Top 10 polarized sunglasses under $100

Top 10 polarized sunglasses under $100

Sunglasses are like the best of friends for you during summer. With the advent of fashion, there are new styles of frames that have taken over the market. They can burn a hole in your wallets when you look into notoriously expensive brands. However, I am going to let you in on some of the wallet-friendly polarized sunglasses, that too under $100. But before we get into that, let’s understand why a decent pair of sunglasses is a necessity for your eyes. 

Polarized glasses are known for protecting your eyes from high-energy light which you might know as blue light and UltraViolet rays. There was a time when these were known as the sun cheaters back in the 20th Century; I kind of love it. They are a great aid to the eyes as they don’t just help prevent the damage but also prevent discomfort. They are also prescribed by eye doctors in case one does have surgery. 

Anyway, let us trackback to how you can get some of the best frames under $100 as per your style and utility needs. The best part about them is that they come in these hues that would help you level up your accessory game. Here is a list of the top 10 polarized sunglasses that are surely going to make it to your drawers.  

1. Aero Grid Sunglasses by Oakley

These Sapphire Iridium Polarized sunglasses happen to be a popular timeless color and so is the square frame. In fact,  it is a great option for people with larger head sizes. The three-point fit ensures that just the bridge of the nose and the sides of the head are in contact with the frame. Plus this tint aids vision for sporting activities. 

2. Rincon Rectangular Sunglasses by  Costa Del Mar

Now, this is a matte smoke grey polarized sunglasses for people who love matt finish products. And Costa’s 580 Polycarbonate offers excellent clarity, impact and scratch resistance, and all-day wearability. Grey sunglasses happen to be a terrific everyday choice for water and land activities that go well with most styles. 

3. Grey Polarized Sunglasses by Carfia 

Now, this is a semi-rimless grey polarised uv400 protection men’s sunglasses. The square-shaped lenses provide for a classic look, and the black frame gives a clean, conservative yet unique design. These are so adaptable that they make the perfect companion for your everyday activities. 

4. Classic RANGE TR90 Frame by TOROE

The fire-red tint in sunglasses is wildly popular among people high on fashion as well as sports. Plus it has a matte black frame so you matte lovers shall definitely check these out. Its specialty is that they use a Grade A polarised filter for each lens for clarity and glare reduction. So feel free to go ahead and use them to improve your optical comfort and make any view look better. 

While we have talked about the most common frames and tints in sunglasses for everyday and regular sports activities; it is time I mentioned some for the sports junkies too. So here are a few sunglasses that are optimized for sports use only. And I can safely say you are going to love them for their designs and affordability. Now we all know that intense sporting sunglasses are shaped to fit our facial frames better, and that is something we can not change. However, we can change the frames and hues of the sunglasses. 

5. Sports Polarized Sunglasses by FAGUMA

This pair of red mirrored lenses are 100 percent UV protected. They are designed to eliminate reflected and scattered light, reduce glare, and perfectly protect the eyes. These are a great option for those motorcycle and bicycle fans who love speed. It can also be used for running, trekking, and other sports. Plus the colored frame provides for a little change from the monotonic designs.  And yes polycarbonate lenses and frames are impact, scratch, and break resistant; so guess what? Money well spent. 

6. Viper Polarized Sunglasses by iDobetter

Now, this right here is not just a sporting accessory but it can be a great addition to your sports look. Especially skiing; it is surely going to create a high-end look for you. The amber tint in the lens and the semi-rimless frame are what is going to make you stand out. Its specialty includes the wider lenses which provide for a greater field of view while also being more windproof and dust-proof. And the soft nose pads are ergonomically adjustable to provide a great fit for a variety of face shapes. 

7. Polarized Sports Sunglasses by FAGUMA

Another FAGUMA option is this lightweight design in black for people who are not comfortable going for other colors. Its usage is not only limited to motorcycle and biking or trekking and running, but also driving, fishing, and climbing along with other outdoor activities. And yes these are also made of polycarbonate lens and frames which is a sign of durability.

I feel like we have discussed so much about the basics and sports that we forgot fashion. But don’t you fashion breathers worry, I have not forgotten about you. I have picked some of the most stylish frames and hues for you to help you create different looks.    

8. Unisex Polarized Aluminum Vintage Sunglass by MERRY

These wayfarers are suitable for any face type and it allows you to express your individuality and high-end taste with the tint and square frame. These green mirror lenses along with the contrast in the frame are one-of-a-kind styles. Plus these shall help you reflect off the glare of horizontal surfaces and restore true color while your eyes are properly protected. 

9. Polarized Sunglasses by Carfia

Another color that is high in fashion is mahogany when it comes to distinct frame colors. Clubbed with a green lens, these sunglasses are great for people who enjoy going places. Using square shapes and harsher lines while keeping proportions and design cues, is a classic style for a fashionable pair of sunglasses. Their robust silhouette is intended for exploring new horizons and watching the sunrise.

10. Round Retro Polarized Sunglasses by ELIVWR

ELIVWR’s legacy of combining classic and fashion design dates back to its founding mantra. Moreover, these retro round sunglasses are always a good choice for meeting your functional as well as your stylish needs at the same time. As daily wear and high fashion accessory, the stylish design is suitable for both women and men.

How to maintain and clean your polarised sunglasses?

  • If you want to clean your sunglasses, use water and soap instead of chemicals or alcohol.
  • Use only clean, non-abrasive cloths to avoid affecting the filter’s properties.
  • Only use genuine spare parts and accessories.
  • Keep the cloth in a cool, dry environment between -10 and +35 degrees celsius.

So now that you know the season hits and how to take care of these polarized sunglasses, it is time for you to save some money. All in all, low-cost sunglasses are a great option for those who like to try out different looks. And since they are all under $100 you don’t have to worry about them as much as you would with very expensive sunglasses. Now go ahead and look stylish without burning a hole in your wallet.


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Dylan is a Men's fashion and image consultant, He is also the man behind Dapperclan. He is extremely passionate about fashion and wants to help men style and look better.