These Sunglasses Will Instantly Up the Cool Factor of Any Outfit

Living in a part of the world where it’s summer all year round, the Sun is the public enemy number one. On most days, sunscreen alone isn’t enough defence against the merciless rays that beat down on us mere mortals. We’ve weathered too many hot afternoons squinty-eyed and brows furrowed to know better than to step outside without a trustee pair of sunnies in tow.

Why would we? Beyond just protecting our eyes from the Sun and keeping the crow’s feet and fine lines at bay, sunnies are the perfect shield for days when we just can’t deal. And on all counts, the higher the cool factor, the better. Oversized frames. Tinted lenses. It’s a visual cue that says do not make eye contact, do not smile, and god forbid strike up a conversation. You won’t actually have to do any talking, you just need a pair of sunnies that say it all.

There’s plenty that tick all our boxes from Gentle Monster’s 2021 pre-collection – our go-to in the eyewear department. Would you like to see the world through blue-tinted lens or step into the future with ones that recall the Matrix? Take your pick!

Gentle Monster Agail G7

Gentle Monster Rick 01

Gentle Monster New Bond 032

Gentle Monster Kings 01

Gentle Monster Ghost 01

Gentle Monster Frida 01

Gentle Monster Deus G1

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