Sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory - they're collectors' items and they're a way of communicating a mood. 

Sunglass Hut marketing manager, Earl Kopeledi, agrees with me here, saying “Sunglasses add individual expression to any outfit. They convey a sense of who you are, whether you’re a trendsetter or master of timeless elegance."

And while sunnies are both a sartorial and practical necessity during the Spring/Summer seasons, they cannot be reduced to being merely seasonal accessories. Fendi proved this during their Fall/Winter Haute Couture 2019 show. 

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And during our autumn/winter seasons, some of South Africa’s favourite Instagram personalities were spotted in the latest sunglass collections from brands such as Loewe, Tom Ford and Celine. 

Siyanda Dzenga in Tom Ford

Melody Molale in Celine

Lerato Kganyago in Loewe

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All these brands are available at Freckle Eyewear boutique at Menlyn Mall. 

So while we're currently basking in this warm transitional weather, we recommend you add these frames to your collection:

Sun. Shield. Deliver.

Shields will turn any look into an instant statement, showcasing both a futuristic and street style aesthetic. 

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Shop these Ibiza sunglasses from Superbalist, R299 

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READ MORE: 5 reasons why you need to own a boiler suit this season 

It's hip to be square

These are perfect for people with round faces, as they balance out proportions and add a dose of classical cool to any summer look.

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Treat yourself to a pair of these Classic square Ray Bans from Sunglass Hut 

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Tinted love

The effortlessly cool look has never been so easy to achieve with orange tinted lenses that throw us back to the past, but also propel us forward. 

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See the rosy side of life through these Frameless Cateye Sunglasses from MRP, R40

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Or see the sunset all day with these Brooklyn short frame oval sunnies in orange from Cotton On on Superbalist, R149 

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