|Subtext: The SHADES You Wear
Jennifer Tzeses, July 22, 2014
“Made In The Shade: What Your Sunglasses Say About You”
These days, sunglasses aren’t just an accessory—they’re ingrained into the ensemble the same way we wear our hair or put on makeup. An afterthought they are not. Most girls never leave the house without them, and some never take them off (ahem, Anna Wintour). Sunnies are a major reflection of style and personality. From cat eyes and wayfarers to aviators and shields, we’ve deconstructed the six most popular styles to reveal the women behind the lenses.
Launch the gallery to check them out, then tell us your signature shade in the comments below.
The Cat Eye
The ultimate retro-style staple, these winged lenses pair perfectly with a closet full of vintage glam. Marilyn's va-va voom meets Audrey's sophistication. cat eyes cover it all. Pictured: Karen Walker Northern Lights in Fluorescent Yellow, $250, barneys.com