Hip summer shades for the modern businessman

Add flair to traditional workwear in the year's hottest months
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Sunglasses remain an essential wardrobe staple for the duration of the region’s hottest months, but new, hip styles offer businessmen an opportunity to add a trendy touch to regular workwear. We selected six sunglass styles from online platform mrporter.com starting at a price range of approximately $200 (AED800).
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Gucci retains a traditional Italian feel to everything it creates, and its shades are no exception. This pair designed in a round vintage-inspired shape features a tortoiseshell brow-bar and angular keyhole bridge. $300 (AED950)

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Cutler and Gross:

Another tortoiseshell pair is by London-based Cutler and Gross, which creates unique and distinctive styles also inspired by vintage sunglasses. This pair comes in a matte gold-tone metal and wooden barrel. $340 (AED1,241)

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Barton Perreira:

Made in Japan, these Byron D-Frame optical glasses come with clip-on UV lenses. Crafted in small batches to “preserve the integrity of the design,” they’re set apart by their clear colour and green lenses. $450 (AED1,641)

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Opt for modern style with Prada's D-Frame sunglasses featuring gradient lenses that offer 100% UV-protection. Black and sleek, they’re finished silver hardware at the temples and go smoothly with formal or casualwear. $215 (AED791)

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Gucci adds edge to square glasses with this tortoiseshell pair crafted from different colours that create a striped effect. This pair reportedly strengthens and flatters the angles of the wearer’s face, according to the brand. $300 (AED950)

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Saint Laurent Square-Frame Tortoiseshell Acetate Sunglasses If you’re looking for sunglasses that “complement strong cheekbones and a chiselled jawline,” go for these square-frames from Saint Laurent. They’re more traditional than Prada’s D-Frame pair. $230 (AED851)