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Get by with a little help from your…chain.




Jimmy Choo (ABOVE)

The Shine starts out simple, until you attach its clip-on frame with jewel chain. Suddenly you have a glam necklace featuring sparkling gray Swarovski crystals. $570

 Alexander Daas sunglasses

Alexander Daas

The Portofino sun style is shown here with the brand’s removable ball chain, which attaches to the hexagonal cut-out on all Alexander Daas temple tips.

$399 (sun with chain), $79 (chain alone)

Croakies triple-layer sunglasses fashion chain


This triple-layer fashion chain features leaf details that can drape down the wearer’s back and can also be worn as a necklace.



wraparound sun with a Gunnar-adorned strap included

Gunnar Optiks

Performance, functionality and gamer style find common ground with the Lightning Bolt 360, a wraparound sun with a Gunnar-adorned strap included.

$129.99 (starting price)

Blake Kuwahara alternate fit sun that includes this can’t-lose strap

Blake Kuwahara

With a bridge height of 11 mm, the Nez (also available in optical) is an alternate fit sun that includes this can’t-lose strap. Twofer!


Guess oversized sun with a charm that hangs from the temple


The look’s the thing with the GU7689, an oversized sun with a charm that hangs from the temple to give even a chain-free style some added bling. The open temples can also be used for hanging a full chain.


Valentino sunglasses


A metal octagonal frame, the VA2040 features a 3D V logo on each temple — ideal for attaching the included coordinating chain.



Ron’s Optical sunglass chain

Ron’s Optical

Hold your suns in place with the C10SB, which features a lobster claw clasp at either end. Remove the rubber ends and connect the two clasps to turn the chain into a regular fashion necklace or — better yet — a mask retainer!


Karen Walker sunglasses with golden chain

Karen Walker

Creating a fashionable — and functional — combination, the Azzurra is shown here with a chunky metal neck chain in gold.

$69 (suns), $20 (chain)

Rachel Bozek is a contributing writer for INVISION.


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