Shades of summer: 16 cool kids’ sunglasses

16 best kids sunglasses | Mum's Grapevine

Kids sunglasses are the perfect blend of functionality and fashionability. Wrapped up in one awesome accessory, they’re the cutest way to protect little peepers.

With brands for hip kids, junior explorers and boho bambinos, there are sunnies to suit every face and every adventure under the sun.

16 fun and practical kids sunglasses

1. Sons + Daughters Eyewear

Sons + Daughters Eyewear

Quality construction + funky styles ahead! Sons + Daughters Eyewear is so. freakin. cool. Available from Alfie Wild ($54.95).

2. Paxley

Paxley Sunglasses

Paxley shades ($70) are designed in California, made in Italy, and ready to wear in Oz.

3. Ray-Ban Juniors

Ray-Ban Juniors sunglasses for kids

Join the cool club with Aviators, Wayfarers and Ray-Ban‘s new classics (from $80).

4. Milk & Soda

Milk & Soda sunglasses

Hendrix Green or Collette Pink? Milk & Soda are rockin’ the sunglasses scene (from $22.95).

5. Les Folies

Les Folies Sunglasses for kids

Go on a fashion safari with the creator of Sophie the Giraffe, Les Folies. Available from OPUS ($39.95).

6. HootKid

Hootkid accessories - sunnies

For East Coast attitude and all out style, cruise to HootKid (from $9.95).

7. Goose & Dust

Goose & Dust sunglasses

These Felidae cat eye sunglasses are meow-vellous. Made by Goose & Dust ($44.90).

8. Babiators

Babiators kids sunglasses

Babiators are built to bend, not break. Get set for adventure with Original, Polarised and Limited Edition styles (from $33.95).

9. Frankie Ray

Frankie Ray kids sunglasses

With spots that pop and styles that rock, Frankie Ray is on-trend for bubs and big kids. Available from The Stork Nest ($29.95).

10. Kiddie Concepts

Kiddie Concepts sunglasses

Kiddie Concepts have things wrapped up, with shatter-resistant lenses and 100% UV protection ($22.95).

11. Carrera

Carrera junior sunnies

Go Euro with a racy, retro set from Carrera. Then party like it’s the 1989 Grand Prix (from $67.95).

12. Squids

Kids sunglasses by Eyetribe

Make a splash with Squids! They float in water and have lenses that repel the wet stuff. We’re impressed ($39.95).

13. Rare Rabbit

Rare Rabbit Reflectos

Colourful frames and mirrored lenses, oh yay! For bright eyes, look to Rare Rabbit’s Reflecto Honey range ($24.95).

14. Real Shades

Real Shades kid sunglasses

The sky’s the limit with Real Shades (from $12.95). Made for all-out action, these sunnies are unbreakable.

15. Cancer Council

kids sunglasses by the cancer council

Go fancy with florals or go hero with The Avengers! The Cancer Council has kids’ covered, with maximum protection and eye-catching prints (from $16.95).

16. Joyfolie

Joyfolie Rose Sunglasses

See the world through rosie coloured lenses. These vintage-inspired Joyfolie frames are a perfect match for daisy chains ($39.95).

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