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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The translucent detail is a nice alternative to normal acetate sunglasses.
A colorful pair of sunnies is a key accessory to a minimal outfit.
Every fashion girl has a staple pair of black cat-eye shades.
Looking to purchase an investment pair of sunglasses? We can guarantee that these cat eyes will always be in style.
Tortoiseshell shades look good on every skin tone.
French girls love a retro-influenced pair of sunglasses.
Style these sunnies with high-waisted denim for a vintage look.
Kendall Jenner wouldn’t hesitate to wear these sunglasses.
No better time to rock white sunglasses than right now.
Gigi Hadid and her friends wear these shades on the regular.
Opt for these affordable shades.
Your next everyday sunglasses.
Wear a plain white tee with a denim jacket to show off the pink-tinted lenses.
On vacation, wear these sunglasses with a black swimsuit.
Style these shades with a high pony and a black blazer.
Colorful sunnies come in handy on days when you’re feeling colorful.
Retro girls would wear these with a black-and-white polka-dot blouse.
L.A. girls wear these shades to the beach.
A pair of high-quality sunglasses can totally upgrade your outfit.
Wear a pair of bold sunglasses, and make it the center of your outfit.
Next, find out what French girls really think about American style.