Summer Eyeglasses: 10 Functional Designs for Warmer Weather
May 31, 2023 • 7:36 AM
Before you know it, the temps are going to start ramping up, and we’ll be stepping out and about. Barbecues, pool parties, and hiking adventures await — and so do the sun’s bright rays. Shield your eyes from the blinding light with a snazzy pair of summer eyeglasses.
A pair of sunglasses isn’t just a style statement. They also help protect your eyes from harmful summer rays. Polarized lenses and UV blocking protection are just a few of the benefits of a good pair of summer eyeglasses. With a stylish and high-quality pair, you can enjoy all of summer’s activities while looking and feeling your best.
Whether you like feminine cat-eye styles or prefer a chunky retro look, there’s a perfect summer look for you. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite summer eyeglasses including options for prescription wearers so you can look stylish and have fun all summer long.
10 Customizable Summer Eyeglasses
With the changing of the seasons, nothing’s quite as fun as updating your style — whether it’s donning a new summer dress or showcasing snappy new summer eyeglasses. A new pair of sunnies or glasses can go a long way in creating a new look or completing an outfit. Neon styles can add a cheerful element to any outfit while classic designs can help you pull off a chic summer look.
Each pair features acetate frames for lightweight wear. The full rim offers durability and the spring hinges make them comfortable enough to wear all day long. Anti-scratch and anti-glare lenses mean you can hit the water on a paddleboard or lounge poolside without worrying about damaging the frames or your eyes. Best of all, you can snag any of these options in prescription lenses.
These summer eyeglasses are sure to keep you cool throughout the summer. With both women’s frames and men’s frames to choose from, there’s something for everyone whether you want bold and bright designs or classic and chic styles.
1. The Wanda
Ice out the competition with The Wanda in the chilly blue hue. Featuring a bold cat-eye design, this stylish pair is sure to turn heads. With a wider frame and oversized style, it’s best suited for medium to large faces. Choose one of the prescription options — single-vision, progressives, or readers — or opt for non-prescription styles depending on your needs.
2. The Classic Camo Sun Top
If your summer activities involve blending in with nature, The Classic Camo Sun Tops will fit right in. Pack a pair in your bag before heading out for your next adventure, whether it’s birding, hiking, or tracking critters. Start by choosing your favorite Base Frame, then add the Sun Tops to quickly turn your glasses into sunnies.
Each Sun Top features polarized lenses to reduce glare, a front hard coating to prevent scratches, and 100% UVA and UVB block to protect your eyes from the harsh summer sun.
3. The Finley
Looking for an effortlessly cool style? Turn to The Finley — a classic rectangular eyeglass frame that’s a perfect pair for petite to average-sized faces. Choose a Base Frame color — black and brown are ideal for simple designs or you can play it up with summer favorites like the blue or pink clear options. Next, select your lens type and tint from seven stylish choices.
4. The Champagne Sparkle Sun Top
Nothing says summer has arrived quite like The Champagne Sparkle Sun Top. Glittery and gorgeous, these frames are the perfect addition to any pool party or beach outfit. The speckled glitter frames are sure to let you shine and turn heads all summer long.
5. The Rainbow Mermaid Sun Top
Unleash your inner ocean goddess with The Rainbow Mermaid Sun Top. Perfect for floating on a large flamingo or citrus-inspired inner tube, these colorful sunglass tops are ideal for people who like to make a statement. Vibrant and fun, they’re the perfect way to showcase your personality. Add these gorgeous frames to your wishlist or put them in your cart if you can’t wait to add them to your next summery outfit.
6. The Soto
With a vintage spin on classic styling, The Soto is all the rage this summer. The round frame and frame size is perfect for medium-sized faces. Pair these round sunglasses with high-waisted shorts and a retro floral top or use them to complete a jumpsuit look for a sunset evening. You can get them as regular glasses with a snap-on Sun Top, too.
7. The Orange Reflective Sun Top
Sip limoncello on the Amalfi Coast or enjoy a sunny morning on your front patio in style with The Orange Reflective Sun Top. These snap-on tops let you turn regular eyewear into sunglasses in a jiffy. The scratch-resistant polycarbonate lenses make them hard-wearing enough for wherever your adventures take you this summer — kayak trips, mountain bike rides, international adventures, and more.
8. The Casper
If you prefer understated, classic style to the eye-catching neon designs, look no further than The Casper. Roomy and well-rounded, these glasses are sure to keep the sun out of your eyes. The polarized lenses work well in reflective environments, like out on the lake or lounging poolside.
9. The Matcha Split Sun Top
Stylish and trendy, The Matcha Split Sun Top is the perfect addition to summer fun. Vibrant mint green hues add a cheerful vibe and the split design means this eye-catching look is sure to garner compliments. The tortoise shell top design works well with tortoise frames for a cohesive look.
10. The Larkin
Looking for an option you can use to style the whole family? The Larkin comes in kids, mens, and womens sunglasses styles. Go for a simple summer design with the black frames and black lenses or play it up with blue tortoise frames and green reflective lenses. The small, rectangular frame fits most face shapes and pairs particularly well with narrow faces. Get matching pairs for everyone in your fam or switch up the designs to reflect different personalities.
Fun in the Sun: Play It Up With Stylish Sunnies
With frame shapes for every face size and styles that meet the moment, you’re sure to find a Pair that fits your needs. Try adding transition lenses to your Pair Base Frames, choose a brand new pair of sunglasses, or go for the Sun Tops to complete your summer look. With summer-inspired hues and creative designs, these summer eyeglasses will help you make the most of the sunniest season.
Do a virtual try on to find the best fit for your face or to pair a specific set of sunnies with a trendy outfit. Starting at $60, you won’t have to break the bank to put together a stunning look. Plus, with Sun Tops, you can easily upgrade an existing set of Pair eyeglasses or order a few different designs to turn one pair of glasses into a multi-style set.