10 DIY Ways To Upgrade Your Shades

No need to squint your way through the summer.

1. Beaded Beauties

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Painted stripes? So amateur. Now beaded stripes, that’s some serious DIY realness.

2. Chain Gang

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Gold chain attached to your shades doubles as a badass neck accessory.

3. Go For Baroque

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A little more time consuming, but playing around with some Sculpey clay opens up a whole new world in sunglass add-on possibilities!

4. Epic Cat Eyes

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Rhinestones and neon?! No one is going to be able to ignore you in these babies!

5. Two Tones

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For a more subtle approach, coordinating color two tone painting will do just fine.

6. Glitteratti

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Glitter embellished shades means you’ll be catching (and reflecting) all kinds of rays.

7. The Lace Race

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Lace covered lenses to help hide an epic post-Sunday Funday hangover.

8. Like a Lady

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Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but pearls are a lady’s.

9. Rhinestone Cowboy

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Give ‘em major futuristic space-age vibes with gold and rhinestone topped shades.

10. Flower Child

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The perfect way to channel both your inner hippie and your inner child.

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