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Most Desired: 7 statement yellow sunglasses you didn't know you needed

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Yellow is the colour of the summer, but the sunny shade isn’t the easiest to wear. Opt for some statement yellow-lens eyewear to channel the trend – from small Nineties lenses to aviators to cat-eye styles. Here, the Stylist fashion team pick their favourites.

Dior Club 3 Aviators

Chosen by Kitty McGee, Executive Fashion Director

“I wear a uniform of minimal basics: crew-neck jumpers, white T-shirts and jeans or tailored trousers, so statement accessories are where I have my fun. I love a coloured lens and recently misplaced some blue sunglasses I have been wearing for the past few years, so these yellow Dior aviators are top of my current wish-list.”

£319, Dior (Farfetch.com)

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Chloé oversized metal-frame aviators

Chosen by Arabella Greenhill, Fashion Director

“Metal-framed aviators are my jam. I have a pair of opticals in the same style that I wear for everyday and love. These will be perfect for my upcoming New York Fashion Week trip; they compliment colourful midi dresses as well as working with simple tailoring.”

£373, Chloé (farfetch.com)

Ace & Tate Grace Sunglasses

Chosen by Billie Bhatia, Fashion Writer

“These acetate frames are the perfect holiday accessory; they’re really fun to wear, will amp up your swimwear and make your black dresses summer appropriate. What more could you want?”

£98, Ace & Tate

Finlay & Co Wentworth Sunglasses

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Chosen by Polly Knight, Fashion Editor

“I love a yellow lens so am thrilled about this trend. These feel statement enough but are still quite minimal, which I like, and the chunky black frame feels cool and fresh.”

£140, Finlay & Co 

Jimmy Choo crystal-embellished cat-eye acetate sunglasses

Chosen by Helen Atkin, Fashion Assistant 

“These sunglasses are perfect for summer events – with prints at weddings, alongside pastels at garden parties, and with a midi dress and heels for the polo.”

£335, Jimmy Choo (net-a-porter.com)

Moscot Shtarker frames with custom made tint in Mellow Yellow

Chosen by Lucy Reber, freelance fashion editor

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“I like wearing colour but couldn’t do a yellow lens with a yellow frame too. This Moscot style is punchy but still feels really cool. I’ll be wearing them with a floral wrap dress and trainers until the temperature finally drops.” 

£335, Moscot 

Rejina Pyo Nix yellow sunglasses

Chosen by Moya Lothian-McLean, Editorial Assistant

“London-based designer Rejina Pyo can do no wrong and these sunglasses are the perfect finishing touch to my day-to-day wardrobe of wide-leg jeans, crop-tops and trainers. 

£225, Rejina Pyo

stylist.co.uk has had a yellow makeover on 15 August, to celebrate our Yellow Issue and pay homage to the colour of the season. Read more about the most playful shade of all here.

Opening image: Harry Pedersen