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From sassy swimsuits to chic sandals, there is one more accessory that no beach trip or poolside lounging sesh can be without: sunglasses. Given that LA is charmed with forever-sunny weather, cool shades are a year-round essential. Although their peeper-protecting powers are a key feature, it's the pair's instant outfit-boosting abilities that really sell it for Angelenos.
To help you nab the perfect pair (or pairs, you can never have too many) of sunnies for this season and beyond, we've mapped out 17 essential eyewear havens for you to explore. From Oliver Peoples's celeb-favored frames to l.a. Eyeworks legendary styles to Cateye Spectacles's retro stunners, there are stylish frames to be found all over town.