6 Chic Alternatives to the Dior “So Real” Sunglasses

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* These Dior sunnies a favorite of everyone from Rihanna to Zoe Kravitz
* These fashionable alternatives feel just as chic as the originals without the hefty price tag
* Look for mirrored lenses and sleek curves

The hybrid sunglasses of the moment are the Christian Dior “Dior So Real” sunnies — and for good reason. They have been seen perched on the noses of most of the fashion elite, from models to editors to pop-stars. From Rihanna who was featured in the campaign and has been seen out and about in them, to Olivia Palermo to Zoe Kravitz, everyone has been seen sporting these chic and expensive shades.

These sunglasses have a geometric silhouette that’s part wayfarer, part Aviator and comes in an array of styles and colors that will add an instant cool factor to any outfit. If the expensive price tag makes you do a double-take, scroll down to see some equally chic, wallet-friendly options.

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1. H&M Mirrored Lens Sunglasses

These H&M sunglasses feature a similar architectural-type frame with yellow-toned mirrored lenses. These are made of metal and plastic and come with a UV-protective coating. We like the rimless design for a sleek, minimalist look.

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2. ATTCL Vintage Fashion Round Arrow Style Wayfarer Sunglasses 

Another great alternative are these wayfarer-style sunglasses by ATTCL. Polarized, shatterproof polycarbonate lenses provide the ultimate in safety while the 100% UV coating keeps your eyes protected. Grab a pair in this summery shade of pink, which adds just the right pop of color to your outfit.

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3. Steve Madden Sunglasses

Steve Madden makes these aviator-style gold frames with a comfortable nose bridge and a similar sharp and slanted silhouette. The combination rose gold frame, yellow lenses and copper brown arms make for a subtle yet unique colorblock.

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4.  Privé Revaux “The Producer” Sunglasses

The aptly named “Producer” sunglasses have a unique frame design that will stand out from the crowd. Lightweight frames are carefully crafted with grade AAA injection molded polycarbonate with temples made of scratch-resistant stainless steel. These come in a variety of colors and can be turned into prescription lenses if needed. See more pieces from this new eyewear line owned by Jamie Foxx, Ashley Benson and others here.

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5. Quay “All My Love” Sunglasses

Quay is an Australian label known for their huge variety of sunglasses that come in fun, edgy styles and are laced with influence from celebrities and music. The “All My Love” shades feature a gold metal frame with comfortable nose pads, expandable hinged temples and blue colored mirrored flat lenses.

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6. Mato Round Wooden Aviator  Sunglasses 

Lastly, we found these great wooden sunglasses with reflective blue mirrored lenses from Mato. These 100% natural wood frames are very durable and comfortable to wear. They come with standard polarized lenses and stainless steel hinges to ensure a perfect fit.

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