Top Sunglasses for Men

Text by: Kelsey Begg

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Whether you’re hanging out at the beach, deep-sea fishing or shredding turns on the slopes, a reliable pair of sunglasses is an essential when the sun is shining. Whether you choose a model for comfort and performance or style and flare, there are many to choose from so ensure you’ve found the perfect fit for you.

Different lens tints will have different advantages for different environments but a polarized lens is sure to be the best protection your eyes can have. Even when the sun is hidden behind the grey clouds, reflections off the snow and water too can be damaging and harmful to your eyes. 

Because not every gentleman is a fashion mister or an active Albert, there are plenty of styles and fits to choose from. If you’re into the vintage look, retro styles are making a comeback and sure to be the missing piece to a dapper outfit. For the sporty men, basic or technical, there’s a pair of sunglasses just right for you.

Top Men’s Fashion Sunglasses

Oakley Latch

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A designed inspired by influential athletes for athletes is what you get from the Latch sunglasses. Designed as a collaboration from the world of skateboarding, these sunglasses are equipped with distinctive features that were decided necessary by skateboard athletes. Features such as an interior kick-up features which allows you to clip the sunglasses to your shirt so they remain in place even while rolling around on your board.

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Ray-Ban RB2448N

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Inspired by the iconic Wayfarer, the RB2448N showcases the original wayfarer shape with softer lines and contrasting finishes. Discreet details like the coined metal bridge and lightweight nylon fiber rims complete the retro look. Sophisticated and stylish, these sunglasses add an authentic flare to your summer look.

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Smith Optics Lowdown

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Simple and sleek, the Lowdown has a lightweight frame paired with a clear, impact-resistant lens making them perfect for spring laps in the park. Auto-lock hinges and megal nose pads are just a few of the comfort and convenient features found in the Lowdown as well as the signature nose bridge detail. For bold style and the protection of ChromaPop™ polarized technology, the Lowdown has it all.

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Maui Jim Kawika

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For the true Maui Jim look, choose the Kawika, boasting Maui Jim’s legacy and heritage. Each pair of Maui Jim sunglasses is equipped with the Polarized Plus lens which wipes out 99.9% of glare and 100% harmful UV. The lenses are treated with specially designed treatments which boosts colour making your view clearer and more vibrant. 

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Spy Wingate

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Bold style meets Raw design in the Wingate sunglasses. Equipped with the SPY Happy Lens technology, looking through these shades is sure to uplift your mood as the Happy Lens technology maximizes the transmission of the sun’s good rays.

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Top Men’s Sport Sunglasses

Oakley Radarlock

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Oakley is known for designing and creating performance sport products and the Radarlock is no exception. Available in either a golf lens (pictured on the left) or a trail lens for biking or running (pictured on the right), the Radarlock is designed for athletes. These sunglasses are designed for lens changing to be fast and hassle-free thank to the ingenious invention of Switchlock™ Technology.

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Smith Optics Pivlock Arena 

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Designed to meet the needs of elite level athletes, the Pivlock Arena boasts an ergonomic face fit built to perform in the most extreme conditions. The sunglasses are lightweight and equipped with a two-position adjustable nosepiece so you can find the perfect fit just for you. There are also slide-on temple ends and an array of performance mirrored lens tints to choose from.

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Louis Garneau Deny

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Whether you’re running or cycling in rain, wind or sun, the Deny sunglasses provide eye protection you can count on. Interchangeable lenses prevent fogging so you can focus on the road ahead of you. Vented lenses, adjustable polymer nose bridge and stems and prescription adapter included, the Deny sunglasses are an all around great pick for those looking for a pair of performance sunglasses.

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