Lovers of snazzy sunglasses your time has come to celebrate, for today is International Sunglasses Day.Sunglasses are simply wonderful aren’t they? They are useful in a number of situations, like when the sun pops out, holidays abroad and of course to cover up puffy hangover eyes.
Practically they help you avoid actually making direct eye contact with anyone, which is always something to be thankful for.
And let’s not forget how much easier it is to discreetly spy on someone when your eyes are covered up. Sneaky.But with so many different styles to choose from, your selection says a lot about you as a person.
1. The classic Ray Bans
Absolute cool cat this one. Cooler than a cucumber. Cooler than a hipster sipping a latte out of an avocado.The classic cheap Ray Ban sunglasses is of course the Wayfarer edition, that iconic boxy design that has graced the eyes of trendsetters here, there and everywhere.You’re original, you believe in timeless classic designs and you’ve had the same pair for the last several years.
2. The fake Ray Bans
Ah, you’re a savvy one you are.
You were on a trip and a bit stretched for cash, and suddenly you stumbled across some sort of shop/bazaar/market and saw a shiny pair of shades, reasonably priced and you thought ‘why not?’ and promptly invested.
You don’t believe that a name tag denotes quality, you love nothing more than securing a bargain, and you weren’t even bothered when the Ray Ban etching came off after a few wears.
3. The 2-in-1
We applaud your practically, and your obvious refusal to care about what anyone thinks about you. Because only those with a thick skin rock these well.These are the science fiction style glasses that in the sun magically darken and turn into shades. You figured why faff around with contact lenses, or prescription sunglasses, when you could instead go for this 2-in-1 option?
Most likely worn by busy parents, young children who keep losing sunglasses and geography teachers, because they need to be prepared for everything.
Unless you’re a police officer, a pilot or work in some other profession that requires these to be worn as part of your role, then you’re a poser.You love the shiny factor, the metallic frame and teamed with a slick hair style you wear a look that screams ‘don’t touch me’.
Extra poser points if they are shiny and mirrored, and give other people headaches when they look at you for too long.
This style was made famous by John Lennon is loved by all free spirits and fashion bloggers out there.You wear them with pride, along with a bohemian style top and some form of cowboy boot and of course an environmentally friendly tote bag.
6. Cat Eye
Sass level’s infinite.This cat eye style is commonly adopted by those attending a girls’ holiday, often wearing matching floral headbands and knocking back jugs of Sangria.The perfectly pointed tips compliment your arched eyebrows and your winged eyeliner. Miaow.
Obviously you wear replica ray ban sunglasses for a variety of reasons that do not involve the sun. These reasons all revolve around your epic hangover that means you are not ready to face the world yet.These sunglasses outlet are your saviour. They are as important to your hangover cure as water and a big breakfast, and they are excellent in helping you hide your regrets.
You refuse to let early 00s trends go, and you’re stuck in an era of peak Britney, Paris Hilton and kitten heels.Your pair is rose tinted, and carries a little butterfly or heart icon made of little gems. Cute.
Come off it, these are purely selected for Instagram purposes.
When you wear these you suddenly transform into someone else, and you think that you’re as cutting edge as RiRi.In fact you look like a bit of an idiot, and we all know that the sole reason behind these is either for those Instagram likes on the Lo-Fi filter, or for a friend to snap their reflection in your shades.
10. Wooden frames
Environmentally conscious, a lover of giving back and a total voice of ethics.You accompany your Toms with these frames and you give a smug little back story every time someone compliments you on your frames or wants to know where they are from.