Choosing the Perfect Sunglasses for your Trip


women with blue hair wearing a pair of sunglasses

In some parts of the world, the vaccination programme is starting to make what we once knew as normality, a reality. Governments are beginning to open up to tourism again and are saying that their citizens can now travel as well. At least in a selection of countries where infection rates are low.

So, many of us will have the chance to go abroad for a holiday if we want to. A great excuse to treat yourself to some new clothes and accessories. Including a new pair of sunglasses…

Plenty of choices for 2021

The good news is that when it comes to womens sunglasses there is plenty of choice for 2021. Eyewear designers have come up with some fun and zany ideas. Cat’s eyeglasses are back in vogue, as are thick frames and narrow profiles. But if your tastes are more conservative metal frames are available and classic styles like the aviator are easy to get hold of too. 

Finding something you like won’t be an issue. But with so much choice narrowing it down to just a few pairs and choosing a set could take a while. That is why we decided to put together this article. Using the guidance below you will be able to quickly work out which ones are the most likely to suit you.

The right sunglasses for your face shape

This short video explains which frame and lens shapes work best for your face shape. When it comes to buying eyewear, this is the most important consideration.

Proper protection for your eyes

Most people look good in sunglasses, which is one of the main reasons we buy and wear them. We all tend to forget that they protect our eyes from the damage that UV light can do to them. It is important not to do this, and to buy a pair that have been made to the proper standard. Lenses that will actually protect your eyes. The information in this article will help you to choose wisely.

Other practical considerations

The above are the most important considerations. But you also need to think about a few other things. If you are planning to wear them while playing sports, you may need an extra level of protection. This is especially the case if you are planning to spend a lot of time on the water or on snow. The brightness of the light bouncing off these surfaces is more than what you would experience in your day-to-day life.

Make sure that they will stay on

It is important to make sure that your glasses stay in place whatever you are planning to get up to. You don’t want them falling off while you are swimming, or enjoying water sports.

Look after your sunglasses

Once you find a pair that you like, it is worth looking after them. Use a case and clean them regularly and periodically disinfect them using the method outlined here. Using the tips above you will be able to quickly narrow down your options and buy a pair of sunglasses for your next trip. 

Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.

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