5 Essential Sunglasses You Need This Summer

It’s time to get shady.


With the official start of summer upon us, we thought it high time to round up some of the season’s coolest shades. To accomplish the task we brought in Frank Scious of top-drawer online eyewear boutique Eyegoodies, our go-to guy for all things stylish eyewear-wise. 

From lightweight and affordable to innovative folding designs and bespoke luxury shades fit for your favorite British secret agent, we have you covered. Here are Frank’s picks:

1. Ray-Ban 4224 Round Light Ray – Matte Havana


“If your idea of protecting your eyes from the summer sun doesn’t include heavy sunglasses rubbing, slipping and weighing down your nose, this is the perfect pair for you. A classic style from Ray-Ban and one of the lightest weight most comfortable sunglasses you’ll ever wear with patented featherweight plastic, titanium temples, and adjustable nose-pads.” $150.00

2. Super Versilia Sportivo


“A great example of blending old school with new is this offering from Super sunglasses. Hand made in Italy with a transparent smoke grey front, Tokyo tortoise temples, and finished with petrol-green mirrored lenses. A well thought out and executed combo.” $180.

3. Persol 3132 – Black 


“A timeless new Clubmaster shape by renowned Italian manufacturer Persol. These feature some of the most advanced lenses on market. A cool blue tint, that adjusts in the sunlight to get darker as needed. Additionally the lenses have a polarized filter and a back anti-reflective coating to eliminate glare from in front and behind. To Top it off the frame conveniently folds down.” $300.

4. Garrett Leight Van Buren – Matte Black


“Stripped down to its bare essentials, this progressive design by California based Garrett Leight is light weight, has etched detailing, and neatly folds down into a small pocket sized case.” $365.

5. Tom Ford Snowdon Custom


“Tom Ford’s modern take on classic black Wayfarers, these were cool enough to be worn by 007 himself in Spectre. Italian made and custom fitted with polarized brown lenses.” $389.