The best women's sunglasses for blocking rays and looking chic this summer

The best women's sunglasses for 2022

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We already showed you which men's sunglasses we're loving for the 2022 sunshine season, so it's only fair we shopped around for frames that fit a more feminine aesthetic.

Keep reading to see which shades you'll be pairing with your hottest summer outfits once the temperatures are back above freezing.

Sweet Life Square Sunglasses

Free People

Sweet Life Square Sunglasses

Dive deep into a retro look with these square sunnies that give everything a rosy tint, including your face as the rays shine through the lenses! They're bendable at the temples for an adjustable fit, UV protected, and with four colors available at just $25 a pop, you can afford the whole collection to swap in and out with your swimsuits this summer.

Free People`
$25

The Supa Phreak

Crap Eyewear

The Supa Phreak

Crap Eyewear has a tonge-in-cheek aesthetic and marketing approach, but don't let that fool you: This brand uses optical-grade materials to create fun, funky, and timeless glasses that call up trends of the past from every era. These rainbow shades are particularly appealing to us because, in addition to looking bold yet sleek, they also benefit a great cause.

"15% of this product’s sales benefit the Center for Black Equity, the global leader of the Black LGBTQ+ Pride movement," the company says of the Supa Phreak, so buy knowing you're pulling the one-two punch of getting a great pair of shades and investing a little cash in marginalized communities.

Crap Eyewear
$79

Privé Riveaux The Hepburn

Privé Riveaux

The Hepburn

They're named after one of Hollywood's most iconic leading ladies for reason, and that reason is they'll never go out of style. Enjoy this pair's flattering shape and neutral color combo for years to come.

Privé Riveaux
$40

Quinn Crystal Glass Lens Round Sunglasses

Revo

Quinn Crystal Glass Lens Round Sunglasses

First created 36 years ago, Revo is a company that first created its sunglasses by utilizing lens technology developed by NASA as solar protection for satellites. The styles available via the company's web store are classic, long-lasting, and high-quality – like our favorite, the Quinn style seen here modeled after a 1985 design that you can get in clear or tortoise frames depending on your preferred style. You can also upgrade to add a prescription to your lenses!

Revo
$299

Ray-Ban Rb2132 New Wayfarer

Ray-Ban

Rb2132 New Wayfarer

You can't argue with the eternal appeal of Wayfarers, but you can enjoy a slightly tweaked update on the style! Try the New Wayfarer from Ray-Ban for effortless rock star mystique and premium sun protection.

Ray-Ban
$151

Woodzee Wood Glasses

Woodzee

Wood Glasses

The pink and black color scheme caught our eye; the round shape kept our attention. Check out Woodzee's progressive recycling program to see what your purchase helps fund.

Woodzee
$50

SOJOS Oversized Square Cateye Polarized Sunglasses for Women

SOJOS

Oversized Square Cateye Polarized Sunglasses for Women

For those who prefer an angular approach, try these fun and cheap shades from Amazon that combine the sleek look of a black frame with a pop of tortoise to add interest.

SOJOS
$24.99 $14.99

Tortoiseshell Aviator Tinted Sunglasses

Nasty Gal

Tortoiseshell Aviator Tinted Sunglasses

Looking cool for under $10? Sign us up. They'll look great on days when you only need light sun protection, and you can easily wear them indoors for a mysterious vibe on your next night out.

$24 $12

Le Specs The Cherished Sunglasses

Le Specs

The Cherished Sunglasses

The Cherished Sunglasses by Le Specs have a double hit of nostalgia by bringing to mind the carefree disco aesthetics of the 1970s with a touch of J. Lo in the early oughts to really drive home a chic mood. We love how they've been styled with a headscarf here.

Le Specs
$79

Courrèges Eyewear Rectangle Frame Sunglasses

Courrèges

Eyewear Rectangle Frame Sunglasses

Go full-on futurism with these funky shades. The thick arms and innovative lenses give you a sharp rocker edge while the price point ensures you'll treasure them for a lifetime. Imagine Grace Jones gliding into Studio 54 on a disco spaceship and let your imagination build the rest of the look.

Courrèges
$302.30 $217.65

Syndee Dolce Collection

Syndee

Dolce Collection

An elegant cat eye style is always sexy, and Shades of Shades makes it easy to personalize these for maximum effect when you invest in their product. Available in gradient or polarized lenses, the Sydnee is confident, bold, and sophisticated. And thanks to their wide range of nude shades, you can match your skin tone to the company's wide variety of shades to achieve a true nude effect!

Shades of Shades
$340
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