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10 Iconic Sunglasses

National Sunglasses Day is quickly approaching on June 27th, and we’re celebrating early by posting what we believe to be the 10 of the most iconic sunglasses. Take a look at our list and let us know who you’d add to this list!


1. Audrey Hepburn

Audrey was always known for her chic style and fashion forward attitude. Audrey’s famous look comes from the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

 

2. John F. Kennedy

President Kennedy can easily be identified as the trendiest and most stylish president. When outside, JFK could almost always be found in his famous tortoise Ray-Ban Wayfarer.

 

3. Elvis Presley

Mr. King of Rock and Roll knew how to dress in style. Elvis’s famous shades were made especially for him and were 14 carat gold.

 

4. James Bond

Mr. Bond, James Bond always has had a way with the ladies, but little did he know he had a way with eyewear! It doesn’t matter which film you watch, James Bond is always looking great in the trendiest sunglasses.

 

5. John Lennon

John Lennon was known for always wearing wire rim round vintage eyeglasses. It seems this style is making a come back!

 

6. Ray Charles

Famous musician Ray Charles was known for his incredible musical ability. Mr. Charles lost his eye sight at a young age due to glaucoma, but he didn’t let that stop him from becoming a worldwide star. Mr. Charles always performed in one of his famous black shades.

 

7. Grace Kelly

The beautiful and gorgeous Grace Kelly was widely known for her famous fashion sense. Grace helped make the “cat-eyed” sunglasses popular.

 

8. Kanye West

Mr. Kanye West started one of the weirdest sunglasses trends in history. The shutter shades made their debut in the late 2000s and became a huge hit.

 

9. Geordi Laforge

Mr. Laforge’s sunglasses were out of this galaxy! Geordi Laforge wore his famous shades on Star Trek.

 

10. Sue Lyon

Sue Lyon made heart-shaped glasses every girls dream in the movie Lolita. You can now find this style in nearly every convenient store.


Let us know what your top 10 iconic sunglasses are; we’d love to hear! Don’t forget about National Sunglasses Day on June 27th, and don’t forget to always wear sunglasses when outdoors to protect your eyes from dangerous sun rays.