With Spring bringing us more sunshine and with more places opening up, it’s time to bring out those shades. Sunglasses are the ultimate accessory that can show off your style in such a unique way. There are so many choices out there these days that we decided to make it easy for you to find that perfect pair. Here are our choices for the best sunglass styles for men.
Introduced in 1936, Aviators were created to help keep the glare out of Armed Forces Fighter Pilots’ eyes at high altitudes. These sunglasses became popular among the mainstream immediately and their military aesthetic make anyone look like a badass without even trying. These frames work best with strong facial features but are the ultimate accessory for those who like the rocker look. Our favorite pair are the Quay High Key Aviators in Black Fade that fade from dark black to light grey.
Stand out from the crowd with a pair of Wooden Sunglasses. This handmade style is not just an accessory but a conversation starter. Found in a variety of styles from cherry to mahogany to maple anyone can find a pair that suits them. Wooden frames are sustainable and are the best choice for those who love adventure. Love the outdoors? Are you an avid hiker? If so, get a pair of wood sunglasses to compliment your lifestyle. Our favorite pair are the 4EST Cherry Etched Shades that come with a handmade wooden case.
Clear framed sunglasses are the newest craze. This futuristic style gives off a sleek and unique look and are perfect for those beach bums who rather be in the water than on land. These are made for the surfer and water sports aficionado. The clear frames update any look and have you feeling cooler than anyone around you. Our favorite pair are the Warby Parker Haskell Crystal Sunglasses with Electric Blue Flash Lenses that are guaranteed to get you attention.
Extremely popular in the 80s and early 90s, mirrored sunglasses have made a comeback. Back in the day, you could find these on most fishermen and tennis players. These days, mirrored sunglasses are perfect for those with a playful personality. If you like to party, these are the shades for you. We think the Nike Passage Teal Mirrored Sunglasses are the best of the bunch since the sporty look reminds us of their 80s coolness and the clean design gives you that modern feel.
Clubmaster Sunglasses are a great accessory for hipsters who are nostalgic for an era they wish they were a part of. Inspired by the 1950s, these sunglasses accentuate any retro style and give a timeless look to all who wear them. Want to class up your wardrobe? Get a pair of Clubmasters and watch the compliments flood in. These look best with a clean and crisp style but will turn a lot of heads no matter what you pair them with. Our favorite are the Rayban Shiny Havana Clubmaster Sunglasses with a unique brown hue throughout the lenses and frames.
Not everyone can pull off Rounded Sunglasses and that’s what makes them so special. These steampunk frames are perfect for those who like to march to the beat of their own drum. Adorned by intellectuals in the 1920s and icons in the 1960s, these shades are as vintage as you can get. If you pride yourself on being different, pick up a pair of Rounded Sunglasses and join the elite few who are comfortable in their own skin. The best are the Mr. Peachy Rounded Polarized Silver Sunglasses that don’t the break bank and look as if they were created for a steampunk movie.
A pair of sunglasses for men who like to keep it simple. Wayfarer sunglasses look good on anyone who rocks them. These shades have no frills, just clean style for those who like to keep things casual. Made popular by celebrities these sunglasses are always trending and compliment any look. Our favorite are Nectar Chucktown Wayfarer Black Sunglasses because they have a rock and roll flare but are toned down enough that they give off a chill vibe.