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    26 Pairs Of Sunglasses You’ll Buy For The Summer But Wear All Year Long

    Spending all the monies on the sunnies.

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    1. A pair of round circle sunglasses to achieve the Ray-Bans look without the Ray-Bans price tag.,

    Promising review: "For the money you can’t beat em! These look amazing on my face like a $300 pair of sunglasses. I have tried multiple pairs and this brand looks and feels comparable to a pair of Ray-Bans and Pradas. I have a smaller face and to me this pair fits the best, perfect for my nose and brow line. I couldn’t be happier, just wish there were 6 stars so everyone would know how amazing they are. If you are questioning whether or not they will look as good on you as they do in the photos, yes...yes they do." —Christina

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99 (available in four colors).

    2. A set of retro sunglasses so you always have a set of shades that complement your outfit and keep your eyes shielded from the sun. I'm obsessed with these ATM.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed,

    Promising review: "Okay I bought this set for a fashion statement but they are so well made I wear them every day! The packaging was very nice, I love having both color options — an amazing price for the value of sunglasses. Highly recommend you get them. I’ve had so many compliments, all my friends tried them on and they look good on everyone. Get them!" —Kim RN

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $15.95 (available in 12 colors).

    3. Or this pair of irregular rectangle sunnies for a fun twist on the super popular retro trend., Amazon

    Promising review: "These two pairs of sunglasses look so much more expensive than they are! They fit super nicely and are comfortable to wear. I absolutely love that it includes two pairs so I can keep one in my car and one in my purse at all times." —Rebecca Knowles

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $16.95.

    4. A pair of heart-shaped sunnies for a flirty flair you can wear with every outfit. YSL-inspired sunnies at an incredibly cheap price? Say no more.,

    Promising review: "Theses are sunglasses, and serve their intended purpose. They're well made and I haven't had any issues on them. That being said, I have gotten more compliments on them then anything else I've owned pretty much ever. People I know like them a lot, but even random strangers remark on them, they just seem to brighten up everyone's day when they see me wearing them. Not only do they allow me to see outside or driving with my light-sensitive eyes, but they bring a little joy to everyone I come into contact with while wearing them. If your bold enough to wear heart shaped sunglasses absolutely buy them!" —J. Stanley

    Get them from Amazon for $10.41+ (available in 19 styles).

    5. Checker print shades that scream, "Let's go to the diner and get a milkshake!"

    checker print sunglasses

    Machete is a woman-owned small business located in Atlanta that makes the most stunning accessories from earrings, to phone cases, to hair clips (their claw clip is one of my absolute faves).

    Promising review: "I’m not usually a huge sunglasses person but I thought these were so unique I had to get them. Everyone who’s seen them absolutely loves them. They’re the perfect amount of cat eye, not too overboard and they fit my face so well. They’re not too dark either, they give a nice sepia hue without distorting the natural colors too much. I’d buy these a million times over, I can see them lasting for years to come." —Mary S.

    Get them from Machete for $155

    6. A pair of splurge-worthy Amavii Altair sunglasses made from 18-karat gold for channeling your inner Kris Jenner. You can also flip up the polarized lenses once you're out of the sun.

    Allison Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    These sunglasses actually require 200 steps to make so you're basically wearing a literal work of art on your face. I am so obsessed with my pair and they are well worth the investment. These 2-in-1 glasses feature an optical set of lenses underneath a flip-up pair of polarized sunglass lenses. *BONUS*— they're also sustainable and made from titanium metal that's 100% recyclable.

    Get them from Amavii for $320 (available in four frame colors).

    7. Or these Krewe sunglasses that are inspired by the cast-iron balconies in the French Quarter. *Swoons* I'm here to tell you that you should at least invest in one stunning worthwhile pair of shades this year.

    seaglass to marine/rose gold mirror sunglasses

    These are made with 24-karat gold-plated hardware.

    My friend Yana has and swears by these glasses. And if Yana loves them then they're on my radar.

    Promising review: "Krewe makes top notch eyewear and this pair of sunglasses are total perfection! The weight, size, gold frame, and rose metallic lens all come together to make a stunning pair of shades that are already my favorite glasses!!" —dpshopper

    Get them from Bloomingdale's for $295.

    8. A pair of retro shades for those "have your people call my people" moments.

    reviewer wearing sunglasses

    Promising review: "These frames are so nice! They are sturdy and trendy! I can’t wait until we have more sunny days and the weather is warmer so I can finally wear them outside! I’m definitely ordering more pairs from them!" —CassieDSM

    Get them from Amazon for $14.98 (available in nine colors). 

    9. Square tortoiseshell sunglasses with over 13,000 5-star reviews that'll be an evergreen staple in your accessories lineup from here on out.

