Sunglasses are much more than a fashion accessory or protection from pesky UV rays; they are actually deep-rooted in history.
While almost every American owns a pair, few know much of anything about the history of sunglasses. Did you know we have ancient group of Eskimos to thank?
Though they may have started for function and not fashion, sunglasses trends work as a pendulum. Styles will be popular for years and then go out of style, only to eventually come back. With aviators to cat-eyes to round glasses, each has held a place in history.
From celebrities with infamous sunglasses collections to the must-have shapes in style for decades, here are some interesting facts about sunglasses!