6 under-the-radar sunglasses brands you need to know

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  • There's still time to grab yourself a new pair before the summer's out

    We may be nearing the end of summer, but a serious heatwave is on its way. If nothing else this is the perfect excuse to splash out on a new pair of sunglasses, so we’ve compiled our pick of the best labels that are still under the radar…

    Gentle Monster
    The bold South Korean brand are a must-have for anyone who wants to make a serious statement with their sunnies.
    Worn by: Miranda Kerr, Jessica Alba, Ariana Grande

    Krew Du Optic
    Our favourite New Orleans export after Frank Ocean. Queen B is already said to be a big fan of Krew’s modern frames so we imagine world domination is on its way.
    Worn by: Beyonce, Gigi Hadid, Selena Gomez

    Sunday, Somewhere
    A minimalist’s dream. The Aussie brand are number one for timeless, wearable sunnies.
    Worn by: Amber Heard, Kourtney Kardashian

    Quirky designs, Italian quality and a seriously low price point. Choose from their combinations of textures and colours for shades that are truly unique.
    Worn by: Amanda Seyfriend, Gigi Hadid

    Independent Brit label Zanzan share their vintage influences via Instagram, from 50s beach babes to 90s fashion campaigns.
    Worn by: Alexa Chung, Kate Bosworth, Keira Knightly

    The totally affordable, futuristic shades that dominated Coachella’s best-dressed lists this year.
    Worn by: Rihanna, Kendall Jenner, Suki Waterhouse

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