph
3. Stare Game Sunglasses from London Rag
The larger-than-life Stare Game Sunglasses is as glamorous as it gets. It has a thick square oversized frame and gold temples adorned with a faux pearl on its tips, and gives off a totally chic and chic vibe.
Stare Game Sunglasses, P2599, LONDON RAG, Zalora
4. Rupert from Sunnies Studios
Feeling groovy? The bestselling Rupert sunglasses from Sunnies Studios definitely captures that fun retro energy. The thin round frame with sepia lenses oozes an old-school vibe perfect for vintage fashion aesthetics.
Rupert Sunglasses, P595, SUNNIES STUDIOS, sunniesstudios.com.
5. Cardinal from OWNDAYS
If the big, round frames from OWNDAYS aren't enough to turn heads, then the bold color will! This specific color, aptly dubbed Cardinal, is just the touch of spice that will instantly make your outfit standout.
Cardinal Sunglasses, P2990, OWNDAYS, owndays.com
6. Rikki from Baobab Eyewear (P380)
All eyes are going to be on you when you wear these "unconventional (yet) versatile" cat-eye sunglasses from Baobab Eyewear. The striking built is one thing, but you'll also be glad to know that they're "impact resistant and saltwater-proof" so you won't have to worry too much about their condition when you're out and about!
Rikki Sunglasses, P380, BAOBAB EYEWEAR, baobabeyewear.com
7. Rectangular Sunglasses from & Other Stories
For a fun and playful pop of color, this chunky sunglasses from & Other Stories will answer the need. It features a thick transluscent frame and even thicker temples reminiscent of the waters you wish you were currently dipping your toes in. It's not only form but function, too, since these have 100% UV protection to shield your peepers from harsh rays.
Rectangular Thick Frame Sunglasses, P1995, & OTHER STORIES, Zalora
8. Bonnie Clyde Show And Tell from Ronnie and Joe
Make a statement with this narrow, rectangular frame in Tortoise. Show and Tell from Ronnie and Joe features tinted yellow lenses with 100% UVA/UVB Protection, as well as glare reduction so you won't have to squint as much when the sun is out so bright. It also has a scratch-resistant coating to boot!
Show and Tell Sunglasses, P9280, RONNIE AND JOE, ronnieandjoe.com
9. Cat-eye Sunglasses from Zara
Going for a sharper, edgier look? These Zara sunglasses will help you achieve exactly that. This piece features a triangular rim with pointed edges, as well as crisp white shade that gives it its cool and sleek appeal. Elevate your 'fits effortessly when you slip them on!
Cat-eye Sunglasses, P1495, ZARA, zara.com
10. Aviator Sunglasses from H&M
While it was first conceptualized about a century ago, there's no denying that it was the '70s and '80s, together with Tom Cruise's iconic role in Top Gun, that truly catapulted this style to fashion's forefront. You can never go wrong with this flattering shape! Plus, this affordable piece from H&M won't break the bank so add it to your collection, stat[previous|page|next.
Aviator Sunglasses, P499, H&M, hm.com
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