With Wimbledon in full swing and enough strawberries to sink a ship, it’s about time we dusted off those sunnies. There’s no denying we don’t have that much of an opportunity to indulge in our beloved eyewear.
Yet, when the skies do eventually break many of us pop on our sunglasses, from circular to acetate and even prescription sunglasses, the sunnies world is really your oyster.
Considered to be one of the ultimate fashion statements, there is nothing better than strutting your stuff in a pair of sunnies. On top of this, you can take advantage of a number of different coloured lenses and you can never go wrong with a pair of statement sunnies.
It can accessorise any host of outfits, but there are certain factors you need to consider. In the first instance, it is of vital importance that you ensure your glorious glasses suit your visage.
Whether you have a chiselled Gerard Butleresque face or a more rounded demure, you need to make sure your sunnies fit your specific face type. In between the Pimms and purring over Roger Federers pristine coiffure, we have searched the best of the best when it comes to sunnies under £100.
With more attitude than Nick Krygios, we serve up the top 10 sunnies under £100:
10. Ray-Ban RB3016 Clubmaster
You can stay young and extremely funky thanks to the classic Ray-Ban Clubmaster sunnies.
These all-singing all-dancing male sunglasses, suitable for females too, come complete with snazzy flash lenses. These feature blue, not to mention green and silver mirrored lenses, having the ability to offer protection to your peepers in a variety of lighting conditions.
If that’s not enough, then why not enjoy its full rim design that has an acetate upper frame and the finest metal around the lenses with added metal detail on both the lens, bridge amd temple arms. Taking its inspiration from the 1950’s, you will certainly be all shook up with the Ray-Ban Clubmaster.
9. Oakley OO9189 TwoFace
There is nothing two faced about our next offering. Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you the outstanding Oakley TwoFace sunglasses.
So what is all the fuss about? As far as the frame is concerned, you’ll find the highest precision involved. This is largely in part down to the well formed aluminum lower orbital and O Matter upper parts of the frame.
They have also been specifically tailored for medium faces, whilst providing plenty of comfort. Durability has not been missed too and the excellent Three-Point Fit holds lenses in the perfect optical alignment.
The HD polarised lenses pull no punches either reducing glare due to cutting edge technology. Other lens related highlights include optimised peripheral vision and 100% UVA/UVB/UVC harmful blue light rays.
8. Ray-Ban RB4101 Jackie Ohh
Available in shiny black, light havana or brown, these classic pair of Ray-Ban RB4101‘s simply ooze sophistication.
Nicknamed Jackie Ohh because they scream of Jackie Onassis in her heyday, these female sunnies are also suitable for prescription lenses too. Circular lenses are coupled with chunky black frames resulting in the perfect glamorous combination.
Suitable for that on the beach look or after party pizazz, this is one pair of designer sunglasses you won’t want to keep locked away.
7. RB3025 Aviator – as worn by Michael Jackson
This is it – that’s if you’re talking about these sensational pair of sunglasses. These iconic aviators from Ray-Ban were worn by the King of Pop Michael Jackson at his final press conference.
The RB3025 have been worn by the likes of Megan Fox as well as F1 star Jenson Button to name but a few. Suitable for prescription lenses, they are available in a myriad of colours such as silver crystal and matte gold.
If you are looking for that extra sparkle, don’t stop till you get enough of these glittering glasses!
6. Police S8299
Woop woop, that’s the sound of the Police. If you want to be stopped in your tracks, then check out these signature S8299 specs from Police.
A previous winner of the Sunglasses of the Year Award at the Optician Awards it blends together a classic style with blue mirror lenses. Without doubt, this must have fashion accessory should be one of your go to eyewear pieces Summer 2016.
5. Oakley OO9238
These sporty sunnies from the good people at Oakley are sure to knock your tennis socks off. The OO9238 FIVES SQUARED sunnies have O Matter stress-resistance providing extra durability.
When it comes to the fit, quality is not spared either with Uobtainium nosepads and integrated hinge mechanisms. Optimum clarity comes courtesy of XYZ optics, whilst 100% UV protection is as standard.
Without going all Jeremy Clarkson, this really is a superb all rounder. It features specialised lenses with side protection and the highest level of peripheral vision.
4. Oakley OO9135 Jupiter Squared
Frank Sinatra may have wanted to be flown to the moon, but you can always go to Jupiter with this pair from Oakley.
There’s a long list of features that might be too many to mention, but comfort, optimum clarity and impact resistance are all on the menu.
Oakley Jupiter Squared are sunnies with attitude. Better grip, Plutonite lenses and 100% filtration of those harmful UVA, UVB, UVC and blue light rays is just scratching the surface.
3. Owlet OWIS050
Effortless chic is brought to you thanks to this pleasing pair of Owlet OWIS050 ladies sunglasses. Simplicity is key to these particular sunnies.
This everyday pair will strike all the right fashion chords and won’t dent your wallet. They are available in 3 colours and are suitable for prescription lenses.
2. Ray-Ban RB4171
Available in four different styles these radiant Ray-Ban RB4171 ERIKA‘s are the essence of minimalism. A slim frame delivers on all fronts with the signature branding subtly tucked away on the lens.
The Ray-Ban RB4171 ERIKA sunglasses come in several colours including light havana and dark rubber sand, with polarised options.
1. Savannah 8121
We all had our favourite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle growing up. But our Savannah 8121 Tortoise sunglasses are the bee’s knees.
This wayfarer styled plastic frame enjoys a unique rubber like effect. With all the talk of Brexit and Boris, you can snap pick up this pair for a real bargain!
Top 6 Ray-Ban Look-a-Likes under £40 here!