It’s no news that style star, Toke Makinwa is the queen of shades (literally) and flawless skin. If you follow her on Instagram, you’re most likely already in love with her style as much as we are.
If you love shades or are looking to dip your toes in the water, see if you’ll get away with rocking a few. We’ve put together some super glam shades inspiration (because not everyone can cop those Chanel and co) from the boss herself. You should try some of these out too!
Tinted Lens Sunglasses
Typically when selecting trendy sunglasses people think of the frames, the colour and the fit. Toke Makinwa effortlessly rocks colour tinted lens with style and you should too. Bold coloured tinted lenses gives off serious 90’s vibes and are a great way to add a pop of colour to your outfit. Go for a colour that sits well against your skin tone and you’re ready to slay the TM way.
Oversized Cat Eye Shades
Cat eye glasses and sunglasses have been making steady waves since the 50’s. Toke has shown us that with the cat eye frames, bigger is better. This shade looks awesome on people with round, and oval faces. A major pro is that the winged edges will accentuate your cheekbones. That’s something we all want right?
For a more personalized, unique look, you can pick your cat eye shades with embellishments like studs, chains and rings.
90’s Inspired Matrix Glasses
This particular style of shades have been a major trend this year among celebrities both home and abroad. The Matrix glasses are skinny frames with a flatter top and a soft triangular shape and are a great fit for those who know how to rock shades like a boss. They hit under the eyebrows and give off an edgy sultry vibe. If you’re going for an effortlessly chic, laid back style, this is your pick.
Thin Wire Frames
Is there anything Toke Makinwa doesn’t look good in? We’re yet to see what that is. The bronze Queen looks like a yummy jar of caramel in these wire frames. If you’re looking to rock this style, try experimenting with gold or rose gold wire frames. It’ll enhance your look and bring warmth to your eyes. If that isn’t how to rock shades like a boss!
Square And Bold
The best way to make a statement is with these bold, chunky, and attention-grabbing square frames. It shows off your daring side in a put-together manner. Get ready to deal with all the attention it’s going to draw to you; and the compliments too.
Crystal Embellished Dolce And Gabbana Sunglasses
Toke’s Dolce and Gabbana sunglasses are effortlessly stylish and luxurious. It’s the true definition of casual and sophisticated. These shades created a mega media buzz early in the year and we still haven’t gotten over it. They cost a whole N474K but the good news is that you can totally DIY.
Clear Nerdy Frames
When you need a pair of glasses that can go well with any outfit, this is the way to go. You can easily make this your signature look as they’re super wearer centered. If you want to look chic without attracting undue attention to yourself, GET THESE FRAMES!
So guys, now that Toke has shown us how to rock shades like a boss, which of these shades will you be rocking soon?