    Reviewer wearing brown and white square sunglasses

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these glasses!!! They aren't so big that they are overpowering and they work on every head shape. I love them because they never get stuck in my hair and the metal earpieces fit perfectly and comfortably around my ears. Also, they actually do a great job blocking out the sun, compared to most stylish sunglasses. These are the perfect glasses to make every outfit look amazing, keep in the car, or wear every day! Definitely my favorite sunglasses!" —Sam S.

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 11 colors/prints).

    10. Cow print sunglasses that'll be the cherry on top of your coveted neutral outfits. A whole (MOO)d.

    model wears cow print glasses
    Colorful Natalie

    Colorful Natalie is a woman-owned small business ran by Natalie Acopian whose mission is to offer the unique and latest styles in streetwear at an affordable price.

    Get them from Colorful Natalie for $14

    11. A fun take on aviators to look as classic and cool as the originals but with a bit more flirty flair.

    Reviewer wearing the sunglasses with pink mirrored lenses and gold frames

    Promising review: "These sunglasses are absolutely adorable! They arrived exactly as pictured with a small cloth for cleaning the lenses safely. I love that they have such a classic style but with a slightly unique touch unlike anything I've seen before. I'm surprised how sturdy they feel for such a reasonable price! I really expected these to feel cheap, but they truly seem to be made to last. I would highly recommend this product. I loved them so much that I purchased another pair of Sojos sunglasses immediately after I received them and was not disappointed by the second pair either! I don't think I will be looking anywhere else for sunglasses in the future; these are perfect." —Elisabeth Paulson

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99 (available in eight colors).

    12. A pair of rimless frames that are so lightweight and sturdy, they'll stand the test of time.,

    Promising review: "I got a pair of these sunglasses at the last minute before a trip to the desert. They are stylish and great quality for the price point. They fit me well, were comfortable to wear, and were definitely polarized. I dropped them a bunch of times, as I tend to do with sunglasses, and they survived the falls each time with little scratching (if scratched at all). I also have a bad habit of losing sunglasses, but at this price, I could easily replace them guilt-free if needed. I only wish they came with a case." —Zach Collins

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in 19 styles).

    13. A classic pair of round frames because let's be honest, you can never have enough of them.


    Promising review: "For the price, these are great sunglasses in my opinion. I don't expect them to be indestructible, or scratchproof or anything, but they are a nice pair of glasses. I have gotten compliments on them already and would recommend them to others. Just remember, you aren't buying a $100 pair of glasses, these are a $10 pair." —Tennyson Schwartz

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99 (available in 11 colors).

    14. A reliable set of aviators since this classic shape will never go out of style.


    Promising review: "These sunglasses are absolutely awesome! I live in Southern California, so going without sunglasses is not an option. I have bought a lot of sunglasses and these are by far the best. They are sturdy and feel solid. The hinges are made in such a way that they do not break after a month of daily use. They come with a very nice hard carrying case, a soft travel bag, and a lens cleaning cloth. The outer box is so well made that it won't be crushed during shipping. I am back to buy several more pairs. No need to shell out an outrageous $200 for sunglasses with these as a much less expensive option." —Amy is Always Reading

    Get them from Amazon for $15.29+ (available in 14 styles).

    15. A retro cat-eye pair if you want to look like you stepped right off of the set of Grease. These glasses will have you saying, "you're the one that I want." 🎵🎵

    A reviewer wearing the product with a red lip

    Promising review: "I absolutely loved these sunglasses. They are the perfect cat-eye shape and also the perfect size. I’ve received so many compliments while wearing these. In addition to using these for daily wear, I also used these on a Mexico vacation and I felt that they blocked the sun as expected. I also wear these while hiking with no issues, just to prove how durable they are. Regardless of the price, these are phenomenal and I’ve had my current pair for about a year. I highly recommend these classic sunglasses." —Chels

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in nine shades).

    16. Colorful sunnies with mega '60s ~vibes~ since everyone needs some flower power realness in their accessories repertoire.

    model wearing colorful sunglasses
    Crap Eyewear

    Crap Eyewear is a small business located in Los Angeles. If you're looking to support a small biz and get some high quality, moody shades, then their selection is for you. 

    Promising review: "These are great unisex frames at an amazing price point. I receive compliments on them almost daily. They are super high quality and sturdy. 10/10 would highly recommend. Super stylish to pair with your favorite summer fits." —Ian S.

    Get them from Crap Eyewear for $79

    17. A set of oversized edgy lenses — perfect for shielding your eyes and a pretty decent-sized portion of your face from the sun's harmful rays (but in ~style~).

    A reviewer wearing the sunglasses on the beach

    Promising review: "Wow these feel like expensive glasses. The edges are smooth and the bag it comes with is really soft so you can always clean it without scratching. Many of the cheap sunglasses here come with this plastic harsh chemical smell that gives me a headache and is cut with like a weird shape when they knock off styles, but this one did not. I get so many compliments and many friends asked where I got it from and assumed they were $300 sunnies! Great buy!" —Beautylicious

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98+ (available in nine shades).

