The Best Movie-Inspired Shield Sunglasses To Shop Now
Though many items represent the juxtaposition of past and future, perhaps none look as cool as shield sunglasses. These big frames are back on trend, leaving the skinny pairs of last summer behind. Oversized frames remind us of classic action movies, like The Terminator and Scarface, and the characters who never let their eyes give them away.
Here’s how you can start rocking shield sunglasses with some of our favorite picks from Complex Shop partner, The Webster.
Silhouette Blue Mirror Sunglasses
Large and in charge, these blue mirror gradient sunglasses by Silhouette only look heavy. Its lightweight design features a dark lavender and rhodium frame, a screwless design, and 100% UV A, B, and C protection.
Mykita Blue Paris Sunglasses
Retro aesthetics meet futuristic construction with these lightweight, stainless steel sunglasses from Mykita. The straight brim and tinted lenses look fit for an astronaut hitting the ski slopes—in the best way possible.
Jacques Marie Mage 1962 Sunglasses
If aviators and shield sunglasses had a baby, it would be these Jacques Marie Mage shades. Crafted from acetate and titanium, the aesthetic takes things back to the ’60s. The teardrop lenses are inspired by the glasses worn by actor Dennis Hopper in a 1962 photograph.
Mykita x Bernhard Willhelm Sunglasses
If the shield sunglasses feel like a lot to you, then ease into the vibe with these Mykita x Bernhard Willhelm shades. Think of the silhouette like a Wayfarer with a straight brim and straight temple.
Marine Serre x Rudy Project Moon Sunglasses
On the other end of the spectrum, embrace a more athletic look with these sleek shades. The tinted lenses are patterned with Marine Serre’s signature crescent moons, and the arms have comfortable, rubber tips.
Mykita Black Peak Sunglasses
These wraparound shades are equipped to block out all haters (and a lot of sun) with its round silhouette, straight brim, and slit details. Crafted from acetate, this lightweight style is perfect for the beach or backyard all summer long.
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