Black Sunglasses

From the Velvet Underground to Lightnin’ Hopkins to that surfing polar bear who used to be on the side of the Cresta Lemonade bottles, think of the coolest cucumbers around, and chances are they wore a pair of black sunglasses. We’re not sure what it is, but there’s just something about a simple pair of blacked-out shades that can’t really be beat.

Here’s a few we’re particularly fond of. They might not make you quite as cool as that surfing polar bear, but they’ll get you pretty close.