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Ready to get shady for spring? Though sunglasses can be a year long essential, springtime is perfect for stocking on cheap and stylish shades. Several retailers have already kicked off their spring sales, making now a fine time to get designer shades at a discounted price. And for shoppers who want designer knockoffs, waiting for special sales isn’t required; finding the right retailers to hit up is key.
Retro sunglasses of all shapes and sizes are on trend. From classic aviators and round shades to cat-eye sunglasses, it’s not hard to find nostalgic and modern styles online. To narrow things down, we put together a list of the 12 best sunglasses that you can buy online for less than $25. Below, find unisex and women and men’s styles from Amazon, Free People, Forever 21, Aldo and other retailers.
With transparent yellow frames and a nostalgic, yet futuristic design, shoppers may the Polite Pearl glasses from Blenders Eyewear to be irresistible. These glasses would be great to wear to an outdoor music festival or a casual day out.
Round sunglasses give on an artistic vibe, making them great for musicians and music lovers. These green and gold metal frames from Universal Thread offer tinted lenses with maximum UV protection and hinged temples for a comfy fit.
A classic cat-eye in a retro-chic design, these cute sunnies from BP are marked down 45% off at Nordstrom Rack. And if the sale price wasn’t convincing enough, these eye-catching glasses offer up a rimless design that’s sure to make a statement.
Looking for oversized glasses? According to hundreds of Amazon reviews, these hexagon-shaped shades from Sojos are great quality, sturdy and of course, super stylish. The retro glasses offer UV protection and come in different blends of gold andblack frames. The lenses are available in black, brown, pink, yellow, green and grey.
Beyond the price, there’s nothing minimal about these $6 glasses from Shein. The design alone is enough to stand out, and they’re surprisingly durable and fit well, according to several customers. The sunglasses are not intended for strong protection from the sunlight, but they look cute!
Oval-shaped sunglasses are big this season. For a cheaper alternative to the shades similar to the ones H.E.R. wore to the 2022 Billboard Women in Music Awards, try out the Luarinny White Clout Retro Oval Sunglasses available at Amazon. The glasses come in a three-pack of black, white and checkered designs. If you only want one pair, try these $5 sunnies.
’90s lovers, these rectangle sunglasses are a must. The wide-framed sunglasses have tinted lenses with UV protection and are available in orange (pictured above), white, black and green.
Turn the clock back a few more decades in these ’70s-style, tortoise-shell-print, geo-shape, oversized sunglasses. The glasses have a crystal hexagon frame with brown lenses and a comfortable nose pad for a comfortable fit. For an eco-friendly option, check out these recycled frame oversized ’70s sunglasses from ASOS ($17).
Contrasting lenses and UV protection in a stylish, cat-eye design. These Wild Fable glasses are available at Target in green and gold, turquoise, orange and clear. For a more affordable option, try these cat-eye glass from Forever 21 ($6.31).
Aviators never go out of style. These wire aviator-shaped frames from Old Navy offer lightly tinted lenses, with UVA/UVB sun protection and hinged temples. The Pro Acme Aviator Sunglasses ($13) are also a great option for those looking for a similar style.
Whether you’re blocking out the sun or blocking out haters, do it in style with these square-framed sunglasses. The sunglasses are available in several colors including black, clear, brown and rose gold.
It’s hard to go wrong with a wayferer-style, polarized sunglasses. Meetsun Eyewear’s polarized sunglasses are equipped with triacetate cellulose, polarized lenses to reduce glare and reflection from the open road, water surfaces, snow, and other conditions while increasing visual clarity.