The Best Summer Sunglasses

Pick shades that look great and give your eyes the best protection—and keep your old pair out of the landfill.

By Megan O’Neill



Oversized lenses might be fashionable, but they are also useful because of their protection.2. Get wraparound frames
Oversize lenses may be back in fashion, but they’re more then just stylish—they also offer more protection for your eyes and the skin around them. Shades that curve or wrap around the sides are even better, because they keep sunlight from sneaking in through the sides. It’s also wise to wear a wide-brimmed hat when in the sun, which should stop light from entering into the eye area from above.