Fashion’s Top Cult Classic Sunglasses

Sunnies are a wardrobe staple, here’s our top 4 cult classic styles

Whether they’re for sun bathing, driving, or hiding a hangover, sunglasses are a year round wardrobe staple; and we picked out our top four cult classic styles to see you through rain or shine.

Best classic sunglasses

The Round Frame

Cutler and Gross Round SunglassesJohn Lennon may have brought international stardom to round spectacles, but London brand Cutler and Gross nailed the style with their signature double dot milling. For street style inspiration see Aldene Johnson’s Cutler & Gross glasses and Alejandra Trejo’s circular Tom Ford sunnies.

The WayfarerRay-Ban Wayfarer Classic Sunglasses

Available in every colour combination imaginable, Ray-Ban’s most successful shaped sunglasses have enjoyed waves of popularity since the 1950’s. The Wayfarer style works with almost any outfit, smart or casual, and the frames are durable enough to survive many a festival mosh pit. See Oliver Cargill’s Ray-Ban street style.

The AviatorMichael Kors Lola Sunglasses

Other wise known as the pilot, Top Gun brought eternal frame fame to aviator shape sunglasses. Rather like an over sized shirt, they look better when you pinch them from your fella, but if none are available to pilfer Michael Kors do a great selection. See Nevean Morgan’s aviator street style in Oxford Circus.

Cats Eye Frame

Celine-Caty-Cat-Eye-SunglassesI spy with my little cats eye, a sunglasses trend to dress up the most average of outfits. Big enough to make a statement whilst hiding all manor of sins, these are a feline fashion essential. Celine do chunky cats eye frames best, and their Caty style pictured is available in Summer time hues of rose through to Autumnal tortoise shell. For street style inspiration see Julia Lawton in West London.

For one of the best selections of designer sunglasses online in the UK, see Smart Buy Glasses.

Street Style: Specsavers Appeal For Evening Standard

We spotted some spectacular specs wearers on the streets of London.

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s an easy task to spot spectacular specs wearers on the streets of London, from vintage frames in the East End to smart tortoiseshell rims in the City. Here’s a few we snapped for Evening Standard.

Francesca Paz Stroke

Francesca Paz Street StyleFrancesca Paz is a hair stylist pictured in Stoke Newington. She wears Urban Outfitters playsuit, Topshop leggings, H&M cardigan, vintage bag and Specsavers glasses.

Ross Johnstone Street StyleRoss Johnstone, 31, a hair stylist at Kontact in Stoke Newington. He wears Urban Outfitters trousers, Topman t-shirt, Vans shoes and AJ Morgan glasses.

Danielle Maguire Street StyleDanielle Maguire, a hair stylist is pictured outside her workplace Kennaland hair studio in London Fields. She wears Cos trousers, Topshop t-shirt, Urban Outfitters necklace and shoes and vintage glasses.

Abigail LeesAbigail Lees, 26, from and pictured in Dalston, is a shop manager. She wears Next coat and D&G glasses.

Mohammad Ashraf Street StyleMohammad Ashraf, a sound designer pictured in Broadway Market, Hackney, wears Uniqlo top, Topman jeans, Converse trainers and Ray Ban glasses.

Alka MattooAlka Mattoo, a clothes designer, pictured in Spitalfields, Liverpool St. She wears her own design Orvana dress, Topshop jeans, Urt sandals and Chanel glasses.