• ASOS

    Vintage Look Round Sunglasses with Color Mirror Lens

    Short on money but in urgent need for a decent pair of shades? Look no further, because ASOS has got you covered. These vintage-style frames are packed with tons of style and besides an unbeatable value-for-money ratio, provide 100% UV protection as well.

  • Black Scale

    Shades of Black

    Black Scale reworked their classic Shades of Black sunglasses to feature a striking purple colorway. Made from premium acetate, its features include brown lenses and embossed logos on the temples.

  • Cazal

    607

    Relive the Golden Age with these classic Cazal sunglasses. Whether you go full-on old school with a fresh pair of adidas Superstar sneakers, matching track suits and a Kangol bucket hat or just wear them on their own as a subtle nod to a long gone era, the shades' style and historic value remains unchallenged.

  • Dries Van Noten x Linda Farrow

    Light Brown Sunglasses

    Dries Van Noten teamed up with the eyewear experts at Linda Farrow to craft up a limited edition collection of sunglasses. This one comes with a light brown acetate frame and matching tonal lenses, finished off with a metal top bar and subtle branding on the temple insides.

  • Illesteva

    Leonard

    Illesteva's Leanord sunglasses fuse a classic bold rounded acetate frame with modern design elements like a half-crystal front and mirrored lenses, resulting in a timeless piece that is sure to keep you company for years to come.

  • Han Kjøbenhavn

    Timeless Clip-On

    Han Kjøbenhavn busted out a clip-on rendition of its popular Timeless frames, providing a convenient and inexpensive way to prep your prescription lens glasses for the sunnier days ahead.

  • Ksubi

    Tortoiseshell Outline Skeleton Sunglasses

    Kubi's Outline Skeleton sunglasses come handcrafted from premium acetate, while bold black outlines add a head-turning stained-glass kind of look to the beautiful tortoise shell colorway.

  • Le Specs

    The Dandy

    French brand Le Specs' The Dandy sunglasses feature an icy blue frame with matching mirrored glasses, providing a flamboyant eyewear option at a reasonable price.

  • Moscot

    Lemtosh

    Longstanding New York eyewear company Moscot has been around for almost a hundred years and it's still going strong, thanks to amazing styles such as the Lemtosh. Made famous by creatives throughout history ranging from Buddy Holly and Truman Capote to Johnny Depp, these classic acetate frames are a great choice for individuals with a timeless sense of style.

  • MYKITA

    Sydney

    Mykita's handmade Sydney frames are a modern minimalist take on the popular Aviator frames. They feature a delicate gold colored stainless steel frame and brown gradient lenses.

  • Neff

    Brodie

    Definitely the most flamboyant piece on this list, Neff takes throwback to the extreme with these eye-popping shades. They boast a mult-colored upper and two interchangeable polycarbonate lenses, so you can always keep your look fresh.

  • Oakley

    Heritage

    If you think the neff shades go a bit too overboard with their throwback neon colors, Oakley provides a tamer, however, no less head-turning alternative in the form of the Heritage. The brand's first ever pair of performance eyewear saw its initial release in 1984 and is now available again in limited quantities.

  • Oliver Spencer

    Jansen Toabgo Tort

    If your sartorial inspiration comes from the likes of Michael Caine or Aristoteles Onassis, these shades by Oliver Spencer might be the perfect choice. A slightly rectangular shape, a beautiful tortoise shell colorway and green gradient lenses give off a subtle 1970s suave gentlemen's vibe.

  • proof

    Chinook

    A modern take on the Aviators, the Chinook comes handcrafted from natural 100% biodegradable acetate and features polycarbonate lenses with 100% UV protection, as well as wood temples and a matching wood tube adorning the top bar.

  • Stussy

    Luigi

    Besides supplying a steady output of street-ready threads, Stussy has been making a name as a purveyor of quality shades as well. Sure to complement both your casual and sharper outfits, the Luigi is a vintage-inspired frame that features a key hole bridge, durable five barrel hinges and internal core wire for added strength.

  • SUPER

    Paloma

    SUPER's popular Paloma frames return in an elegant clear colorway for the Spring/Summer 2014 season. Handmade in Italy, the premium acetate frame is paired with Carl Zeiss lenses, resulting in a distinctively vintage-inspired look with a contemporary edge and 100% UV protection.

  • SUPER x Carhartt

    Brightmoor Black

    Never one to shy away from collaborations, SUPER recently teamed up with workwear legends Carhartt for a limited edition collection. The Brightmoor is a mix of unconventional yet familiar designs, boasting a carved out thick acetate frame and a strikingly comfortable fit.

  • Thom Browne

    Rectangle-Frame Acetate Sunglasses

    Drawing inspiration from vintage glacier sunglasses, these shades by New York-based designer Thom Browne combine a black matte rectangular acetate frame with side mesh cups and hooked arms. The result is a retro-futuristic statement piece that goes just perfect with a sleek all-black outfit.

  • Thom Browne

    Sunglasses With Silver Metal Inlay

    These square frame sunglasses by Thom Browne come in beautiful matte grey crystal colorway with silver metal frame inlays. Made in Japan, the shades boast anti-reflective lens coating, as well as the designer's signature tri-color tips.

  • Triwa

    Lector Midnight

    Handcrafted in Sweden, Triwa's Lector sunglasses feature a black acetate frame and premium Carl Zeiss lenses for unchallenged UV protection.

Accessories March, 24 2014

Buyer’s Guide: A Selection of 20 Sunglasses for this Spring/Summer Season

With spring finally upon us – and summer quickly approaching – we decided to keep the momentum going and bust out some more season-appropriate Buyer’s Guides. The past weeks have been all about outerwear options that provide protection against the at-times unpredictable spring weather, while retaining plenty of steez. This time around we focus on stylish and protective accessories – sunglasses to be precise. As always, we again rounded up a wide array of options ranging from classic and wallet-friendly shades to the more extravagant and flamboyant choices sure to blow your budget. See them all in the gallery above.

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