Sunglasses for summer are must according to Who What Wear editor in chief Kat Collings and fashion editor Indya Brown. In fact, Collings argues they’re the number-one most important accessory for the season. “They instantly make you look cooler, and they’re a fun way to make a style statement—not to mention the more practical elements of protecting your eyes and preventing wrinkles,” she tells me. But these two aren’t only obsessing over sunglasses—clear lenses (both optical and blue light–protecting) hold a special place in their accessories drawers as well. “I’ve been wearing optical lenses since middle school, so it’s safe to say that they’ve been a big part of my life. I’m afraid of contact lenses, so I’m still happily aboard the optical train,” Brown says.
This season, they’re scooping up eyewear from the very chic (and very well-priced, might I add) Hailey Bieber for Vogue Eyewear collection. (If you remember, we have quite the affinity for this collab.) The latest under-$100 drop boasts cat-eye, clear, and tortoise-shell frames and more on-trend shapes that are too good to pass up. Collings and Brown gave me the low-down on how they’re styling their favorite pairs for summer (inspired by Hailey Bieber’s It-girl ‘fits—because of course), and to be honest, I couldn’t be more into them. Ready to shop? Keep scrolling to see the looks.