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45 Unconventional Sunglasses Designs

From Futuristic Rihanna Collections to Pizza-Covered Lenses

— August 22, 2016 — Pop Culture
As these unique frames and lenses show, there's much more to sunglasses designs than just protecting the eyes from sun damage.

While some companies are choosing to revert to classic vintage styles, others are opting to travel forward in time -- with the Riahnna and Dior collaboration being a prime example of this. Meanwhile, some are reimagining the use of materials for highly original sunglasses designs, with companies using everything from bamboo to denim scraps to craft frames.

Not only does this generate looks not seen before, but revolutionizes how certain materials are thought of, working to expand the creative horizons of other companies and encouraging them to implement something that might have otherwise been thought of as waste.
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Cancer-Combating Sunglasses
Cancer-Combating Sunglasses
The Annual TOMS x Movember Line for Prostate Cancer Unveils Sunglasses
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Olympic-Inspired Sunglasses
Olympic-Inspired Sunglasses
Oakley's 'Green Fade Collection' is an Ode to the Rio Olympic Games
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Magnetic Customizable Sunglasses
Magnetic Customizable Sunglasses
Espii Makes the World's Most Customizable Sunglasses
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Botanical Sunglasses Collections
Botanical Sunglasses Collections
Schwood's Badland Collection Features Natural Elements
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Photo-Snapping Sunglasses
Photo-Snapping Sunglasses
The 'WeOn Selfie' Glasses Can Take Pictures with the Tap of a Button
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Seven-Layer Protection Eyewear
Seven-Layer Protection Eyewear
The Savage Sunwear Wayfarer Sunglasses are Strong and Lightweight
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3D-Printed Sunglasses
3D-Printed Sunglasses
The Mykita HYBRID Eyewear Line Relies on 3D-Printed Material and Design
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Floating Bamboo Sunglasses
Floating Bamboo Sunglasses
These Eco-Friendly Sunglasses are Sustainable and Float on Water
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Vintage Sunglass Reboots
Vintage Sunglass Reboots
This Classic Ray-Ban Aviator Style Was Brought Back for 5 Days Only
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Cheesy Pizza Sunglasses
Cheesy Pizza Sunglasses
Gasoline Glamour's Big Cheese Pizza Sunglasses Promote Quirky Styling
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Interchangeable Eyewear Collections
Interchangeable Eyewear Collections
Frameri Eyewear Offers Interchangeable Lenses and Frames
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Decorative Fruit Sunglasses
Decorative Fruit Sunglasses
The Fruit Punch Cat Eye Shades Boast Healthy Wardrobe Practices
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Sustainable Aquatic Sunglasses
Sustainable Aquatic Sunglasses
The Kelly Slater Template Eyewear is Designed for Water Sport Wear
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Villainous Superhero Sunglasses
Villainous Superhero Sunglasses
The Harley Quinn Eye Frames Celebrate the Character's Mystery
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Sustainable Seashell Sunglasses
Sustainable Seashell Sunglasses
The Shwood 'Sea' Line Features Eyewear Made With Tiny Crustaceans
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Upcycled Denim Sunglasses
Upcycled Denim Sunglasses
Mosevic Crafts Eyewear Using Solid Denim of Different Washes
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Shielded Running Sunglasses
Shielded Running Sunglasses
The Nagata by District Vision Provides Element-Resistant Eyewear
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Carbon Fiber Eyewear
Carbon Fiber Eyewear
The Sunglasses Design of Zerpico Styles are Ultra-Strong
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Athletic Runner Sunglasses
Athletic Runner Sunglasses
The District Vision Glasses Protect Exercisers from Glare
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Overcast Jean Sunglasses
Overcast Jean Sunglasses
Dick Moby's Tenue de Nîmes Eyewear Features Lenses Suited to the Weather
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Scent-Inspired Sunglasses
Scent-Inspired Sunglasses
The Byredo x Oliver Peoples Eyewear Colors are Themed After Perfume
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Songstress Eyewear Collections
Songstress Eyewear Collections
Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. Label is Launching an Eyewear Collection
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Aerodynamic Olympic Sunglasses
Aerodynamic Olympic Sunglasses
Nike's 'Wing' Sunglasses are for High-Performing Athletes
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Opulent Designer Eyewear
Opulent Designer Eyewear
The Latest Collection of Dolce & Gabbana Sunglasses Celebrates Color
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Safety Adventure Sunglasses
Safety Adventure Sunglasses
Electric Stacker Eyewear Include a Detachable Element Eye Mask
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Bone Conduction Sunglasses
Bone Conduction Sunglasses
These Vibrating Sunglasses Offer a Unique Way of Listening to Music
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Artist-Inspired Sunglasses
Artist-Inspired Sunglasses
These Sunglasses Incorporate the Iconic Work of J.M. Basquiat
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Ecological Bamboo Sunglasses
Ecological Bamboo Sunglasses
This Stylish Frames are Made Using Bamboo for a Lightweight Deisgn
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Repurposed Aluminum Sunglasses
Repurposed Aluminum Sunglasses
The Infinitely Eyewear by Proof is Made Using Recycled Metals
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Chic Collapsible Sunnies
Chic Collapsible Sunnies
The Garret Leight Van Buren Folding Sunglasses Have a Lightweight Design
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Emoji-Inspired Sunglasses
Emoji-Inspired Sunglasses
Jeremy Scott is Creating Emoji Sunglasses for the Pepsi Brand
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Feline Celebrity Sunglasses
Feline Celebrity Sunglasses
Shay Mitchell's Quay Eyeware Features a Vintage Aesthetic Designed
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Sculpturally Printed Sunglasses
Sculpturally Printed Sunglasses
These 3D-Printed Sunglasses Experiment with an Avant-Garde Form
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Sculptural Designer Sunglasses
Sculptural Designer Sunglasses
The OXYDO Lab SS16 Eyewear is Designed to be a Wearable Art Hybrid
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Suspended Lenses Sunglasses
Suspended Lenses Sunglasses
The 'Archytas' Handmade Sunglasses are Futuristic and Retro
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Futuristic Popstar Sunglasses
Futuristic Popstar Sunglasses
The Dior Rihanna Eyewear Line is Modelled by the Singer Herself
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Retro Titanium Eyewear
Retro Titanium Eyewear
The Warby Parker Windsor Collection Clip-On Sunglasses are Versatile
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Chic Guaranteed Sunglasses
Chic Guaranteed Sunglasses
'Fello' Fashion Eyewear will Provide a Free Pair if They're Lost
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Tinted Lucite Eyewear
Tinted Lucite Eyewear
ESQAPE's Rose and Violet-Hued Frames Make a Statement in the Sun
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40s-Inspired Glasses Frames
40s-Inspired Glasses Frames
The Persol Galleria 900 Collection Draws from the Brand's Archive
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Flyweight Cycling Sunglasses
Flyweight Cycling Sunglasses
Rapha's Pro Team Glasses Take Inspiration from Aviators Worn by Pros
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Jungle-Themed Sunglasses
Jungle-Themed Sunglasses
The New Fendi Sunglasses Collection Showcases a Wildly Colorful Theme
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Ocular Animalistic Glasses
Ocular Animalistic Glasses
This Collection of Glasses Replaces Human Eyes with Animal Eyes
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British Heritage Eyewear
British Heritage Eyewear
Taylor Morris Eyewear Provides Effortlessly Stylish Frames with a History
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Tattoo-Inspired Sunglasses
Tattoo-Inspired Sunglasses
The Thierry Lasry x Dr. Woo Line is Engraved with Geometric Designs
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