As the season transitions, wardrobes go through an overhaul; fabrics change, prints and colour-ways get updated. Statement bags and heels usually seem to dominate the accessories category, but statement sunglasses too are having a major moment without that scorching summer weather. As we gradually inch towards fall, there is a whole range of neat eyewear pieces that can be a great add-on to your look.
So, whether you are a sari-doning traditionalist, a true-blue traveller or a corporate honcho, sunglasses can be used to exude a refined sense of taste. And given the fact that the recent fall runways were packed with funky eyewear pieces; from oversized, bejewelled to geometric frames, punctuated with artisanal quirks, it only goes to prove that a right pair of sunglasses can be the hero piece in your wardrobe.
Here is our edit of investment-worthy pieces for fall.
Tom Ford as a brand is synonymous to everything sleek and the label’s latest Veronica sunglasses prove the point. With a soft cat-eye silhoutte and metallic sheen, this piece balances style with function; it offers 100 percent protection from UV rays.
Price: Rs 33,000 (approx.)
Looking to add drama to your look this fall, may be Gucci‘s round acetate sunglasses can help. Made in shiny ivory acetate, their geometric frame is complemented by transparent lenses. It features temples with gold metal Interlocking G logo and slit at the tips.
Price: Price on request
If reintepreting classics is an art, Maria Grazia Chiuri has mastered it. For Dior‘s Fall’19 show, she reworked on the brand’s classic butterfly shape and gave it a contemporary twist. Why do you need them this fall? Their metallic finish, which almost create a transparent effect playing with light and contrast.
Price: Rs 35,000 (appox.)
Feminine yet bold in appeal has come to become Ricardo Tisci’s signature over the years and he has brought the same vibe at Burberry too. These ‘B’ framed sunglasses sit at an intersection of art and style; their gold plated frame accentuates their shape. The three-sided lenses are accented with a ‘B’ detail from our refreshed logo.
Price: Rs 20,000 (approx.)
On a lookout for classics? Maybe this one is your answer. Valentino’s acetate cat-eye sunglasses are a testimoney of the brand’s commitment to traditional yet classic shapes. The Vlogo embellisment and addition of 3d studs on the tip lend character to this understated piece
Understated luxury sets a strong tone for Tods as a brand, and these sleek sunglasses cement the fact. Easy, versatile, frames made in metal with woven leather trims set this piece apart. With Tod’s branded temples they can be a part of casual look seamlessly.
Price: Rs 31,000 (approx.)
Adding a pop of colour, the ruby-red, made in acetate Prada sunglasses are a must for fall. What sets them apart is their adjustable nose pad, suitable for any fit. Next time when you are opting for denim-on-denim look, these pieces are add a tasteful pinch of contrast.
Price: Rs 32,000 (approx.)