The fashion world can’t stop talking about the punk inspired Met Gala 2013 exhibit, PUNK: Chaos to Couture. Celebrities took this opportunity to showcase their love for punk couture and culture by wearing the latest in punk style. If you’re looking to add an element of punk into your wardrobe, try accessorizing with an edgy pair of sunglasses or statement eyeglasses that feature striking details.
Punk icons such as Lou Reed, Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, the Ramones and Joe Strummer of the Clash lead the charge when it comes to punk style. These trendsetters made a clear statement with their punk style staples which included ripped denim, black leather and vintage inspired aviator and Retro-Wingtip sunglasses.
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What started as pure street style, the punk trend has since caught the attention of various high fashion designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Chanel, Givenchy and Versace.
To fully embrace the punk trend, try accessorizing with a striking pair of punk glasses that feature a bold two-tone design or edgy studded detailing.
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The Met Gala red carpet was riddled with fashion’s most adventurous including Rooney Mara, who co-chaired the exhibit, in Givency Haute Couture, Cara Delevingne and Sienna Miller in metal-heavy Burberry, as well as Sarah Jessica Parker in a showstopping Giles Deacon gown and Philip Treacy headpiece.
Whether you’re ready for head-to-toe punk, or looking for a more subtle way to embrace this trend, try accessorizing with black sunglasses or glasses that feature striking metal details.