Move over Kurt Cobain, the sunglass realm has its eye (pun intended) on another pop cultural reference this season. We’ve already listed how The Matrix is influencing current fashion trends, but none seem to be more prevalent than those squinty-eyed facial ornaments donned by the film’s hard-as-nails cast. During our time in Tbilisi a few months back, we noticed just how obsessed our stylish Eastern friends were with the futuristic style; but now that the SS18 European fashion week circuit is done and dusted, the frames have proven to be a must-have accessory for an even larger fashionista brigade.

Be them color-tinted, reflective or all-black, here are 10 Matrix-inspired sunglasses to help you dodge those harmful UV rays in style this season.

The Fugitive

Le Specs

$117
Buy at Le Specs

Tern

R.T.CO

$89
Buy at R.T.CO

Empat 4

Pawaka

$389
Buy at Pawaka

Rectangular Sunglasses

Stella McCartney

$239

FREE SHIPPING

Buy at ssense

FREE SHIPPING

Tuttolente

RETROSUPERFUTURE

$221
Buy at RETROSUPERFUTURE

Rihanna Sunglasses

Dior x Rihanna

$714
Buy at Colette

ORB3547

Ray-Ban

$186
Buy at asos

0064 Sunglasses

Rigards

$694

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

Buy at ln-cc

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

0073 Sunglasses

Rigards

$678

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

Buy at ln-cc

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

Spring Sunglasses

MANÉMANÉ

$200
Buy at MANÉMANÉ

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Words by Nico Amarca
Fashion Editor, North America