Hot Summer Trend: Designer Tortoise Shell Sunglasses

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Summer is here and many of us are looking forward to wearing the latest trends in sunglasses. Designer tortoise shell sunglasses are one of the top accessories to have on hand to add a touch of luxury to your warm weather wardrobe. A classic style, tortoiseshell sunglasses are available now in nearly every frame shape imaginable. It’s easy to find the perfect high-fashion pair that suits you best.

Before 1973, tortoise shell sunglasses frames were actually made from the shell material of hawksbill turtles. This stopped however, when the species became endangered. Today, tortoise shell frames are made from man-made materials such as acetate, which is every bit as beautiful and durable as the authentic turtle shell glasses of the past.

Every summer, tortoise shell frames come back into fashion in a big way. Why do they continue to be so popular? It’s because they are the perfect neutral accessory for all of your summer looks. This year, choose a high-fashion pair of tortoise shell sunglasses that will turn heads.


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This green and yellow tortoise shell pattern combined with an oversized and rounded frame make for one luxurious pair of sunglasses. With a touch of gold at the temples, these glamorous frames are perfect for sunbathing poolside or during your next downtown shopping spree.

Channel your own inner Jackie O with these luxury tortoise shell sunglasses. This season, Ray-Ban brings us a bold and beautiful vintage-style frame inspired by one of the most famous fashionistas in history.

Worn by both men and women, this Armani frame brings a casual vibe to a high-fashion brand name. The Retro-Wingtip style of these tortoise shell sunglasses is versatile and perfect for dressing up or down – the ultimate accessory for summer parties!

With their funky vintage vibe, these tortoise shell sunglasses are retro geek-chic at its best. Cool silver accents at the temples and the corners of the frame add a fun element to sunglasses that will soon become one of your summer wardrobe must-haves.

Many popular sunglasses designers have come up with their own take on tortoise shell sunglasses for this season. The best pair for you is one that you’ll enjoy wearing every day!

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1 Comment

  • Reply June 19, 2017

    Melanie Smith

    Seeing the different shaped sunglasses in the tortoise shell color makes me want to get all of them. Thank you for sharing. I think will be the one of the popular colors since you can wear them with anything.

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