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Sunglasses - A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

Sunglasses - A Fashion Statement or a NecessityFrom celebrities to ordinary men, wearing sunglasses has been a fashion statement for many years. They have always been part of dressing up. Sunglasses are a must accessory in sunny weather. 

Five reasons why you should wear sunglasses:

1. To avoid sunburn.
2. To protect your eyes against over exposure to (ultraviolet)UV rays.
3. Sunglasses prevent wrinkles, by keeping you away from squinting.
4. Sunglasses can shield you from skin cancer of eyelids.
5. Last but not the least; they are a coolest fashion statement.

Choose sunglasses that suit your style:

Now-a-days there is a huge selection of sunglasses available; it is hard to decide which one is best. Here are some of the trendy sunglasses that you can consider buying when you want to make a fashion statement and also protect your eyes at the same time.

• Oversized sunglasses

If you want a mysterious, movie-star look, then oversized glasses are a best option. Choose the opposite of your face shape-rectangular for round face and round for angular face. Large oval frames look good on most face shapes.

• Aviator Sunglasses

They are perfect for men. The design was introduced in 1936 by Bausch & Lomb for issue to U.S. military aviators. A strong jaw line with wide cheekbones looks great with aviator glasses.

• Clip-on glasses

Clip on glasses conveniently attach to your existing eye glass wear. They are especially helpful to those who are active in sports or outdoor work. Clip-on sunglasses can be great option to those who want to save money on having to purchase both prescription eyeglass and sunglass wear.

• Gradient sunglasses

Gradient sunglasses have different degrees of darkness from top to bottom. These are one of the more trendy styles of men’s sunglasses.

• Wrap-around sunglasses

They are very effective, comfortable and affordable and are designed to worn over sunglasses. They protect the eyes from the sunlight that can enter through the sides.

• Mirrored glasses

They have reflective optical coating called a mirror coating or flash coating on outside of the lenses to make them appear like small mirrors. They are suitable to be worn in spring or summer.

There are certain things to be remembered before you pick sunglasses. Shape of your face, skin color and age are some factors that should be considered so that at the end of the day it’s not just making a fashion statement or protecting eyes from sun, but wearing proper and suitable glasses.


Last modified on Tuesday, 04 September 2012 12:31
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