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10 under-the-radar celeb favourite sunglass brands as seen on Gigi Hadid, Kylie Jenner, Rihanna and more

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10 under-the-radar celeb favourite sunglass brands as seen on Gigi Hadid, Kylie Jenner, Rihanna and more
From hexagonal mirrors to Oakley-esque frames, the shade is stronger under the lesser known names in eyewear

1. ANDY WOLF
Based in Austria, this '90s-inspired label is known for their cat-eye sunglasses and stylish prescription lenses. Rihanna, Bella Hadid and Cate Blanchett are big fans.

 

 

2. BONNIE CLYDE
Spotted on Priyanka Chopra, Lady Gaga and Offset, lure your partner in on the crime — the glasses from LA-based Bonnie Clyde are unisex.

 

 

3. PRIVÉ REVAUX
Jennifer Lopez, Jamie Foxx, Hailee Steinfeld and Mila Kunis may earn millions of dollars, but they all love Privé Revaux sunnies retailing on Zalora for just about $70. That's less than what you'll spend on your soy lattes in two weeks.

 

 

4. WESTWARD LEANING
Those goggles that you used to wear in the science lab are a major YES this season and few do them better than this San Francisco-based Westward Leaning. Oh and they donate a portion of proceeds to non-profit organizations. 

 

 

5. ROCKET EYEWEAR
This Singaporean-based brand specialises in the P3 style — a classic round frame tested through time. Originally designed for U.S. soldiers during World War II, it became a Hollywood icon seen on James Dean, Grace Kelly and our very own Anita Kapoor.

 

 

6. GARRETT LEIGHT
If the name Larry Leight sounds familiar, that's because he founded Oliver Peoples. Roping in his son, Garrett, they spearhead the luxury eyewear scene with no-expenses-spared label Garrett Leight. 18-karat rose gold frames and nose pads made of pearls, anyone?

 

 

    7. POPPY LISSIMAN
    With a name as fun as Poppy Lissiman, expect no less than millennial-minded (read: wildly avant-garde) lenses framed for Instagram. Getting street style snapped in these is pretty much a guarantee.

     

     

    8. KREWE
    With rich 24K gold detailing and a lifetime guarantee policy, the quality of Krewe's sunglasses is spoken for. Nothing but the best for the likes of Selena Gomez, Beyoncé and Eva Chen.

     

     

    9. AHLEM
    What makes Ahlem "the best frames ever"? For one, they're made by a small group of artisans in Oyonnax, France, using palladium electroplated in real gold for frames and titanium for nose pads, for which designer Ahlem Manai-Platt won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund runner-up award this year.

     

     

    10. ROBERI & FRAUD
    Remember that meme of Rihanna having a fight with her boyfriend? She was wearing red frames from Dubai-based Roberi & Fraud, part of a delightful range of ultra-tiny '90s frames also available in pink, yellow, purple and white.

     

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