In the past, sunglasses used to serve solely as eye protection on bright, sunny days. Later, the popularity of sunglasses expanded. Today we perceive them not only as useful protection but also as a fashion accessory. They can make you look casual, playful, elegant and inconspicuous. They always say something about their owner.
Ladies can use distinctive make-up or jewellery. Gentlemen must take another route. Men's sunglasses give them the opportunity to always look stylish. Sometimes, one’s true facial expressions are hidden behind them, and sometimes they can emphasize those expressions.
Choosing the right sunglasses for men is not something that only takes a few seconds, like when you’re choosing a new pair of socks. It deserves your attention and a bit of patience to find the model that suits you the best. The following article will help you with this uneasy task.
Best sunglasses for men of 2021
We have studied many reviews all over the internet to bring you the best sunglasses for men of 2021. We have chosen and tested the ones that have received the best ratings.
We have chosen one parameter that connects all the reviewed sunglasses, that being a UV 400 filter.
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|Ray-Ban Erika RB4171 622/8G 54|
|Ray-Ban Justin RB4165 601/8G 54|
|Ray-Ban Round Metal RB3447 001 47|
|Ray-Ban Erika RB4171 600068 54|
How to Choose sunglasses for men
When spring and summer days come, men's sunglasses are the best accessory. They are not just fashionable, they are also a way to protect your eyes from the sharp sun and harmful UV rays. How do you choose the ones that will suit your face best?
Fashionable Sunglasses for men
Fashion trends undoubtedly set the style of sunglasses. Nowadays, retro-style glasses with distinctive frames and larger lenses are popular. On modern sunglasses, you won't find any signs or logos on the side of the frames – minimalism is the king. Also, round glasses are popular.
Sunglasses for men chosen to fit with clothes and other accessories
Here, strong colours play the main role. If you choose clothes with dim colours, the distinctive sunglasses are something that can perfectly emphasize the whole outfit. With dark, minimalistic clothing, the blue and yellow colours fit well.
Colour of the lenses:
- Gray – neutral color, sharp contrast, suitable for driving.
- Yellow and Orange – excellent contrast, good even in weak light, recommended for winter sports like skiing or snowboarding.
- Brown and Amber – Improved light perception quality, high contrast, good for water sports.
- Green – filters blue light and reduces glare, visual sharpness and high contrast for tennis or golf.
- Red and magenta – blocks blue light, soothes eyes, comfortable for long wear, fit for driving.
- Blue – filters white light, reduces glare, better colour recognition, good for water sports and snow. Very attractive colour.
Sunglasses for men by colour
Brown, grey or dark green are the common colours of modern sunglasses. This is because the colours do not affect vision and colour perception. The look of glasses with coloured lenses is also attractive and very fashionable. Sunglasses in yellow, pink, blue or orange can be worn all day long, but they are not suggested for when you are behind the wheel. Blue coloured sunglasses affect the perception of red and green colours, which can directly endanger you at traffic lights! On the contrary, red lenses help you when you are driving.
The colour intensity indicates how much percentage of colour a single lens contains. his parameter will also help you to choose sunglasses. The dark sunglasses can be chosen for daily wearing or if you are going on a tropical holiday. Less colour density allows you to wear sunglasses as a fashion accessory in the mornings and evenings.
What are polarized sunglasses?
Polarized sunglasses are the best for all drivers. The contrast enhances the natural colours and makes the vision sharper. They are also used for a variety of sports. They protect you from the sun while being more friendly to your eyesight. They are usually made in grey, brown or grey-green. Polarized sunglasses are also sold in a self-colouring lens model that changes the colour intensity according to current weather conditions.
Sunglasses and shapes of faces
Sunglasses should always shape the face into an oval. People with an oval-shaped face have the most choices when it comes to buying sunglasses. To choose the right shape of the frames, firstly you need to answer the question; what face shape do you have? Pictures and illustrations on the internet can help you in determining this. Once you discover what face shape you have, choosing the right sunglasses is really easy.
The square face is the most typical face shape for men. Wide cheekbones and a distinctive jaw. Men's sunglasses should “soften” the face. Avoid sharp-edged sunglasses and bold details. Pilots, round or oval frames will suit you best. You could also consider buying wayfarer models.
Oval face is a win. If you have an oval-shaped face, most sunglasses will suit you. Just don't buy the round or oval-shaped sunglasses and you should be fine. Larger sunglasses with bolder frame will look great – try to avoid thin frames. People oval faces can afford to experiment with their shape of sunglasses!
The round face is screaming for squared sunglasses. The round face is dominated by a distinctive forehead and cheekbones. The sunglasses which fit the best are the ones that create contrast. Try to buy sunglasses larger than your face to stand out. The frame should be more subtle. Pilots, rectangular or square frames are the best for you.
The diamond face has a distinct chin and the widest part of the face in the cheekbones. The best sunglasses for this face shape are retro and pilots. Rounded frames are suitable for any diamond shaped face. Avoid rectangular sunglasses and sunglasses that emphasize the lower part of your face.
The heart shape face is a little more difficult to address. A wide forehead and narrow chin. Sunglasses with a lot of details will not suit you-you should be looking for a minimalistic design. Choose the glasses that outline the bottom of the face. Geometric or rectangular sunglasses fit you best. You can also try pilots.
A triangular face , or face in the shape of an inverted triangle, with broader cheekbones that taper around the jaw. Here you need to narrow your face visually. The wayfarer or pilot model can do just that. Round, geometric or square frames will also be suitable.
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