Sunglasses are found to have a massive contribution in the protection and maintenance of eye health. With sunglasses, people can see well especially with the glare and brightness minimized. Also, the sunglasses keep the harmful ultraviolet lights off the eyes and the skin around them.
Through time, however, sunglasses have become more than just an article of protection and function. Today, sunglasses have become a fashion statement, each with its own story to tell. If you are a collector of sunglasses or planning to invest in sunglasses, here are eight of the coolest designer sunglasses for women perfect for 2018.
Gucci Women’s Round Frame Acetate Gold-Tone Sunglasses
Dress up like your favorite pinup girls in this retro-inspired sunnies from top brand, Gucci. We love how chic they come in the attractive rose-tinted lenses. The round frames were crafted in Japan from cream acetate and skinny gold-tone arms. It is designed with the iconic ‘L’Aveugle Par Amour’ brand motto, meaning “blinded by love.” This pair of sunglasses is detailed with tortoiseshell tips and decorative bees. We like how it is not only fashionable, but also protective through its 100 percent UV protection.
Balenciaga Cat Eye Acetate Sunglasses
Balenciaga takes you back to the great old ’90s fashion with this pair of cat eye sunglasses. It gives us the Matrix feels with its slim silhouette and rectangular shape with subtle cat-eye finish. The logo is elegantly spelled out along the arm of the sunglasses. The black acetate improves the protection guaranteed from the accessory’s 100 percent UV protection. This pair looks cooler when worn with your coat or blazer.
Fendi Stud-Embellished Palladium-Tone Acetate Round Sunglasses
For a fresh and fun vibe, you will love this pair of designer sunglasses from Fendi. First seen from the brand’s Spring ’17 collection, the sunglasses feature round purple to green gradient lenses adorned with orange and pink studs at the temples. These details make the sunglasses both summer and spring-ready perfect to match your wardrobe. Equipped with 100% UV protection, the pair likewise has palladium-tone metal with cream acetate arms. So funky!
Prada Round Frame Acetate Gold-Tone Mirrored Sunglasses
Whether you want to block off sunlight from your eyes or you do not want to make eye contact with anyone, this mirrored sunglasses from Prada is here to save the day. Made in Italy, this pair features round frames with mirrored lenses. It comes in black acetate and standout glossy pink arms and spelled out logo on the side. Moreover, the pair is embellished with gold-tone hardware.
Saint Laurent New Wave207 Jerry Crystal-Embellished Acetate Cat Eye Sunglasses
Another pair of show-stopping sunglasses that will rock your 2018 is this Saint Laurent New Wave 2017 Jerry sunglasses. Sporting this pair will land you on any fashion magazine cover with its 80s disco theme, a blast from the past. It features sharp triangular cat-eye silhouette that perfectly emphasizes your cheekbones. The frames are embellished with crystals with smoked lenses at the center. We bet they can’t stop looking at your magnificent eyewear.
Jimmy Choo Round Frame Embellished Rose Gold-Tone Sunglasses
Another stylish round-frame sunglasses that perfectly suit heart, oval, and square-shaped faces is this pair of Jimmy Choo’s sunglasses. First of all, it gives 100 percent UV protection. Apart from that, it comes stylish and versatile to wear with any outfit. This pair is designed with round frames embellished with Swarovski crystals and studs. The frame comes in transparent acetate layered over rose gold-tone metal. Keep you accessory safe in its reliable and elegant snake-effect hard case.
Chloé Poppy Octagon Frame Acetate Gold-Tone Sunglasses
Every person needs to have a fashionable and sophisticated sunglasses they can wear anywhere thy like, especially when you are planning for a much deserved vacation. Pack in this Chloé Poppy sunglasses that feature the chic octagonal tortoiseshell acetate frames with mint green lenses. This 70s-inspired sunglasses have tips equipped with holes where you can loop through the label’s chain. It has 100% UV protection, as well as, an equally polished hard case.
