Great Finds: Summer Sunglasses

Oversize frames. Neon pink. Mod twists on Jackie O. Sunglasses aren’t just an accessory—they’re a fashion statement. And like this season’s clothing, sunglass frames are available in a rainbow of bright colors.

By: McLean Robbins

Hot-pink Diors are a throwback to the ’80s—in a good way. They’re $275 at Neiman Marcus in Tysons Galleria and Mazza Gallerie or on Neimanmarcus.com. All photographs by Jennifer Smoose.
These sunny shades are $12 at ShoeFly shops in Arlington and DC; shoeflyonline.com. The frames also come in purple.
Embrace your inner Audrey Hepburn—or look like a modern Jackie O—in these Chanel shades. They’re $340 at Bloomingdale’s in Chevy Chase and Tysons Corner Center and on Bloomingdales.com.
Gradated lenses make these classic Gucci frames au courant. They’re $259 at Daisy Too, 4940 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda; 301-656-2280.
Pair olive frames, like these by Michael Kors, with summer’s safari-chic fashions. These are $90 at Nordstrom in Tysons Corner Center and on Nordstrom.com.
Tortoiseshell rims were big on fashion’s latest runways. This Candice pair by Oliver Peoples is $285 at Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase and Tysons Galleria and on Saksfifthavenue.com.

This article appears in the May 2008 issue of Washingtonian. To see more articles in this issue, click here.

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