Shady business: cool sunglasses to suit all faces.

by Afterpay
Sep 04, 2023      7 min read

Your springtime fit might tick all the boxes, but without the right accessories, it’ll probably fall short. The way we see it, you’re never fully dressed without a pair of stylish shades. 

Whether you’re into classic wayfarers or chunky cat-eyes, this curated list of outta-sight, ultra-cool sunglasses has something for everyone. Let’s take a peep. 

Keep it classic.

Classics for a reason, these shades work for any occasion, any season and on anyone. 

Inspired by the 50s, Ray-Ban’s Clubmaster Classic are made for cultural trendsetters and forward-thinkers. Featuring dark-green tinted lenses, square tortie frames, slim arms and sleek curved temple tips, these shades redefine classic cool. 

rubi’s Parker Slimline Wayfarer Sunglasses put a modern twist on the classic wayfarer with a comfortable slimline design that complements all face shapes. The neutral ivory colourway slots perfectly into any wardrobe. 

After some go-to shades for every day of the week? Tom Ford’s SNOWDON 05B frames in timeless black are perfect for any occasion. Plus, Vision Direct provides an extended 24-month warranty for peace of mind. 

If you’re into round lenses and metal frames, look no further than Ray-Ban’s Round Metal Sunglasses. These retro-inspired sunnies feature a dark green tint, curved brow bar and adjustable silicone nose pads. We love. 

Boxy babes.

ICYMI, rectangular sunnies are it this season. Trendy AF, these cool sunglasses serve up a serious dose of Y2K nostalgia.

Prada never misses. The stunning silhouette of the masterfully made Prada OPR 17WS high-glass shades will be turning heads wherever you go. They were crafted in Italy by experienced artisans – and it shows. 

Sporting a rectangular shape, Cotton On’s low-key vintage The Streamline Sunglasses put a contemporary twist on the OG aviator. Pair ‘em with an unbuttoned short-sleeve shirt and watch your mates go green with envy.

Channel The Sopranos’ Adriana La Cerva in Poppy Lissiman’s early 00s-inspired LA CERVA - TORTI sunnies. With high-quality acetate frames and orange protective lenses, they’re sure to serve you well for years. 

It’s hip to be square with rubi’s Ollie Square Sunglasses. Their wide arms are heaps trendy, and the frames are made with a minimum of 40% recycled materials. Talk about good-looking. 


In the market for something a touch more *bold*? Turn heads in a pair of striking, statement-making sunnies.

SAINT LAURENT’s SL 276 Mica shades look gorgeous on oval and round faces. By helping to shield against sun glare and UV rays, they’ll keep your peepers protected as you strut your stuff. Meow.

And it was all yellow. Poppy Lissiman’s CHESKO - BLACK/YELLOW dark yellow lenses and squoval acetate frames that totally have our heart. If you want to make a statement, these will do the trick.

The definition of modern luxury, GUCCI’s GG0879S rectangular, wide-fit shades are super flattering on oval and round faces. Their metal frames and brown gradient lenses are totally sexy, while the adjustable nose pads ensure a comfy fit. 

What’s cooler than cool? Quay’s ZERO BELOW shades! Featuring a wrap shield shape, trendy aesthetic, polarised lenses and sporty construction, they’ll have you feeling invincible with every wear. 

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No matter your style, no matter the occasion, the right pair of shades can make any outfit slay. So, whether you're going for a beach day or just want to up your style game, remember: cool sunglasses and Afterpay are your BFFs.

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