Dolce and Gabbana Swarovski Crystal Embellished Rose Gold-Tone Sunglasses
Fall in love with the lavish beauty that is Dolce and Gabbana’s Swarovski crystal-embellished sunglasses. Part of the Mambo collection, which features the gorgeous mix of Mediterranean and Latin influences, this pair is presented in rose gold-tone metal from frame to arms with graduated pink lenses. Sophistication at its finest, it is adorned with 32 hand-applied diamond-cut Swarovski crystals. Truly glamorous, the sunglasses are safely kept in a fancy floral case. This pair is perfect for your next beach getaway. But if you ask us, we would definitely love to wear this everyday.
CARTIER Aviator-style gold-plated and textured-leather sunglasses
Consider Cartier a pioneer in making beautifully-crafted sunglasses. This pair of their sunglasses are made how a classic pair would be made but it shows originality in the gradient brown tones of the lenses while it stays trendy with the detachable black leather brow piece.
ELIZABETH AND JAMES Johnson aviator-style rose gold-tone sunglasses
Elizabeth and James is an inspired brand from our favorite fashion twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley. We say inspired because it’s named after their siblings, so if not their innate skill in high-end fashion, it’s their familial inspirations that drive these well-crafted accessories. Their Johnson aviators take a more contemporary style with the squared shape.
VICTORIA BECKHAM Oversized square-frame acetate sunglasses
Victoria Beckham has slayed the resting bitch face without actually being one. She’s an epitome of a girlboss and exudes the type of businesswoman we all dream to be one day. They all say fake it ’til you make it, right, so why not start channeling it today with these sunglasses from her fashion house itself? The oversized lenses cover half your face, perfect for the best and worst of days—when you feel like a boss or when you’re hungover.
FREDA BANANA Guaca embellished round-frame metal and faux leather sunglasses
Festival season is coming up and hippie clothes are in as well as hippie accessories. From Coachella to Bonnaroo, complete your boho chic aesthetic with these pearl-embellished Guaca sunglasses from Fred Banana. Because circular glasses are everywhere nowadays, these should make yours more unique.
LE SPECS Empire aviator-style rose gold-tone sunglasses
You know what they say: When life gives you lemons, buy a pair of pink sunglasses and view life through literal rose-colored glasses. All jokes aside, this pair of pink sunglasses is what dreams are made of for the young and hip. The pink lenses are framed by gold textured metal that extends up to the earpiece.
LINDA FARROW Round-frame gold-plated sunglasses
For those of us not blessed with an oval-shaped face which any style of sunglasses match with, round sunglasses are a gift. This Linda Farrow pair features nature-inspired lenses with the transparent green tone. It’s framed with gold metal that grows thicker at the sides.
VALENTINO Cat-eye gold-tone and acetate sunglasses
If you want all the flattering styles, this pair from Valentino combines the round lenses and cat-eye silhouette using gold metal and white acetate. The sides are framed with a cage-like metal for further eye protection but more so for the good looks.
RAY-BAN Aviator gold-tone sunglasses
Everyone with an obsession with sunglasses probably started with the classic Ray-Bans. We can’t blame you or anyone you know who did so because the brand is one of the best out there. Their aviators are a gem and this pair are the perfect ones to bring to the beach for their sky blue gradient lenses and sand-colored earpiece.
LINDA FARROW Octagon-frame gold-plated sunglasses
These octagon-shaped sunglasses are definitely made for this generation and we see it becoming an iconic style of sunglasses because it just has an It factor, as do all geometric-inspired fashion pieces. We expect nothing less from a collaboration between Linda Farrow and social media star Negin Mirsalehi.
Sunglasses are definitely must-haves. They may be small, but sporting the right one will have a remarkable effect to your overall look. More than that, they keep your eyes protected, whether you are on a beach getaway, or even when you’re attending classy events like garden weddings. No matter where you will be wearing them, these cool designer sunglasses will surely help you ace that street style you have always wanted to achieve.