From inexpensive and trendy to classic and completely splurge-worthy, today we’re spotlighting all of the sunglass brands you need to know. Every fashion girl knows that sunglasses are so much more than sunlight-blocking eyewear—they're the coolest outfit-making accessories, which is why we're bringing you our essential sunglass guide. Here, you'll find all our favorite of-the-moment and timeless brands to know about. From the best under-$100 shades for playful, trendy shapes to the top-market brands that will never go out of style, there's something for everyone. Keeping all budgets in mind, we selected our favorite shades from our favorite lines.
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A.J. Morgan's selection of playful shapes and colorful reflective lenses is perfect for trying out a funky new pair with minimum investment. (They're all under $50!)
The Brazilian eyewear brand known for its "spicy, fashionable attitude" has some pretty hot shades.
Crap is always our go-to for fun, on-trend styles that'll get you loads of compliments.
Le Specs has nailed sleek and understated cool. Pop on any pair, and you're basically French.
No one does bold shades quite like Quay. The brand is known for its colorful and creative shapes, like this geometric pair from the #QuayxKylie collection.
You've definitely seen the thin Matrix-style glasses before, as they're a favorite among It girls this season. They come in a variety of unexpected colors. Add any Poppy Lissiman glasses for a fun pop of color.
The California-based brand is committed to its authentic approach to making classic sunglass shapes with a distinctly modern design.
There's a reason girls like Selena Gomez and Kaia Gerber can't stop wearing Roberi & Fraud shades. Its simple selection hits the mark on the season's best eyewear trends, like this retro-inspired pair.
You didn't know you needed yellow or blue lenses until you saw Sheriff & Cherry's colorful sunglasses.
Westward Leaning might be the only sunglass brand we've ever come across whose frames are actually universally flattering. Oh, and they're super cool.
The retro-inspired California-girl favorite clothing brand has the cutest assortment of sunglasses, too. Sunny Los Angeles vibes, right this way.
For statement-making sunglasses that don't even come close to feeling costumey, Karen Walker is the only brand to know.
Handmade in New Orleans, Krewe's shades are the classic-cool styles you've been looking for.
Sunglasses so dreamy, they'll make you think you jet-setted to a beach vacation. You're welcome.
The Italian brand is a fashion favorite for its splurge-worthy shades. Case in point, its super-cool take on aviator sunglasses.
Minimalist metal frame design with lightly colored translucent lenses are the brand's pièce de résistance. Take it from us: You need the bridgeless aviator pair.
Certifiably cool sunglasses are a dime a dozen at this British eyewear brand.
The Japan-based brand's specialty is anything-but-boring shades that'll put your plastic wayfarers to shame.
The brand that eschews trends for timeless shapes that you'll have for so many seasons to come.
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This post has been updated by Anna LaPlaca.