#HERSSENTIALS: Statement Eyewear You Can’t Live Without

Growing up, I always loved collecting sunglasses. As a firm believer in eyewear, I never forgot seeing images of Paris Hilton in her oversized Dior Glossies, Nicole Richie in her round Eley Kishimotos and last but not least, Mary-Kate Olsen’s half lensed Chanel frames. Since then, I’ve collected everything from vintage ’70s butterfly peach Linda Farrow sunglasses, rimless Gucci shield wraparound frames and my Takesh Eyewear heart shaped Lolita-inspired frames. Truth be told, a pair of sunglasses are like a disguise: you can either hide your Friday night hangover, wear a dark pair to avoid running into an ex or use a pair of statement frames to make heads turn.

If you never found a pair of signature shades to try out, here are some pairs that you should try out:

  1. Miu Miu’s Heart Frame Aviators
See how cute these frames are?!

Release the inner child in you with these Lolita-esque heart shaped aviators. Rounded at the edges and rimless, these Miu Miu shades are born to make your face pop. Since it’s got tinted lenses, you can absolutely flaunt your eye makeup or wear ’em indoors.

Shop for a similar pair at Matches Fashion or on Sunglass Hut.

2. Miu Miu’s Glitter Cat Eye Tiny Sunglasses

Those pink ones are best for feeling ultra femme!

If you can’t get over your tiny sunglasses, take it up to the next level with these Miu Miu cat eye frames. Although it’s super feminine, it honestly looks great on anyone who has a more masculine face shape, too. What this does for my face is that it gives that feel of raising my eyes, which evens out the roundness of my cheeks. If I have to count on a pair for the rest of my life, I’d definitely go for these Miu Miu ones.

Shop for the exact pairs on Matches Fashion (pink and silver).

The silver ones are phenomenally cool 😎

3. Prada’s Clear Butterfly Cat Eye Frames

Wearing sunglasses indoors kinda makes you look douchey, but if there’s something that can meet your needs, I’d definitely play it up with a pair of clear lensed glasses that bear a brand logo. (Mind you, the logo must be on the lens!)

These Prada glasses are great for adding some extra aesthetically pleasing IQs if you wanna look like an aspiring Harvard graduate. Throw it on with any outfit whether you’re going to a beach in a bikini, a graphic tee with jeans or a plunging shirtdress on a red hot date. Trust me, you will win some serious style points. 😉

Shop for a similar pair at Matches Fashion.

All pairs were on loan from Directions Group

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Michelle Varinata

Lapis - (n.) a layer Shrek once said that "onions have layers" as he was peeling one. Like an onion, I have layers. Born in Jakarta and raised in Singapore, I grew up being surrounded in a multicultural environment. Then, I moved to the States, where I lived in NYC and L.A. The creativity, hustle, bustle and vibe of those cities inspired me to become a blogger, journalist and influencer. Writing by day and living it up by night, I slay in the streets one OOTD at a time. Full-face makeup included, too. ;)

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