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SPEKTRE DOMINA Aviator Sunglasses - Metal frame / Romantic rose gold lens

As the weather warms up and the sun shines brightly in the sky, sunglasses become an essential part of any outfit. We offer innovative designs and modern style, but we also offer many classic choices. So what is considered “classic” in eyewear?

In apparel, there are certain elements which are historically relevant and never out of style, like plaid, stripes, A-line skirts or even fatigues. Today, we’re going to talk about the classic aviator-style sunglasses, which were originally developed in 1923 as a way to protect a pilot’s eyes against bright light while flying. In a matter of decades, they became popular throughout the world, and today have become almost a basic essential in sun-blocking eyewear.

Aside from the classic aviator style, many frames are now created from a combination of metal and acetate material. Some aviators are even designed with a double bridge or paired with a variety of colored transparent lenses, a must-have for the modern fashionista.

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This year’s retro look is all about intense yellow lenses paired with aviator frames, but this color can be a tough match for Asian skin tones, which can appear dull and lifeless in contrast to such a highly saturated color. Instead, we can try lighter hues such as lemon yellow or even rose gold and orange, which can add a boost of vitality to any look.

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SPEKTRE DOMINA Aviator Sunglasses - Metal frame / Gradient orange lens

SPEKTRE DOMINA Aviator Sunglasses - Metal frame / Lavender & Bicolor lens

The aviator style is perfect for both men and women. All you need to do is find a frame that is the right size, shape, and color for you, with the design details to your liking.

 SPEKTRE DOMINA Aviator Sunglasses - Metal frame / Gradient silver lens

 SPEKTRE PARIS Aviator Sunglasses - New color

Aviator sunglasses go well with pretty much everything and any facial structure, making them popular with the masses and celebrities alike. Let’s see how some of them look in our classic aviator selections.

YUN YUN SUN with SPEKTRE X YUN YUN SUN Crossover collection

YUN YUN SUN with SPEKTRE PARIS - Gold frame / Gradient blue lens

孫怡 with SPEKTRE X YUN YUN SUN Crossover collection

鄭秀文 Sammi with SPEKTRE DOMINA - Black frame / Green lens

Men usually prefer simplistic frames without ostentatious design details. Good color choices include dark green, smoky black/gray, silver, or gradient blue/reflective lenses.

高以翔 Godfrey Gao with SPEKTRE DOMINA - Black frame / Dark silver lens

楊祐寧 with SPEKTRE X YUN YUN SUN Crossover collection

SPEKTRE SAINT TROPEZ Combination black aviator sunglasses / Blue mirror lens

Romee Strijd with SPEKTRE PARIS - Gold frame / Yellow lens

Veronica Ferraro with SPEKTRE DOMINA - Gold frame / Rose gold lens

Established in 1924, Belstaff is an English brad specializing in leather outerwear. In recent years, they have introduced an eyewear collection that is handmade in Japan and incorporates leather and military elements. Each frame is made with the highest quality materials and paired with Zeiss lenses by professional Japanese craftsman. Each specimen of the assortment of aviator styles is meticulously designed to produce greater diversity in style.

Belstaff Eyewear distributed by Circle&Point Co.

Belstaff Eyewear - Aviator sunglasses / Beckington

Belstaff Eyewear - Aviator sunglasses / Daytona

Victoria Beckham Eyewear’s classic aviator sunglasses are simplistic in its oversized design, offering a great sharpening effect for the typical Asian facial structure.

Victoria Beckham Eyewear

Victoria Beckham Eyewear

We hope this will bring you new ideas in creating your own style with a pair of aviator sunglasses. Stay tuned for future columns on all things sunglasses and style.