The right pair of sunglasses can be transformative; they can instantly elevate an otherwise ordinary look and make it memorable. Sometimes, they <are> the look. (Just ask John Lennon. Or Elton John. Or Top-Gun-era Tom Cruise. Even Queen Elizabeth looked a little rock-star when she donned a pair of shades for a photo shoot with Patrick Litchfield.)
This summer, retro, tinted aviators – usually with plastic or acetate frames – are everywhere.
“Sunglasses can be tricky, but this is a style that tends to be flattering on most faces,” says Lucy. “They’re fun! They add some personality to what could be an otherwise simple outfit.”
And what could be more summery than viewing the world through a soft golden glow? Find Lucy’s edit below.
Photography by Daniel Goode.