Just like how activewear has spilt over into our wardrobe, sporty shield sunglasses have increasingly become a popular choice among those who want to up their accessories game today.
Bold rimless frames sported at the Spring/Summer 2021 catwalks (clockwise from top left): Saint Laurent, Rick Owens, Gucci, Tod’s, Burberry and Roberto Cavalli.
Originally worn by cyclists, skiers and the ilk, the typically rimless, wraparound and oversized eyewear style have swapped their utilitarian and high-coverage factor for a cool retro-futuristic vibe, co-opted by street style fiends and brands such as Gucci, Blumarine and Burberry this season.
To jumpstart your collection of these big sunglass frames, we have selected some options out in the market right now. Scroll on for a look.