Keep It Cool in the Best Black Sunglasses for Women

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A good pair of black sunglasses are as essential to your wardrobe as blue jeans and a white T-shirt.

While they may seem like a simple item to shop for at first, the pages and pages of available options can quickly become daunting. Trust me, I’ve been there. So, in an effort to make your search easier, we’ve compiled a list of the best black sunglasses for women. Everything from cat eyes to aviators to wraparound shades have become of-the-moment styles, so there’s bound to be a pair for you.

  • The Classic Pair

    Original Wayfarer Classic Ray-Ban

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  • The Understated Pair

    Reny 01 Gentle Monster

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  • The Trendy Pair

    Royal Polarized Aviator Sunglasses Free People

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  • The Rectangular Pair

    Neo Rectangle Sunglasses I-SEA

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Scroll on to see our edit of the best black sunglasses in every shape, style, and price point.

The Classic Pair

Ray-Ban

Original Wayfarer Classic

Color 9 options
Material Acetate

The Understated Pair

Gentle Monster

Reny 01

Color Black, Red, Gray, and Green
Material Acetate

The Trendy Pair

Free People

Royal Polarized Aviator Sunglasses

Color 10 options
Material Base metal, plastic

The Rectangular Pair

I-SEA

Neo Rectangle Sunglasses

Color Black
Material Plastic

The Funky Pair

Lexxola

Lulu

Color Black, Pink, and Orange
Material Bio Acetate

The Aviators

Quay Australia

High Key

Color 10 options
Material Metal

The 90s Pair

Le Specs

Outta Love

Color 12 options
Material Polycarbonate Plastic

The Colorful Pair

Crap Eyewear

The Groove Pilot

Color Black, Gold, and Tortoise
Material Stainless Steel

The Budget Friendly Pair

A New Day

Plastic Angular Square Sunglasses

Color Black
Material Plastic

The Lightweight Pair

SOJOS

Small Square Polarized Sunglasses

Color 11 options
Material Metal

The Circle Pair

H&M

Polarized Sunglasses

Color Black
Material 65% Polycarbonate, 30% Triacetate, and 5% Metal

The Designer Statement Pair

Gucci

Black Oval Sunglasses

Color Black
Material Acetate

The Luxury Pair

Oliver Peoples

Fai

Color 5 options
Material Acetate

The Sporty Pair

Oakley

Eye Jacket™ Redux

Color Black, White, Silver, and Planet
Material O Matter

The Wraparound Pair

Bonnie Clyde

Best Friend

Color Black, Cream, and Brown
Material Nylon

The “No Photos Please” Pair

Aire

Haedus Sunglasses

Color Black
Material Plastic

The Cat Eye Pair

AIRE x REVOLVE

Dualism

Color Black
Material Plastic

The Cool Pair

Chimi

05 Black

Color 9 options
Material Acetate

The 60s Pair

A Better Feeling

Dune Sunglasses

Color Black
Material Acetate

Fashion Assistant – Freelance Emma is a Freelance Fashion Assistant at ELLE Magazine.

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