Luxe for less: Sunglasses under $100

Luxe for less: Sunglasses under $100

Cat-eyes, aviators, mirrored or retro, we’ve scoured the interwebs to bring you our picks of the hottest sunglasses of 2015 (and you’ll still have change from $100!)

By Hannah Doody | 24th September 2015

Summer is just around the corner, and that means getting ready is as easy as slipping a dress over your head. It also means you're never fully dressed without a great pair of shades. So we're setting our sights on sunglasses with enough personality to make any outfit, and the statement styles emerge in 2015 will do just that! Think bright mirrored lenses, embellished frames, and round, retro styles. Whatever your personal style, there’s something for everyone this season.

Retro fashion is currently taking the world by storm, and that includes accessories. Gladiator-inspired sandals are making their way into closets everywhere, as are sunglasses in round, vintage styles. So pair those retro frames with your flared denim jeans, buttoned down midi skirt or white mini dress to nail the 70s-inspired look.

No longer reserved for cyclists and geeks of the 80s, reflector sunglasses are back with a vengeance. They don't just hide tired eyes with their mirrored lenses, they also up the ante on everything we wear, adding cool-girl prowess to even our most basic outfits. Tip: Pair with some bright, stylish trainers for ultimate sports luxe style.

If none of these take your fancy, remember classic styles with a modern twist are trending too. Opt for an aviator frame for timeless cool, cat eye for sophisticated glamour or a square frame for a classic look.

And yes, we get it – Dior, Prada and Tom Ford have to-die-for sunnies, but who wants to spend $500 when we all sit on them anyway?

We’ve compiled the 15 best on the net, all for under $100. #winning

Sunglasses Style Magazines Picks

1 Mink Pink Sweet Nothing sunlgasses $49.95. 2 Le Specs Naked Eye sunglasses $75. 3 Seafolly Molokai sunglasses $69.95. 4 AJ Morgan heart shaped sunglasses $45. 5 Piper Marble Frame reflective sunglasses, $42. 6 Spitfire Intergalactic Silver Mirror sunglasses $39. 7 Quay dream of me sunglasses $63.50. 8 Supa Sundays Radio Calypso sunglasses $39. 9 ASOS Round CP Sunglasses With Angular Frame $38. 10 Vans Halls & Woods Sunglasses $31. 11 Cheap Monday Lay Low sunglasses $45. 12 Quay Modstar Aunglasses $50. 13 Witchery Malia Aviator $69.95. 14 ASOS Round Sunglasses With Metal Bridge High Bar & Flash Lens $25. 15 Quay My Girl sunglasses $50.

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Article by Hannah Doody

Hannah is a former journalist at Style Magazines. When she is not exploring new parts of the world, you will find her at music festivals, or on her eternal quest for the best breakfast in Brisbane.

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