Superior in every sense of the word, the tortoise shell shade is the perfect companion for the summer days. Able to hold their own among the mundane sea of black sunglasses they offer a refreshing versatility not often seen within eyewear.

‘Gavyn’ frame, £190 by PAUL SMITH at DAVID CLULOW; 0844 264 0860

Classic tortoise shell frame, £209 by PERSOL at SUNGLASS HUT; 0844 264 0870

‘otto’ sunglasses, £140 by HENTSCH MAN;

About Three of the Best
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