Skip To Content

    34 Stylish Pairs Of Sunglasses That Only Look Expensive

    Because who could throw *shade* at saving money??

    We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Tinted cat eye shades so you have a go-to every time you're feline your outfit.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Get them from Nasty Gal for $9 (originally $16).

    2. Rimless monochromatic sunglasses for showing off your bold side without any risky spending. What you *do* spend will be paid back in limitless Instagrams.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "So I have a really nice pair of similar sunglasses that I bought a couple years ago and figured it's time to add to the collection (gimme one in every color)! I settled with buying from this vendor because of the nice case it comes with, little glasses tool, and how vibrant the orange color looked in the pictures compared to other vendors. The nice ones I had are glass, and honestly even though the orange ones are cheap and plastic, I kind of like how light they are. When they're on, you can't tell the difference between the expensive pair and these, which is really cool. I love them already." —Makenzie

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99 (available in seven colors).

    3. Metal brow bar frames that'll literally have you seeing through ~rose colored glasses~ (especially when you have money leftover for things like, you know, food).

    anrdoezrs.net

    Get them from Express for $19.90 (originally $29.90).

    4. Retro sage and rose gold sunnies, because these will still help you save your *green*. Will anyone ever guess? Never.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Promising review: "I love these! They look like expensive designer frames! They are so unique, which I love!" —leah

    Get them from ModCloth for $19.

    5. Round mirrored glasses with metallic florals so your savings don't wilt in the name of fashion.

    aldoshoes.com

    Get them from Aldo for $25.

    6. Ultra-slim cat eyes for taking Rihanna-worthy selfies without having to spend RiRi cash.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are perfection. I never, ever write reviews but I had to for these. For one, the price was unbeatable. I was looking for knock-offs of this Le Specs style (which go for over $100) so I wasn't expecting much for this price but, wow, do these exceed my expectations. They came in perfect condition, inside a really nice case (!) with a lens cloth to boot (and the outside packaging is adorable, as well). As for how they look — AWESOME." —Brooklyn Ali

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in 10 colors).

    7. Rhinestone-decorated sunglasses that'll put a sparkle in your eye without dimming your bank account (otherwise known as the Chipotle fund).

    anrdoezrs.net

    Get them from Torrid for $14.90.

    8. Black glitter statement sunnies, because you deserve to shine brighter than any diamond (which one day we will be able to afford).

    anrdoezrs.net

    Get them from Torrid for $14.90.

    9. Vintage-y oval-shaped shades with chic metal frames so bloggers have nothing on you. Are selfies suddenly rewarding? The answer is YES.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love these glasses! I’m one of those 'name brand is better' people. But I must say these sunglasses are so much better! Name-brand companies need to step up their products!" —MrWhee

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in nine colors).

    10. Thick-framed, detailed sunnies for politely suggesting to Anna Wintour that she let you take a turn. And if she also wants to give you all her first row runway seats, you'll accept.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Promising review: "These sunnies are so comfy and stylish. These glasses are sturdy and well-made!" —hnybny

    Get them from Free People for $25 (available in two colors).

    11. Sharp cat eyes that'll disguise how much you spent, no matter what angle you look at 'em.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $18 (available in four colors).

    12. Flat mirrored lenses, because you'll never have to *reflect* on overspending again thanks to these pups.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm totally in love with my new sunglasses! I want more — they look expensive with a simple pattern. I can't wait to order more." —Lina M. Hernandez

    Get them from Amazon for $8.96+ (available in 13 colors).

    13. Rounded polarized sunnies with mirrored lenses and metal temples so you always look polished no matter how recently you rolled out of bed (answer: very).

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are excellent quality. They're very sturdy and fashionable!" —Felisha Fleming

    Get them from Amazon for $6.75+ (available in 18 colors).

    14. Rounded tortoiseshell shades with tinted lenses and a metal brow bar for looking more classic than Audrey Hepburn (a bold claim, but I'm confident).

    hm.com

    Get them from H&M for $9.99 (available in two colors).

    15. Translucent monochromatic tints that'll help you see clearly when it comes to achieving this deceptively luxurious look.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $18 (available in three shades).

    16. Clear angled sunglasses, because how else can you look this acute on a budget every day?

    anrdoezrs.net

    Get them from Mango for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    17. Rectangular oversized shades so you can depend on at least looking sophisticated. Never mind the old camp T-shirt you're wearing. These are here to help.

    linksynergy.walmart.com

    Get them from Walmart for $24.

    18. Chunky tortoiseshell-fade frames for transforming any outfit into what I imagine Amal Clooney wears when going incognito — you're just missing the billionaire budget! One day.

    us.asos.com

    Get them from Asos for $23.

