Whenever the temperatures start to rise, it seems we’re all the same in deciding that now is the time to reach for our sunglasses case. It’s a reflex that comes with the first rays of the season, as they become the perfect accompaniment to all our best summer outfits.
Sunglasses were designed with a clear goal in mind - to protect our eyes from harmful radiation from the sun. But they’re also useful in protecting us against other harsh elements, such as wind, dust and reflections that can alter how we see colours and images. As a result, what must be clear is that sunglasses are not just a seasonal accessory, but rather something that should be within our reach all year round. But how do we know what makes good sunglasses?