The piece: TOMS Bellevue Matte Honey Crystal Sunglasses
The price: $98
Why we want it: We've been wanting TOMS' new line of eyewear since we first laid eyes on it (no pun intended) at Lollapalooza earlier this month. And today, the brand's newest shades have launched online. Our favorite are these vintage-inspired frames in a honey hue as bright as the sun. And just like with TOMS shoes, with every pair purchased, the company will help give sight to someone in need. So far, 150,000 people around the world have have been helped — why not one more?
Like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt or Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z, some things just work better in pairs . . . including stylish sunglasses matched up with complementing lipsticks. Our go-to looks this Summer are all about standout shades paired with coordinating lipstick. Just keep clicking for our top combinations (modeled by our editors!).
— Additional reporting by Leah Melby
Perk up your shades with some girlie embellishments! Today we're coming to you LIVE from VidCon, where we teamed up with fashion vlogger Evelina Barry for a special installment of Designer DIY: flower-power sunglasses!
On Allison: BDG, J.Crew
There are few emblems more recognizable in fashion than Versace's Medusa head. There are perhaps even fewer models as recognizable as Kate Moss. So, when we saw that Versace tapped Moss to debut its new line of eyewear in an ad campaign shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, we could hardly turn our eyes away from the images.
The piece: TOMS x Jonathan Adler Lobamba sunglasses
The price: $179
Why we want it: The scorching Summer sun requires cool shades to protect us from its rays. Well, you're looking at a pair that's not only super cool — and red hot! — but also has a charitable side to boot. TOMS and design guru Jonathan Adler have teamed up to create this fabulous '60s-inspired style that will add an instant pop of color to your Summer wardrobe. Plus, each pair comes with a handmade Jonathan Adler padded case that's just as cute as the glasses. And if you need another reason to shop, for every purchase, TOMS will donate free prescription glasses to someone who is visually impaired. Here's how it all works. No more excuses, score a pair for yourself, then be sure to check out other cool designer collaborations.
We get the appeal of a luxe pair of statement sunglasses, but sometimes you just want to thoughtlessly buy a cool new pair without a shred of guilt. Enter our 50 favorite frames under $50, including classic options you'll want to hold on to for years and bold styles you might grow tired of once the Summer's done.
Today is National Sunglasses Day, and with Summer finally here, we're taking it as an opportunity to totally revamp our sunglasses collection. And who better to draw inspiration from than our favorite celebrities, who practically live in the coolest pairs all year round.
There's Miranda Kerr, who owns several statement spectacles, and Kate Hudson, who isn't afraid to spice things up with some color. We're also all over Kate Moss's latest white cat-eye pair and give props to Gwen Stefani for always matching her loud style with equally bold shades. But that's only the beginning. Head inside to shop exact pairs for yourself.
Catch shade in this season's best sunglasses with a little help from our ultimate Summer '13 shopping guide to the most covet-worthy eyewear trends. Want to make a statement? Go for embellished shades adorned with glitter or patterns, or try a standout hue. Looking to channel a bit of that downtown cool-kid vibe? Go for of-the-moment round shades or translucent frames. More of a glamour girl? Opt for a retro cat-eye silhouette or an ultrareflective mirrored lens. Find yourself reaching for more classic styles? Try a half-frame like the iconic Clubmaster. Whatever your style or budget, we have the hottest sunglasses right here, so click on to find your perfect pair.
— Additional reporting by Marisa Tom