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6 Reasons To Invest In Statement Eyewear As Shown By Street Style Stars

Yumeng Zheng

The revival of ’90s and early aughts style has brought in a slew of sunnies. 

After a slew of delayed and canceled seasons and shows due to COVID-19 outbreaks, Shanghai Fashion Week is back on track, and show-goers are hitting the streets in their most fashion-forward outfits. And, with the global revival of ’90s and Y2K style, this Asian metropolis is showcasing a classic accessory: sunglasses.

Many of its wearers believe that sunglasses are transformative, with the likes of the late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld or centenarian fashion personality Iris Apfel turning them into wardrobe staples. From oversized, rimless, lightly glazed shades reminiscent of early aught stars like Paris Hilton or Gwen Stefani, to a black-out pair in the style of The Matrix, here are a few specs that caught our eyes in Shanghai:

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