• Spring 2013 Shopping: 10 Hot High Fashion Sunglasses

    When it comes to sunglasses, there are usually two camps of stylistas: those who don’t spend much on shades because they’ll lose them or sit on them, or those who are willing to splurge and hold onto their finds for years.
    This roundup is moreso for the latter group; the ladies and gents who don’t mind investing a bit in distinctive, look-at-me shapes, gilded embellishments, and gradient lenses. We’re focusing on high fashion sunglasses (not the classic Ray-Bans)–styles beloved by a few of our favorite celebs, and available to purchase just in time for bright rays and beach excursions:
    Spring 2013 Shopping-0402- 10 Hot High Fashion Sunglasses
    Take a look:

    1. Miu Miu Catwalk Noir Sunglasses, $395
    As seen on: Solange Knowles, Miranda Kerr.

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    Specs: The unique and retro acetate frames have a fun pentagon shape, thin metal bridge, and temples. They come in red glitter with brown lenses, black with grey lenses, gold glitter with brown lenses, silver glitter with grey lenses, pink glitter with brown lenses, and bronze glitter with bronze lenses.

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    2. Miu Miu Oversized ‘Culte’ Star Sunglasses, $395
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    As spied on: Rihanna, Solange, Miranda Kerr
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    Specs: The brushed metal oversized star-shaped frames have mirrored lenses and the Miu Miu logo at the temples.
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    3. Dita’s Mach 1 or Mach 2, $700
    02  Chrissy Lampkin's Instagram Dita Mach One Sunglasses
    As seen on: Everyone from Chrissy Lampkin to Jennifer Lopez and Usher.
    Specs: These Japanese made sunglasses feature a titanium and injected plastic frame, titanium temples, titanium nose pads, 100% UV protected black lenses with anti-reflective coating, and curved arms.
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    0  Chrissy Lampkin's Instagram Dita Mach One Sunglasses
    Get ’em at FarFetch.com.
    4. Dita Magnifique, $350
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    As seen on: Rihanna, Kourtney Kardashian.
    Specs: These Glossy plastic sunglasses come in a sophisticated cat-eye shape.
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    5. Vintage Frames Company Trouser Snake Sunglasses, $500
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    As seen on: Usher, Amber Rose, Rick Ross.
    Specs: The frames are made of one of the highest quality acetates surrounded by genuine python materials.
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    Get ’em at Vintage Frames.

    6. Céline Shadow Ombre Sunglasses, Price Upon Request
    As seen on: Khloe and Kim Kardashian.
    Specs: The thick D frame acetate sunglasses have a navy top half and burgundy lower half with a blue top half tinted lens and clear lower half. The sunglasses have matching blue arms with three silver metal stud temple detail.
    Visit Celine.com for buying locations.

    7. Tom Ford Nikita Sunglasses, $360
    As seen on: Kelly Osbourne, Nicole Richie, Kourtney Kardashian, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian

    Specs: These somewhat classic frames come equipped with an exaggerated acetate cat’s-eye frame.
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    8. Linda Farrow for the Row Oversized Sunglasses, $424
    As seen on: Beyonce, Keri Hilson

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    Specs: The round acetate frames have a metal nose piece & arms.
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    8. Grey Ant Status Sunglasses, $230
    As seen on: Carmelo Anthony, Kanye West, Amber Rose, Beyonce, Cassie, June Ambrose.
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    Specs: These thick rimmed plastic acetate shades are delightfully unisex, and have proven themselves to be somewhat of an industry classic.
    Get ’em at ShopAkira.com.

    9. Grey Ant Foundry Sunglasses, $270
    As seen on: Kim Kardashian, Alicia Keys, Diggy Simmons, Miley Cyrus.

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    Specs: The round acetate frames have a sawed off effect at the bottom.
    Get ’em at GreyAnt.com.

    10. Louis Vuitton Evidence Sunglasses, $735.
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    As seen on: Jamie Foxx, Rihanna, Usher, Tygga, Soulja Boy, Diddy, Kim Kardashian.
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    Specs: The polished specs give a glamorous upgrade to the aviator silhouette.
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    Get ’em at LouisVuitton.com.
    Those are just a few of the hottest lenses around. Are there any you’d like to add to this list?

    *Honorable mention goes to Prada Baroque Sunglasses, $290, a cult favorite of socialites for the past few years:
    01 Angela Simmons Prada Baroque Sunglasses
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