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60 Freakish Frames

Over-the-Top Sunglasses, From Rainbow Drop Shades to Mega Goggles

— May 20, 2010 — Fashion
Nothing says summer better than flip-flops, tank tops, shorts, the beach and a pair of tar-dripping sunglasses. There's no wow factor with regular eyewear and just about everyone from Lady Gaga to Beyoncé is sporting over-the-top sunglasses.

Whether they're super spiky or have tassels, these freakish over-the-top sunglasses deliver jaw-dropping awesomeness.

Implications - Celebrity entertainers like Beyonce and Lady Gaga frequently wear avant-garde fashion on stage and during press events; accordingly, fans and fashionistas alike have added these unusual, one-of-a-kind accessories to their everyday or special-occasion outfits. Companies can take advantage of this opportunity by creating futuristic accessories inspired by science fiction and pop culture that defy their conventional counterparts.
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Picturesque Art Shades
Picturesque Art Shades
The Bless Picture Sunglasses Won't Reflect What's Around
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59
Colorful Tortoiseshell Shades
Colorful Tortoiseshell Shades
Billionaire Boys Club Sunglasses are Worth Slowing Down For
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58
Crowd Carrying Eyeglasses
Crowd Carrying Eyeglasses
Lonely Glasses by Jessica Atkinson Provide Constant Companionship
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57
Scribbley Sunnies
Scribbley Sunnies
Oakley and Stanley Donwood Create New Artist Series Jupiter Sunglasses
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56
Blinking Bifocals
Blinking Bifocals
Wink Glasses Will Not Help You in a Staring Contest
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55
Crayolaic Sunnies
Crayolaic Sunnies
Von Zipper Sunglasses Come in Every Color in the Rave Scene Rainbow
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54
Nifty 50s Era Sunnies
Nifty 50s Era Sunnies
Han Kjobenhavn Spring and Summer 2010 Eyewear Collection
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53
Two-Shaded Shades
Two-Shaded Shades
The Spring/Summer 2010 Maison Martin Margiela Sunglasses
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52
Gingham Picnic Glasses
Gingham Picnic Glasses
The New Cutler & Gross X Comme des Garcons Sunglasses
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51
Video Camera Sunglasses
Video Camera Sunglasses
Stylish Shades Record What You See
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50
Bamboo Sunglasses
Bamboo Sunglasses
iWood Shades are Green Chic
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49
Solar Sunglasses
Solar Sunglasses
SIG Sunglasses Give You Free Energy
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48
Sight-Improving Specs
Sight-Improving Specs
The OAED Sunglasses are More than Meets the Eye
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47
Video Sunglasses
Video Sunglasses
Hammacher Schlemmer Sunglasses Let You Feel Like Bond
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46
Zipper Shades
Zipper Shades
Lee Cooper 100 Project
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45
Data Storage Sunglasses
Data Storage Sunglasses
Calvin Klein Taps into Tech-Fashion With USB Shades
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44
Superior Safety Goggles
Superior Safety Goggles
Jeff Sand's Indestructible Sutro Fisk Sunglasses
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43
Super-Spiky Shades
Super-Spiky Shades
Get the Point Across with These WOW Sunglasses
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42
80s Sunglasses Revivals
80s Sunglasses Revivals
Paul Smith Releases Limited-Edition Line for Oakley
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41
Revamped Retro Aviators
Revamped Retro Aviators
Iconic Shades Get a Modern Touch for Ray-Ban Summer 2010
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40
Shatter Proof Hipster Shades
Shatter Proof Hipster Shades
The Super 2010 Spring Collection are High Caliber Sunnies
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39
Censor Bar Sunglasses
Censor Bar Sunglasses
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38
Retro-Chic Sunglasses
Retro-Chic Sunglasses
'Shadow' by The Local Firm is 80's Electronica vs. 3D
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37
Bullet-Proof Shades
Bullet-Proof Shades
The Japan Self-Defense Force Sunglasses are Endorsed by the Military
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36
Sunglasses Without Lenses
Sunglasses Without Lenses
Shutter Shades (Gold & Silver Coming Soon)
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35
Graffitied Shades
Graffitied Shades
Troy Lee and Oakley Team Up for an Epic Pair of Sunglasses
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34
Handpainted Eyeglasses
Handpainted Eyeglasses