    18. A pair of cat-eye shades with major Kardashian energy. Odds are you'll probs be mistaken for a celeb.

    A reviewer wearing the black cat-eye sunglasses

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with this sunglass line!! Honestly, this is my third or fourth pair of Sojos and I just love this brand! The shapes are always on-trend, the quality is amazing and the price points are extremely affordable! I don't feel bad spending the money because I know I'm not great when it comes to keeping up with sunglasses. Every pair I've purchased is sturdy and lasts. I've only had these a few weeks but I started wearing them immediately. I started receiving compliments on them the same day I started wearing them. Obsessed! Thank you, Sojos! Keep doing what you're doing :) Would love to see more product categories from this brand." —Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in nine colors).

    19. Bedazzled heart sunglasses that are custom-made and ready to take on the summer sun with the utmost glitz and glamour.

    rose heart sunglasses
    Castle Crystals

    Castle Crystals is a woman-owned small business based in California. 

    I have two pairs of Castle Crystals heart sunglasses and they are soooo fun and funky. They're such a statement piece with a neutral outfit and they gave me major "Rocketman" vibes, and I'm here for it. Knowing that the owner Rachel takes her time hand-making each pair makes them all the more special. Even if you don't wear them, they're a fab display piece. 

    Get a pair from Castle Crystals for $65

    20. A neutral pair that you can get with or without your prescription if you're a glasses wearer.

    Warby Parker

    They're made from hand-polished cellulose acetate and the lenses are scratch-resistant so you can have peace of mind that your shades will stay in pristine condition.

    Get them from Warby Parker starting at $95 (price varies based on customization).

    21. Dark green sunnies if you're looking to add more color into your accessories lineup but aren't ready to make the leap to a super bold hue. These green ones still fall under the neutral category so they're perf!

    dark green sunglasses

    Promising review: "I love them! Fit exactly how I like & DON'T squeeze my normal sized head, lol." —H&M reviewer

    Get them from H&M for $12.99 (available in two colors). 

    22. A pair of gradient polygon shades you should totally opt for if you love rounder shaped glasses but want something funky and new.

    A reviewer wearing the sunglasses

    Promising review: "Honestly this are the cutest glasses I’ve ordered off Amazon yet. I got the black ones and also the pink ones. The pink ones are fireeeee. They not too dark too so they can be worn later in the day to spice out your outfit. They quality seems pretty good for the price. I wear them at work too." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.23+ (available in five colors).

    23. A pair of circular shades with major steam punk vibes that we're super obsessed with.

    A reviewer wearing the sunglasses

    Promising review: "I love sunglasses. My collection to date has solely consisted of designer frames from 180 to 400. Kept seeing this style online and on really cool people in the news. Hesitant but took a chance, knowing I would be disappointed in "cheap". Then they arrived. The case leaves something to be desired compared to my other cases. Its attractive but cheaply made. Folks, know this will not hold up. Invest in a decent case. But the glasses in love! The weight, the feel and look (bronze) is all i could hope for. Fit my face beautifully and add the right look to all my rather edgy, casual cool outfits. They do not look or feel cheap. Went back and bought the black on black and black/gold! First compliment within 20 minutes of leaving home." —Gail

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 17 colors and packs of two).

    24. A double-pack of retro sunglasses featuring a cat-eye shape that look good on everyone. Currently swooning over the pink pair.,

    Promising review: "I wasn't sure about how these would look on my face. I have a square face that's small and I'm picky about my sunglasses, yet I lose them so often I only by value sunglasses. These are really lovely and high quality! They are flattering and cool at the same time. They came in nice packaging with a carry case and two frame wipes. Amazing value and great fashionable look! very happy!" —jinxycat

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $16.99 (available in five different color sets).

    25. Drip sunglasses with mega '90s energy in case you want to relive all of the iconic-ness of the era.

    drip sunglasses in various colors
    100thWishEarrings / Etsy

    100thWishEarrings is a small business based in Houston, Texas with a variety of cute accessories like sunglasses and hair clips. 

    Promising review: "Wow!! Exactly what I was looking for. The drip sunglasses came with free matching earrings and a scrunchie — I get so many compliments and love the look. Will be recommending this shop to friends. Thank you. ❤️" —Margaret Plumart

    Get them from 100thWishEarrings on Etsy for $8.50 (available in six colors). 

    26. A frameless pair — perfect for sophisticated, sleek looks with some killer hoop earrings and a low bun.

    model wearing frameless red sunglasses
    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $20 (available in three colors). 

    Finding new staple shades? Game on.


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