This spring, the standard black-frame shades are taking a backseat to lighter, more playful sunglasses – but that doesn't mean you have to look like Elton John. All 28 of these brands are designing timeless shades with interesting hues and shapes that make a distinct break from your old frames. "Eyewear is an easy way to incorporate a little color into your look," says Garrett Leight, of Garrett Leight California Optical. "And it's not a huge commitment, like a yellow suit or a pair of white pants; it's just a small accent."
L.G.R. Asmara Desert Sunglasses
L.G.R.'s limited edition sunglasses – both named after and built for the desert – really do make you feel like you should be on safari. Polished and cut to look like ivory, very wear-resistant, and designed to block out 100% of UVA and UVB light, these aren't for the faint of heart and actually can't be worn while driving. Consider these a blessing for those who enjoy extreme sports in extreme conditions, but don't want to sacrifice their style. [$467.25; oki-ni.com]