Yes, it’s the sad truth that summer has come to a close. But that isn’t to say you need to put away those sunglasses just yet. Because here at IdleSociety we very much love to wear our shades all year round we put together our shortlist for those perfect autumn/winter sunglasses. So it doesn’t matter if your sporty or simply stylish we’ve put together some of the best shades that pack a punch with style and hold a whole lot of substance.
Oakley Latch Beta Polished Black with Prizm Ruby
Straight out of the gate we have to say our #1 pick has to be Oakley. A favourite to active individuals and an overall essential staple of any mans weekend wardrobe. With their bold lens shape, double bridge architecture and classic colouring, the all-new Oakley Latch Beta is a fresh take on one of Oakley’s most popular families. Lightweight and durable these shades are an easy go-to for that winter sunshine. Also, handy patented latch mechanism built into the frames, enabling wearers to securely fasten the glasses onto their shirt collar or open pocket. £130.00 Available Oakley.com
Kirks Originals x Overfinch
Made in England, these sunglasses took 72 hours of work to produce. A collaboration with Overfinch (the brand that put out some seriously good custom Land and Range Rovers) these are for the man looking for that extra little bit of wow factor this winter. £495 Available Overfinch.com
Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer
Quite possibly the most iconic sunglasses in the world, the Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer Classics should be every mans default shades of choice. Initial design in 1952, the Wayfarer quickly endeared itself to Hollywood filmmakers, musicians and artists, solidifying its iconic style status for years to come. You really can’t go wrong with these effortlessly stylish and simple shades. £127.00 Available Ray-ban.com
Persol Aviator-Style Polarised Sunglasses
Founded by Mr Giuseppe Ratti back in 1917, Persol was loved by Steve Mcqueen and was his go-to for any situation. These aviator-style frames have been handmade in Italy from tough black acetate and fitted with green polarised lenses. Worn by Steve McQueen, I mean what else do we need to say? £240.00 Available MrPorter.com
Rag & Bone Bryon Sunglasses
Rag & Bone’s recently launched sunglass collection is perfect for everyday wear and something a little different to mix up the mundane. £185.00 Available Rag-bone.com
MOSCOT Spiel Round-Frame Tortoiseshell Acetate Optical Glasses With Clip-On UV Lenses
Want to channel your inner 80’s James Bond bad guy or try and make a remake of Danny Dyers “The Business”? Then these are for you. Not a pair for everyone but something for the guy who’s always wanting something different to everyone else. Badass.
£340.00 Available MrPorter.com