Hottest Sunglasses Trends for SUMMER 2018

BY GuruHub Squad
2 months ago
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Summer will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to get your wardrobes up to date with the latest fashion trends. You have to be ready at any moment to hit the beach in a sexy swim suit or a night out in an Instagram worthy outfit. Once you have the basis of your spring and summer wardrobe set, you’ll need the right accessories (SUNGLASSES) to tie every outfit together.

Sunglasses are the statement of your face during the summer, right after your brows! You don’t want to be squinting in all the pics from your impromptu pool photoshoot.

So we have taken it upon ourselves to do so research on countless retail sites and dug deep into the recesses of the Instagram explore page to find these sunglasses trends for 2018. We have found three key standouts for the shape and style of sunnies this year:

  • Retro & Vintage Styles
  • Geometric Shapes
  • Petite Sizes

Here are our top 10 picks for sunglasses to add to your spring and summer wardrobe:

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Retro Cat Eye Sunglasses
Source: Urban Outfitters
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1. Retro Cat-Eye

Throw it back to the 50’s of  powith these Retro Geo Cat-Eye Sunglasses from Urban Outfitters, USD 18. Add a black leather jacket to chanel your inner ‘Pink Lady.’

Tiny Cat-Eye
Source: ASOS
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2. Tiny Retro Cat-Eye

Make an even bigger statement with smaller sunglasses. These ASOS, USD 19.60, are similar to ones we’ve seen on celebs like Gigi Hadid.

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Octagonal Sunglasses
Source: Ray-Ban
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3. Geometric

Recently we have been moving away from the round and aviator frames. Geometric shapes, like these octagonal ones from Ray-Ban, USD 153. They are everywhere and are simple way to add a new dimension to your outfit.

Petite Geometic Metals
Source: Quay Australia / #QuayxKylie
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4. Tiny & Petite Sized

Tiny glasses, you know like the ones that look like their meant for kids, are coming back. We’ve seen celebs like Selena Gomez and Rihanna rocking these tiny tots. Kylie Jenner has even released her own version in collaboration with Quay Australia, USD 75.

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Colorful Clout
Source: Urban Outfitters
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5. Colorful Clout

Oval sunglasses, or like the kids like to call them “clout” glasses, haven’t died with the turn of the seasons. They’re still around, but have been revamped. We saw them in the standard black, white and red last year. Now they are in multiple neon and pastel colors and fun prints, like these ‘Sky’ print ones from Urban Outfitters, USD 18.

Retro Baseball Sunglasses
Source: Forever 21
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6. Retro Baseball

Baseball glasses, dad glasses, whatever you want to call them they’re going to be hot for summer ’18. These will either make you look like you’re ready to run a marathon or retro chic and for only USD 12 at Forever 21 that’s a steal! (Pun intended)

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Square Sunglasses
Source: Urban Outfitters
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7. Square

The 90’s wasn’t too long ago, but they are still considered ‘retro.’  A lot of fashion trends from skirts, blouses, and now sunglasses are making their way back to the surface from a couple decades ago. Urban Outfitters is always on top of decade trends and have a huge selection of 90’s inspired eyewear. These dainty square sunglasses are surely inspired by 90’s classic film Clueless.

Clear & Colored Sunglasses
Source: ASOS
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8. Clear & Colored

Again another 90’s trend that is coming back to fruition. Colored lenses have been a thing in the past couple of years, but we’re throwing it back further with these rimless ones from ASOS, USD 19.60.

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Oversized Square
Source: ASOS / Quay Australia X Kylie Jenner
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9. Oversized Square

Quay is most known for their collaboration collections with influencers and celebrities like Desi Perkins and this one with Kylie Jenner. The Quay oversized square sunglasses (USD 70) are definitely circa 2010 and giving us ‘Jersey Shore’ vibes.

Heart Sunnies
Source: Quay Australia
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10. Heart Shaped

Colored lenses and shapes are huge this year, so why not combine the two. These babies are by Quay Australia, USD 50 and are a chic way to be fun without making too much of a statement.

Leaves us comments about your favorite sunglasses trends this year.