Considering the year-round sunshine in our desert region, a pair of stylish and practical sunglasses is more than just a handbag essential. With an instant ability to put together an outfit and shield your gaze from the sun’s blaring rays, a set of must-have shades provide a split-second cool factor to your look. And who better to seek inspiration from than our favorite It girls, who continuously provide an array of versatile and on-trend looks to copy and paste into our own wardrobes?
The most photogenic shades this season come in conventional shapes and colors, such as the heart-shaped, cat-eye sunglasses by Takesh Eyewear, spotted on Martha Hunt and Ruby Aldridge. Adam Selman x Le Specs extreme cat-eye shades, which found fans in Gigi Hadid, Sofia Richie, and Zoë Kravitz, can instantly transform you into a vintage vixen, while Sonia Ben Ammar’s pink Dolce & Gabbana frames exude classic sybarite. Tiny, blacked-out sunnies, as seen on Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner, are emerging as warm-weather must-haves, recalling those worn by characters in the 1999 film The Matrix. Inspired by five stylish It girls, here are the most Instagrammable shades to transform your look this summer.