5 Amazing Designer Sunglass Dupes

Raise your hand if you’re a total sunglasses person!

Sunglasses have always been one of my favorite accessories because hey – let’s call it like it is. Some days I’m feeling lazy and I almost never do my brows, so sunglasses really pull my look together and make me look chic and collected.

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I want the designer sunglass look for less. I don’t have $300 laying around to spend on something I wear so I don’t squint while driving or so that I feel less awkward taking selfies in. No ma’am.

I took it upon myself to do a little searching for some great designer sunglass dupes!

Dior Sunglass Dupes

I’m starting with these since they are the hottest pair out there right now! The Dior sunglasses in this futuristic-fun shape retail (depending on the style and make) for as high as $600. (Anyone else feel queasy reading that price tag?!) Before you commit to such a large splurge, try out a lightweight plastic version for a sliver of the cost.


J-Crew Sunglass Dupes

I’m a huge fan of the new J-Crew sunglass line! When I’m ready to splurge, I’d love a pair of the Tortoiseshell Betty glasses or some blush pink Ryan’s. For now, if you’re ballin’ on a budget like me, try a dupe with the exact same gorgeous rose gold tone!


Karen Walker sunglass dupes

What I adore about the Karen Walker’s is that they’re dramatic and glamourous. They’re exactly what you want after a night when you watched too much Netflix, danced on too many tables, or maybe just skimped on your firming eye cream. Try a similar shape and style for a fraction of the cost to hide all sins.

Round sunglass dupes
Speaking of totally hot right now – have you tried the round lens trend? I haven’t been bold enough to go totally Ozzy Osbourne with my eyeware, but if you’re feeling it I really recommend trying out an inexpensive option first before committing to the splurge.

Classic Aviator sunglass dupes
You know them and love them. Honestly, this is the style I keep repurchasing time and time again! For me, they look best on my face shape and pair well with any outfit. Since I’m constantly sitting on them or loosing them to a huge wave at the beach, I like to keep it simple and not spend too much. After all – gotta save up for when you want to splurge!

Which sunglass dupes are your favorite?

  • I almost always get my sunglasses at Target or Francesca’s! You can’t beat the price and their selection is so trendy. Wayfarers never go out of style!

  • I love aviators. They’re definitely my favorite! The only thing I don’t like about them is the nosepiece – I can’t put them on my head cuz they’ll just get stuck in/wreck my hair! Therefore, they aren’t great for shopping when you’re taking them on and off. But they’re awesome for the beach… I just want some that I can put on my head!

  • Love all these dupes so much! My favorite is definitely the Dior dupes!

    Rachel / http://www.seashellsandsparkles.com

  • I want the Karen Walker dupes!

    xoxo, Jenny

  • Love these so much, I always finding myself getting my sunglasses from Forever 21, and Charlotte Russe because they are so cheap lol.

    Taylor / http://www.SmartAndSimplistic.com

  • Love this post! Designer glasses are one of the few things I splurge on, but I love to grab a more affordable pair, as well. I absolutely love the Urban Outfitter glasses you linked to 🙂

  • I don’t trust myself to keep designer sunglasses just yet, so I just stick to the $10 pairs from Target! Hopefully someday I will be able to splurge!


  • I’m a bit of a Ray-Ban hoarder, and I have to say, I think they’re well worth the money! I’m definitely a believer that if you purchase expensive items, you’re more likely to make sure you don’t lose/break them!
    Kayla || Keynotes from Kay

  • I love finding fabulous dupes. Believe it or not, I found an AWESOME pair of aviator dupes at Walmart for $5. They’re so great to wear on the days I don’t want to risk messing up my more expensive pairs!

  • Can I have a pair of each please?! They are all so cute and such a great price!!


  • I am always shocked at how great Forever 21 sunglasses are – love their styles. Affordable and chic!

  • These are such great dupes!! I love my Ray-Bans but having some cheaper pairs that I don’t necessarily care about are great to have for beach trips, etc! Great post!

  • I ALWAYS lose my sunglasses so I really appreciate this post! I prefer the cheap dupes anyways so this post is perfect!

  • Love this! I’d much rather spend my money on the dupes!

    ​xx katie // a touch of teal

  • I am completely obsessing over silver mirrored sunnies right now. I need to find a good dupe of those!

    Sara Kate Styling

  • Love these!! I really like a good pair of classic aviators!

    Stephanie | http://www.stephanietherese.com

  • Ahh – love this post! I’ve been wanting to try out round glasses so I think I should start with the dupes you suggested! Xoxo Mindy

  • Love this post as expensive sunglasses and I do not mix well together haha!! I’m all about discount sunnies!

    xoxo A

  • I seem to always find the best sunglasses dupes at Forever 21 and TJ Maxx! Just the other day I found a pair from Betsy Johnson that straight up looked like the Dior ones for $12. Thanks for sharing Cristina!

    Pick Your Beau

  • Sunglasses are one of my favorite accessories! I love finding dupes of the expensive pairs… awesome post!

    Xo, Amanda

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