5 of the Best Sunglasses for Summer

Summer is now well and truly upon us and, if you’re anything like us here at The Coolector, this will mean you’re now turning your attention to which sunglasses to get your hands on over the next couple of months. Whether you’re looking for the perfect pair for chilling next to a pool with a craft beer or for heading out into the wild, the guys at Huckberry have got something that will fit the bill.

Check out our pick of 5 of the best sunglasses for summer from Huckberry below:

Ombraz Armless Sunglasses – $140

If it’s adventure that you’ve got in mind for the next few months, these awesome looking Ombraz Armless Sunglasses ($140) are the ideal candidate in our opinion here at The Coolector. They have a unique and innovative design which allows the frames to remain comfortably in place with the help of a built-in, adjustable cord. They have grey polarized lenses which are ideally suited for everyday conditions and reduce eye strain, glare, and reflections while enhancing clarity and colours. They have an impressive amount of scratch-resistance and smudge-resistant coating on the lenses and for every pair of sunglasses sold, Ombraz plants 20 trees to aid in environmental restoration. Win, win. ($140)

Rosa Halsey Sunglasses – $145

Extremely lightweight, the Roka Halsey Sunglasses ($145) weigh in at just 26 grams with frames which rest nicely on the face without a bulky feel. These high-octane, polarised sunglasses are worn by gold medal Olympians and IronMan champions alike and the anti-scratch, polarised lenses can take a beating and keep on performing. Boasting a patented GEKO™ fit and retention system which delivers a proprietary elastomer for nose and temple pads that’s hydrophilic, chemical-resistant, and supports multidirectional traction with comfort. The refined styling modernises the iconic square frame sport sunglasses and each pair is hand made in Italy to exacting standards for an unparalleled sense of quality. ($145)

Garrett Leight Co Brooks 47 Sunglasses – $395

High-quality, handmade frames are built with a close attention to detail are the stand out feature of these brilliant looking Garrett Leight Co Brooks 47 Sunglasses ($395). The striking frames are designed in sunny Venice Beach and made for years of day to day adventures. In their eight years of business, Garrett Leight Co.’s have entirely changed the sunglasses industry and gained worldwide recognition for their uniquely-designed and quality-made glasses. From GLC’s original collection, the Brooks 47 Sunglasses breaks the wayfarer mould and adds a touch of variety to any outfit. ($395)

Sunski Singlefins Sunglasses – $58

Stylish and affordable, the Sunski Singlefins Sunglasses ($58) expertly combine design, materials, presentation, and spirit into a stellar accessory that celebrates their love for the great outdoors and seeking out adventures. Their first rate sunglasses combine unique frame and lens colour schemes with high-quality polarised lenses that are perfect for wearing all year round. And better still, they are covered by Sunski’s “Forever Warranty” — which is their commitment to fix or replace them for you if they break under normal use. They have a polycarbonate frame which is robust and equipped with lock-tight steel hinges that are made from recycled plastic. ($58)

Smith Optics Lowdown 2 Sunglasses – $118

Incredibly striking and well made, the Smith Optics Lowdown 2 Sunglasses ($117) have the brand’s Proprietary Chromapop™ lens technology which delivers greater definition, more natural colour, and unparalleled clarity. These are an updated version of one of Smith’s most popular frames that brings performance and lifestyle together in a sleek, functional, and lightweight frame. The frames are crafted from an eco-friendly, bio-based Evolve material and the polarised lenses cut glare from any surface, have 100% UV protection, and have anti-reflective, water, and oil-resistant coatings. These top class sunglasses from Smith Optics are designed in USA and made in Italy. ($118)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.