Savvy Sunglasses: You Can Wear These Stylish Sunglasses All Day Long

Attention grabbers, style transformers, anonymity tools, statement makers, and sun shaders, sunglasses–it seems–have a plethora of purposes in our lives. Whether you wear them to hide from humanity, to mimic an icon or to keep your eyes safe from UVA and UVB rays, sunglasses reign as our nonpareil accessory bar none. Here’s some to add to your collection.

50th Anniversary Concorde by Randolph celebrates five decades with a limited edition silhouette prime for sailing on your yacht or seeking out the Big Five in Kenya. A skillfully handcrafted objet d’art with a timeless 23k Gold frame finish and SkyTec

Oval Frame Sunglasses by Gucci take inspiration from 1990’s catwalk fashion. Made in Japan with a two-toned metal frame, they arrive in a velvet case with satin lining. $750

Vera Wang knows how to make party perfect glasses. Audacious Camille is the perfect combination of acetate, metal and jewelry embellishments. As seen on Heidi Klum! $303

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 12: A model walks the runway wearing Bad Sisters during Los Angeles Swim Week Powered by Art Hearts Fashion on June 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts Fashion)

Ava by CC Eyewear has a black cheetah print with hints of blue, presented in a retro round shape and keyhole bridge–perfect for a wine tasting event in Napa or a trapeze through the art museum. San Francisco-based CC Eyewear makes custom readers, blue light glasses and sunglasses in plant-based frames that brim with style. Founded by Jennifer Farrelly and designed by a fashion veteran from Prada and former Head of Product at Warby Parker, the fashion forward company offers luxurious eyewear at affordable prices. $100

Retro Biggie by Venice Beach’s Garrett Leight California Optical is an undaunted, charismatic silhouette for lovers of vintage chic. In sturdy acetate the glasses come in three colors. $385

Gold Gradient Brown by Ray Ban 3699 is the  king of cool. These sculpted metal framed Ray Bans strut into any room like the most popular kid on campus. Touting themselves as an elevated basic, these glasses go way beyond basic to be essentials. $166


LV Signature Square Round Sunglasses by Louis Vuitton Men’s boast understated beau monde brash with light blue acetate frames, a unique square-round shape, blue lenses and signature engraving. They feature 100% UV protection. $520

The Dru in Mountaintop Green by Ember Niche sets an instantly artsy mood with its quirky, transparent green acetate frame and 15% tinted green lenses. Inspired by cartoons and the lush forests of South America, these glasses were envisioned in New York City by Ember Niche founders Timothy Campbell and Jarrett Raghnal. $225

Saratoga tortoise sunglasses by American Optical stand out as a red-white-and-blue classic, perfect for Fourth of July fetes. These tortoise sunglasses went underground for decades, but they’re back—better than ever. Famously worn by President John F. Kennedy, the revived mainstay has green polarized, impact resistant, nylon sun lenses. $255

Filipe in Citron by Paradigm Eyewear bedazzles with its trippy poise and worldly savoir faire. The colorful lenses flow in curves that don’t quite fit the sunglass shape—purposefully and funkily. The lemony-green hue will turn heads. $185

Aurélie – Satin by Lu Goldie are divinely boundary breaking with an unapologetic 1990’s cachet. Looking like a mosaic from gleaming Murano glass, they feature the brand’s signature gold braiding and come with a lovely protective pouch. For every purchase, a tree is planted. $179