SPEC-TACULAR SUNNIES

The purpose of sunglasses? Protecting your eyes. Looking cool is just the icing on the cake!

Here’s how to choose wisely:

  • Choose sunglasses with 100 percent UV protection to shield your eyes from damaging UVA and UVB rays.
  • Oversize lenses are the best choice. The more surface area your sunglasses cover the more your eyes are safeguarded.
  • Color matters. Grey-toned lenses keep color true. Green lenses enhance vision. Amber and brown tones improve contrast and reduce glare. Avoid red or pink which make everything look rosy-toned and blue or purple shades which can distort traffic lights, size and distance.
  • Think thin. Sunglasses with thick sides could block your peripheral vision.

3 YOU’LL LOVE:

Warby Parker Upshaw (starting at $145) has polarized lenses and is also available in single vision and progressive prescriptions.

Chloé Carlina Oversized Sunglasses ($346) cover a lot of territory and look so glam you won’t want to take them off.

RayBan Original Aviator ($200) is a classic that is just as cool now as when it first debuted and best of all, this style flatters all.

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