Sunglasses are one of those little things that define cool and can really set a man apart from the rest of the pack. While we all have our personal styles, it's never a bad idea to look towards the guys who got it right for inspiration.
Don Draper, played by Jon Hamm, regularly wore Randolph Engineering RE Aviators while filming Mad Men. These sunglasses were originally designed for the military and became standard issue in 1982. Randolph Sunglasses are made in America and they offer custom engraving for just $35.
Steve McQueen wore Persol 714 sunglasses (with custom blue lenses) for both The Thomas Crown Affair and The Getaway. For those that don't know, these are foldable sunglasses that have since been named after him and released as special editions. His personal pair was sold at an auction for over $60,000 in 2006.
Ryan Gosling wore Selima Optique Money 2 sunglasses in the movie Drive. These are his personal glasses and he can be seen wearing them in other films as well. While the Money 2's are no longer in production, the Money 3 sunglasses are only 3mm wider and are available online.
Brad Pitt wore these semi-rimless Oliver Peoples Strummer Gold sunglasses with a gradient tint while filming Oceans 13. Traditionally, gradated sunglasses are meant to be worn in the transitional seasons, but they look effortlessly cool year round.
The Ray Ban Clubmaster is one of the most iconic sunglasses ever designed. They have been featured in countless films that have reminded us over and over again how a good pair of shades never goes out of style. You can see them in JFK, Malcolm X, Falling Down, and worn above by Tim Roth in Reservoir Dogs.