Hot Trend: Luxury Tortoise Shell Sunglasses

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Kick your beach fashion into high gear with a great new pair of sunglasses. Luxury tortoise shell sunglasses are a great way to add a high-fashion element to any outfit. A classic in the world of sunglasses, tortoise shell sunglasses complement most complexions and hair colours. As well, this style is available in different patterns, colours, frame shapes and sizes to suit almost everyone.

Up until 1973, the frames of tortoise shell sunglasses were made from the shell of hawksbill turtles. However, this species soon became endangered and using their shell material for sunglasses was forbidden. Today’s tortoise shell sunglasses have frames made of synthetic materials like acetate. The beauty of tortoiseshell has not been compromised, as modern frames are extremely durable and stylish.

Tortoise shell sunglasses never seem to go out of style. Each spring and summer, we can count on them to make a big splash on the luxury eyewear scene. Why are they always so popular? Tortoise shell sunglasses are the perfect neutral accessory for daily wear.


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The green and yellow pattern of this frame offers a different twist on the classic tortoiseshell look. Oversized and rounded lenses with a touch of gold at the temples make this Balenciaga frame truly luxurious.

This vintage inspired pair from Ray-Ban is a nod to fashion icon Jackie O. Emulated by many fashion conscious women since the 1950s, Jackie O’s signature sunglasses are definitely back in style.

These tortoise shell Retro-Wingtip sunglasses by Armani are on trend with the combination of the casual lens shape and high-fashion patterned frame. Great for both men and women, these sunglasses can be worn both every day and for classier events.

A vintage Retro-Wingtip shape adds a retro twist to these tortoise shell sunglasses. Both men and women can channel their inner geek while wearing this style, which features division and multiplication signs at the corners of the frame.

If you are searching for a new pair of sunglasses, try one of these luxury tortoise shell sunglasses for a great day to day pair. Whether you are wearing them to the beach or a party, these classics will definitely turn heads!

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