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Shop Wrap Around Sunglasses
With sunny days back again, you begin to wonder what, if anything, will come after the tiny sunglasses trend of past years. Men and women alike spent most of their time seeing the world through tiny tinted sunglasses, offering quite little protection against the sun’s damaging rays. This just couldn’t do at all, especially against the sweltering heat and glare of the summer sun.
Enter the wrap around. These are also called racer sunglasses, ski sunglasses, blades, performance running goggles, shields, or baseball glasses, and are the shapes that will dominate your entire summer.
This style hit the runway heavy when Balenciaga and Prada both made them for Spring 2019 collections, and the style is now heavily stocked on nearly every reputable online store, not to mention filling the racks at the fast fashion outpost of your choice. Fashionistas from all places just looking to perk up their beach wardrobes alike can wear this wild style with utmost comfort. They combine current performance gear fetish with our increasing appetite for eclectic fashion wear. In other words, wraparound sunglasses are basically the lovechild of clout goggles and tiny sunglasses.
One shouldn’t forget the functionality of it at all though. Wrap around sunglasses hug the contours of your face, preventing the sun’s rays from creeping in around the edges. That cuts down on the glare and bright spots that obscure your vision when you’re outdoors.
These are actually a practical alternative to fashion sunglasses, which can make you look cool, detached or edgy but have serious drawbacks. These virtues of tiny sunglasses can’t mask the vices of many fashion shades – they let too much sun in. Doesn’t that defeat the purpose of wearing sunglasses in the first place?
Glasses with a Purpose
Wrap arounds serve distinct purposes. And while they have emerged as somewhat a fashion statement in recent years, wra paround sunglasses were made to be practical. Favoured by athletes, and outdoor workers who need to not have to worry about readjusting their protective eyewear, wrap around sunglasses provide protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays, but in addition to this, because of their extreme coverage, they shield the eyes from loose debris, such as sand and dirt, that can be flying around when you’re outside. They also have the added benefit of keeping your vision sharp amid bright light — with lenses available in many different colours to give the wearer even greater visual clarity.
Wrap around sunglasses might lack the subtlety and nuance of more laid-back styles with their aggressive athletic sensibility, but they are here to get the job done. Think of them as the sensible shoes of the sunglass world.