'Tis the season to dress up and party like rock stars. As much as it's about having a good time, let's be honest with ourselves and admit that, yes, parties are at least partially about "see and be seen."
Burberry faceted hexagonal frames.
Wearing an eye-catching set of shades is guaranteed to get you noticed, but the best thing about this party trick is that with your own gaze screened from view, you can safely eyeball the hipsters and glitterati to your heart's content.
Here are some statement-making sunnies from leading brands. Adorn yourselves with one of these frames and get ready to party.
Stand out from the crowd with these faceted hexagonal frames that add a new dimension to your face shape.
Embellished with glittering Swarovski crystals, this pair (SPR04P) from the Portrait collection certainly amps up your style factor effortlessly. Don't be surprised if you're mistaken for a celebrity in this. Or you can opt for a less-bling version but equally stunning pair (SPR06P) that plays on contrasting surfaces accentuated by a curvy tortoise-shell top bar.
Dolce & Gabbana Sicilian Baroque.
DOLCE & GABBANA SICILIAN BAROQUE
If you're wondering how else you can make a bold statement with your sunglasses, look no further than these dramatic pieces featuring gold rose and glided leaves embellished along the front and temples. The Baroque theme certainly ups the glam factor and sophistication by several notches.
Ray-Ban Aviator Folding Ultra Limited Edition.
RAY-BAN AVIATOR FOLDING ULTRA LIMITED EDITION
Ray-Ban seals the celebration of its 75th anniversary with the Ray-Ban Aviator Folding Ultra, the brand's most iconic model reintroduced in an exclusive folding design dipped in 22k gold. The earpieces and case, bound in genuine leather, commemorate the exclusivity of the limited-edition frame. Only 7,500 sets have been issued worldwide _ 70 pieces in two sizes (55 and 58) in yellow gold with P3 Plus Crystal Green Polar lenses, and yellow gold with P3 Plus Crystal Brown Gradient Polar lenses, are allocated for Thailand. The price is 20,200 baht.
The brave, bold and sophisticated Diesel Shades.
Diesel Shades step into the spotlight this season with another collaboration between Diesel and Marcolin _ a perfect blend of Marcolin's savoir-faire and Diesel's creative spirit. The collection, consisting of the Optical and Sun lines, is brave, bold and sophisticated, full of strong shapes and innovative touches. A vintage thread is brought bang up to date with a host of typically Diesel rock details such as studs, rivets and leather.
From the Optical line are the Double Sight in asymmetrical colours; the maximum glam Felinity; the sporting yet feminine Boss Lady; the ultra-modern rock Fashionsista; the Japanese avant-garde Satoshi; and the contemporary geek chic Metal Maniac frames.
The Sun line features the light and sophisticated Love Bud; the highly feminine cat's eye Rigatini; the classic aviator On Air; and the subtle vintage touch Tough Cookie.