Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

BY Harper's Bazaar Arabia / Jul 31 2016 / 13:58 PM

Whether you are sweating it out in the Gulf or glamming it up overseas, summer’s most essential accessory is a pair of ’grammable face framers

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best
Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best
Jason Lloyd-Evans

Chanel S/S16

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

'Carlina' limited edition sunglasses, Dhs4,500, Chloé

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

'Rihanna' sunglasses, Dhs3,100, Dior

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

'New Wave 98 California' sunglasses, Dhs1,370, Saint Laurent

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

Panthère De Cartier La Pilote, Dhs3,750, Cartier

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

Dhs3,665, Matthew Williamson x Linda Farrow at Boutique 1

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best
Daniele La Malfa

'Facets' sunglasses, Dhs1,550, Fendi

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

Dhs845, Emporio Armani

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

'Angel Pearl' sunglasses, Dhs1,900, Cutler & Gross at Boutique 1

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

'Coco Chain' sunglasses, Dhs1,760, Chanel

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

'Sartorial' sunglasses, Dhs1,250, Burberry

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

'Diva' sunglasses, Dhs1,500, Bulgari

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best
FRANCO PIZZOCHERO

'Atlas' sunglasses, Dhs1,570, Tiffany & Co

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

'Carlisle Black Smoke' sunglasses, Dhs795, Preen at Boutique 1

Summer’s Sultriest Shades: Bazaar Edits The Best

Dhs1,495, Prada

From Chloé’s 18k gold plated 'Carlina' sunglasses, of which only 600 pairs are available worldwide and come in a beige rosé box bearing a suitably whimscial inscription...

The inscription in the box for Chloé’s limited edition Carlina sunglasses

...to Dior’s ultra hyped Rihanna-designed futuristic wraparounds, summer 2016’s sunglass game is seriously high-impact. The last six months may have been dominated by the house’s ubiquitous 'So Real' style, but for the holiday months you’ve got the green light to mix it up some.

Sunglass style on the Dior AW16 catwalk

Although not yet available, Elie Saab’s debut eyewear line graced every corner of la Croisette during May’s Cannes Film Festival, courtesy of A-listers including Bazaar cover star Afef Jnifen, Jessica Chastain and Naomi Watts. 

Jessica Chastain in Elie Saab’s debut eyewear collection

Scroll through the gallery at the top for Bazaar’s picks of the best shapes to throw some serious shade this summer.