A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love

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A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love

Summer  is almost upon us and we’re revving up to go out our outdoor adventures in the city. We’ve compiled a short list of six pairs of sunglasses we have on our list right now, ranging from specialist eyewear brands like Cutler & Gross, Sun Buddies, RAEN and Oliver Peoples to more fashionable labels like Surface to Air and Oliver Spencer for you to consider.

Read our selection of buyer’s guides here.

A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love

Surface to Air Troopers Version 2 Sunglasses

Surface to Air launched it first eyewear collection this Spring. The Troopers feature an ageless look with a masculine frame in sleek matte torte and navy. A hip, but not overly trendy summer look. Check out our more in-depth look at the collection here.   ($180)

A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love

Sun Buddies Crystal Acetate Sunglasses

Très Bien‘s very own Sunglasses line made from premium acetate – Sun buddies offers a thick frame in clear crystal with a classic silhouette for a look suitable for men and women. They also feature Carl Zeiss Vision lenses for protection against harmful rays. Check out our in-dept look at the collection here.  ($165)

A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love

Oliver Peoples Jannsson Sunglasses

A unisex frame handcrafted from acetate featuring genuine pins on the front of the frame inspired by Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Junior.  The two tone greyscale print is a look away from the usual tortoise shell brown we see. An interesting addition to the wardrobe. ($405)

A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love

RAEN Optics in Rootbeer Matte

Another interesting pair of sunglasses with it’s woodsy frame. Inspired by James Dean’s style in the 1950′s. It features a metal screw temple detailing and a notched bridge. Also featuring Carl Zeiss lens and you have the option for a polarized style. ($117A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love)

A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love

Oliver Spencer and Eye Respect Frank Tortoise Shell Sunglasses

Now what would a summer be like without a pair of tortoise shell sunglasses? Slightly brighter than average, these frames will have the sun shining through them, possibly creating a halo around your face. Oops. No worry, those lenses are sure to protect your corneas. Check out our in-dept review of them here. ($300)

A Weekend Guide to 6 Acetate Sunglasses We Love

Cutler & Gross o862 Black Sunglasses

An all black pair as your safety net – sure to go with everything and anything you have in your wardrobe. Sure, this handmade pair might cost a tad bit more than a lot of things, but they might just be the perfect investment for you if you only plan to buy a pair for the next couple of years.  ($500)

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