Not to stress you out, but cool sunglasses are crucial for truly enjoying your vacation. If you have all your travel plans nailed down, but haven’t sorted out your off-duty uniform, start by choosing a pair of chic sunnies. Whether you’re looking for adventure or simply want some R&R—the right shades will set the tone. Here, 6 of our favorite summer destinations and the perfect sunglasses for each trip.
Who's That Girl?
Picture-perfect shades for some of our favorite summer destinations.
Animalier Oversized Round Sunglasses
Dolce & Gabbana
For a siesta at the beach your sunglasses should read: Do Not Disturb. The bigger, the better!
Juliet Round Glasses with Clip
The only thing that could make a helicopter ride better—hovering over double rainbows and whales—is seeing the view through rose-colored glasses.
Tortoise Aviator Sunglasses
Classic aviators and windblown hair are a match made in road-trip heaven. Even if you drove up in a Prius, you'll look like you just hopped off a Harley with these shades.
You don't actually need to be on a yacht in the Côte d'Azur to experience the height of glamour—these shades plus a glass of Champagne should do the trick at your favorite local sunset.
Cool sunglasses are a key element to cruising the PCH looking for surf. Get a sporty pair that will work seamlessly from the beach to lobster lunch at Neptune's Net.
Tort Super Duper Thistle Sunglasses
Even the farmer's market in the Hamptons is a fashion show. Come prepared with tortoiseshell frames, which will pair naturally with nautical stripes and polo shirts that are de rigueur on Long Island.