As summer continues to heat up, there's one accessory that will be on heavy rotation: your favorite pair of shades. We checked in with one of the world's leading experts, Larry Leight, founder and chief designer of Oliver Peoples, for his 5 must-know shopping tips to find the perfect pair.
1. KNOW THYSELF
"First, do a little research on your own," says Leight. "Take a look at yourself. Know who you are and what your style is."
2. GET ADVICE FROM THE EXPERTS
While optical stores may have the best expertise in the business, they often fall short in the shades section. "Go to Bergdorf Goodman or Saks," he says. "Those people have busy counters and can size you up in a second."
3. WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN
Several recycled styles are stealing the show this summer. Oliver Peoples has gone decidedly nostalgic this season. "We're re-releasing some original vintage we had," Leight says. "People