Hot specs: seven sexy sunglasses that shine
Hello heatwave! Protect those baby-blues from the rays and look super-chic with our pick of the loveliest sunnies from local stores and boutiques across Bucks & Oxon.
I’m thinking Venice city break or arty in St Ives for these gorgeous Allen Small frames in the fabulous Carnival colourway. Big enough to exude mystery or hide your stonking hangover behind. Try on in the Ace & Tate Oxford branch.
In the frame
These Selected Femme sunglasses from Muddy Award-winning fashion boutique Heidi & Hudson in GX is perfect for petite features – plus, the warm brown shade is a total classic that goes with everything.
Make a statement with these 70s-inspired hexagonal frames from Linda Farrow – made with 22 carat gold, don’t you know. Fancy snapping them up a discount? Pick them up at the Linda Farrow boutique in Bicester Village.
These chunky Pakalana frames from Hawaiian brand Maui Jim can be customised with coloured reflective lenses for extra glam and good vibes. Try them on in one of the brand’s 24 stockists in Oxon & Bucks.
Oh la la
Go big or go home with these fabulously huge black Marais X sunglasses from Swedish brand CHPO. On sale at Cara’s Henley and Oxford stores if you want to try out the Parisian artiste look before diving in…
These Tullan sunnies from Irish brand Crann come guilt-free – they’re made from recycled materials, have a lifetime warranty and profits support a woodland and mental health charity. The website also has a natty ‘try on’ function.
Channelling Maverick? We hear you. Go classic aviator with these Izipizi tortoiseshell aviators or try blue or light tortoise for a touch of funk. Check out the stockists in Henley and Broadway to try them on.