5 Icy Cool Sunglasses to See You Through Winter
Throw some cold weather shade.
It’s an irony of life in winter that while the sun can’t seem to work up much in the way of warmth, it can still sear your retinas with blinding (albeit beautifully clear) light.
Which is only one reason to select a pair of shades from this short list of winter winners, the other being they’ll make you look stylish all season long
Super Basic 50M
These frosty frames are ideal if your idea of winter style is to blend in with your surroundings. Handmade in Italy, these have a raw matte finish and three-stage mirrored lenses that shift between different blue hues. $180
Han Outdoor Titanium
Made by hand in Denmark, these retro-style shades feature full metal mesh side-shields for maximum eye protection and adjustable nose-pads for a finely tuned fit while the titanium frames are tough and light. $180
Garrett Leight Kinney
L.A.’s Garret Leight California Optical crafts these cool blue shades out of dip-dyed acetate with classic proportions and a keyhole bridge. The color of the winter sky when you pour that first weekend whiskey. $400
Porsche Design P’8478
This iconic design originally debuted in 1978, but Porsche’s design arm has upgraded them with titanium frames and two sets of lenses – smoked and mirrored – that are easily switched out in mere seconds. $479
Handcrafted of Italian acetate and featuring NYC icon Moscot’s signature three-dot rivets, these natty tortoiseshells are the perfect shape and color to complement winter threads like flannel and tweed. $300