oakleys main Gucci Kuboraum Pawaka
Oakley

For those of you that have all the summer outfits covered, don’t forget to cop some SS18 sunglasses before you hit the beach. While sunnies can often be a pain to shop for in terms of size, shape, and color, we’ve compiled a list of pieces in a range of styles, from luxury fashion brands and the somewhat more affordable high-street retailers.

Whether you want to make a statement with super-villain chic, choose the EMPATBELAS 14 frames from Pawaka, or prefer something more classic like Gucci’s aviators, the following list has got you covered for every budget and every face shape. If you need a refresher course on shopping for sunglasses, peep our guide to buying the perfect shades here.

Check out the full list of items below and be sure to get those purchases in, so that you can welcome in the sun in style.

Oakleys

Along with Matrix-style sunglasses, Oakley’s are another SS18 sunglasses trend that’s a throwback to the styles sported in the ’90s movies. What’s more, you can customize your Oakley frames to create your own personal pairs. Below, you will find a couple of options, all customized by our curator Rhianna Matthews.

Custom Radar AV Sunglasses

Oakley

$188
Buy at Oakley

Flight Jacket Sunglasses

Oakley

$203
Buy at Oakley

Wind Jacket Sunglsses

Oakley

$153
Buy at Oakley

EV Zero Sunglasses

Oakley

$168
Buy at Oakley

Jawbreaker

Oakley

$228
Buy at Oakley

Matrix Style

This SS18 sunglasses trend is a nod to the styles sported in ’90s movies such as The Matrix, Leon: The Professional and Blade. We’ve pulled frames from Nature of Reality, Gentle Monster, and Urban Outfitters.

Phenomenon Sunglasses

Nature Of Reality

$220
Buy at Nature Of Reality

Dimensions Sunglasses

Nature Of Reality

$235
Buy at Nature Of Reality

Vector Sunglasses

Gentle Monster

$75

FREE SHIPPING

Buy at ssense

FREE SHIPPING

Rectangle Sunglasses

Urban Outfitters

$18
Buy at Urban Outfitters

Square Frames

If you’re looking for more face coverage, we’ve got you covered (no pun intended). Try out these yellow frame sunglasses for SS18 with options from Southern California brand, Crap, or a more classic all-black option from RETROSUPERFUTURE.

Bikini Vision Sunglasses

Crap

$99
Buy at Urban Outfitters

Gazza

R.T.CO

$167
Buy at R.T.CO

Sunglasses

BLYSZAK

$295

FREE SHIPPING

Buy at ssense

FREE SHIPPING

Sunglasses

RETROSUPERFUTURE

$160
Buy at Farfetch

A Little Extra

If extra eyewear is your thing, then look no further. The EMPATBELAS 14 frames from Pawaka as super-villain chic, while this option from Yohji Yamamoto combines single lens sunglasses with John Lennon-style frames.

EMPATBELAS 14

Pawaka

$400
Buy at Pawaka

Stun

Westward Leaning

$225
Buy at Westward Leaning

Betty Sunglasses

Saint Laurent

$453
Buy at Farfetch

Sunglasses

Yohji Yamamoto

$595

FREE SHIPPING

Buy at ssense

FREE SHIPPING

Now, be sure to check out our run-down of all the movies that pioneered the small sunglasses trend over 20 years ago.

Our designated shopping section features products that we love and want to share with you. Highsnobiety has affiliate marketing partnerships, which means we may receive a commission from your purchase.

Words by Candice Nembhard
Staff Writer

A Berlin-based gal from Brum.