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This year’s sunglasses let you stand out at any price point

Tom Ford Lilliana
Sam Glaser


1. Modern Luxury

Tom Ford Lilliana sunglasses. $360

Tom Ford is the best thing to happen to Las Vegas fashion since Barney’s. The Lilliana is a low-profile update to Tom Ford’s iconic Whitney sunglasses, with oversized thin metal frames and cutout lenses. and Tom Ford at Crystals CityCenter.

Sabre Kozoi

2. Pop star

Sabre Kozoi. $110

A modern-retro hybrid, made famous by Lady Gaga, these unisex shades are oversized and accented with raised pyramids. They feature handmade acetate metal frames, French hinges and polarized lenses.

American Apparel

3. Cheap fun

American Apparel pastel sunglasses. $25

Part toy, part optical quality shades, these frosted pastel frames change color when exposed to sunlight.


John Varvatos

4. Designer

John Varvatos curved aviator sunglasses. $350

A distinct combination of masculine materials and modest branding, these modern aviators are constructed from titanium gunmetal frames.

Von Zipper Stache

5. Surfer

Von Zipper Stache. $110

An elongated modern wrap with handtooled acetate frame, impact-resistant lenses and stainless steel hinges, this pair is beach chic even in the desert.


6. Functional value

Surfrider foldable sunglasses. $9.99

These affordable, plastic-frame sunglasses fold into quarters for space efficiency. Storage problems solved.


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