Groovy Sunglasses perfect for a retro summer

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Festival season is upon us, and with lockdown easing, al fresco dining is becoming a new way to socialise, and days out hitting the thrift stores for the latest vintage fit. If there's one investment guaranteed to be at the centre of your outfit, it's a pair of sunnies; after all, when you're being spoken to, it's the first thing they'll notice. 

With vintage wear from the '80s and '90s being the source for inspiration by influencers and Gen-Z, you'll notice when you're hitting your favourite spots in town, everyone will be rocking flares, vintage tees, and sweaters, but with summer on the horizon, it won't be long till everyone's popping out their favourite vintage-inspired sunglasses.

The 80s and 90s era were great for fashion, especially sunglasses, but there were a few styles particularly that will never go out of style. From aviators and oval-shaped frames to bold rectangular sunnies, we've gathered a great selection of retro-themed sunnies that will look great on the gram this summer!

LE SPECS Oh Damn! rectangular sunglasses

£60

Reminiscent of the popular look in the 1990s, the tortoiseshell-effect tones, and slim rectangular frame, this timeless look has been revived back into mainstream fashion. Crafted from a BPA-free polycarbonate, which is a lightweight yet durable material that sits comfortably on your face. They also have a scratch-resistant rose-pink tinted lense for the ultimate vintage look.

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Spitfire Cut Twenty womens square sunglasses in brown marble

£45.00

London-based brand Spitfire has recently been the talk of the town, gathering a small cult following, once you pick up a pair, you'll find it hard to leave the house without them. With the iconic marble design and square frames which bring that retro feel, they're also much more comfortable than sunglasses in those days as these feature moulded nose pads and slim branded arms. 

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Gold hexagon shape sunglasses

Gold hexagon shape sunglasses

£12.00

This affordable pair of sunnies are gold-tinted and have a hexagonal shape lens paired with a thin frame that comfortably sits on the ear. For the ultimate look, wear these sitting further down on your nose for nailing the '80s aesthetic.

 

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Black matte D frame sunglasses

Black matte D frame sunglasses

£12.00

If you're wanting to go bold, look no further than these D-framed sunnies. They come in a matte black colour which looks great when rocking a monochrome or minimalist summer outfit. They overall give off a designer appearance with them being so noticeable and is guaranteed to turn heads.

 

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Outta Love Sunglasses

LE SPECS Outta Love Sunglasses

£50.00

Ready for the 2021 summer season, this on-trend oval sunnies by Aussie brand Le Specs nails the look. Showcasing a slim oval silhouette paired with an old-school green lense against its tortoiseshell frames, these boujee glasses will be the centre of your outfit.

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