here's the good news: Sunglasses can be functional and cool—without you spending a king's ransom. You just have to be a smart sunglass shopper. Here's how.
aqian100303 "Never shop for shades on a Police Sunglasses street corner." Ludden says. "You know, where they sell 'Jokeleys' (fake Oakleys)."Sunglass-specific shops or outdoor stores usually have knowledgeable staff, and you don't have to worry about buying fake or counterfeit sunglasses.
Plan to spend at least $30 to get a quality pair of sunglasses. Cheaper shades are likely to be of questionable quality. But don't overdo it, either; over $100, you're probably just paying for a trendy brand name.
Before you go shopping, consider what you'll be using your shades for. Look at your hobbies. Are you around the water a lot?
"Then have them show you a few that match your criteria and fit your face the best."
For most outdoor sports, shatterproof polycarbonate lenses are best. Glass lenses are recommended on