Artful Sun Shields and Readers by Karin Frye
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33
Goggle-Inspired Sunglasses
Goggle-Inspired Sunglasses
The Moncler Gamme Bleu Sunglasses are Phelps-Friendly
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32
Black Swan Sunglasses
Black Swan Sunglasses
The Fidelity Denim Summer 2010 Lookbook is Retro-Chic
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31
Disposable Sunglasses
Disposable Sunglasses
Fun Plastic Grid Shades for Forgetful Fashionistas
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30
Dripping Tar Sunglasses
Dripping Tar Sunglasses
Anna ter Haar Designs
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29
Flat-Packed Sunglasses
Flat-Packed Sunglasses
Personalized DIY Eyewear
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28
Blinged Bangle Eyewear
Blinged Bangle Eyewear
'Virna' by Justin Lopez Channels Geordi La Forge's Infamous Visor
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27
Sunglasses for Dogs
Sunglasses for Dogs
Kanye-Style Doggles For Fashion Forward Pooches
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26
Sunglass Lizards
Sunglass Lizards
The Super Ray-Ban Chameleon Changes Color on Contact
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25
Retro Patterned Sunglasses
Retro Patterned Sunglasses
The Ray-Ban 'Retro Prints' Introduce Some Funky Fun
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24
Studded Sunglasses
Studded Sunglasses
A-Morir Creates Chic (Yet Bug-Like) Eye Accessories
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23
Digitized Eyeglasses
Digitized Eyeglasses
Samal Designs 'Pixeled Eyewear' is Techtastic
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22
Zipper Hipster Shades
Zipper Hipster Shades
Alexander Wang's Zipper Frame Sunglasses
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21
Sunglasses with Bows
Sunglasses with Bows
Bandage Chic Bowdacious Shades
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20
Fringed Eyewear
Fringed Eyewear
Bless Duo Fringe Glasses Go On Sale
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19
LEGO Sunglasses
LEGO Sunglasses
Custom Shades From Lynx Optique Bring Out Your Nerdy Side
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18
Lace Sunglasses
Lace Sunglasses
Model Sophie Vlaming in ‘Haute Bourgeoisie' for L'Officiel
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17
Inuit-Inspired Eyewear
Inuit-Inspired Eyewear
Slanties Makes Handcrafted Wooden Eyewear to Last Centuries
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16
Mouse-Eared Shades
Mouse-Eared Shades
The Jeremy Scott Mickey Mouse Sunglasses for Spring 2010
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15
Funglasses
Funglasses
Dior Homme Introduces Future Fashion With Funky Retro Mod Eyewear
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14
Beak Glasses
Beak Glasses
Linda Farrow Haute Couture Eyewear For Spring Summer 2008
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13
Quirky Statement Sunglasses
Quirky Statement Sunglasses
Jewelry Designer Delfina Delettrez's Eyewear Collection for 2009
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12
Disposable Eyewear
Disposable Eyewear
$1 Roll-Up Sunglasses Are Stylish, Cheap and Fun
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11
Dripping Aviators
Dripping Aviators
Sheefun Chan Designs Vampire-Inspired Sunglasses
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10
Single-Lens Sunglasses
Single-Lens Sunglasses
MACKDADDY Shades 'Line' Are Like Sleek Goggles
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9
Disposable Sunglasses
Disposable Sunglasses
Azumi & David's Sticky Shades Shield Your Peepers From The Sun
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8
Mega Goggles
Mega Goggles
Super Duper Fly Sunglasses by Stevie Boi Look Like Lab Glasses
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7
Sight-Obscuring Shades
Sight-Obscuring Shades
Rihanna Rocks Her Barracuda Shades (Again) to Fashion's Night Out Fete
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6
Fashion Goggles
Fashion Goggles
Round Glasses are in this Season, from the Runway to Rockstars
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5
Rainbow Drop Shades
Rainbow Drop Shades
The Bright World of Jaesyn Burke Sunglasses
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4
Rockin' Retro Shades
Rockin' Retro Shades
The Ray-Ban Spring 2010 Collection Showcases Sexy Sunglasses
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3
Chandelier Sunglasses
Chandelier Sunglasses
The Ara Jo SS10 Collection is Enriched With Underwater Beauty
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2
Tasseled Sunglasses
Tasseled Sunglasses
Beyonce's Tinsel Shades
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1
Enormous Futuristic Sunglasses
Enormous Futuristic Sunglasses
Maison Martin Margiela Incognito Eyewear
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