L'Editorial

If you’re looking for the latest in fashion, style and trends, but feel overwhelmed by the options, or struggle to implement them into your everyday life, l’Editorial is for you. Taking the guesswork out of finding what’s hot, our team of stylish editors curate all the current trends, translating them for you to make completing your outfit with the chicest accessories, easier. So the next time you’re feeling lost or in need of some inspiration, turn to the l’Editorial.

Take a look through our archives for some of our favourite trends and pieces so far.



Discover all the styles we have selected in 2017 here

EDITORIAL PIECES BY MONTH

January 2018

CHARCOAL

Jimmy Choo - JC177 18R Grey Glitter

Something of a laidback cousin to everyone’s favourite colour, black, dark grey shades including gunmetal and charcoal make for stylish alternatives. Just as mysterious and hardwearing as their black counterpart, these make for a great frame option.

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SQUARE

Ray-Ban - RB 7142 2012 Havana

The square frame, in all its classic, stylish and chic glory, offers an old-school yet contemporary vibe, making it perfectly wearable for every day. We personally love the trendy and understated look of an oversized frame. What’s not to love?

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TWINKLE, TWINKLE

Versace - VE 2168 133913 Brushed Pale Gold

Add a spark of gold to your look with something that’ll truly dazzle. Grey days may currently be the norm, but that doesn’t mean you can’t brighten up your day with some shine.

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JUST PEACHY

Chloe - Carlina CE114SD 724 Gold/Peach

Juxtaposing against cold winter blues and greys, peach is the perfect shade to brighten up a look without looking too overdone. A universally flattering colour, peach and its bronzy-orange cousin add the youthful freshness we all crave during this time of year.

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February 2018

WINE

Dolce & Gabbana - DG 4304 30918H Bordeaux

Looking to update your look with something new? Wine (also known as Bordeaux, oxblood and burgundy) is the perfect shade. Dark, broody, full of character and warmer than black, this dark hue will compliment every piece in your wardrobe – just like your black frames do.

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MARBLE

Ralph Lauren - Ralph RA 5201 145714 Pink Marble

Look to any interior magazine and you’ll see marble has been making a big comeback for some time. And it appears that designers are taking note, as this trend has moved from the countertop to the catwalk. Adding character and charm, marble offers the luxe appeal your frames have been after.

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GLITTER

Jimmy Choo - Cora/S FA3HD Black/Glitter

You’ve seen it on the runway, twinkling on the scalps of partygoers and even peppered on lips, and now it’s time to have it adorn your eyes. Expect glitter to be huge next season, but in the meantime get ahead and start wearing it today with fun glitter shades.

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MELLOW YELLOW

Carrera - CA 143/S 40G Yellow

The perfect antidote to grey days, nothing quite makes an outfit pop like a yellow frame or pair of stylish sunglasses. If the mega-watt bright hue isn’t for you, don’t worry. The beauty of this happy colour is that it comes in many forms, so there’s something to suit all.

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March 2018

MINT

Fendi - FF 0027 7OF Grey/Green

Green gets a spring update with its pastel counterpart, mint. This refreshing colour is equal parts classic, modern and on trend this coming season. Your outfit won’t be the same without this leafy shade in your style safe.

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GOLD

Jimmy Choo - JC 200 J5G Gold

If you needed a sign to indulge in something glitzy as we move into the summer months, consider this it. Known to represent wealth, glamour and all things fabulous, gold is also said to inspire knowledge, generosity and compassion. So show yourself some love and indulge.

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THAT 70s SHOW

Guess - GU 2619/V 005 Black Gold

Everyone’s favourite fashion decade is finally making a comeback and we are loving it! Show off your 70s style with on-trend oversized frames. Whatever your preference be, it round or square, go back in time to fashion’s favourite era and make it big with an oversized style.

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CRYSTAL

Swarovski - SK 0137 01B Black

Because you can never have too much bling, add a bit of glitz to your look with a pair of embellished shades. Chic, elegant with a hint of glam, these will give your outfit the perfect finishing touch it’s been seeking.

