Classics are classics for a reason. There’s no exception when it comes to sunglasses, and it doesn’t get more timeless than a retro pair of cat eyes. If you’re wondering why they’re still around after all these years, there’s a good reason. The shape is super flattering and works on pretty much anyone. The angled curve of the frame always draws the eye up, and the way the sunglasses are worn highlights your cheekbones.
Not only do we think this accessory will be around forever, but it’s something that both French and American girls agree on. Something that makes a frequent appearance in their outfits, this go-to wardrobe staple is worth the investment. Channel French-girl style by wearing a tortoiseshell pair with a cool tied shirt or lace tank top. Or take some inspiration from American girls, and style them with a cropped bra or feminine lace top.
Keep reading to see how French and American girls are wearing the cool sunglasses, and then shop our picks.
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