No summertime Instagram photo feels complete without a striking pair of shades to seal the deal on that double-tap from your followers. Sure, everyone should have his or her classic frame nailed down — that favorite round black pair will always come in handy, especially on your laziest days. But, don’t underestimate the power of shades to elevate a shorts-and-tank look and bring it to street style snap-worthy potential.
Tortoise addicts of the world, it’s time to embrace a bolder frame — color-blocked, embellished, or mirrored shades will take your #OOTD to triple-digit-like territory. And, whichever pair suits your style can even double as the finishing prop in that perfectly framed outdoor brunch shot. Ahead, 16 statement-making, Insta-worthy shades that will make your feed the talk of the season.
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Gucci Embellished Square-frame Acetate Sunglasses, $1,105, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Dior Mania 1 Sunglasses, $390, available at Barneys New York.
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Raen Flatscreen, $150, available at Raen.
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Elizabeth and James Burke Flash Sunglasses, $225, available at Shopbop.