13 Pairs of Baby Sunglasses Even Cooler Than Yours
You know how important sun safety is, which is why you’ve stocked up on kid-friendly sunscreen, UV-resistant baby swimsuits and even UV-protective swim diapers. You also know that sun safety can be totally stylish—you just have to do a little research to find the cutest, coolest products. Well, savvy shopper, you’re in for a treat: This time we’ve done the work for you to round out baby’s collection of summertime gear. Here, find the best baby sunglasses in the game. Because not only do baby’s eyes need top-notch protection from the sun’s harsh rays, but there’s also nothing more adorable than a babe dressed up in ultra-trendy shades.
We’ll kick things off with a classic style reimagined for infants. These baby aviator sunglasses are pegged as “awesome shades for awesome kids” and we wholeheartedly agree. They provide 100 percent UVA and UVB protection, are BPA-free and have shatter-resistant lenses. The last is especially important since—let’s face it—they’re going to end up on the floor at one point or another.
Buy it: $26, Amazon.com
We love Banz for its audiologist-approved line of baby headphones (another protective item you should definitely invest in this summer for when you’re out and about in loud settings). The brand, known for its comfortable, stay-on headbands, makes baby sunglasses with straps too, in a range of bright, fun colors. Bonus: The baby sunglasses’ lenses can be replaced with prescription ones if your child wears eyeglasses.
Buy it: $17, Amazon.com
What’s even better than regular baby sunglasses? Baby sunglasses with a strap, since they won’t do any good if they’re constantly falling (or being taken) off. These polarized shades are super-sturdy for extra security, but that’s not all. They come with a one-year warranty as long as you register them on the FCTRY website.
Buy it: Starting from $20, Amazon.com
We’re absolutely obsessed with these rainbow rims, bound to give passersby big ol’ grins. Like all the best baby sunglasses, these retro shades offer 100 percent UV protection.
Buy it: $14, Nordstrom.com
These baby aviator sunglasses are simply too cool. And, of course, they’re durable and have protective UV lenses.
Buy it: $15, JanieandJack.com
Babiators makes tons of practical-but-adorable baby sunglasses, earning the brand two spots on our list. These fun heart-shaped shades are giving us major heart eyes thanks to their UV protection, colorful mirrored lenses and flexible rubber frames.
Buy it: $36, Maisonette.com
These trendy sunnies are ideal for a little hipster. The baby boy sunglasses are cheap (score) but don’t skimp on protection: The lenses are designed to filter out UV rays. They also claim to be easily foldable, making diaper bag storage a breeze.
Buy it: $6, Target.com
We’re all for a playful print—especially the summery ones this brand sells. These shades were also designed by eye doctors to have 100 percent UV protection and anti-scratch lenses. Plus, the baby sunglasses are equipped with an adjustable strap for the perfect fit.
Buy it: Starting from $12, Amazon.com
Ro.sham.bo Baby McFly Shades
These baby sunglasses do it all—all while contributing to a good cause. They’re ultra-lightweight (they can float!), shatter-resistant, UV-protective, flexible, chewable (they’re made from a safe, teether-like material) and compatible with prescription lenses. Plus, a portion of Roshambo’s sales go toward autism support.
Buy it: $20, Zappos.com
The quality on these baby sunglasses with a strap is top-notch. Suitable for babies 0 to 18 months old, the wraparound lenses provide 100 percent protection from U A, B and C rays. The integrated stap keeps them in place, and the reversible design means you don’t have to fuss over figuring out which way is up or down.
Buy it: $28, Amazon.com
The rims just keep getting cuter. These affordable baby girl sunglasses, complete with UV protection, have trendy cateye lenses and silvery, sparkly frames.
Buy it: $6, Target.com
Another excellent pair of baby sunglasses with a strap, these sunnies—great for boys and girls alike—offer 100 percent UVA and UVB sun protection, a flexible (read: durable) frame and shatter-resistant lenses to keep your little one extra safe.
Buy it: $20, Walmart.com
For a too-cute mommy and me look, snag these pint-size Wayfarer-style sunnies for kids 0 to 2. These baby sunglasses provide 100 percent UVA and UVA protection and come with bendable frames, impact-resistant lenses and even an adjustable strap.
Buy it: $25, Amazon.com Plus, more from The Bump: