Balenciaga Takes It Back to the Mid-’90s With Trio of Shield Rectangle Sunglasses

Balenciaga continues its trend of retro-futuristic eyewear with the discharge of the Shield Rectangle sunglasses, appearing in blue, silver and black.

These Demna Gvasalia-designed pairs look to the 1990s, delivering three core components: colored lenses, tiny frames, and an acetate base. Additional ’90s design cues include the pairs’ slight cat-eye shape where the lenses flick up at the edges , also because the signature “BB” branding within the middle of the bridge.
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The “BB” branding is formed from metal and is joined by a group of visible screws at either side of the frame. Balenciaga’s eyewear isn’t only for looks, as they pack 100% UVA and UVB protection into their mirrored-screen lenses. Take a glance within the least three Balenciaga Shield Rectangle sunglasses offerings in the gallery above, and pick them up at retailers like Browns for $2,263 HKD (approx. $291 USD).

For more unique sunglasses, inspect this drilled-out pair from Off-White™. Balenciaga continues its trend of retro-futuristic eyewear with the discharge of the Shield Rectangle sunglasses, appearing in blue, silver and black.

These Demna Gvasalia-designed pairs look to the 1990s, delivering three core components: colored lenses, tiny frames, and an acetate base. Additional ’90s design cues include the pairs’ slight cat-eye shape where the lenses flick up at the edges , also because the signature “BB” branding within the middle of the bridge.
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The “BB” branding is formed from metal and is joined by a group of visible screws at either side of the frame. Balenciaga’s eyewear isn’t only for looks, as they pack 100% UVA and UVB protection into their mirrored-screen lenses. Take a glance within the least three Balenciaga Shield Rectangle sunglasses offerings in the gallery above, and pick them up at retailers like Browns for $2,263 HKD (approx. $291 USD).

For more unique sunglasses, inspect this drilled-out pair from Off-White™.