Trend Shield Sunglasses

Trend Watch: Shield Sunglasses Get Creative at Spring 2019 Fashion Month

In Runways, Breaking Trends, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Trend Shield Sunglasses

Rick Owens Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Paris Sept-Oct 2018

Sunglasses have been in a retro mini trend for a while, so it was just a matter of time before things would swing the other way. And swing they did. More than a few designers showed shield sunglasses during Fashion Month, but what was so interesting was how broadly they were interpreted. From futuristic to sporty to feminine, shields are becoming designers’ new blank canvas…and an accessory to watch.

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Rick Owens Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Paris Sept-Oct 2018

The giant mirrored shields at Rick Owens evoke Virtual Reality headsets and a sci-fi feel.

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Givenchy Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Paris Sept-Oct 2018

Givenchy took a straight-up jewelry approach, covering clear shields with drippy crystals that matched the crystal earrings.

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Miu Miu Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Paris Sept-Oct 2018

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Miu Miu Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Paris Sept-Oct 2018

Miu Miu also feminized shields and turned them into a feminine item, adorning them with giant crystals and bows.

Loewe Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Paris Sept-Oct 2018

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Tom Ford Spring 2019 Fashion Week, New York

In New York, Tom Ford took a dramatic-yet-classic approach, mixing squared-off shields with a head scarf.

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Marques Almeida Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Milan Sept-Oct 2018

Not for the masses, but Marques Almeida put shields on a fur helmet for a unique approach.

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Stella McCartney Paris Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Paris Sept-Oct 2018

Look closely and you can see the Stella McCartney logo emblazoned right on the front of the lenses

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Tods Milan Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Milan September 201

In Milan, Tods took a classic approach with a twist, rimming modest shields with rust-colored leather to match the read-to-wear and other accessories.

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Tods Milan Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019 Milan September 2018

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