Sunglasses are taking inspiration from the past and future in 2018

From geeky glasses to goofy goggles, this year eyewear is coming up in all shapes and sizes and we are loving it. No matter your style or face shape, there’s a stunning pair of sunglasses for you!

We’ve rounded up all the eyewear trends taking 2018 by storm and found out exactly where you can buy them

Looking for a fashionable and unique new pair of sunglasses? As usual we’ve got you covered. 2018 has come through with the prettiest eyewear trends, and we’ve come through with all the affordable places you can find each trend.

The matrix

Remember those tiny shades that Trinity wore in The Matrix way back in the early 2000s? Well, Rihanna brought them back last year, so of course they are now a huge trend. Rita Ora, the Kardashians and Beyonce love these mini sunglasses.

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Phoebe black sunglasses, R345, Zando

Brown tortoise sunglasses, R345, Zando

Black round sunglasses, R295, Zando

Brown Senegal tortoise sunglasses, R345, Zando

Read more: How to choose sunglasses for your face shape

Geek chic

Geek glasses have been around for a minute but they come in a lot more appealing frames and styles these days.

Round Geek Glasses, R59.99, MR P

Red Geek Sunglasses R49.99, MR P

Geek Sunglasses R49.99, MR P

Maxi shades

Nicole Richie and Victoria Beckham made round glasses that cover your entire face a huge trend back in the day. Giant sunglasses are back but they’re slightly more subtle now. Still huge, but now available in a variety of shapes.

Neon cat eye sunglasses R40.00, MRP

Square sunglasses R59.99, MRP

Animal print oversized sunglasses R59.99, MRP

Ombre round sunglasses R59.99, MRP

Gorgeous goggles

Goggles no longer belong underwater. Lose the snorkel and wear your goggles wherever you go. Nicki Minaj is a huge fan of these.

Tan oversized sunglasses R62, Spree

Black oversized sunglasses R89, Spree

Black and orange sunglasses R449, Zando

Magic metallics

Sunglasses with a metallic frame or metallic looking lenses are a hot runway trend. They look expensive and glamorous but these pretty shades won’t hurt your wallet at all.

Mirror cat-eye sunglasses yellow R139, Spree

Black round metal frame sunglasses R 420, Zando

Hexagon metal mirrored sunglasses R 159, Zando

Bling bling

Embellishments on sunglasses are a long time cute trend loved by Ariana Grande and Bonang Matheba. Steal their style with these budget-friendly shades.

Black cat eye sunglasses R179, Zando

Embellished cat eye sunglasses R50.00, MRP

Colour me stylish

Our favourite sunglasses trend for 2018 is colour. Colourful lenses can make an outfit and Camilla Cabello and Olivia Culpo have both been spotted rocking this style.

Rainbow cat eye sunglasses R159, Zando

Yellow aviators R350, Zando

Blue wayfarers R159, Zando