Lucie Loves... Fashion // #SGSFaceshape Shades of summer

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Introducing the Ray-Ban round… read on to find out how you can win a trip to New York!

Here are a few pics from an outfit shoot I did while on holiday in Croatia, part of a recent collaboration with Sunglasses Shop and the #SGSfaceshapecampaign. 

As you can see, my hair is a lot darker here than usual… I tried to dye it chilli brown, using a temporary 26 washes hair colour, before my trip (while leaving the ends the faded red colour.) It turned out pretty ombre… but only lasted a few days before the colour went a bit weird, and so I decided to go back red again! I’m such a chameleon. 

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I was thinking ‘rock chick’ for this look. One of my all-time style icons, who I feel embodies this look incredibly is Lou Doillon – She’s an absolute babe!

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Photo source: Pinterest

So, in true homage to Lou, I went wild with lashings of black: liquid and kohl eyeliner, denim and fringing. Embellished with gold highlights: sunnies, cuff and chain. I’ve never worn a harness of any sort before… But I kind of like it… 

Fellow blogger Style on the Couch is a pro at this. The leather pieces she features are beautiful, check them out – who would have thought that something like bondage and fetishes could inspire fashion! 

What I wore… 

Sunglasses are the perfect finishing touch for any outfit. And if you’re going to invest in a decent pair, then you need to find the best style to suit you.

Do you struggle to find sunnies? Take a look at the Sunglasses Shop Ray-Ban face shape guide and find out which ones will complement your look best.

A video posted by Lucie (@lucieloves) on Aug 8, 2016 at 5:55am PDT

Compared to the Ray-Ban Clubround, Clubmaster or classic Wayfarer, these metal frames are more similar to the aviator in feel. They’re perfectly light-weight, which makes them well suited to sunny climates, where you don’t want a chunky pair of sunglasses slipping down your nose, when things start to heat up a bit.

I tend to lean towards tortoise shell/brown frames to suit my colouring, with a cat-eye frame. So, always trying to break out of my comfort zone, I went for something completely different this time around.

My face is fairly long and narrow (more horse face than plate face…) so fits in the oval/oblong category. I chose the new Ray-Ban Round Metal frames in gold to flatter my features.

I spotted so many people in Croatia wearing these sunglasses – there were four of us in my friendship group alone all waring variations of the Ray-Ban Round style! Talk about ‘on-trend’…

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*COMPETITION: WIN A TRIP TO NEW YORK WITH SUNGLASSES SHOP*

Great sunglasses are the crowning glory of your wardrobe. Learn how to frame your face with Sunglasses Shop and you’ll get the chance to win an amazing trip to New York!

It’s a £5000 all-inclusive trip to the Big Apple with £1000 spending money. You’ll get flights for two and four nights in a hotel. Do you fancy basketball or Broadway? Sunglasses Shop will get you tickets to a top NY attraction too!

Just post a selfie of you in Ray-Ban sunglasses that suit your face shape. Use a friend’s, or our colour-me-in face shape and frame if you don’t currently own a pair.

Use #SGSFaceShape to enter or tag @sunglassesshop (as many times as you want, via any social media channel) or e-mail sgsfaceshape@myoptiquegroup.com

The winner will be picked randomly by Sunglasses Shop.

Competition closes midnight August 14th. 

Terms and Conditions apply. No purchase necessary.

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Photography © Lucie Kerley