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14 cheap and cheerful sunglasses that look way more expensive than they actually are

New season sunglasses for a stylish summer...

Hollie Brotherton

The sunny weather is here and this means we can finally pay some attention to the most essential summer accessory: a pair of sunglasses. Used to upgrade any outfit (or hide a multitude of sins), we're firm believers you can never have too many.

If you're looking for a new style but don't want to splash out, we've found 14 pairs of designer-look sunglasses that offer full UV protection but have a very affordable price tag.

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From classic round and cat-eye to on-trend rectangular shades, here's our edit of the best cheap sunglasses you can buy online now.

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Round sunglasses, £9.99, H&M

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For less than £10 you can get these tinted round frames from H&M, which have amazing reviews and could easily be mistaken for designer. 

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Le Specs Air Heart cat-eye acetate and gold-tone sunglasses, £55, Liberty

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You can't go wrong with chic black cat-eye sunglasses. Meghan Markle and Olivia Palermo love them as much as we do and have both been seen wearing this exact pair.

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Angular cat-eye sunglasses, £23, & Other Stories

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These angular cat-eye sunnies have a retro feel and will add serious style to any outfit this summer.

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Ombre wayfarer square sunglasses, £26, Oliver Bonas

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With their tortoiseshell design and chunky wayfarer style, this pair by Oliver Bonas will suit any face shape and always make a statement.

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ASOS DESIGN recycled frame hexagon oversized 70s sunglasses, £12, ASOS

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If your mantra is go big or go home, you'll love this 70s-inspired hexagonal pair and they cost just £12.

Weekday-sunglasses

Drive sunglasses, £18, Weekday

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00s-style slimline specs are going nowhere this summer, and this frameless pair by Weekday comes in four different fun shades.

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Jeepers Peepers round sunglasses in tort, £20, ASOS

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Oversized round sunglasses always look stylish, and you'll wear this chunky tortoiseshell pair season after season.

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Matera modern sunglasses, £22, Free People

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Pink sunglasses can definitely look chic. We love this barely-there pair by Free People with its bold frames and tinted lenses.

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Recycled cat-eye sunglasses, £40, Anthropologie

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Your collection isn't complete without some retro white shades. These are the perfect shape and made entirely from recycled materials, too.

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Square frame sunglasses, £12.99, Mango

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These vintage-inspired sunnies are so on-trend and will make you feel like you're in the South of France, even if you're far from it.

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Oversized rounded sunglasses, £27, & Other Stories

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You'd be forgiven for mistaking these oversized & Other Stories sunglasses for a far more expensive pair. They'll look great with everything, too.

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After Hours sunglasses, £39, Quay

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Quay's After Hours sunglasses are bestsellers for good reason. The oversized square style is timeless and flattering, while the frames are high-quality and sturdy.

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SUNGAIT vintage sunglasses£17.99, Amazon

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With over 25,000 five-star reviews on Amazon for their high-quality frames and timeless style, this pair is a steal.

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TETRA SUN RX£69, Specsavers

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Specsavers' prescription sunnies are perfect for those who don't want to wear contact lenses under their sunglasses. We love this pair of gold round frames with blush pink tips.

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