Living in a tropical country is like being in a love – hate relationship, much as we dislike the sudden downpours and the sweltering weather, we feel thankful for being able to wear our sunglasses all year-round without a gloomy winter-break. From the daring cat-eye shades to the classic aviator, a person should never be without their glare protectors. The right pair of shades not only protects the eyes, it also adds that ‘it’ factor to your style no matter what outfit you are wearing. Which is why this fashion accessory makes a wonderful gift idea for any occasion.
Selected from the best collections of Luxottica’s prestigious brands, here are the shades for both him and her that we love.
Ray-Ban for her
A classic aviator that features trendy mirror lenses, available in blue and gold rainbow tint at RM 799. This stunning Ray-Ban design is everything she needs to create a perfect style statement for a day out.
Ray-Ban for him
Ray-Ban has infused a graceful machismo into this elegant pair of sunglasses with a slender metal frame designed to enhance your features. Priced at RM 729, the sunnies are available in various tones: violet, blue and violet gradient beside the traditional brown and green shades.
Prada for her
Styled with crystal floral embellishment on its temples, this Holiday edition of the infamous Prada Havana sunglasses is the only answer to ‘go bold or go home’ fashion game. Keeping the house’s signature oversized acetate essence, this model allows her to express an ostentatious style effortlessly. This pair is available at RM 2969.
Prada for him
This brown gradient Prada design ensembles a delicate balance of futuristic trend and the classic pilot frame with its specially designed hinges that neatly adorn the frame rims. He can rock this shades with any outfit, be it casual or formal. Priced at RM 1939.
Dolce & Gabbana for her
No matter under which form they take, oversized sunglasses never go out of style. To complete her glamorous look, this edgy Dolce & Gabbana design is characterised with stylishly thin golden temples and the ornate details on its frame. The pair is available at RM 1059.
Dolce & Gabbana for him
Here’s an absolutely elegant golden design with round lenses from Dolce & Gabbana. The antique John Lennon-esque shades are the true ode to a classic gentleman. As delicate as a thread, the temples are so sleek and incredibly polished. The precious pair is priced at RM 1059.
Burberry for her
Compliment her aesthetic style with this timeless acetate Burberry shades that are embroidered with a 3D pattern carved on its arms. The plastic sunnies, priced at RM 1099, flawlessly reflect the minimalistic approach of the fashion house this season around.
Burberry for him
Go back to basic with this matte deep blue Burberry design. Featuring contrast tortoiseshell temples and fine detailed hinges, the shades complete the Italiano’s sophisticated look without him trying too hard. Grab this pair at RM 1149.
Dolce & Gabbana for women
Halloween may be over but there will always be time for a gooky pair of sunglasses, especially to for the playful spirit of our little angels. With the classic leopard pattern against the bordeaux red inner arms and an optional attached elastic band, this cat-ear Dolce & Gabbana for girls make a lovely yet bold fashion fix, available at RM 909.
Dolce & Gabbana for boys
Here’s a perfect gift for the boys, named after Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce’s dog, the Mimmo sunnies feature a labrador-inspired icon on its rubber band. In contrast of the vibrant pair for girls, the boys’ shades mix the pastel colours of light brown and sky blue giving them a more gentle appearance, featuring an elastic band to stabilise the shades. This pair is priced at RM 909.