Sunglasses come in all shades, shapes, and sizes--each one as individual as you. Illuminate your next sunny neighborhood stroll with one of these perfect pairs.

Warby Parker Raider Sunglasses

For the coolest prescription sunglasses, look no further than breakout prescription-lens provider Warby Parker. The Warby Parker Raider Sunglasses are among their more popular shades, and come in five color options. Durably built and perfect for those with slippery hands, the scratch-resistant polarized polycarbonate lenses are among the most impact-resistant on the market.  

Maui Jim Wiki Wiki Sunglasses

Sunglasses company Maui Jim has been successfully manufacturing sunglasses for four decades, so you know they know a thing or two about sun protection for the eyes. Check out one of their most popular pair, the polarized lens, titanium-framed Maui Jim Wiki Wiki Sunglasses

Bose Audio Sunglasses

Get sun protection while also listening to your fave music or audio with the Bose Audio Sunglasses. The audio comes in pristinely, as Bose is well-known for, yet is barely audible to those nearby. These are the perfect sunglasses for travelers that find ear buds uncomfortable or hate the feel of anything cupping their ears. 

Bose makes two versions of the audio sunglasses: Alto and Rondo

MERRY'S Unisex Polarized Aluminum Sunglasses

The Merry’s Unisex Polarized Aluminum Sunglasses are one of Amazon’s best-selling pair of shades. No surprise there as they do everything a good pair of sunglasses is meant to do but at a fraction of the cost. The Merry’s metal frames are fashionable and the lenses have reduced-glare features--all under $13. 

More than three-quarters of the 7,300+ Amazon users who reviewed this product gave them four stars and up, and many are repeat buyers.

Distil Union Magnetic Seafarer Sunglasses

Lightweight, polarized, and with 100 percent UVA/UVB/UVC protection, the Distil Union Magnetic Seafarer Sunglasses are a great option for travelers that lose or drop their shades. Because the glasses are magnetized, they stay put when bending over and hung on your shirt collar--or on any metallic surface, for that matter. The accompanying hard case is popular among users as it folds down flat when empty. These are the perfect pair of sunglasses for travel because they come in at less than an ounce--an important factor when every little bit of weight in your bag matters.

Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses

The quintessential pair of shades if you’re going for that classic cool Top Gun look, it just doesn’t get any more retro traveler chic than the Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses. But getting the right pair is the trick. Luckily, you can find dozens of lens, frame, and size combinations. Customizing gets even more granular with custom engraving and options to select different temple tips. 

Foldies Polarized Folding Aviators

The iconic aviator sunglasses get a utilitarian facelift without sacrificing style with the Foldies Polarized Folding Aviator Sunglasses. This pair fits in the tiniest of spaces, folding down halfway and nearly flat. Select your fave style from the eight frame and lens combinations. 

The Costa del Mar Blackfin Sunglasses

The Costa del Mar Blackfin Sunglasses are stay-put sunnies perfect for wide-angle coverage. The polarized lenses do a good job fighting back the sun’s glare, and winds will have a mighty time knocking these wraparound frames off your face. The pair is lightweight and scratch-resistant. 

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