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Our guide to the best sunglasses for her this Christmas

2 Dec 2015

Our guide to the best sunglasses for her this Christmas hero image


Fancy wearing the same shades as the Kardashians? Or how about stepping out in the same frames Rihanna wears?

New British online eyewear retailer OCO sells the sunglasses all the best dressed celebrities wear.

The OCO team are qualified optometrists with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Here OCO’s optometrist Jennie Harris gives her guide to the best frames on the market for women this Christmas:

OCO offers free next working day delivery (DPD) and an online prescription eyewear service. Visit the OCO website to check out their extensive range of branded eyewear.


Oliver Goldsmith Manhattan, £285

As worn by: Hollywood actresses Anne Hathaway and Kate Beckinsale as well as fashion icon Kate Moss.

Jennie says: “The Manhattan’s first found fame in the iconic 1960s film Breakfast at Tiffany’s when film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn famously wore them. They framed her elfin face perfectly and have never gone out of vogue since.”

Perfect for: Classic fashion lovers.

Buy here: /oliver-goldsmith-manhattan.html#83=590


Céline New Preppy in black, £198

As worn by: The Kardashians, Miley Cyrus and Miranda Kerr

Jennie says: “Céline is one of the most sought after sunglass brands around at the moment worldwide and many celebrities are snapped wearing them. They’re very good quality and great mid-price range sunglasses.”

Buy here: /celine-cl41043-s.html#83=985


Chopard A59S in Rose gold, £360

Jennie says: “Chopard is a stylish high-end brand and is great for ladies who love a bit of bling and glamour. This aviator-style model features Swarovski crystals and the rose gold colour is very current. Perfect for a special gift.”

Buy here: /chopard-sch-a59s.html#83=1465


Dior Reflected in Rose gold, £227

As worn by: Rihanna, Kylie Jenner and Olivia Palermo are wearing these.

Jennie says: “I love these rose gold frames. This model is for the fashion followers with their fingers on the pulse. Great mid-price range and fantastic quality.”

Buy here: /christian-dior-reflected.html#83=961


Ray-Ban Erika in Black with light gold/brown mirrored lenses, £73

Jennie says: “Although not a classic Ray-Ban mode,l this is becoming one of the best-selling ladies Ray-Bans. This colour has mirrored lenses which are on trend. You can’t go wrong with Ray-Ban!”

Buy here: /ray-ban-rb4171-erika.html#83=853


Carrera 6000/JC in grey glitter, £82

Jennie says: “An easy shape to wear, these are similar to Ray-Ban wayfarer but a cheaper option. These are a Carrera collaboration with Jimmy Choo so great for ladies into sunglasses and shoes – especially as they are available in three fun colours!”

Buy here: /carrera-6000-jc.html#83=1268


Tom Ford Snowdon TF237, £217

As worn by: Fearne Cotton.

Jennie says: “Snowdon is the frame of the moment. Daniel Craig wore them in the new Bond movie but they’ve also been spotted on Fearne Cotton too. They’re a small-medium sized frame with a very classic shape that suits most faces. The Snowdon is also perfect for prescription sunglasses.”

Buy here: /tom-ford-snowdon.html

Editor’s notes: For more information or high res images contact Lucy Mason at Mason Media: 0151 239 5050. M: 07903 197402. E: