If you have not already, it is time to pick up a pair of round-frame sunglasses.
Some people may think of perfectly round-frame sunglasses as harking back to the 1960s and 1970s, conjuring up images of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
In recent seasons, however, round-frame sunglasses have been making a comeback, becoming the fashion set's go-to sunglasses shape. So, leave your cat-eye and big square sunnies in your drawer and pick up a round-frame pair.
You can go classic and pick a pair in a simple black hue, such as the Jeepers Peepers pair (photo 1, $39, from www.asos.com).
It has a slightly mod vibe but the larger lens size and detailing on the sides keep it fresh and current.
The pair from Komono (photo 2, $85.30, from ashop.asia) is similarly subtle.
It has an added bar on top which evokes an aviator-like feel for a bit of fun.
Round-frame sunglasses are great to experiment with and fun.
I suggest going big on colour, shape or pattern. The smaller shape of the sunglasses - compared with larger lenses on other kinds of sunglasses - means the dramatic effect is slightly tempered.
The pink Le Specs pair with mirrored lenses (photo 3, $79, from www.thewyldshop.com) has a great pop art vibe. Colour, too, is the focal effect of the electric blue Etnia Barcelona pair (photo 4, $354, from Kapok at the National Design Centre at 111 Middle Road).
Risk-takers can go for the white Minkpink pair (photo 5, $65, from ashop.asia). It has the standard round lenses, but is set in an almost robotic-looking rectangular frame.
Another fun piece is the animal-print, mirrored Asos pair (photo 6, $22, from www.asos.com), which can easily perk up a more neutral look.
This article was first published on March 27, 2015.
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