Are you revelling in the outdoorsy life amid Covid-19? With restaurants opening up patios and lush green parks doubling as outdoor gyms, we’re doing well in restructuring our lives to the new normal. Wearing a mask (for safety!) has become a leading trend for 2020. Let’s not forget the classic summer must-haves that have been winning approval for years – men’s luxury sunglasses.
Sunscreen remains a smart investment for the summer months. But so is protective eyewear – UV-filtering sunglasses that block harmful rays of the sun. They also make the perfect fashion accessory for summer! If you’re looking to elevate your everyday outfit, we also recommend you check out Regarding Luxury’s guide to the coolest sunglasses for men to wear in 2020.
Today, we bring you inspiration from 9 leading male celebrities who are setting the standard with their eyewear game. From David Beckham’s eponymous eyewear label that houses both classic and vintage styles to Brad Pitt’s black-tinted wayfarers that are a must-have for every man, consider this your one-stop guide to celebrity-approved men’s luxury sunglasses your wardrobe needs this year.
David Beckham’s new line of men’s luxury sunglasses
To match his wife Victoria Beckham’s entrepreneurial venture in fashion, former footballer David Beckham launched his own brand, Eyewear by David Beckham, inspired by his effortlessly British style. From vintage designs to timeless styles, Beckham caters to the best of both worlds. The best part? He actually wears his own designs, like this picture where he’s seen in a pair of brown-tinted wayfarers.
Another supporter of wayfarers is actor Johnny Depp, whose light-tinted sunglasses act as the perfect accessory to complement his artsy outfit. If you’re looking to build your look with a pair of sunglasses, take notes from Depp, who proves how necessary eyewear is to complete your OOTD.
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A pic from the Studio, when @kirkhammett (of @metallica , obviously) brought the famous guitar, "Greeny" over for a visit… It is the '59 Les Paul, once owned and played for many, many moons, by the incredible Peter Green from early days of Fleetwood Mac!!! I was and remain, somewhat, in shock!!! An incredible experience!!! The painting on the wall is one I made of an old friend… My old dog, Mooh, who sadly passed away back when i was away on location filming, "Public Enemies". He was a very gentle boy and i still miss him greatly!!!!
Mask: Check. Sunglasses: Check.
Hugh Jackman’s picture is the epitome of what summer 2020 looks like for all of us! But what we’re loving is the actor’s practical approach to teaming the two. Instead of opting for oversized shades that would uncomfortably sit on top of the mask, Jackman chooses a pair of round men’s luxury sunglasses that are relatively smaller in size. That ensures both accessories serve their purpose with ease.
Yet another classic look are the aviators, popularized in the ‘30s by pilots who wore them to protect their eyes from the harsh rays of the sun. Mark Wahlberg’s golden-brown tinted pick with a silver rim is an unfailing pick that will be your go-to for years to come.
Actor Zac Efron and his brother Dylon Efron are clearly both fans of the aviators. However we’re particularly loving the former’s take on it: a pair of mirrored sunglasses with a reflective reddish-golden optical coating that adds a modern touch.
Apart from his love for aviators, Dylon Efron’s collection also includes sporty, mirrored luxury sunglasses that instantly catch your undivided attention. Providing full coverage around the eyes, this style is as functional as it is fashionable. It is recommended for men who enjoy outdoor sports like biking, trekking or hiking.
Robert Downey Jr.
Those looking for variety can take style cues from Robert Downey Jr.’s rectangular frames featuring a golden-brown tint. Not only does the style suit his face shape, but we also admire the bold mix of colours and prints that the actor is pulling off with nonchalance.
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