8 of the Best Sunglasses for Men

Whilst it might be true that summer is winding down now, there is still plenty of sunny days to be had in autumn (hopefully) so it’s still a suitable time to invest in a good quality pair of sunglasses. Regardless of your own personal sense of style, there is a pair of sunglasses out there that will fit the bill and, chances are, you’ll find them with Huckberry as they’ve got one of the finest collection of men’s sunglasses on the market.

Check out our picks of 8 of the best sunglasses for men below:

Pacifico Optical: Blair Sunglasses – $130

As big fans of the retro chic visual vibe here at Coolector HQ, Pacifico Optical, an Australian company, were always going to appeal to us and their excellent wares are epitomized by their Blair sunglasses ($130). The acetate frames, which get their moniker from a Bondi Beach street, have a robust handfeel, which enforces the considerable quality of their legendary Carl Zeiss lenses (think high-end film camera). And on these lenses you’ll discover an anti-glare inner coating and an outer scratch-protective finish which have been carefully positioned for the places where you’ll require them the most. Dress them down when you need to, but these top class sunnies are ready any occasional, formal or casual. ($130)

Smith: Lowdown 2 Sunglasses – $169

Digging deep into the story of the Lowdown 2 you’ll see just how excellent these sunglasses are. They are so much more than its “Boys of Summer” eighties vibe and eco-friendly craftsmanship. It is the glass that is the real star of the show with the Lowdown 2 Sunglasses ($169). Boasting Smith’s proprietary Chromapop polycarbonate lenses which are responsible for doing just what their name suggests: snap the world out with stunning precision and colour. With their rubber-like megol temple and nose pads, these classy sunglasses effortlessly double back as your go-to, adventure ready sports frames. ($169)

Sunski: Yubas Sunglasses – $55

These dapper, polarised, lightweight sunglasses from Sunski have a price that won’t break the bank, and the Huckberry-exclusive Yubas ($55) will be the ideal outdoor adventure ally. While the lenses are treated with a scratch-proof coating, you’ll be pleased to hear that, should something happen to them, replacements are a mere three dollars to buy from Sunski. Their pleasingly relaxed vibe isn’t the only thing that makes them appeal to our sensibilities here at The Coolector: their name, taken from the eponymous river in Sierra Nevada, is a true sight to behold. ($55)

Raen Optics: Remmy 52 Sunglasses – $135

The round Remmy frames on these spiffing sunglasses from Rain will pull from two different decades, with one pointing toward sixties Mod and the other towards nineties Cobain grunge. Both are understated classic styles, and no matter what your preferred era is from an aesthetic point of view, these sunglasses will effortlessly fit in with it. Zeiss lenses are both sharp and do a superb job of protecting your eyes from the full spectrum of UV rays. Classy and striking. A win, win pair of sunglasses from Raen. ($135)

Sunski Dipseas Sunglasses – $55

The first thing you’ll notice about these ace looking Sunski Dipseas Sunglasses ($55) are their standard polarised lenses and lightweight frames. It is Sunski’s Dipseas shape that is the real draw, however, which works like a Swiss Army knife for a whole host of different face shapes. Square, rectangle, or oval, their rounded corners are large-coverage frames make sure that they always look nothing but the best on most face types and deliver a fantastic relaxed appearance. Plus, this particular version can only be found on Huckberry. ($55)

Electric Knoxville XL Sunglasses – $150

Regardless of whether you’re a football star trying to stay out of the glare of the paparazzi or just someone with a larger face that needs a bit more overall coverage, the Knoxville XL’s have got your back with their more slouchy fit and aesthetic. But don’t mistake their wear for quality: while Electric have designed these impeccable sunglasses in sunny California, they’re actually crafted in Italy, where some of the finest frames in the world are made. These first rate sunglasses from Electric handle humid days and high-impact exercise with considerable style and will never let you down. ($150)

District Vision Keiichi Running Sunglasses – $130

In times gone by, most of us were stuck with functional sports lenses that might have done the job but certainly didn’t provide the visuals that we were after. The Keiichi change all that and do a great job of proving function and style are not mutually exclusive. Boasting Japanese engineering along with New York City athletes input who have joined forces on these shades to create the ultimate sporting performance. They make use of shatterproof, anti-scratch lenses which have been treated for glare, water, and oil-repellency and are kept in place by grippy nose and temple pads. Long, sweaty runs have met their match with these great sunglasses from District Vision. ($130)

Shuron Escapades Sunglasses – $110

It’s hard not to be won over by a company that’s been doing its thing for over almost 150 years. That’s South Carolina-based Shuron, and it is their awesome Escapades Sunglasses ($110) which have really caught our eye at Coolector HQ as they epitomise timeless fashion. They have acetate-and-wire frames along with scratch-resistant polarised lenses which are robust enough to last many years and could even have been passed down from your grandparents such is their longevity. ($110)

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