By spring at the latest, sunglasses will be with you every day. Of course, the glasses have to be functional, which means that sufficient protection from UV radiation is important. The quality of a pair of sunglasses is determined by the CE mark that every pair of sunglasses sold in Europe must bear. It states that the model complies with common EU standards. Apart from the quality, the appearance is also a deciding factor when buying sunglasses. No wonder there are new trends every year. In 2024, sunglasses will be big, colorful and square. Here’s a look at five current trends and which UV filter categories you should know about.

The cat-eye sunglasses are an old classic, but they will be trendy again in 2024. This is not only due to the 50s retro charm, but also the flattering shape. It is reminiscent of cat’s eyes and gives the face beautiful contours.

In 2024, sunglasses will not only be round, but square. The angular models are particularly suitable for round face shapes because they frame it optimally and provide more structure. Whether the square sunglasses are narrow or wide is not important – there are numerous variations of the cool sunglasses.

In 2024, sunglasses not only have corners and edges, but are also significantly larger. The XL size may not suit everyone, but it definitely ensures a glamorous appearance and goes perfectly with the full-length maxi dress.

This trend requires courage and a willingness to experiment with fashion. In 2024, sunglasses will have to be colorful. Neon colors provide bright accents and make you want to wear the right colorful summer fashion.

Round sunglasses will remain fashionable in 2024. In terms of color, subtle tones in black or brown are used. The round shapes are particularly flattering on angular faces because they can soften these strict facial features.

The UV protection of sunglasses cannot necessarily be determined by the price. By law, all glasses you can buy in Germany have UV protection (look for the CE mark on the inside of the frame). If the new glasses are expensive, it has more to do with the quality of the lens and the frame than with the UV protection. UV protection is mandatory, but not all sunglasses are suitable for every use. The following table shows when you need which UV filter category.

Source: Mister Spex

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