A Guide to Choosing Sunglasses

A Guide to Choosing Sunglasses

When it comes to Fashion Accessories, Sunglasses play a major role as they help create a unique image and a style statement. While the exact style of sunglasses vary depending on personal taste, the structure of one’s face, age and personal brand choice.. spending a bit more on quality would serve you well from a longevity, style statement and safety perspective.

While scouting for sunglasses, these are some of the factors worth considering:

Protection from harmful radiations

The most important attribute when it comes to choosing quality sunglasses is the amount of protection the glasses are going to provide. Ensure that the UV rating is as per the exposure level that you are exposed to, so that your eyes will be protected from harmful radiations, especially if you are an outdoors person.


Brand association

This factor is a personal choice with respect to the brand that a person prefers over others. Some of the top luxury brands to consider while buying sunglasses are: Bulgari, Burberry, Chanel, Dolce and Gabbana, Donna Karen, Prada , Versace, Armani, and Ray Ban. There are other brands as well, although depending on one’s personal choice; one that ranks high on safety can be considered.


Material Used

With technological advancement materials that are lighter and equally study are now being used to make frames. Along with educating yourself on the quality/durability of the material being used to make the frame, ensure that the sunglasses you choose are comfortable to wear.


Tint Quality

Tint is the colour that is applied to sunglasses to help in the reduction of light. Tint selection would defer depending on sensitivity and personal taste, however, be aware that some colours may be able to adjust the brightness and glare more than the others.


Polarized or Non-Polarized

The reduction in the glare would be dependent on whether the glasses are polarized or not.  If you are on the road most of the time, or engaged in water activity, it is important to consider polarized glasses as they reduce the glare that bounces off water and the road.

I hope my guide to choosing quality sunglasses will go a long way in defining your personal style statement, and ensuring the safety of your eyes.

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