Sunglasses trends come and go, and while many a fashion week street style round-up has favored tiny, Matrix-esque frames, it’s those all-out oversized options that remain a constant in every major designer’s collection. Large shades are all about making a statement, whether that’s with oversized branding at the temples or with a shape that veers far from what you’ll read on the internet’s myriad guides to buying for your face shape.
Find the right pair, and any summer ’fit will be off to an altogether more glamorous start. Forego the sunglass hut for something altogether more flex-worthy, and you should see that SSENSE is the premier destination for designer shades this season. Now, with so many oversized gems to choose from, here we’ve made an edit of some of our very favorites currently available online, with many frames even having hit the Montreal retailers summer sale.
In our edit of loud and large frames, you’ll catch instant highlights such as Gucci’s tortoiseshell shield-style mask sunglasses – which offer the most UV protection for your buck of all our choices. Other highlights include a gunmetal Versace pair complete with Medusa hardware, plus some oversized square frames by Thom Browne with stand-out green lenses and signature tricolor detailing at the temple tips.
Ready to invest in a pair of shades with some serious value per square inch? Peep all our picks below.
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