11 Sunglasses Just in Time for Summertime Cruising

Ray-Ban, Costa and even Porsche made our sunglasses list.


July 12, 2019

The sun is shining and it’s time for some cruising in style. Do you have prefer a classic look like the Ray-Ban Wayfarer, or are you an active yachtsman looking for something like the Maui Jim Waterman? Here are 11 options for new on-the-water eyewear this season.

Warby Parker, Sunglasses

Downing by Warby Parker

Downing by Warby Parker, $95 Courtesy Warby Parker

These stylish rounded frames from Warby Parker look a whole lot more expensive than their entry-level price point belies. Buy here.

Persol, Sunglasses

714 Series by Persol

714 Series by Persol Courtesy Persol

Full-acetate frames give a firm backbone to these seriously stylish shades from Persol.

Ray-Ban, Sunglasses

Aviators by Ray-Ban

Aviators by Ray-Ban, $150 Courtesy Ray-Ban

Dial up your inner Top Gun pilot with the always-in-style Aviators by Ray-Ban.

Ray-Ban, Sunglasses

Wayfarers by Ray-Ban

Wayfarers by Ray-Ban, $150 Courtesy Ray-Ban

Does it get more classic than these unisex Wayfarers, also from Ray-Ban? Our vote is no.

J. Crew, Sunglasses

Sams by J. Crew

Sams by J. Crew, $79.99 Courtesy J. Crew

The unisex Sams are a best seller for high-low fashion powerhouse J. Crew. Buy here.

Illesteva, Sunglasses

Cordovas by Illesteva

Cordovas by Illesteva, $240 Courtesy Illesteva

Acetate frames and UV400 lenses lend these handmade Italian occhiali da sole some serious bona fides.

Maui Jim, Sunglasses

Waterman by Maui Jim

Waterman by Maui Jim, $249 Courtesy Maui Jim

These titanium-framed shades from Maui Jim are serious on-the-water sunglasses. And that complimentary neckstrap makes sure they stay stuck to your head during all your adventures.

Maui Jim, Sunglasses

Byron Bay by Maui Jim

Byron Bay by Maui Jim, $229 Courtesy Maui Jim

Named for the famous Australian surf town, these chilled-out sunglasses come in a variety of frames, including one super-durable pair in matte-black rubber.

Tom Ford, Sunglasses

Jacob Aviators by Tom Ford

Jacob Aviators by Tom Ford, $380 Courtesy Tom Ford

Want to look absolutely scorching at your next yacht party? There’s no better way to do it than to channel fashion legend Tom Ford with these flashy aviators.

Costa, Sunglasses

Whitetips by Costa

Whitetips by Costa, $239 Courtesy Costa

Named for the formidable pelagic predator, these fishing-centric sunglasses will help transform you into quite the pelagic predator yourself.

Porsche, Sunglasses

Golden Eyewear Outline by Porsche Design

Golden Eyewear Outline by Porsche Design; price upon request. Courtesy Porsche

Porsche doesn’t just design cars. These sunglasses were dreamed up by the famous German company and were constructed using real gold. Buy here.


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