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DRAMARAMA

Gucci - GG 0259O 005 Orange Transparent

Not for the faint of heart, bring the drama with a pair of true stand-out shades. Think over the top showstoppers that will have all eyes on you (and maybe even garner you a style fan or two), whilst keeping you looking chic and stylish.

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April 2018

VISOR

Christian Dior - DIORADDICT1 RHL Gold/Black

Go intergalactic with funky visor style sunglasses. Statement and very out there, you can expect to see more of this design in the coming months as several designers showed them on the recent SS18 runways.

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COWBOY

Ray-Ban - RB 6489 2500 Gold

Howdy partner! If you’re rocking the cowboy boot trend, you’ll need some equally standout eyewear. Rectangular frames with a double bridge will do the trick, but be sure to keep your look subtle and opt for a thinner style – extra points if they’re gold!

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PASTELS

Moschino - MOS 013/S MOS013/S 35J Pink

Nothing quite says spring like a dose of pastel-hued shades – but the key is to keep it simple. Style your look with a pair of pastel sunglasses, perfect for those sunny days. This sprinkling of colour will add subtle hints of spring to your look without looking over-done.

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INTO THE BLUE

Polo Ralph Lauren - PH 2179 5652 Transparent Blue

Feeling blue? We say, yes. Most associated with calm, harmony and confidence, sometimes it’s not so bad to be in a blue mood, especially when it’s a favourite among designers and trendsetters alike. Add a touch of blue to your look with a pair of blue frames.

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May 2018

JEWEL TONES

Versace - VE 3214 5076 Green Havana

Muted pops of colour can instantly make an outfit appear more luxe and chic than it is. Case in point, if you’re looking to elevate your monochrome or neutral look, simply adding a rich coloured frame like purple, dark blue or even gold, can take your ensemble to new heights.

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ANGLED BEAUTY

Fendi - FF 0149/S KKL Black/Sliver

Take style cues from architecture’s finest with stunning angular Fendi shades. Available in sleek black, this cat-eye design will polish off your look in an instant. Plus, as a favourite among the fashion-set, you know you’ll turn heads.

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FRESH EMERALD

Emporio Armani - EA 3127 5627 Green

With the arrival of warmer weather comes the arrival of SS18's hottest trend: green. Whether you’ll be wearing it as a pastel, floral print or check, your outfit will not be complete without this fresh emerald hue.

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STONE COLD

Ray-Ban - Emma RB4277 632371 Crystal Grey

When it comes to style, sometimes looking outside the box offers great insight into trends. Take stone, for example, that is said to be on the rise in interior design circles. Take inspiration and compliment your clothes with the neutral hue that will make you look like a million bucks.

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June 2018

PEARLS OF WISDOM

Fendi - FF 0295/S

Forget about the traditional string of pearls your grandmother loves, and turn your attention to the modern way of wearing them: on your eyes. If the SS18 runways are anything to go by, you’ll want to make sure you have some stylish pearls to hand.

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ORANGE-MANIA

Christian Dior - Diorlia 12J Green/Orange

Dubbed as one of this year’s “game-changing” microtrends, adding just one piece of this bright playful colour to your wardrobe will give your outfit the pick-me-up it needs. For extra style points pair with something purple or pink.

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BABY BLUE

Christian Dior - SO REAL RMJ Matte Blue

This season a new colour has arrived and we are officially hooked! Fashion’s latest favourite is a delicate powder blue that’s universally flattering and absolutely dreamy. Look to Dior’s So Real sunglasses in an on-trend matte blue finish, to complete your wardrobe.

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July 2018

BRONZE BOSS

Ray-Ban - RB 3592 9035C6 Shiny Copper

Timeless brown gets a vintage update with steely dark and light bronze finishes. Known to be flattering on all skin tones, this colour will definitely make your skin glow this summer. Whether you choose to go light or dark is completely up to you.

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AND IT WAS ALL YELLOW

Stella McCartney - SC 0121O 003 Yellow Transparent

Yellow is the colour of the moment that will define the next generation (aka Generation Z). It’s known for its creative and enthusiastic traits that instil confidence and optimism. Add a dose of this fun-loving hue to your collection.

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