Online Exclusive: Top 10 Sunglasses


Protect those peepers in style. Here, our 10 favorite shades, from nerd-chic numbers and girl-ified aviators to a pair in zesty lemon yellow.


An updated riff on rockabilly, these Fendi numbers feature a mirrored lens and a vintage-y squared-off frame. PVC sunglasses, $275, at Fendi, Bal Harbour, FL, 305.861.7114


Cast in a racy red, the delicate plastic frame of these Yves Saint Laurent shades is at once studious and sexy. $275, at Yves Saint Laurent, Beverly Hills, 310.271.4110


Evoking a yin yang vibe, Ray Ban pairs a cheery yellow frame with a smoky lens. Plastic sunglasses, $139, at Sunglass Hut,


Dropped temples and a tortoiseshell pattern give these Balenciaga peepers an artsy edge. $340, Solstice,


Black, sleek and utterly pared-down, these plastic shades have Jil Sander written all over them. $390,


The girly equivalent of Tom Ford’s acetate aviators is equal parts retro and au courant. $440, at Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, 212.753.4000


In a roundabout way, these circular Proenza Schouler shades are super-preppy. Acetate and aluminum sunglasses, $310, at Ilori, New York,


With a fiery, outsize plastic frame and a groovy temple, Salvatore Ferragamo is serving up the ultimate in notice-me eyewear. $275, at Salvatore Ferragamo, New York, 212.759.3822


Unexpected—and unexpectedly pretty—the frames and temples of these classic Cole Haans drift from orange to teal. Acetate sunglasses, $75, at


Taking a cue from Mrs. Onassis, these square, Seventies-inspired Nina Ricci numbers are stylish and larger than life. Acetate sunglasses, $250, at Ilori, New York, 212.226.8276,