Listen, I can tell you that”sunglasses are the perfect finishing touch to any summer outfit” or that they’re an”easy way to add a pop of character to your warm weather looks” but c’mon, who are we kidding? The real and only reason to wear sunglasses is that they look so fucking cool. The sheer number of images available on the web of stylish actors stunting in shades (that I may or may not have spent the better part of one hour scrolling through”for study”) is astounding. Has some 1 accessory motivated more people to put together such massive fits? I’m a huge urge for wearing your shades year round, indoors and out. I’ve a friend who routinely stone sunglasses out through the night and he always seems to pull it off with panache. (And by friend I mean . Yes, I am that dude. I am a dick. Lately I have been really feeling tinted sunglasses (I’ve got a couple tucked into my breast pocket as I write this–y’know, for emergencies), and when any Nosey Nancy asks why I’m wearing sunglasses indoors, I pity them instantly by stating my eyes are forever stunted from continuous exposure to each display I have and now I have no choice but to look way cooler where I’m (for proof, see: Nicholson, Jack). Future’s so bright that you GOT to wear sunglasses! Carrera Carrera has been making its signature racing-inspired sunglasses because the’50s, and a few decades after it received the ultimate stamp of acceptance: acquisition by Safilo, one of the biggest names in the business. The DTC darling and envy of investors the world over earned its reputation as the gold standard for digital disruptors by not skimping on the details as soon as it comes to its colors. Ray-Ban Ray-Ban is the first and last name when it comes to sunglasses, with the catalog of now-signature styles to back this up. If Wayfarers were good enough for Tom Cruise in Risky Business, they’re sure as hell good enough for you now. Oakley Oakley’s unabashedly bright wraparound shades offer precisely the correct amount of over-the-top oomph with this era of maximalist menswear, as well as the brand’s classic styles are beginning to look real solid right about today, too.