    19. Mirrored cat eyes that'll make every pair of sweats look like they're straight off the runway. Lazy, but make it fashion (is my motto).

    amazon.com

    Check out why these are a BuzzFeed editor's go-to!

    Promising review: "These are amazing. I was scared they'd come in very cheap quality like usual cheap glasses, but the quality is awesome and feels so expensive. The packaging is also wonderful. I'm still amazed at the quality!" —somi nwandu

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 14 colors).

    20. Metal diamond-shaped sunglasses, because these won't get your savings out of ~shape~.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Get them from Topshop for $26.

    21. Lunette shield shades that'll make "polished" your middle name. Is this what it feels like to be put together? Probably.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Promising review: "I love these sunglasses. They're just the right size. The shades are dark enough to block bright lights. The price is wonderful. The quality looks like I bought really expensive sunglasses. I would buy them again." —nay22nay

    Get them from Nordstrom for $14 (available in two colors).

    22. Retro-inspired square stunners for bringing all the attention to you. Why yes, yes I did spend quite a bit to look this good.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Get them from Free People for $25 (available in three colors).

    23. Oversized reflective glasses that'll prove more really is more — except for the bill, of course. We'll keep that to a minimum.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I LOVE these fashionable sunnies! I have received so many compliments already. Everyone is shocked to hear I got these off Amazon — they look so much more expensive! They're so worth the buy. Great customer service, as well." —Savannah Bridges

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 16 colors).

    24. Oval head-turners, because makeup and really any other amount of effort is unnecessary with these. They've got you ~covered~.

    anrdoezrs.net

    Get them from Boohoo for $10.

    25. Timeless mirrored aviators so you basically never have to shop for accessories again. I really don't think I'm exaggerating.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I honestly assumed these would be junk due to the low price. I was pleasantly surprised! They are well-made and look amazing. They did not disappoint!" —Karen P

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in four colors).

    26. Rounded top-bar sunglasses for a cheery approach to a classic look. No all-black outfit out there can ruin their mood.

    anrdoezrs.net

    Promising review: "These fit my face very well, look very stylish on, and are very easy to see out of. I can't recommend them enough, especially for the sale price! These will last me forever and I do not regret buying them at all." —allyoop

    Get them from Madewell for $24.99 (originally $65).

    27. Luxurious rhinestone shades that'll make people say "Beyoncé? Is that you?" Ok, maybe not BEYONCÉ but autographs will be requested.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are really beautiful, and look and feel much more expensive than they actually are. I love them!" —nicholas vartanian

    Get them from Amazon for $9.61+ (available in eight colors).

    28. Half-framed go-to's, because these will still give you *100%* when it comes to helping you look darn good.

    anrdoezrs.net

    Promising review: "These are awesome glasses. They look like an expensive designer pair! I will definitely buy again" —Michelle

    Get them from Old Navy for $10+ (available in four colors).

    29. Colorful semi-rimless sunglasses so you're ready for your debut photoshoot. Oh, did you not know you're a model now? Surprise!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are great sunglasses! The price was great and the quality is exceptional for the price. I love them and get lots of compliments." —guccilover

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (available in five colors).

    30. Large tortoiseshell classics for channeling your inner ~Parisian chic~ self. Step one: put these on. Voilà you're done!

    anrdoezrs.net

    Get them from J.Crew Factory for $17.50 (list price $29.50).

    31. Teal and gold–framed sunnies that'll always *point* you in the right direction when it's time to get dolled up.

    click.linksynergy.com

    Get them from ModCloth for $19.

    32. Polarized circle shades, because these will be nothing but a ~well rounded~ decision. You're just being fiscally responsible, it's part of being an adult.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These sunglasses are absolutely gorgeous. They stay in place and don't even slip during activity or if your face is sweaty. They have polarized lenses which are great for driving. I have several pairs of more expensive sunglasses, but these are the ones I will be wearing most of the time." —Redbloom

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99.

    33. Gold reflective aviators so you actually see the appeal in *fools gold*. Turns out it's pretty great when you're doing the tricking?

    anrdoezrs.net

    Get them from Tobi for $11 (originally $22).

    34. Boldy-shaped sunglasses, because you'll look anything but ~neutral~ when wearing these posh peepers.

    anrdoezrs.net

    Get them from Forever 21 for $7.90 (available in two colors).

    Don't be alarmed friends, I'm still the same me. Just a lot more fabulous.

    E!

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

    Ryan Pattie/BuzzFeed

    Shopping Newsletter
     

    Find great products and the best-money saving deals around, delivered right to your inbox.
    Newsletter signup form