POPSUGAR Fashion

The Ultimate Summer Sunglasses Guide

Jul 31 2014 - 3:15pm

You have your Summer dresses [1], sandals, and swimsuits [2] — but have you found the right shades yet? If not, you're missing one very crucial seasonal accessory. As much a necessity as a fashion statement, we're never without our favorite pair of sunglasses. This season, we've set our sights on cool-girl translucent frames, bright hues, classic aviators, and the ever-awesome mirrored shades. They're all here, at every price. Just scroll to shop your perfect pair — or two.

Source: Greg Kessler

Aviator Sunglasses

Why we love them: It doesn't get more classic than a great pair of aviators, so you'll never have to worry about them going out of style. They're the favorite shades of perennial cool girls like Kate Bosworth [3], and they go with just about everything.

Aviator Sunglasses

Express Rainbow Lens Aviator Sunglasses [4] ($30)

Aviator Sunglasses

Lanvin Acetate Aviator Sunglasses [5] ($365)

Aviator Sunglasses

TOMS "Maverick" 59mm Aviator Sunglasses [6] ($129)

Aviator Sunglasses

Tom Ford Cole Metal Aviator Sunglasses [7] ($420)

Aviator Sunglasses

Stella McCartney Mirrored Aviator Sunglasses [8] ($250)

Aviator Sunglasses

Oliver Peoples Isabel Marant Par Matt 60 Aviator Sunglasses [9] ($365)

Aviator Sunglasses

Michael Michael Kors "Dylan" 58mm Aviator Sunglasses [10] ($126)

Aviator Sunglasses

Vince Camuto 58mm Aviator Sunglasses [11] ($70)

Aviator Sunglasses

Tory Burch Modern Aviator Sunglasses [12] ($165)

Colored Sunglasses

Why we love them: Who says sunglasses have to be plain old metal? These bright hues don't just pep up your shades, they'll also boost your whole look. If you love collecting sunglasses, make sure to grab a pair in a bright color for a high-impact effect you can change up all Summer.

Colored Sunglasses

Forever 21 F1810 Matte Round Sunglasses [13] ($6)

Colored Sunglasses

Nasty Gal NG X Le Specs Runaways Shades [14] ($65)

Colored Sunglasses

Italia Independent Wayfarer Sunglasses [15] ($195)

Colored Sunglasses

Topshop Warren Flat Top Sunglasses [16] ($32)

Colored Sunglasses

Prabal Gurung Yellow Acetate Sunglasses [17] ($444)

Colored Sunglasses

Tory Burch Oversized Round Sunglasses [18] ($150)

Colored Sunglasses

Karen Walker One Worship Plastic Round Sunglasses [19] ($280)

Colored Sunglasses

Wildfox Couture Steff Deluxe Mirror Sunglasses [20] ($179)

Colored Sunglasses

Balenciaga Cracked Square Sunglasses [21] ($675)

Colored Sunglasses

Rag & Bone Keaton Sunglasses [22] ($350)

Colored Sunglasses

Etnia Barcelona Klein Internation Blue Round Sunglasses [23] ($297)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Why we love them: They're glamorous and sophisticated and just a little bit posh. While some can feel retro, others are sleeker and modern, and in any case, they'll up the ante on your outfit and go especially well with a killer LBD.

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

ASOS Flat Top Cat Eye Sunglasses [24] ($23)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Marc by Marc Jacobs Cat Eye Sunglasses [25] ($120)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Roberto Cavalli Retro Print Cat's-Eye Sunglasses [26] ($295)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Miu Miu Metal Cat-Eye Sunglasses [27] ($367)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Forever 21 Fresh Cat-Eye Sunglasses [28] ($6)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Alexander McQueen Cat Eye Sunglasses [29] ($395)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Prism Capri Cat Eye Acetate Sunglasses [30] ($410)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

BCBG Max Azria 49mm Cat Eye Sunglasses [31] ($99)

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Elizabeth and James Lafayette Cat Eye [32] ($155)

Round Sunglasses

Why we love them: Popularized by John Lennon, they're an easy way to lend an outfit a carefree, cool-kid feel. They're a bit unconventional, and they offer a lot more personality than your average frames.

