July 2022

Men's Sunglasses: Meta Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Sunglasses rankings posted by key online experts, as of July 2022.

Summary

As of 30 Jul 2022, Ray-Ban Clubmaster takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed sunglasses with 2 expert endorsements. 2 experts out of 2 recommended it as the '#1 sunglasses' this month. It is followed by Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer and Huckberry Weekenders , with 2 and 3 expert endorsements respectively.

At a glance - July 2022 Ranking

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Rank Price Sunglasses
Forbes
Runner's World
T3
TheManual
Modern Gentlemen
luxurylondon.co.uk
thecoolist
independent.co.uk
daquan.tv
OutdoorGearLab
1
$178
Ray-Ban Clubmaster
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
2
$105
Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer
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1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
3
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Huckberry Weekenders
6
2
-
-
-
-
12
-
-
-
4
$507
Persol 714SM Steve McQueen
7
-
15
-
-
-
11
-
-
-
5
$249
Bose Tempo Frames
-
3
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
13
$25
Goodr Bosley's Basset
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
13
14
$15
Sojos Breath
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7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
15
15
$15
Kaliyadi Polarized Matte
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14

We ranked Ray-Ban Clubmaster #1 in July 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Men's Sunglasses” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Ray-Ban Clubmaster as #1.
Critic endorsements:
T3

American-meets-Euro chic, these sunglasses are classics

Pros
Classic design
Can be customised
Lightweight

Cons
You might prefer Wayfarers

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independent.co.uk

Best Overall

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We ranked Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer #2 in July 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Men's Sunglasses” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Runner's World

Best Everyday Pair

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OutdoorGearLab

Pros
Attractive
versatile style
hefty and solid

Cons
Open on the top
heavy

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend Men's Sunglasses.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of Men's Sunglasses, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for July 2022 ranking

We ranked Huckberry Weekenders #3 in July 2022 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Men's Sunglasses” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Travel Sunglasses For Men

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Runner's World

Best for Hiking

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thecoolist

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We ranked Persol 714SM Steve McQueen #4 in July 2022 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Men's Sunglasses” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Stylish Sunglasses For Men

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T3

Understated sunglasses for the man who would be Steve McQueen

Pros
Understated design
Hinge design
Classics

Cons
Quite harsh colourway

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thecoolist

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We ranked Bose Tempo Frames #5 in July 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Men's Sunglasses” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Runner's World

Built-In Speakers

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T3

The perfect sports shades with a techy treat

Pros
Bose Open Ear Audio tech adds a soundtrack over everything
Sweat and weather resistant design
Comfortable

Cons
Pricey
Not as sleek as your standard sunnies

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We ranked Goodr Bosley's Basset #6 in July 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Men's Sunglasses” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Runner's World

Best for Runners

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OutdoorGearLab

Pros
Tons of colors
inexpensive
wild and fun vibe

Cons
A bit small
mirror coating is distorted

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We ranked Sojos Breath #7 in July 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Men's Sunglasses” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Runner's World

Best Budget

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OutdoorGearLab

Pros
Classic design
inexpensive

Cons
Poor rendition of aviators
not great lenses
easily bent

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We ranked Kaliyadi Polarized Matte #8 in July 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Men's Sunglasses” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Runner's World

Best Value

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OutdoorGearLab

Pros
Inexpensive
multipack
okay style

Cons
Poor quality
easily bent

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