Pared-down summer outfits can only mean one thing—time to accessorize. But which accessory to choose? Both functional and fashionable, a great pair of shades can supply the perfect finishing accent to your adorable sun dress or flirty romper. Compliment any ensemble with one of these five sunny-day essentials.
Cat-eyed Sunglasses with Sequin Detail, Dolce and Gabbana, $930, dolcegabbana.com
A thick, black frame keeps things mysterious, but the adorning gold sequins indicate queen status. Dolce and Gabbana never disappoint if you’re looking to add some dazzle to your outfit.
The Last Lolita Pink Sunglasses, Adam Selman x Le Spec Luxe Collection, $119, saksfifthavenue.com
We knew the 50’s-style, extreme, cat-eye sunglasses were back in fashion when Gigi Hadid stepped out sporting a pair. Grab your own set of throwbacks from the Adam Selman and Le Spec Luxe Collection.
Square Sunglasses, Chanel, $445, chanel.com
Some days just call for a pair of big, moody glasses. When the sunshine can’t quite lift your spirits, there’s no shame in throwing on a pair of these square frames until the cloudy feelings pass.
Silver Metal Sunglasses, Bottega Veneta, $495, bottegavaneta.com
Pastel colors are reigning this summer in fashion spreads. Add some soft lavender to your wardrobe with these delicate and elegant metal frames.
Jarvus Square Sunglasses, Carla Colour, $230, anthropologie.com
Battle bright rays with your own set of golden frames. Whether sunbathing at the shore or strolling across Rittenhouse Square, a cheerful pop of yellow adds a lively element to your summer look.