7 Best Sunglasses for Winter

You don’t need hot weather to wear cool shades. If you are driving and need to prevent glare, get annoyed by the sun just walking around, or simply want to hide your hangover in the early morning hours, you need sunglasses this winter. Here are seven pairs you can’t go wrong with. And don’t forget, no matter what kind of shades you choose, make sure they offer 100% UV protection.

1. Warby Parker Lowry in Green Citrine


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You might already be sporting a pair of Warby Parker glasses, but have you explored their sunglass line? One of the most noteworthy pairs this season is the Lowry in Whiskey Tortoise, which has oversized acetate frames and scratch-coated lenses. Another great feature of this fabulous accessory is that you don’t need to leave your house to try them on. The company will send you up to five pairs for a free at-home home try-on. Or you can just stop by your local Warby Parker store, if you prefer. Starting at just $95 (it costs more if you would like them to add prescription lenses), these sunglasses won’t break the bank. Don’t forget, for every pair of glasses you buy from Warby Parker, the company will donate another pair for someone in need because generosity is always in fashion.

2. Oliver Peoples Bernardo Square

Oliver Peoples is known for designing some of the most stylish specs around. Their Bernardo Square frames are certainly no exception. Handmade in Italy, these finely crafted acetate glasses have grey frames and blue lenses. They add an extra touch of cool to whatever you are wearing or can easily break up a monochromatic look such as a suit.

3. Prada Pilot Rimless Sunglasses


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Prada takes the aviator classic style and modernizes it by removing the rims. Whether you choose the gunmetal grey or military green lenses, these glasses are sporty yet sharp. Wear them and be the coolest guy in the room, no matter where you are.

4. Covry Sunwear Castor Matte Blue

Castor Matte Blue

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Do you have a problem with sunglasses slipping off your face? Then you might need to wear an Elevated Fit. Sometimes called an Asian Fit, these sunglasses are great for men who have smaller faces. All of Covry Sunwear’s shades are designed this way. Their Castor Matte Blue sunglasses are one of their most unique pairs. Made of blue and brown acetate, these sporty casual sunglasses are great for everything from running around a track to running errands.

5. Garrett Leight Kinney Glasses & Clip-On Sunglasses

If you like your sunglasses to get noticed, then Garrett Leight’s Kinney Glasses featuring clip-on sunglasses are exactly what you are looking for. These tortoise shell frames are brilliantly accented by bold pink flashtone mirrored lenses. A rounded square shape with a keyhole bridge, they feature both silvertone and brasstone hardware. Sport these shades, and you’ll be unforgettable!

6. Gucci Brushed Metal Aviators in Brown


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Gucci’s Brushed Metal Aviator sunglasses are fun and sporty. More importantly, they don’t take themselves too seriously. Featuring a logo on the right arm, hugged by the brand’s signature Italian ribbon, the retro-looking double nose bridge is both sexy and masculine.

7. Gucci Gold and White Aviators

If you want to feel like a rockstar this season or any time at all, just put on Gucci’s Gold and White Aviators. These dual-colored frames keep you looking smooth all year round. The brown gradient teardrop lenses complete the ’80s-inspired look set by these unique frames. While pricey, this accessory is an investment you will be glad you made.

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