Solar flair: the 8 best pairs of sunglasses for summer 2017

Feeling a bit squinty? These shades will (puts on sunglasses) fix your brightness levels...

My eyes! It can pretty painful staring directly into the price tag of a pair of new sunnies.

Luckily, not all of the best summertime eye defenders will burn a giant hole in your wallet, nor are they just for repelling the sun's rays either. There’s room to pack a whole lotta cool in a pair of frames. Check out the Givenchy unisex glares if you don’t believe us.

There’s more than wriggle room for the premium ones like the Marc Jacobs and Gucci. There’s the classic Mick Jagger-inspired round frames too for the added swag.

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The holiday classics

Introduce a retro style to your sunglass collection with a round pair. Infuse a playful, laid-back touch and hipster swag to tone down the glare of the sun and paparazzi flashbulbs. Your don’t necessarily have to be a good looker like John Lennon to pull off these vintage round sunglasses without a care in the world.

Buy these round Fendi frames here for ₹26,900.

Colour brigade

You wouldn’t go unnoticed when you rock up with these French statement-makers from Givenchy. The wide temple, distinct looks and unisex appeal will ensure you carry the edgy look with élan. The burst of colours through the round frames will grant you the cool crown when you indulge in a selfie ritual with friends.

Buy them from here for ₹15,400.

The premium wayfarers

Ray Ban’s iconic frame has been reinvented by every sunglass maker out there, but this unisex take by BOSS is no knock-off.  The classic grey lenses are the perfect bargain shades, polarized to turn day into night. Find UV400 protection in an everyday style that won’t put too much of a pinch in your wallet.

Buy these Boss glasses from here for ₹9,400.