13 Sunglasses Brands You Might Not Know Yet But Definitely Should and Our Favorite Picks From Each B
When it comes to choosing a pair of designer sunglasses, there are a slew of them to choose from. Forget what everyone else is wearing and led the pack by sporting a pair of sunglasses from a brand that most people probably never heard of. Many sunglass designers, or “our unsung heroes”, as I playfully call them, are creating sunglasses with personality and cutting edge style for the sophisticated gentlemen of the world! So pull out your notepads and make note of the 13 sunglasses brands that you must have.
Our favorite style: ‘Chieftain’ Sunglasses
Spectacular shades of multilayers mirrored colored lenses. Metal frame. CR 39 lenses: best quality polymer lenses. UVA-UVB-Infrared and blue light 100% protection. Made in Italy. Composition: Shell 100% German Silver + 100% Nylon.
Linda Farrow Luxe
Our favorite style: Silver Aviator Sunglasses
Titanium frame aviator sunglasses in silver tone. Mirrored lenses. Double bridge. Metal nose pads. Logo at temple. Size: 60.16 145. Metal. Made in Japan.
Our favorite style: Black Karli Lite Sunglasses
Handcrafted lightweight stainless steel sunglasses in black. Keyhole bridge. Dark grey polarized Zeiss precision lenses with 100% UV protection. Tonal rubber nose pads and temple tips. Patented snap hinges. Size: 23.50 135. Stainless steel. Made in Germany.
Our favorite style: Cuba 503
Metal arms bring a cool flash of hardware to these Gentle Monster sunglasses. Storage box, soft leather case, and cleaning cloth included. Square frame. Non-polarized lenses. Imported, China.
Anna Karin Karlsson
Our favorite style: MR 3 AM Sunglasses
Black acetate and swarovski crystal embellished sunglasses from Anna Karin Karlsson. This item comes with a protective case. Material: Acetate, Swarovski Crystals, 24k Gold. Size: 57-18-145. FINISH (BLACK CRYSTAL)
Our favorite style: ‘Mask B2’ Sunglasses
Black acetate and 24kt gold chain border. Made in Italy
Boris Bidjan Saberi
Our favorite style: ‘Shutter’ Sunglasses
German-Iranian designer Boris Bidjan Saberi Eyewear trendsetter Linda Farrow have collaborated to design a standout pair of men’s sunglasses. The sunglasses are created entirely from stainless steel that come in two colorways (black and silver) and key highlights is the amount of detail you will find on the venetian-style shutters and the oversized temples alongside the frames. The sunglasses have recently been worn by the likes of Kanye West. Matte black. Straight arms, curved tips, angular frame. Official logo stamp on the inside. Comes with protective case.
Our favorite style: TB-804B
Round sunglasses with dark blue frames, featuring side panels and double bridge plated in 18-carat gold. The temples are finished with Thom Browne signature three colored tips. Dimensions: 23mm x 45mm x 150mm. Blue lenses, offering 100% UV protection, anti-reflective coating. The glasses are finished with the ‘Thom Browne’ logo, printed in signature on the inverted side of the temple. Handmade in Japan.
Our favorite style: Black & Gold Decade-Two Aviator Sunglasses
Flat acetate aviator sunglasses in matte black. Gradient lens in brown featuring 100% UVA and UVB protection, and anti-reflective coating. 18k gold-plated titanium hardware at bridge, top bar, nose pads, and end pieces. Logo and style name etched at lens. Metal mesh accent in black at bridge. Signature etched diamond pattern at end pieces. Logo plaque at temple tip. Size: 62.12 136. Acetate, 18k gold, titanium. Made in Japan.
Our favorite style: Brown Mykita Edition Bradfield Sunglasses
Handcrafted round lightweight stainless steel sunglasses in ‘terra’ brown and gold-tone. Cut-out accents at frame. ‘Terra flash’ brown Zeiss precision lenses with 100% UV protection. Stainless steel nose pads. Patented snap hinge. Size: 39.31 140. Part of the Damir Doma x Mykita collaboration. Stainless steel. Made in Germany.
Our favorite: Black and Silver ‘Daisuke’ Sunglasses
Handcrafted lightweight mylon shield-style sunglasses in ‘pitch’ black. Silver mirrored lens. Mylon nose pads. Patented snap hinge. 169 lens, 125 temple. Part of the Mykita x Bernhard Willhelm collaboration. Mylon. Made in Germany.
Our favorite style: KTZ 17 C2
Known for its raw energy and urban aesthetic, these oversized KTZ sunglasses are crafted from matte black acetate with silver lenses. As seen on the runway, these sporty sunglasses feature the design house’s logo crafted into the temples in black stainless steel, brushed for a matte effect. This imitable style is finished with acetate nose pads and temple tips for added comfort.
Hood By Air
Our favorite style: Marz M02
Stainless acetate eyewear featuring white branding. Part of the GENTLE MONSTER X HBA collaboration.