Which sunglasses for summer 2024?

Which sunglasses for summer 2024?

To be both protected and stylish, L’Ingénieur Chevallier presents the key trends for spring/summer 2024 sunglasses.

As the sun makes its first appearances and the days grow longer, summer will soon be upon us! It’s time to choose your sunglasses, an essential accessory that has become a marker of style and personality. In this article, we will delve into the essential and secondary trends in sunglasses for summer 2024.

Main trends in terms of frame shapes, frame and lens colors

Which sunglass shapes for summer 2024?

  1. Mask sunglasses: this season, mask sunglasses are the epitome of cool. Bold and daring, they are no longer reserved for extreme sports enthusiasts; whether you wear them for a day at the beach or for a city outing, mask sunglasses are the ultimate choice for those who want to stay ahead of the curve. Their futuristic, enveloping design not only provides maximum protection against UV rays but also adds a quirky touch to your look.
  2. Sports sunglasses: whether you’re a sports enthusiast or simply a fan of athleisure style, sports sunglasses are a must for the second consecutive year. Originally designed for adventurers and outdoor buffs, they are sturdy and lightweight. Their polarized lenses offer clear, glare-free vision, while their sporty design adds a dynamic flair.
  3. Cat-eye sunglasses: retro but always trendy, cat-eye sunglasses are making a strong comeback this season. Inspired by icons of the 1950s and 60s, cat-eye sunglasses add a touch of retro glamour to your summer look. Their butterfly shapes and distinctive style make them a perfect accessory for those seeking a vintage yet contemporary look. Regardless of the outfit you pair them with, cat-eye sunglasses are a stylish choice for any occasion.
  4. Aviator sunglasses: a timeless classic for sunglasses, aviator frames are still on-trend for summer 2024. Their proven iconic design efficiency and versatility make them a wardrobe staple and a popular, risk-free choice for all fans of sporty chic style. Whether you wear them with a dressy outfit or jeans, they will never let you down.
  5. Geometric sunglasses: dare to stand out with bold geometric-shaped sunglasses. From squares to hexagons to diamonds, these models add an artistic and original touch to your summer look. Whether you wear them for a night out in the city or a day at the beach, geometric sunglasses are a surefire way to stand out from the crowd while staying on-trend.
  6. Eco-friendly sunglasses: last but not least, with a growing concern for the environment, eco-friendly sunglasses are gaining popularity. Made from sustainable or recycled materials, though not adjustable, as L’Ingénieur Chevallier doesn’t use wood or bamboo. Instead, all our sunglasses are repairable and handcrafted from high-quality materials generating no toxic or polluting waste, with a very low carbon footprint, and they will last for years. So, whether you’re a staunch advocate of sustainability or simply mindful of making ethical choices, all L’Ingénieur Chevallier sunglasses are both chic and responsible options.


What are the trendy frame colors for this summer?

  1. Black: another essential for any respectable summer wardrobe, and timeless trend: black sunglasses. Versatile and stylish, they offer maximum protection against UV rays and complement any outfit on any occasion. Like the little black dress, a white t-shirt, or perfect jeans, they’re a definite must.
  2. Transparent: transparent sunglasses are a rising trend this season. Their sleek and minimalist design makes them perfect for those seeking a modern yet subtle look, a discreet yet distinctive object. Crystal, blush, mineral, amber, gray, tobacco or whiskey … all our colors are flattering and suitable with any outfit.
  3. Faux tortoiseshell: always chic and absolutely timeless, you can’t go wrong with sunglasses whose color imitates the wonderful shades of real tortoiseshell. Dark or light speckled, blended or contrasting, cherry or brown, they go with everything and bring that certain touch of classic elegance without being too conservative.


Quelle est la tendance 2024 quant aux couleurs de verres solaires ?

  • “Retro”-tints: this summer, the trend is for the return of retro-tinted lenses. From pastel shades to vibrant colors, these lenses add a vintage touch to any outfit. Red, orange, yellow, blue, and pink will be in style, guaranteeing a cheerful mood. Paired with a 70s frame: a trendy summer hit.this summer, the trend is for the return of retro-tinted lenses. From pastel shades to vibrant colors, these lenses add a vintage touch to any outfit. Red, orange, yellow, blue, and pink will be in style, guaranteeing a cheerful mood. Paired with a 70s frame: a trendy summer hit.
  • Black: because black never goes out of style, and in contrast to the trend for bright colors, it’s one of the colors of summer. Go for the all-black look for star-like allure, difficult post-party mornings, or both!


Secondary trends

  1. Oversized sunglasses: oversized sunglasses remain trendy this season. Always impressive, they add a touch of Hollywood glamour to any style.
  2. Square sunglasses: modern and bold, square sunglasses are expected to flourish from café terraces to sunny beaches.
  3. Flat frames: flat frames are an emerging trend. Their minimalist and singular design is aimed at elegant individuals going for an avant-garde look.
  4. Large round: large round sunglasses are making a strong comeback this season, joining the major retro-chic trend for summer 2024.


Now that you know all about the 2024 sunglass trends, all you must do is decide… Need additional advice to help you choose your sunglasses based on your facial shape? It’s right here.

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Lastly, if you’re running low on inspiration, you can always check out L’Ingénieur Chevallier’s latest releases.