Most of our sunglasses are the Wayfarer shape style. Almost all of our sunglasses can be imprinted. Customers can personalize our sunglasses with a customized message or logo. When needed without an imprint, customers can buy as few as one dozen pair!
Sunglasses without an imprint ship out within one business day after you place your order. Personalized sunglasses ship out within five days after you approve your final artwork.
All of our sunglasses are made for adult size heads, which is generally considered ages 10 and above. The hinge to hinge is 5½ inches (14 cm). The height of the frame front tallest measurement is 1.9" (4.825 cm); center of one lens to center of the other lens it is 3" (7.62 cm).
We are located in New York. We ship out from locations around the country, so sorry, no in-store pickups. We have been online since 1998. Start our video to the right for a quick catalog tour. Use the buttons to listen to the music or turn it off for no audio.
Our SC Group of sunglasses is a solid-color style. They are available by the dozen with a minimum order of one dozen. Each dozen will include 12 sunglasses of the same color. In this group, we offer the super hard-to-find metallic gold and metallic silver. We also offer Army Green and Navy Blue. But then we take it up a notch and put a metallic finish on four of our most popular colors. You will find in the SC Group Metallic Navy Blue, Metallic Royal Blue, Metallic Red and Metallic Emerald Green. The SC Group is a fantastic purchase. Click any image for more information.
The WY Group is our good quality selection. This is a lightweight, low-gloss finish plastic. Sometimes the plastic is referred to as "rubber". The frame shape is a modified Wayfarer style. The WY Group is a more casual style than the SC or FC Groups. The primary feature is arm colors that differ from the front plate color, we do offer this style in both all-black and all-white (see styles WY22 and WY99). This is a very popular, well made style of sunglasses. They are a bit bendable, but certainly not bendable like a rubber hose! This style is ordered by the dozen and by a particular color. If you order one dozen of our WY14 style, you will receive one dozen (12 pair) of white front red arm sunglasses. Click any image below to view our product presentation video and place your order.
Classic shape black sunglasses. Sold by the dozen. This style of black sunglasses is known by many names: Blues Brothers, Risky Business and with the clear lens, Buddy Holly glasses or Nerd glasses. These are the those great sunglasses you have seen for decades at weddings and special events. The Wayfarer shape of sunglasses is the most popular shape sunglasses in the world!
These fun black sunglasses are much better quality than you would expect for this crazy price. This is a hard plastic style with a good gloss finish. The silver embellishments on the sides of the front are a great touch. Pairs nicely with our Style 2200 white sunglasses (see below).
This style is available in both dark sunglasses lens and clear lenses. The dozen ordered will all be the same, no split-style dozens. The RB33 style is a clear lens style -- the photograph shows grey-tinted lenses, but that is only to indicate the presence of a lens in the photograph. The actual product has a clear lens.
Do you need white sunglasses for your wedding or black and white party? Our most popular white sunglasses are a great value!
RB00 Blues Brothers black
RB33 Clear lens black frame
The FC Group
The FC Group of sunglasses is our premium, best offer for solid color sunglasses. High gloss finish, adult sizes (good for ages 10 and up). The sunglass frames are a dense plastic with a high sheen and very vibrant colors. Includes full UV protection on the lenses. The FC Group is not like the other groups in our catalog -- they are ordered individually in units of one pair. There is a minimum purchase of 100 pair. Up to four colors may be included within the 100 minimum quantity (minimum each color is 24 pair). This is our premium quality of sunglasses. Our minimum order quantity is firm at 100 pair. Ships from southeastern USA within two business days of your order. This is a very popular style for logo personalization, imprint.
The TT Group features Wayfarer style sunglasses with two tones of color: a black high gloss base accented by a brilliant contrast color. The TT Group is ordered by the dozen with a minimum order quantity of one dozen pair. Each dozen is the same color combination. This group does not mix colors within the ordered dozen. Silver metal embellishment charms on each side front offer a little flash to this sophisticated style. Adult sizes (good for ages 10 and up). Full UV protection. Ships from upstate New York within one business day after you place your order.
The TR Group features transparent plastic sunglasses. The transparent plastic changes color depending on the amount of light in the environment. In bright light, the color is lighter. The color of these sunglasses is lighter than appears in these photographs. Silver metal embellishments are included on each side front. Each dozen includes the same color. This group does not mix colors within the dozen. Adult size, full UV. Ships from upstate New York within one business day. Overnight shipping by UPS is available without pre-clearance if ordered before 11 AM EST.
The NL Group features all the great elements of our "Very Good" styles but without the lenses! This is a "No Lens" group, there are no lenses at all. You are free and clear to see anything, anywhere, anytime with no lens between you! The white no-lens frames will include a dozen pair of all white frames. We do not mix white in with the assorted dozen. So if you need or want the white frames, order the NL22 style. If you would like an assortment of neon colors in this no-lens style, the NL02 style to receive one dozen assorted colors. High gloss finish, adult sizes (good for ages 10 and up). Ships from upstate New York within one business day. Overnight shipping by UPS is available without pre-clearance if ordered before 11 AM EST. Choose UPS or USPS Priority during checkout. International shipping OK.
