Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Trending: Round Sunglasses

John Lennon has become somewhat of a reclaimed style icon as designers and the fashion-pack alike continue to pursue a love affair with his signature rotund shades.

Viktor and Rolf brandished a suitably doll-like spring / summer collection, complete with lashings of ribbon, frilled, tiered hemlines and bejewelled round sunglasses.

Ever the fashion-forward mavens on the scene, the Olsen twins were wearing circular sunnies way before the rest of the pack caught onto the cool points of John Lennon.

Layered shirt and blazer combinations were accessorised with wide rimmed spherical shades at Acne's spring / summer show.
A Paris show-goer cut a casual figure in off green prints and rounded shades during the spring / summer season.

The Carven spring / summer runway was awash with effortlessly cool models sporting pastels and matching disk-shaped specs.

Slinky silver and indigo wrap shirts offset sunglasses in subtle shades at the Giorgio Armani spring / summer show.

Looking zany in block colouring, Fearne Cotton pairs her look down with some signature Lennon-style shades.
Sunglasses provided a safeguard against garish neon colours popping up around the spring / summer shows. Rotund numbers make for bonus style points, of course.
Moschino Cheap & Chic transformed the spring / summer catwalk with a sea of fresh shades, accessorising their rainbow spectrum with some simple spherical sunnies.

Post-birth glow in tow, Beyoncé looks cheerful in vibrant prints, block pink and statement circular sunnies.

A Milan show-goer cuts a chic look with a flash of coloured accessories and oversized spherical shades
Model Abbey-Lee Kershaw contrasts her white blonde locks with a jet black pair of round specs.

Prepped for all weather possibilities, a fur coat and circular sunnies made for a quirky look at the Milan autumn / winter shows.

Stella McCartney extended the paisley-inspired patterns of her spring / summer collection onto some killer, statement shades.
Bold hues and statement spherical sunglasses were the order of the day at Peter Som's spring / summer show.

Moschino Cheap & Chic stole the award for the most John Lennon-inspired eyewear during the spring / summer season.

Donning a cap, circular shades and shorts, a fashionista prowls the Milan autumn / winter shows in a tourist chic look.

Circular sunnies sit well on a perfectly patterned Gwen Stefani.

Looking positively regal in navy knitwear and a full skirt, Milan continued to spout a coterie of chic show-goers in super-sized sunglasses during the autumn / winter season.
Emma Roberts strides out with circular shades, stripes and a Céline Nano in tow.
(Daily Telegraph U.K.)

My picks? Viktor & Rolk (the black pair), Acne, Carven & Stella McCartney.

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