What Do Your Sunglasses Say About You?

Every style suits a different personality

Round
17 Dec 2015

Round

You don’t need us to tell you what’s best for you. You’re a fashionista through and through, and know styles, proportions and cuts like the back of your lambskin-gloved hand. How about joining our team, already? Acetate sunglasses, from $165, ELLE.

Cat-eye
17 Dec 2015

Cat-eye

Your confident self is definitely out to make a statement, from your vintage dress to your old-school movie-star-glam demeanour. Which probably gets you a bunch of stares, but who cares – you know you can pull it all off. Atta girl. Acetate sunglasses, from $165, ELLE.

Oversized
17 Dec 2015

Oversized

You’re a true-blue glamour girl but prefer to let your posh wardrobe speak for you, while your sunnies keep your poker face a secret. Jackie O, the Olsen twins, Victoria Beckham – you consider them your style sorority sisters. Thank you for getting out of bed for less than $10,000 to read this. Acetate sunglasses with two-tone lens, from $200, Braun Buffel.

Aviators
17 Dec 2015

Aviators

Your style is classic with more than a dash of rebellion. You’re free-spirited and don’t get swayed by trends, because who needs to go with the flow to be cool? Not you, you ol’ Top Gun.  Aviators with polarised lens, from $220, Braun Buffel.

Wayfarers
17 Dec 2015

Wayfarers

The name speaks for itself. Wayfarers are for adventurers who bravely beat paths of their own into unexplored territory. For you, there is no normal. (Bonus: They’re also one of the most versatile styles around and go with virtually any outfit!) Acetate wayfarers with two-tone lens, from $200, Braun Buffel.

Flat tops
17 Dec 2015

Flat tops

How many people are you aiming to take down today in that muay thai class? This sporty style – made famous by action blockbusters like The Matrix and The Terminator – is for go-getters who mean business. Sunglasses, from $580, Porsche Design.

Metal frames
17 Dec 2015

Metal frames

Serious, cool and kinda mysterious, you’re never shaken, only stirred, and you probably have a bunch of broken-hearted admirers in your trail. But – shrug – there’s nothing for it but to slip on a pair of these and glide on. Sunglasses, from $520, Porsche Design.

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then your sunglasses are the façade everyone sees. So it only makes sense that you pick a pair that says you – or at least the person you want to project, oui?

Above, seven sorts of sunglasses that make a distinct statement about personality and style. Which one suits you best?

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For more on fashion, head here. Or read more fun personality stories at What Does Your Face Say About You? or What Does Your Work Wardrobe Say About You?