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.