A fashion essential is something every girl should have in her closet, that will never go out of style! Every week, we’ll be featuring one article of clothing, along with three examples of how to rock it.

This week’s essential? Statement Shades!

Why You Need Them In Your Closet:
Sun’s out, shades out! Statement shades are the hottest accessory item just in time for this Spring! You can rock statement shades in tons of different shapes, sizes and colors. Amp up your outfit with some bright colorful shades or some retro frames! Take a look at how our favorite celebs are gearing up for Springtime with their super cool statement shades!

Three Ways to Rock It:

1. Rihanna

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Rihanna looks fabulous rocking these retro shades. The cat-eye shape of her glasses gives her look some edge, and is sure to stand out against any outfit! Try this unique shape with some color, to create the perfect spring-time look!

2. Katy Perry

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We don’t know about you guys, but Katy‘s rockin’ red shades are the first thing that catch our eyes when looking at this photo! Everything about these shades from the bright red color, to the big frames will be sure to make anyone “Wide Awake”! They also accent Katy’s blue hair to match the rest of her outfit perfectly!

3. Ke$ha

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Ke$ha never fails to stand out with any of her looks! This time she added some unique shades to complete her outfit. The super round shape of her glasses gives her a 90’s vintage look and really stands out with her colorful blazer. Way to rock this look, Ke$ha!

Which one of these celebs rocks this fashion essential the best? Tell us in the comments below!