Sunglasses Trends For 2018

Your Ultimate Guide to the Hottest Sunglasses of 2018

Some fashion girls are addicted to collecting sunglasses, and we completely understand. If this sounds like you, you'll be pleased to know we rounded up the top five must-have styles for the new season. Based on runway and street style trends, we narrowed down the search to select styles that range from the affordable to the luxe, should you want to feed your shade obsession. We know finding the perfect sunglasses can be difficult, but hopefully the list below will steer you in the right direction.

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1. Embellished Shapes

Embellished sunglasses took over the Spring/Summer '18 runways of fashion houses such as Dolce & Gabbana and Miu Miu. Fashion girls will notice that their favorite frame silhouettes will be covered in designs from pearls and colorful gems to 3D florals.

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Dolce & Gabbana Sunglasses

Hop on the trend with this crystal-embellished pair from Dolce & Gabbana ($650).

Crystal-embellished Round-frame Gold-tone Sunglasses
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Alice + Olivia Sunglasses

We'd wear these Alice + Olivia floral sunglasses ($525) to a Summer picnic.

Garob Sunglasses

For a vintage feel, grab these sunglasses by Garob ($129).

Gucci Sunglasses

Check out the pearls on this pair of Gucci sunglasses ($718).

Faux-pearl embellished acetate sunglasses
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Leith Embellished Heart Sunglasses

We heart this pair of Leith sunglasses ($24).

58mm Rose Embellished Heart Sunglasses
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2. Tinted Lenses

Your surroundings will seem more colorful than usual with a pair of tinted shades. Fun colors like pastel yellow and pink brighten up outfits and offer fashion girls a cooler alternative to basic black aviators. Find the frame that suits your face in your favorite color.

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Quay x Kylie Sunglasses

We love this particular pair of tinted shades from Quay x Kylie's collection ($65).

Christian Dior Sunglasses

Christian Dior "So Real Pop" sunglasses ($321) comes in a lovely sunshine shade.

Topshop Sunglasses

Topshop offers an oversize pair of sunglasses in a fun pink tint ($45).

Oversized square frame sunglasses
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Bensimon Sunglasses

If you're feeling kind of blue, throw on these Bensimon tinted shades ($175).

No 5 Teapot-BlackSilver SkyBlue Tint
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Calvin Klein Metal Sunglasses

Calvin Klein's bicolor metal sunglasses ($390) come in a unique silhouette.

3. Retro Cat-Eyes

Gigi Hadid loves her retro cat-eye frames, so you know the style is popular with the It crowd. Unlike your regular cat-eye options, look for updated sunglasses that feature pointy edges and a slightly smaller lens style.

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Adam Selman x Le Specs Sunglasses

Shop Gigi's exact Adam Selman x Le Specs sunglasses ($119).

Urban Outfitters Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Urban Outfitters offers an affordable cat-eye style ($20).

affordable cat-eye style
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No.21 Cat-Eye Sunglasses

This pair of No.21 sunglasses ($265) will be perfect with your Winter whites.

Dita Erasur Sunglasses

For a unique cat-eye shape, try this pair of Dita Erasur sunglasses ($550).

4. Ski Goggles

Fans of oversize sunglasses will fall in love with sporty frames that resemble ski goggles. Stars like Kaia Gerber are already rocking them, which proves the style is high fashion enough for the streets.

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Carrera Sunglasses

These Carrera frames ($399) are perfect for people-watching.

Karen Walker Sunglasses

These Karen Walker mirrored sunglasses ($280) come in a pretty rose gold color.

NA-KD Sunglasses

NA-KD offers a less dramatic oversize frame with its "Le Specs Minimal Magic" sunglasses ($89).

Quay Sunglasses

You don't have to spend a fortune on this trend. Quay offers an affordable pair in gray ($55).

Oakley Sunglasses

Rihanna would likely approve and wear these badass Oakley sunglasses ($137).

OO9101 Batwolf rectangle-frame sunglasses
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5. Flat-Top Visors

You've probably noticed Victoria Beckham always rocking her flat-top visors. The frame shape is flattering, and the classic style works season after season. If she sports these all around town, you can bet everyone else will soon follow suit.

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Victoria Beckham Sunglasses

She loves wearing these flat-top visors ($450) from her own collection.

Gucci Visor Sunglasses

Leave it to Gucci to create a visor ($760) that stands out from the rest.

Tortoiseshell Runway Visor Sunglasses
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Céline Sunglasses

If you have a Céline bag, you'll also need a pair of Céline sunglasses ($322).

Forever 21 Sunglasses

Before you commit to the trend, try these Forever 21 sunglasses ($10).

Stella McCartney Sunglasses

For days when you "just can't even," throw on these Stella McCartney visors ($351).

Stella Mccartney Eyewear chain-trimmed visor sunglasses
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