Specs appeal: 2016’s best statement sunglasses

The recent AW16 collections showed us that sunglasses aren’t just for summer but are a year-round accessory. And that doesn’t mean an 80s-style-too-cool-to-show your-eyes look that channels Magenta Devine or a (slightly younger) Anna Wintour. No, that refusal to remove your shades even at midnight is still a bit too, well, naff.

SS16 campaigns: Blugirl channels Jane Birkin and some California cool

Blumarine’s younger label Blugirl has gone for a retro celebration of all-thing-Californian for its SS16 campaign with model Charlotte Cardin looking like an extra from The Graduate-meets-Love-Story-meets-Stepford-Wives. Shot by Michelangelo di Battista and styled by Viviana Volpicella, the movie links are underscored by the fact that the campaign was shot at Universal Studios in Hollywood…