Square-frame sunglasses add a sporty sensibility to the new season. For optimum chic, put Prism’s tortoiseshell frames in your line of vision. Or, if easy cool is more your signature style, try Marni’s slick black matte lenses.
Sandra Dee, pictured here in summer-romance film Gidget, 1959, was America’s surfing sweetheart
Who: All-American actress and poster girl of surf-inspired chic.
Her look: Vibrant crop tops and patterned pants, topped off by blond, sea-sprayed locks.
The runway tribute: See Kenzo’s palm-tree print tops, high-waisted shorts and neon beach bags.
How to wear it now: Partner a graphic sweater with sleek shorts and simple sandals.
Words: Natalie Rigg. Fashion: Sarah Atkinson. Photograph: Ronald Grant Archive