Whether we are trying to mask the after effects of a messy night or we just want to look cool, your trusty pair of shades will never let you down. Here are six very trendy shades that really stood out to us.
Ducati Garage Rock Sunglasses by Oakley
These shades have been created with bikers in mind. They are designed to be worn underneath the helmet. A collaboration between two respective industry giants is undoubtedly going to produce a fashionistic masterpiece. The frames are made from lightweight, stress-resistant O Matter and it also features impact-resistant lenses.
9FIVE x Jordan Sunglasses
Here is another great collaboration. Sunglasses manufacturer 9Five and sneaker maker Jordan have joined forces to create these very cool 9FIVE x Jordan Sunglasses. Design cues have been influenced by the Jordan XX8. The shades have a black acetate frame with green temple tips.
Bigger Man Sunglasses
The Bigger Man sunglasses by Vintage Frames Company are an exceptional example of retro flair. They were actually inspired by the oversized shades that Hunter S. Thompson sports in the movie “Fear and Loathing in Loathing in Las Vegas.” Lil Wayne can be seen wearing these shades in the “No Worries” video.
Radical to the core, SK8 Shades are hand-made sunglasses that have been fashioned out of recycles skateboards – now that’s awesome! They are the creation of South Africa’s very own Dave De Witt, an esteemed ramp builder. Each pair of shades , takes an average of three to five days to complete. You can wear these shades with the comfort of knowing that in a previous life, they probably busted out some 50/50 grinds and big air moves.
Got Shwood? If you don’t, you really should. This brilliant range of shades has been made from hardwood and emits a classic 50s look. You can have your lenses clear or polarised and have them fitted into rosewood rims or zebrawood.
Designer Kyle Yamaguchi is responsible for these outstanding shades. Kyle was a product line manager, developer, and designer for Nike Basketball. LOOK/SEE Sunglasses have been forged in the same manner that signature sneakers are created. The shades breathes new life into iconic sneaker colours and 30 different colourways of one frame have been created. At the moment Elephant Print, Reflective and a blood-splattered Dexter collab are the styles that are available.