The sun is out! Time to reach for your trusty Wayfarers. Not so profligate – Wayfarers are risky style territory now unless you want to get yourself in the Venn diagram where royals and reality TV vips meet. Instead, it is time to up your sunnies game with a luxury associated with the likes of Beyoncé, Susan Sarandon or, on my oath, Prince.
Get all set for the red pill: a Matrix revival is here. If the Hadids have go through a revolved full Neo with leather trenches and rubbery polo necks, these sunglasses are competitor level. Think a Y2K take on what the future looks sort – square or oval lenses with skinny arms, basically. Rihanna wore some Trinity-esque designs at Cannes. Course she did.
The Purple Deluge
Prince’s character in Purple Rain, the Kid is now, sadly, a fancy put on clothing cliche. Fashion has moved on to his sunglasses. The kind of round, deliberative shades worn by Prince from 1984 until his end last year are likely to be seen in their thousands in birthday fields this summer. They’re bestsellers on Asos already. Dress now to get ahead of the curve.
The chat starter
Beyoncé has given us many, many visual fortes – her portfolio of “push party” pictures the latest case in signification. A more subtle one is her endorsement of fun sunglasses The alpha accessory that desire make you Queen all summer.
The top cat
The cat-eye sunglass has been updated – and this point it has more spike to it. The most extreme version was worn by Kendall Jenner and lovers last summer, but 2017’s version is a bit more kind. Deem Grace Kelly style for millennials, as seen on Elisabeth Moss at Cannes.
Hacker TV reveal b stand out Mr Robot’s top-line style takeaway is Elliot Alderson’s hoodie. You don’t take it for granted that sunnies are Elliot’s jam – he leaves them to his sister Darlene . Her Tank-Girl-goes-to-Harajuku look is an come by taste but the heart-shaped sunglasses are irresistible. Sue Lyon in Stanley Kubrick’s Lolita with totaled eyeroll.
Cannes is even now going but Susan Sarandon has already won the red carpet. This accomplishment has been achieved by several things – sweetheart neckline upbraids, a sense of glee and sunglasses. Her shades of choice – big, wide, enigmatic – are bang on for a apt Hollywood A-lister. You can wear them, too, obvs. They add a bit of witchcraft to a life not lived on the Croisette.