Who says sunglasses are only for summer? Not us.
Yes, there may be fewer daylight hours, but before you go burying away your sunnies, think of the joys of adding a little luxury to your winter wardrobe (and hiding those tired eyes) with a pair of super chic glasses.
In fact, a new year is the perfect time for new frames. Handily, Ace & Tate has you covered. The Dutch eyewear brand allows you to experiment with eyewear thanks to classic designs with a contemporary twist, whether you're looking for sunglasses or opticals. Oh, and they're easy on the wallet too.
If you're unfamiliar, allow us to present our favourite frames that'll keep you looking stylish all year long...
For Winter Holidays
Off on a winter break? Lucky you. Whether you're heading for the sun armed with floaty dresses or hitting the slopes in chill-proof layers, retro sunglasses are always a stylish addition.
To make a statement with your eyewear, choose a classic Seventies cat-eye frame, such as the Vic. Or for something a tad more modest yet equally elegant, pick a wide frame design and slight slant on the upper rim like the foxy Kat pair.
For City Life
For most, it's back to work in January (boo) and we could all do with a little lift, right?
That's where a pair of stylish frames comes in. Not only will they help you to fix up, look sharp, but they'll conceal those tired peepers too.
Made of light metal and with quirky detailing, the Vivian is just the ticket, especially if you're a city slicker looking for a modern edge.
For Lazy Weekends
When it comes to off-duty days, adding some well-chosen frames can switch up your whole look with minimal effort.
This once-nerdy accessory has become de rigueur thanks to an array of It girls wearing them all over Instagram, and we love this lightweight Nina model.
The warm shades of brown suit just about everybody while the oval lenses are undeniably cool. It's geek chic at its finest.
Can't decide which to choose? Worry not. With Ace & Tate's home-try-on-service, you can have up to four frames delivered to your door so you can pick your perfect pair in peace. From £98 for a new frame including prescription lenses, they're an absolute steal.
Or why not visit the new London 'peep' store at 10 Earlham St, London WC2H 9LN.