The CL Group features clear lenses in these glasses. The lenses have no magnification and are not prescriptive eyewear in any way. Each dozen is a single frame color. No color mixing within the dozen. High gloss finish, adult sizes (good for ages 10 and up). Ships from upstate New York within one business day. Overnight shipping by UPS is available without pre-clearance if ordered before 11 AM EST.
The CA Group is an "assorted color" group. Each dozen includes an assortment of colors from our stock. The essential colors are included in the image. Matte finish, bendable plastic frame material. No UV protection. Adult sizes (good for ages 10 and up). Ships from upstate New York within one business day. Overnight shipping by UPS is available without pre-clearance if ordered before 11 AM EST. The CA01 is our black front assortment, the CA02 style is our white front assortment. Each unit of one-dozen will include the assorted colors shown in the style image.
They said it wouldn't last -- but with our New Years Eve novelty sunglasses mixed in with the joy of the new year, the party rocks on! We offer silver glitter 2015 glasses, gold glitter 2015 glasses plus assorted color dozens in both a high gloss plastic and our super glitter. The colors that are included in these styles are pre-assorted. That means the colors in the box are set. We cannot offer custom blends of colors in your order. You will receive and equal number of the colors seen in our photographs. 2016 New Years Glasses will be available in Oct 2015.
We offer several different options for gold sunglasses. We have a classic 14K color gold sunglasses, copper sunglasses (shown below) and gold sunglasses that we offer by the dozen. We offer the widest variety of sunglasses, both gold, silver, translucent plastics and solid colors in the industry. While we might like to be able to offer no minimums, we do have very low minimums for many styles of our sunglasses. In the case of some select styles, our customers can purchase a box of just one dozen! That's low!
Thank you for visiting Shades of Fun! We are an online retailer of fun sunglasses. We are located in New York, New York. We ship out all over the world from various locations inside the USA. To the right, European customers will find a convenient local number to use that will reach us directly in New York. We are available by telephone or by email on US Eastern Standard Time. We are responsive by email, so do feel free to use our contact info at the top of this page to reach us. We have been online since 1998. Yikes!
Tell me about shipping
Our General Catalog styles ship out from upstate New York within 1 business day of the day you place your order. You may order Overnight Service if necessary but not Same Day - Overnight Service. It will ship out the NEXT business day.
Our factory and warehouse is located in upstate New York, so sorry, if you are in NYC, direct pickup is not possible.
Yes, we ship outside the USA. International customers may choose International Priority Mail or UPS. UPS is always more expensive but takes less time and features advanced tracking. International Priority Mail is less expensive, can take up to two weeks to arrive. Tracking accuracy outside the USA is uneven. Still, it is a cost-effective way of receiving your package if time is not of the utmost importance.
Here is a chart with the UPS transit times from the warehouse.
UPS Travel Times from New York, USA
Our General Catalog sunglasses ship out from upstate New York within one business day after we receive your order.
yellow = 1 day
brown = 2 days travel time
green = 3 days
dark brown = 4 days
orange = 5 days
grey = 6 days
Can I use a Purchase Order?
Yes, we accept Purchase Orders from schools. Orders must be in excess of $200.00. If you would like to start the purchase order process, email us first and we'll send you our company's particulars.
What is your Return Policy?
General Catalog Sunglasses
We accept returns on general merchandise within 14 days of the original sale providing the products have been returned in re-sellable condition. If returned in this condition we will refund the credit card used for the transaction at 92% of the product price, an 8% re-stocking fee. Shipping charges are not refundable.
Customized Sunglasses Custom imprinted sunglasses are not returnable except in the case of art error.
If you discover an error with your order, please contact us by phone or email.
Do you offer free samples?
We do not offer free sunglasses from our General Catalog Sunglasses.
We do offer free samples for our sunglasses that are customized with an ink imprint. Here's more information about our imprinted sunglasses.
We are an online catalog company with administrative offices in New York. We ship out from various locations throughout the United States. As a result, we are ship-out only, no visits for pick-ups, sorry.
You may telephone us Eastern Standard Time toll-free. We do have a local number in London for our European customers, but we do ship everything from the USA.
Email is the best way to contact us. We are often in the warehouse packing where it is a little loud. We can shoot off an email while we are in the warehouse must faster than we can get to a quiet phone!
Shades of Fun! is one of the very first companies to go online. We have been on the internet continuously since 1998. Our administrative offices are in New York City. We ship out our sunglasses from both the East Coast and the West Coast. We do not have a retail location, so sorry, no pick-ups here in Manhattan!
We offer many styles of beautiful sunglasses at great prices. We ship out within one business day of receiving your general order. Customized sunglass orders take a bit longer.
Thank you for taking the time to consider your purchase with us!