Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?

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Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
ASOS Small Cat Eye Fashion Glasses

£14

Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
Cutler and Gross Vintage 0468 Grad Aqua

£275, available from Cutler and Gross.

Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
Folli Follie Rose Gold Oversized Round Sunglasses

£80, available from Folli Follie.

Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
Le Specs X Revolve Outta Love Sunglasses

£43.47, available from Revolve.

Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
Kendall and Kylie Kye Sunglasses

£50.11, available from Revolve.

Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
Matt and Nat Sava Black Sunglasses

£48, available from Matt and Nat.

Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
Vogue Eyewear Cat Eye Sunglasses by Gigi Hadid in Tort

£118, available from ASOS.

Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
Longchamp Round Frame Classic Black Sunglasses

£110, available from VeryExclusive.

Little versus large: where do you stand on the great sunglasses debate?
Debenhams Beach Collection Purple Square Sunglasses

£16, available from Debenhams.

Tiny and trendy, or big and bold? Katie Wright surveys your optical options this summer.

According to Kanye West, we should all be wearing tiny sunglasses.

Kim Kardashian revealed earlier this year that her rapper husband informed her of this fact via email.

“[He] sent me a whole email like, ‘You cannot wear big glasses anymore. It’s all about tiny little glasses’,” the reality star announced, during an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. “He sent me like, millions of Nineties photos with tiny little glasses.”

Judging by her Instagram page, Mrs Kardashian West has taken her spouse’s advice – but she is, frankly, a bit late to the party on this one.

Young Hollywood hotties like the Hadid sisters and Kim’s half-sister Kendall Jenner have been rocking shrunken shades since last summer. Gigi Hadid loves them so much, in fact, that she designed several pairs for her own collection with Vogue Eyewear.

So should we all be following self-proclaimed trendsetter Kanye’s advice?

If you want to be bang on-trend then yes; right now it’s all about miniscule frames that channel Nineties pop stars and Keanu Reeves in the Matrix movies.

But what if you don’t want to wear specs that leave your eyebrows – and eye bags – on show?

There’s something so appealing about hiding behind a huge pair of shades (even if you aren’t dashing through an airport with the paparazzi in tow), so we don’t blame you if you don’t want to jump on the skinny-sunnies bandwagon just yet.

To that end, we’ve rounded up the best of both worlds – because there are still plenty of fabulous oversized styles in the SS18 eyewear collections.

From high street bargains to designer accessories, here are the best little and large sunglasses in the shops right now…