shades that work harder

We believe you can look expensive without being expensive. Our shades are made in the same factories as the luxury brands, but priced so you can lose them.

Just another sunglasses brand?!

Nah, man

Hey - I'm Nicole, the founder & designer of Common Shade. I quit my cushy job in real estate development to build a better sunglasses brand for YOU.

Because We Love

The Finer Things

Sunglasses aren't inherently expensive. Even the pairs that cost $400 in the store cost a tiny fraction of that to make.

But just to make sure, we went directly to the factories that make our favorite luxury labels. All our shades are made with the highest quality materials available (handcut cellulose acetate, polarized CR-39 lenses, and re-inforced hinges).

West Coast

Let's get weird

We believe that you can look expensive without being expensive. That icons can be updated.

We believe that you can get sh*t done without living for work. That every bar should be a tiki bar.

We believe in drinking good wine, being by the water and living a life full of friends. And most of all, we believe in embracing your weird.


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