Believe it or not, accessories, namely sunglasses, have the potential to make or break your outfit. Whether you’re running errands or meeting friends for coffee, you have to keep a few things on your radar, including what neighborhood you’re going to and what style vibe you’re going for. That’s why having a variety of eyewear options—for fashion and function—on hand will help you select the right pair to pull your entire look together. Not quite sure where to begin? Take a style cue from Julia Engel of Gal Meets Glam, who took inspiration from the streets of San Francisco to style two unique pairs of BVLGARI sunglasses with impeccable Italian craftsmanship.
Scroll down to see the styles and find the pair that represents you.
"North Beach is commonly referred to as “Little Italy” because of the many well known Italian restaurants that have existed there for decades," says Engel. "We like to venture to this neighborhood for great coffee, visiting the famous bookstores, or hanging at Washington Square Park."
“I prefer to dress casual when sightseeing, and the BVLGARI–BVLGARI sunglasses fit right in, with their chic, modern black-and-white frame and large cat-eye rims,” explains Engel.
“Coupled with the versatile BVLGARI–BVLGARI flap bag, it creates a classically cool combination,” says Engel.
"Pacific Heights is a luxurious neighborhood that's filled with unique Victorian homes and it's also famous for the most amazing panoramic views of the city and the bay," explains Engel.
Inspired by the beauty of Italian gardens, the Bulgari Giardini Italiani sunglasses fit in with this picturesque neighborhood. “These Giardini Italiani sunglasses exude an elegant, timeless feel, and the embellished detail adds just enough glam,” Engel explains. (Each pair of the Giardini Italiani sunglasses are hand set with 200 Austrian Crystals.)
“This BVLGARI–BVLGARI crossbody bag in nude and black is the perfect complement to my classic style,” says Engel.
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