Black Sunglasses: Summer’s Signature Accessory

Black Sunglasses: Summer’s Signature Accessory

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Black Sunglasses: Summer’s Signature Accessory
Words by Mirabella Shahidullah
July 20, 2021

In the summer, finding staple shades is a must for enjoying days under the sun, and opting for an all-black look is a simple way to elevate any outfit. Monochromatic in palette and innovative in design, black sunglasses strike a confident chord.

Reimagining the quintessential pigment in their own ways, luxury houses and independent brands are showcasing their fashion-forward takes on this season’s all-black frames. From Balenciaga’s bold, oversized silhouettes to CHIMI’s contemporary lightweight shapes and Valentino’s high-glamour designs, our hand-picked curation finds the best uncomplicated sunglass styles.

Playful Definition

Unquestionably striking, geometric frames radiate a unique allure with their avant-garde shape.

Part of a limited edition collaboration with Eyepetizer, the Claire x Mia Burton sunglasses feature a weightless, minimalistic frame with geometric metal rims and gray lenses.

VERSACE Ve4361 sunglasses exhibit a strong design with a thick rim and angled rectangular lenses, for a futuristic feel with signature gold Medusa medallions that radiate the high fashion house’s decorative spirit.

Revisited Classics

Pared back and covetable, square-shaped sunglasses are an iconic staple for a sophisticated outlook.

The ideal complement to a minimalistic ensemble, CHIMI 02 sunglasses are characterized by a glossy black frame and black gradient lenses. Their curved angles and polished edges showcase the Swedish eyewear house’s handcrafted touch.

Ahead of the Curve

Sporty wraparound sunglasses highlight a sleek outline for a cutting-edge feel. These sunglasses can easily be paired with casual streetwear fits for a distinctly cool edge.

Balenciaga BB0154S sunglasses balance this monochromatic tint with maximalist proportions. Oversized, these shades display an athletic aesthetic with their elongated lenses.

Ahlem PASSAGE LEPIC BLACK sunglasses trend

Ahlem Passage Lepic sunglasses* pair a smooth black frame with contrasting blue lenses. With its cat-eye shape and wide temple arms, this two-toned model is a winning accessory for mixing up your summer style.

* This style is no longer available in our shop.

A Vintage Flair

Bold, fearless cat-eye shaped-frames play with exaggerated outlines and curved angles.

Distinctive and dramatic, Valentino VA4090 shades are a retro 50s nod with its own luxury twists. With its elaborate acetate frame and V cut-out temple arms, it's a maximalist style with high glamour influences.

Creative Direction: Daniela Vutera
Photography: Ignazio Marsolo

Captivate with all-black