In the last few weeks, wraparound sunglasses were spotted on Rihanna, Bella Hadid, Kylie Jenner, Kaia Gerber and Addison Rae, and, within the past few months, on Justin Bieber, Bad Bunny, ASAP Nast, Offset and Pharrell Williams. Kim Kardashian, the influencer in chief, has posted about 40 photos of herself in wraparound sunglasses to her Instagram feed since January. Thirteen of those images were posted in August alone. Those who associate wraparounds with the shade selection at their nearest Shell station are well within their right to wonder: How, exactly, did gas station sunglasses become chic?
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