Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

The Ultimate Guide To Summer's Coolest Aviators

  1. Begin
    opener

    97

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    Sunglasses are to summer what boots are to winter: We never leave home without them, we have more pairs than we can count, and yet, no matter how many varieties we stockpile, we regularly gravitate toward that one special pair that always just feels right. So, it's no wonder that, year after year, aviators land themselves right at the tippy tops of our summer lust lists

    Perhaps you recall a certain couch-jumping actor in that one kinda popular '80s flick, rocking the frames to perfection? Us, too. However we'd like to thank the shades' inherent badass appeal (not Tom Cruise) for their resurgence in popularity, today. Whether you're a fan of the traditional, oversized lens and thin, metal details, or want to step outside the aircraft box with statement-making colors and thicker frames, we've scoped out all the hottest shades to block out the rays while maintaining your tough exterior and boasting your sartorial savvy. Fly on through for our top 11 selects.
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

San Francisco

The Most Instagrammed (& Insta-Worthy!) Shops In S.F.

At this point, you’ve probably spent a good amount of time waltzing about and finishing up any last-minute shopping. Sure, the main reason you venture into the city’s best boutiques is to walk out with a boatload of goodies for your peeps, but we think a retail visit can be a prime Instagram moment, too. So, be sure read