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The best sunglasses under $50 for summer 2017

Stylish sunglasses don't have to break your budget.

 

Marisa Losciale

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Posted on Apr 23, 2017   Updated on May 24, 2021, 4:43 pm CDT

Sunglasses are not only a must-have summer accessory, they’re crucial to protecting your face from harmful rays. But they can be hard to take care or keep track of. You drop them, sit on them and even just forget them places. Why put so much money into one pair? Just as you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket, you shouldn’t overpay for sunglasses.

But that doesn’t mean you’re exempt from finding a stylish pair of shades to hide behind, you just have to know where to look and what you’re looking for. Listed below are 12 pairs of cute and trendy sunglasses perfect for your summer and all for under $50.00.

1) These lightweight shades are shatter-proof.

steampunk retro sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $9.99 (regularly: $19.99) 

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2) The perfect pair for your summer of love. 

heart sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $19.78

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3) These polarized bamboo shades are an eco-friendly option. 

wooden wide frame lens sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $28.00

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4) These ’80s-inspired glasses offer max UV protection.

80s inspired sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $19.90

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5) A modern upgrade on the classic cat eyes. 

flat cat eye sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $12.99

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6) These vintage shades have a nice metallic touch.

vintage retro sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $14.99 (regularly $89.99) 

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7) Channel The Beatles with these round shades.

Lennon style sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $9.99

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8) Make a statement with bold tortoise shell glasses.

cheetah print cat eye sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $9.99

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9) Wooden wayfarers make a neutral, natural look.

eco friendly wood sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $45.95

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10) Stand out with a less conventional, geometric shape.

honeycomb style sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $10.99 (regularly $25.00)  

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11) Go retro and rose tint your world.

pink transparent cat eye sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $27.99 (regularly $49.99) 

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12) Can you tell vintage is in right now?

unique vintage sunglasses
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Price on Amazon: $12.97

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*First Published: Apr 23, 2017, 9:00 am CDT