Round Sunglasses

Victoria Beckham Loren Round Sunglasses [33] ($550)

Round Sunglasses

Tom Ford Round Sunglasses [34] ($425)

Round Sunglasses

Ralph Lauren Greek-Key Round Sunglasses [35] ($240)

Round Sunglasses

Topshop "Mimi Revo" 47mm Round Sunglasses [36] ($24)

Round Sunglasses

Wooed Limón Two Tone Sunglasses [37] ($95)

Round Sunglasses

House of Holland On a Promise Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses [38] ($275)

Round Sunglasses

Finlay & Co. Sunglasses [39] ($335)

Embellished Sunglasses

Why we love them: Equal parts glam and unique, these pairs are like adding a piece of jewelry to the mix. Sun protection and a great accessory — how's that for fashion and function?

Embellished Sunglasses

Romwe Floral Embellished Tawny Square Sunglasses [40] ($13)

Embellished Sunglasses

Miu Miu Embellished Cat's-Eye Sunglasses [41] ($425)

Embellished Sunglasses

Karlsson Anna-Karin Studded Mademoiselle D-Or Sunglasses [42] ($765)

Embellished Sunglasses

Wildfox Couture Le Femme 2 Embellished Sunglasses [43] ($386)

Embellished Sunglasses

Jimmy Choo Oversized Crystal-Embellished Sunglasses [44] ($465)

Embellished Sunglasses

ASOS Embellished Flower Detail Retro Sunglasses [45] ($34)

Embellished Sunglasses

Italia Independent Round Frame Sunglasses [46] ($215)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Why we love them: We can't help but think of eternally cool icons like Ferris Bueller or Tom Cruise [47] in Risky Business when we think of these classic styles. They're sexy and fun, and like aviators, these will never go out of style.

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Boohoo Callie Mirrored Wayfarer Sunglasses [48] ($10)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Karen Walker Black Deep Freeze Sunglasses [49] ($260)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Vera Wang Zoya Wayfarer Sunglasses [50] ($175)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Bobbi Brown Steve Wayfarer Sunglasses [51] ($139)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Thom Browne Wayfarer Sunglasses in Black and Silver [52] ($500)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Dolce & Gabbana Leopard Oversized Wayfarer [53] ($235)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer [54] ($205)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Kate Spade Brigit Tortoise-Shell Wayfarer Sunglasses [55] ($138)

Wayfarer Sunglasses

Elizabeth and James Park Wayfarer Acetate Square Sunglasses [56] ($155)

Mirrored Sunglasses

Why we love them: The glossy, mirrored frames say "cool" like nothing else. They lend the ultimate surfer-girl vibe to your look, but you don't have to be a beach babe to pull them off. Trust us, these styles look just as sweet in the city.

Mirrored Sunglasses

Ray-Ban Erika Velvet Sunglasses [57] ($135)

Mirrored Sunglasses

Icon Eyewear 48mm Round Metal Sunglasses [58] ($24)

Mirrored Sunglasses

Westward Leaning Mercury Seven Square Acetate [59] ($180)

Mirrored Sunglasses

Ray-Ban Mirrored Clubmaster Sunglasses [60] ($170)

Mirrored Sunglasses

Carrera Mirrored Sunglasses [61] ($100)

Mirrored Sunglasses

Jimmy Choo Ives Mirrored Sunglasses [62] ($340)

Mirrored Sunglasses

Jeepers Peepers Sun Mirrored Sunglasses [63] ($34)

Mirrored Sunglasses

Quay Venna Mirrored Sunglasses [64] ($48)

Translucent Sunglasses

Why we love them: Translucent frames lend a very of-the-moment feel to any sunglasses shape. And they're a great way to experiment with color since the hues are actually muted on the transparent acetate or plastic frames.

Translucent Sunglasses

Christian Dior Beauty "Frozen" 56mm Sunglasses [65] ($435)

Translucent Sunglasses

Sunday Somewhere Soelae Sunglasses [66] ($240)

Translucent Sunglasses

llesteva Leonard Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses [67] ($180)

Translucent Sunglasses

Le Specs Cheshire Polka-Dot Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses [68] ($65)

Translucent Sunglasses

Michael Kors Tessa Wayfarer Sunglasses [69] ($99)

Translucent Sunglasses

Dries Van Noten x Linda Farrow Translucent Sunglasses [70] ($389)

Translucent Sunglasses

Cynthia Rowley Lucentia Sunglasses [71] ($109)

Translucent Sunglasses

CRAP Eyewear "The T.V. Eye" 55mm Sunglasses [72] ($58)

Translucent Sunglasses

Le Specs Cheshire Round-Frame Acetate Mirrored Sunglasses [73] ($65)

Translucent Sunglasses

BCBG Max Azria Translucent Wayfarer Sunglasses [74] ($89)

Translucent Sunglasses

Elie Tahari 49mm Vintage Round Sunglasses [75] ($158)


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