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The Fashion Quarterly x Specsavers summer wish list

29 November 2021

Add a little something extra to your summer style with a pair of frames from Specsavers.

PRODUCED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SPECSAVERS
Whether you’re looking for sunglasses or reading glasses, the perfect summer frames can be found at Specsavers. With a variety of designer labels that suit any style you’ll be able to find something classic, contemporary, or stand out. And from just $299, you can purchase two pairs of selected sunglasses and optical lenses meaning you can have a pair for any mood that arises. 
 
Read on to discover which Specsavers frames the Fashion Quarterly team are currently coveting, as well as our inspired summer looks.

Sarah Murray, Managing Editor

Marc Jacobs ’28’ sunglasses

If you want sunglasses that make a statement — these are them. This Marc Jacobs offering has a delicate rose-gold metal side and the pop of pastel pink is soft enough to pair with almost any outfit — whether it’s a complimentary pink or a neutral colour palette. The best bit? You’ll always be looking at life through rose-tinted glasses.

Marc Jacobs ’28’ sunglasses, from $459 for two pairs at Specsavers.

Levi’s ‘Ribcage’ straight ankle jeans, $149.95 AUD

Mi Piaci ‘Cleo’ slides, $260

Aje ‘Impression’ top, $340

Aje ‘Solstice’ ruffled tiered smock dress, $525

Courtney Joe, Creative Director

Tommy Hilfiger ‘TH 117’ glasses

While I can at times be put under the spell of a flourishing trend, there’s one constant accessory in my life that I need to remain sleek, simple and timeless — my spectacles. These Tommy Hilfiger frames do just the trick to elevate my go-to office ensemble — equal parts chic and preppy. Best paired with a statement shirt and wide-leg trousers, these frames take me from the boardroom to after-work drinks with ease.

Tommy Hilfiger ‘TH 117’ glasses, from $459 for two pairs at Specsavers.

Twenty-seven Names ‘Forget-me-not’ blouse, $490.

Witchery pocket detail trouser, $169.90.

Georgia Jay ‘Boat Basket’ tote, $640.

Country Road ‘Lucy’ sandal, $149.

Vanessa Bathfield, Commercial Director

Collette Dinnigan ‘C DINNIGAN SUN RX 29’ sunglasses

These are the perfect retro shades for all occasions. I’ve teamed the Collette Dinnigan sunglasses with warm and earthy toned garments to accentuate the bold tortoiseshell colourway. They’re the ultimate in versatility that I can dress up, or throw on with my leisurewear.

Collette Dinnigan ‘C DINNIGAN SUN RX 29’ sunglasses, from $369 for two pairs at Specsavers.

Christopher Esber ‘Loophole Cutaway’ dress, $790 AUD from The New Trend

Marle ‘Oma’ hat, $120.

La Tribe Platform sandal, $289.90.

Yu Mei ‘Scrunchie Vi’ in Cocoa Deer Nappa, $579.

Danielle Clausen, Fashion Director

DKNY ‘DK1009’ glasses

There’s a lot to be said for glasses that can multitask — from the home studio, to the office, weekend, and beyond, these minimalist DKNY specs fit in just about anywhere. I love these frames styled with polished basics like an oversized shirt and trusty denim. They’ll have you ticking off your to-do list in no time.  

DKNY ‘DK1009’ glasses, from $369 for two pairs at Specsavers.

Levi’s ‘Ribcage’ high-rise straight jeans, $235 USD from Farfetch.

Blanca ‘Lennox’ top, $219.

Birkenstock ‘1774 Boston’ buckled suede backless loafers, $527 from MatchesFashion.

Ganni ‘Quilted Recycled Tech’ duffle bag, $409 from Workshop.

Hemma Vara, Digital Producer

Specsavers ReWear ‘Kalina’ glasses

If you’re after an elevated pair of spectacles, these Specsavers ReWear glasses were made for your sophisticated taste. Their opulent crystal blue frame and satin-silver sides add a touch of glamour to any outfit — show them off with your favourite party dress and glimmering accessories. And even better? The frames are partly made from eco-friendly materials like plastic water bottles.

ReWear ‘Kalina’ Glasses, from $369 for two pairs at Specsavers

Saben ‘Frilly Tilly’ crossbody bag, $349.

Witchery ‘Ruffle Skirt’ dress, $229.90.

Swarovski ‘Tennis Deluxe’ bracelet, $275.

Mimco ‘Unite’ slingback heels, $229

Jacquie Fraser, Digital Sales Director 

Country Road ‘CR SUN RX 37’ sunglasses

I love oversized wire-framed glasses as they always add an element of glam to an outfit. Whether you are headed for a day at the beach, or dressing up to go out for a long lunch (or picnic, if you’re currently in Auckland) with the girls — this dreamy look is perfect.

Country Road ‘CR SUN RX 37’ sunglasses, from $369 for two pairs at Specsavers.

Steele ‘Paradise’ crop top, $170.

Chloé ‘Woody’ slides, €260 from MyTheresa.

Anine Bing ‘Mini Alice’ bag, $869 from Sisters & Co.

Steele ‘Parasol’ skirt, $234. 

If you’re feeling inspired to find your very own summer frames, visit Specsavers.co.nz or a Specsavers store nationwide. 

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