So Spec-tacular: Our Guide To Sunglasses To Help Beat The Heat

Spruce up your outfits with funky eyewear and beat the heat at the same time. Here are some of our favorite stores around the city where we love picking up super cool, super trendy sunglasses from.  

Gangar Eyenation

Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Jimmy Choo, Reebok, Versace, Tom Ford, Calvin Klein, Burberry and more, they’ve got the best of premium eye-wear. They’ve been around for over 40 years, and have 10 outlets all over the city. Apart from this, if you're into experimenting in different styles, you know where to head. 


If you’re on a tight budget, this one’s a good option. We love the casual, trendy styles,  plus the fact that they give the best deals and discounts keeps us going back for more. You can also check out the premium collection of sunglasses in case you wish to splurge.

M.B. Opticians

Situated on Colaba Causeway, this one comes across as a regular optic store. But don’t be deceived by the façade. They have some of the best vintage collections that you could ever find, and all the pieces come within a budget! The collection is limited, so we wish you all the luck with finding the perfect pair of vintage sunglasses.


Kulsum Terrace, Ground Floor, 4-B, SBS Road, Colaba, Mumbai

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Lola’s Closet

If you’re looking for some quirky sunnies, or are looking to up your spectacle game, Lola’s Closet is a great option. The sunglasses are chic, trendy, and super affordable! If you’ve been waiting to find that perfect pair of hexagon shades, check out Lola’s Closet. 


Cat-a-log is a fun boutique in Bandra which has a great collection of clothes and accessories that include super stylish sunglasses. We say, rock those diva sunglasses and cat-eyed frames on your next brunch party with the girls! 

Clothing Stores

Bansari Aparments, Shop 7, Near Toto's Garage Pub, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Looking for something a little more bougie? Invest in a pair of sunnies from Carrera. They've got loads of super quirky designs that are super on-trend. Find well-made aviators, wayfareres and many more!

Colaba Causeway

Where else in SoBo could you go for pocket-friendly sunnies? Always bargain-friendly, Causeway's vendors stock every type and every colour imaginable. Be ready to shop for multiple pairs if you like to horde sunglasses!

Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai

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    Linking Road, Bandra

    The 'burbs answer to Causeway, Linking road is lined with vendors selling junk jewellery, sunglasses and more. Here, too, you can bargain hard and land quite a few pairs at a steal.

    Lokhandwala Market

    You can be sure to find sunglasses across price ranges here as well. There's loads of smaller stores that sell sunnies similar to the ones at Causeway and Linking road, but also loads of optics stores that sell branded eyewear too. 

    Main Road, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West, Mumbai


      Heera Panna Shopping Centre

      This iconic spot has loads of options for eyewear, branded and otherwise. Looking for a super convincing first copy for a luxury pair? Heera Panna's your best bet. Don't forget to bargain!


      Opp. Haji Ali Dargah, Bhulabhai Desai Marg, Malviya Nagar, Tardeo, Mumbai

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