06.06.2014 | Fashion

Best of ShadesCool sunglasses for hot cities

Summer, Sun, Vacation. With these new sunglasses the next city trip will be a feast for the eyes.

Large lenses and round shapes are the key elements of the elegant look of the new models, with a touch of retro from the 70s and 80s also playing an important role. We’ve researched the perfect locations for you to show off your new eyewear – the most beautiful suntraps of the most stylish cities:

Shaded views in Cannes
The glamorous look of these BOSS Womenswear Sunglasses demands a big stage and is therefore perfect for a sunny day on France's luxury Côte d'Azur. The elegantly curved shape, the golden inlays on the temples featuring the logo and gradient gray-tinted lenses give any outfit that certain je ne sais quoi that’s de rigueur when enjoying a cool refreshment, for example on the beachfront terrace of the Zplage Private Beach Restaurant. Healthy cuisine and ocean sounds are on the menu.

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Left: BOSS cat-eye sunglasses “BO 0611/S”
Right: High Line, New York © Iwan Baan

Shaded views in New York
With the transformation of New York's former elevated rail line into a park, High Line, the Big Apple has proven once again that urban landscape, modern age and nature can harmonize. The nonchalant look of this elegant pair of rounded BOSS Womenswear sunglasses in the style of the 70s is just perfect for a walk along this strip of green right in the middle of Manhattan. This model’s highlight: the sunglasses' transparent acetate frame allows the metal temple to shine through in a subtle and classy manner.

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Left: Mielcke & Hurtigkarl, Copenhagen © Mielcke & Hurtigkarl
Right: HUGO unisex sunglasses “HUGO 0118/S”

Shaded views in Copenhagen
Copenhagen is Scandinavia’s fashion capital and, as such, the ideal location to present the look of the latest HUGO sunglasses. The striking unisex model, available in several color combinations, is a tribute to the 80s and should appeal to men and women alike. Enjoy the stunning panoramic coastline either from the park of Museum Louisiana or from the leafy green garden of the trendy Mielcke & Hurtigkarl restaurant.

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Left: BOSS Orange sunglasses “BO 0149/S”
Right: Piazza del Duomo, Milan © Olgysha /

Shaded views in Milan
Milanese women are masters of the classic style and manage time and again to reinterpret it using fashionable details. The perfect eyewear for a stroll through the sunny Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli with a delicious ice cream from Milan’s best gelateria Biancolatte in your hand, are the new BOSS Orange sunglasses. What at first looks like a simple brown and black toned frame, turns out to be a refined, two-part synthetic pair of glasses with the upper part resembling charmingly aged wood.

By the way, check out the best men’s sunglasses styles for your travel companion here.


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