Sunglasses 2016: Spring-Summer

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For some time, sunglasses have become a customary object of summer season. With this accessory, ladies can not only enjoy unimpeded summer colors, but also complete their look and emphasize their style. The current fashion trends offer every woman a wide choice of sunglasses models, out of which they will be able to choose the right pair for their face shape. So let’s see what kinds of sunglasses are fashionable in the new spring-summer 2016 hot season?

Sunglasses 2016

Shapes and types

In the new spring-summer season, the most common patterns found on catwalks were “cat eye”, “wayfarer”, “Aviator”, “teashades” “Dragonfly” and others.

Cat eye and butterfly

Sunglasses resembling the eye shape of the most loved pet can be called the most feminine of all known models. It is said that this model was invented by Christian Dior himself. Some fashion experts identify the butterfly and cat eye patterns, although others consider that they differ greatly one from another. However, according to recent editorials, these models are often synonyms of the same type of glasses. It is remarkable that an accessory with this form fits almost everyone. They look very good on girls with elongated and diamond shaped faces. On square type faces, cat eye sunglasses do not always look as nice. Such types have become the main in the new 2016 collection of accessories from Fendi, Nina Ricci, Moschino.

Spring-Summer 2016 cat eye sunglasses

Butterfly sunglasses


Aviator is the most popular and recognized model of sunglasses. This does not go out of fashion decades in a row. These glasses in the form of drops match any girls without exception. Important is the proper choice frame width, color and shape of lens. In the spring-summer 2016 season, Aviator sunglasses were seen in collections from Valentino, Christian Dior, Acne Studios and several other world famous brands.

Spring-Summer 2016 aviator sunglasses

Trendy aviators


Sunglasses with characteristic trapezoidal lenses have become a true classic sunglasses fashion. These accessories are part of “unisex” category. In the new warm season, the wayfarer sunglasses were presented in Nina Ricci, Bottega Veneta, DKNY and many other’s shows.

Women wayfarer sunglasses

Eyewear frames


Round sunglasses Teashades were popular in the 60’s. Given the cyclical nature of fashion trends, it is not surprising that these models returned in the 2015 fashion. This accessory fits best girls with oval or square face shape. In addition, this model is able to visually mask a big chin and a too long nose. However, it should be borne in mind that round sunglasses are very capricious. If you do not feel comfortable in them, it is best to choose a different model. Teashades are a bold accessory that immediately attracts the attention. This should be taken into account by those who do not like to be the center of attention. In the spring-summer 2016 season, the fashion of round eyewear was continued by Derek Lam, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Chalayan, Paul and Joe, and others.

Round sunglasses Teashades

Oval or square face shape

Round sunglasses


Emilio Pucci, Versace, Gucci, Peter Som, Giorgio Armani chose also round sunglasses. Huge, like the eyes of insects, dragonfly will enjoy an unprecedented popularity in the new season. Dragonfly sunglasses occupy half of a woman’s face that looks pretty bold, youthful and elegant.

Dragonfly sunglasses 2016

Big round sunglasses

Big frames

Other sunglasses frames

Besides spring-summer 2016 glasses fashion described above, on podiums were also seen other types of frames. For example, Balenciaga proposed sport types, while Dries Van Noten and Tommy Hilfiger chose oval and square sunglasses.

Sport sunglasses

Oval shape

Square sunglasses

Color of lens and frames

Lens color

The warm 2016 season is characterized by a modest choice of lens shades. Most designers have preferred black glass. In addition, most designers have opted for brown and blue tinted lens, such as those from Milly, Fendi, 3.1 Phillip Lim collections. The fashion house Chanel suggested wearing sunglasses that give the impression that they are completely devoid of lenses.

Black lens sunglasses

Smoke black lens

Smoke brown and blue

Chanel sunglasses

Actual types

Frame color

As regards choosing the frames color, then here is allowed any of them. The most frequently observed frames were white, red, yellow, blue, gray and even green. Examples are the sunglasses from Versace , Marques Almeida, Miu Miu, Emilio de la Morena, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Moschino collections.

Red frame sunglasses

Spring-Summer 2016 frame colors

Blue frames

Pastel frames

Yellow color frames

Elements of décor of sunglasses

Individual brands, such as Moschino and Prada, took care of the appearance of their accessories. They used shiny stones, leather accessories that mimic stitches on fabric, colorful frames and more. We must recognize that such accessories look very interesting and very modern.

Decorated sunglasses

Modern types

These are the types of sunglasses that enjoyed us with favorite brands in the new season. Choosing fashionable eyeweear, remember that they must not only be in fashion, but also to provide proper eye protection. Better analyze the lenses, namely if they will filter UV rays and provide the necessary comfort to your eyes in the sunny days of spring and summer.

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