With Valentines day around the corner, many of us are struggling to think of the perfect gift to give to the one we love. Trying to get booked in to that special restaurant you both like can be a nightmare, and realistically who wants to be cleaning rose petals off the carpet and bathroom floor for a week after? Admittedly we are probably guilty of being biased here, but we think the perfect gift to give to someone this Valentines is a beautiful piece of eyewear. Maybe you’re in the process of booking your next summer holiday? Or the morning drives to work are becoming even more blinding? Maybe it’s time to give your specs a much needed upgrade?
We have lovingly hand picked a selection of our latest designer sunglasses and glasses for both him or her, to provide some inspiration on the perfect gift this Valentines day. To give us a hand, here’s some of the best Valentines day moments from our favourite yellow friends The Simpsons.
Gifts for Her
For the hopeless romantics among us, we have put a lot of work in to this for you. Every woman should own beautiful sunglasses, and we guarantee she’ll be happy with one of these from the latest collection.
Saint Laurent is one of the brands of the moment, These Saint Laurent SL 100 LOLITA 003 48 Lolita sunglasses in black are elegant and sophisticated. The thick frame and the black hearts on the outsides of the rims looks beautiful and very feminine. The dark colours mean it will go well with almost any outfit you pair it with. The heart motifs making the sunglasses the perfect gift this Valentines without being too in your face. The bold frames make the sunglasses really stand out while the glossy black make them supremely classy and timeless.
These French Connection sunglasses are Crafted in an oversized square design from a lightweight polycarbonate blend, these French Connection sunglasses are elegant and versatile in glossy black with a dense tortoiseshell interior and light gold metal trim. These stunning French Connection sunglasses are polished to perfection with graduated brown lenses and overlaid gold metal branding, adding a chic luxury finish. And they are sitting at a very affordable price.
These Fendi sunglasses are brand new this season and come in an eye poppingly vibrant Yellow Gold colourway. Giving off a futuristic, fashion savvy feel, the sunglasses will look equally at home on a cat walk as they would walking down the street in the sunshine. The perfect way to invest in a piece of fashion history, and in to a brand rich in culture and forward thinking designs. Crafted in yellow, these Fendi subtly geometric round frames feature dramatic winged eye-pieces, creating a simultaneously luxurious retro and ultra-modern look.
Taking inspiration from the classic 1950s cateye, Marc Jacobs inject a little contemporary fun and youthful spirit by rounding off the shiny black frame and adding purple wings to create a futuristic effect. Complemented by the 53mm gradient grey lenses, a slick detail that makes these shades truly stand out from the crowd. These Marc Jacobs are stylish and chic, reflecting Marc Jacobs’ rock star glamour and New York edge.
These should be at the top of any woman’s wish list for the summer. The striking heart and upside down heart lilac pink cutout lenses make these MIU MIU sunglasses the ideal gift this Valentines day. The fun, playful sister brand of Prada has really pulled this one out the bag.
If its glasses you’re looking for, we have got you covered. These Miu Miu glasses are elegant and glamorous, and bang on trend. With the addition of our free fitting of prescription lenses it would be silly not to.
These glasses in dark tortoise by Michael Kors are beautifully crafted and are incredibly wearable. Their light weight frame combined with small detailing make them easy to wear with pretty much any outfit. And as we mentioned before, we offer free prescription lenses with all glasses so…what are you waiting for?
Gifts for Him
We’ve hand picked some of our favourite sunglasses for men from our latest releases. A brilliant mix of fashion and functionality can be found in various different price ranges.
New to 2017, these Gucci classic logo round sunglasses in Black Yellow are one of the hottest styles coming out of the fashion world. Gucci being the word on everybody’s lips at the moment, their iconic logo t-shirt is the must have item, with more Gucci motifs spilling out in to their eyewear range. The honey bee motif featured on the frames has recently been incorporated into creative director Alessandro Michele’s collections, and is described as “charming yet potent” and is a reflection of the designer’s reinterpretation of Gucci’s codes.
Ben Sherman’s premium range features expert craftsmanship and an exquisite eye for detail. These Peter Square Keyhole Sunglasses in Black feature a stylish black frame with a keyhole shape and classic Ben Sherman checked detailing on the inside of each arm. Easy to wear and timeless.
A new colourway introduced by Ray-Ban® this year with these awesome multi lenses. A real statement piece for the summer with all of the fine detailing and quality you come to expect with Ray-Ban®. The double bridge giving off a mean streak to the sunglasses which contrast perfectly with the gunmetal brown frames.
These French Connection sunglasses are one of our favourite looks from our latest collection. The grey frames are beautifully formed and combine with the metal bridge perfectly. The large grey lenses really finish the sunglasses off nicely.
Capturing an active edge with its’ refined silhouette, these Oakley Traildrop glasses are rectangular in shape but quintessentially classic Oakley in style. Featuring the iconic red ‘O’ at the temple and 52mm lenses, these Oakley glasses are presented with an authentic Oakley case to keep your pair in top performance condition.