What do you think of when you hear the word Chanel? The very word oozes glamour, sophistication and pure Parisian chic! The fashion brand is renowned all over the world for its high-quality clothing and sunglasses. Influencers and celebrities will adorn their social feeds with the latest Chanel bag, and with summer approaching you can bet they’ll be showing off their designer sunnies.
Whether you’re looking for a classic oversized jet black frame, or a more subtle tortoise shell butterfly style, find out more about the classic Chanel range and see our alternative Chanel-style glasses here.
Square sunglasses are often referred to as Wayfarers, however, Chanel’s oversized square frames are no ordinary style. A timeless classic to hide the hangover and block the paparazzi, reality star Kris Jenner is often seen in these powerful, no-nonsense sunglasses. Square sunglasses are available in a number of lense colours, and retail for around £360.
Alternative square style frame from Arlo Wolf – Luna
Here at Arlo Wolf, our Luna frames mirror the same style and sophistication of the original square range, with half the price tag as that of the designer label!
For £65, you will be investing in quality square style frames, including prescription lenses, anti-glare and anti-scratch coatings, along with an attractive glasses case and lens cloth. Our Luna frames are available in classic shades of Black and Blue Mottle.
The Luna collection is the perfect style for recreating the Kardashian/Jenner girl boss look! Suitable for most face shapes, including round and heart-shaped, this style is a must-have! To find out more about which style of glasses would best suit your face shape, head over to our face shapes tool for more information.
Classic round sunglasses
For decades Chanel has perfected effortlessly cool round sunglasses. Adorned with pearls and bling of course, this style is often associated with high-profile socialite Paris Hilton. The round style has evolved in recent years, and is now found all over the festival scene, ranging in different lens colours.
These metal-rimmed frames retail at £570, and come in two styles – a pinky gold or a black frame.
Alternative round styles from Arlo Wolf – Brooklyn Sun
Find a perfect match to the classic round frame in our Brooklyn Sun in Gold prescription sunglasses. As the name suggests, this style is super cool and emanates the New York fashion scene, you won’t be missed in a crowd!
Our Brooklyn sunglasses are also available in Tortoise, or with various lens upgrades. For a more standout accessory, add polarised or mirror lenses. Each of the lenses available with the Brooklyn Gold, have an anti-scratch, UV400 coating to keep them looking as good as new, for as long as possible.
This one needs no introduction. Aviator sunglasses, or “pilot’s glasses”, were originally developed in 1936 by Bausch & Lomb for pilots to protect their eyes while flying, thus the name aviator. One of the most popular styles across the globe for both men and women, aviator sunglasses offer a universal style that can be matched to any outfit.
Chanel’s aviators retail at £275, which is one of their more affordable options (but at Arlo Wolf we can still beat that!) Their sunglasses are available in 5 different lens colours, including a classic black and more feminine rose-gold.
Alternative aviator styles from Arlo Wolf – Cyrus Sun
Our version of the classic aviator is the perfect affordable alternative. A no-compromise offer, Cyrus Sun in Gold and Tortoise replicates that classic Chanel look, what more could you need? A sunglasses style that can be pulled off by every face shape, this really may be the most classic and iconic sunglasses style of all time, for £65 our Cyrus frames are an absolute steal.
Try our Chanel-style sunglasses on at home
Still not convinced? We offer a try before you buy service – take your time and, in the comfort of your own home, try on the glasses one by one, to test the look, fit and feel of each. We’ll send the frames to you, free of charge, and they will be with you in no time at all.
Our affordable Chanel alternatives are remarkably similar to the originals, and you’re bound to find a style to suit your own personal tastes from our extensive collection. Browse our women’s sunglasses and men’s sunglasses collections to get started.