The Olsen twins are still pushing round John Lennon-esque sunglasses as a sunglasses trend, though we’ve seen very few other examples of the style. Mary-Kate Olsen looked great in a black and gold kaftan-style dress and black pointed pumps for an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. Read more about 2008′s sunglasses trends or vote on Mary-Kate’s look.
Sienna Miller was snapped at LAX airport wearing a combination of this year’s sunglasses trends: plastic frames and gradient lenses. What do you think – would you vote a yes, or a no? Read more about this year’s sunglasses trends.
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As far as this year’s sunglasses trends go, we haven’t seen too much of the tortoiseshell trend on the streets. But one-time ‘it’ girl Sienna Miller is usually an early adopter of any trend. Out and about in London with her beau, she wore a Grecian-inspired white dress, sandals, and a pair of tortoiseshell framed sunglasses. The back of the dress also sported an interesting…
Kate Moss seems to spend more time at Disney Land than perhaps most parents do. But I digress… we’re here to talk about her sunglasses.
Like her or loathe her, Victoria Beckham is always up with the latest trends. She stepped out the other day in a casual outfit of large, darkly tinted aviators and a pair of skinny flared jeans. Aviators are shaping up to be one of this year’s major sunglasses trends.
Bright pink patent wasn’t exactly an accessory trend we were anticipating… though Chanel have said it would be so. Mary-Kate Olsen wore one of their belts with a black Calvin Klein playsuit to the after-party of a 21 screening. Though pink patent may not be for everyone, she is certainly well on trend with the chunky jewellery she’s wearing.
Sunglasses trends for 2008 are branching out beyond the Wayfarer (read the full article about 2008′s sunglasses trends here). One of the trends we’ve noticed is the round, John Lennon style lense; while we’ve also noted that aviators are still going strong. Mary-Kate Olsen bundled those two trends into one recently, spotted out and about in a pair of rounded, aviator-style sunglasses with gold frames.
Unlike hair trends and clothing trends, spectacles and sunglasses trends seldom undergo any major change and flux. Looking back over the past 5 years, it’s really only the re-emergence of oversized sunglasses which have caused the biggest stir. But that doesn’t mean that that you can wear any old pair in 2008. While last year’s pair will get you by, that’s not to say they’re…