When it comes to sunglasses, you know which style to rock, but how do you go about choosing a color? Do you go all-out with a highlighter-yellow hue or play it cool with classic black? Ultimately that decision is up to you and your personal style, but we figured we’d offer our two cents anyway.
Depending on your skin tone, certain shades will really play up your natural features while others may leave you looking a little bit ill. Color theory explains exactly how this works, but, let’s be real, they make it way too complicated. (Seriously, what does it mean to be an autumn, anyway?) To simplify things a bit, we figured we’d just cut to the chase and show you what’s really important — the sunglass colors that look best on your skin tone!
But first things first: Before you can dive into a sea of colored frames, you need to determine whether your skin is cool or warm (whatever the heck that means).
Sunglass Shades for Warm & Cool Skin Tones
Since you’ve just spent an unusually long time staring at your arm, hopefully you’ve figured out your skin tone — and now it’s time for the fun part. Click through the best colors for your skin tone listed below until you find a pair you can’t live without or browse our entire site:
PRO TIP: As a general rule of thumb, cool-toned kids should gravitate towards frames in blue-based hues.
PRO TIP: When it comes to sunglasses, guys and gals with warm skin tones should look for frames in yellow-based hues.
Now that you know their hues, steal the signature shades of your favorite stars with the help of our Celebrity Style File.