Best sunglasses for a summer walk

FG Contacts Feel Good Team
Monday, 26 July 2021 Share this blog: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Copy link Copy Link

The days are longer, and the sun is shining brighter; what better way to pass the time than taking a lovely summer's stroll? Whether you're heading to your local park, ambling through shady woodlands, wandering down a canal towpath or sauntering through the city, make sure you protect your eyes from the sun's UV rays by wearing sunglasses.

With so many sunglasses to choose from, finding the right pair can present itself as a challenge. To help you out, we’ve put together a guide to the best sunglasses for a summer walk.

1. Gradient sunglasses

Walking is a summer activity staple, and so are our FGC Sam C05 Graduated Pink Polarised sunglasses. These gorgeous square frames in rose gold feature summery pink lenses perfect for adding a pop of colour and style to your easy, breezy look.

The gradient lenses feature an upper tint which offers protection as you look upwards whilst allowing more light to pass through the lens at the bottom so that you'll be able to watch your step easily. These shades give you the best of both worlds!

Gradient sunglasses
Dark lenses

2. Dark lenses

Dark lenses will provide you with the full coverage you need for those sunny days out. We are massive fans of the Meghan Markle, Le Specs Bandwagon Black Tort sunglasses this summer. These versatile sunnies for women will have you looking cool as a cucumber no matter where your ramble takes you to. Practical and stylish, black tort frames offer a sleek and elegant look, while the dark khaki mono lenses promise 100% UVA and UVB protection.

3. Mirrored sunglasses

Put a spring in your step and have fun in the sun with the Superdry Shockwave 172 Matte Camo and Pink sunglasses. These vibrant shades feature pink mirror lenses for a striking aesthetic while offering maximum protection from UVA and UVB rays.
Lightweight and durable, these fantastic shades will ensure nothing gets in the way of a nice long summer walk with their anti-reflective mirror lens technology. The wayfarer shape with fluro pink temples will ensure you make a statement wherever you go.

Mirrored sunglasses
Polarised sunglasses

4. Polarised sunglasses

Great for those riverside trails, polarised sunglasses reduce the glare from the light reflected off surfaces, including water; so, you can gaze in comfort while you wander for your summer walk by the river.

We love our FGC Frankie C2 Polarised sunglasses. A contemporary take on the classic wayfarer frame, these stylish sunglasses are the perfect summer accessory with transparent frames for a modern aesthetic. The high-quality polarised lenses offer 100% UVA and UVB protection and offer excellent optical performance by reducing reflections, enhancing contrast, and providing better visibility. These frames also make perfect hiking sunglasses.

5. Statement shades

Romanticise your walk and add a touch of luxe glam to your everyday look with a pair of statement shades such as our Chloe Rosie Petite Flower CE142S 838 sunglasses. These ultra-glamorous sunglasses will turn your high street into a runway and are a chic choice for running errands in the sun.

Featuring a scalloped edge, these feminine frames are a fashion-forward choice. Green tinted lenses complement the gold accents on the arms and nose bridge and will elevate your summer walk look.

Statement shades
Tortoise frames

6. Tortoise frames

You can’t go wrong with a touch of tortoiseshell on a lovely summer’s day. Tortoise frames are both casual and smart and will add character to whatever you wear. No matter where your summer’s walk takes you, tortoise frames will ensure you look great when you get there.

Go all out with our Radley RDS Dilly 102 Gloss Tortoise/Coral sunglasses. These frames are equipped with brown gradient lenses with UV protection and a glossy finish. They are lightweight, durable and ever so comfy for those long summer walks.

7. Wraparound sunglasses

An excellent choice for brisk summer walks, wraparound frames offer full protection and a snug fit. They also make perfect running sunglasses whether you plan on doing trail runs or a light jog on the beach.

The O'Neill Barrel 108P Matte Grey Polarised are a fave when it comes to the wraparound style. These sport style sunglasses will sit comfortably on your face and are impact resistant making them ideal for active lifestyles. The plastic frame material is sturdy and durable.

And there you have it, our roundup of the best sunglasses for a summer walk. You can rest assured that whichever pair of sunglasses frames you go for, all our models feature 100% UVA and UVB protection with scratch resistant coatings, guaranteed to keep your eyes safe on even the brightest of days. Still unsure of which frames to choose? Take a look at our guide 'which sunglasses will suit my face shape?'

Wraparound sunglasses