Once associated with practical dads or grade school librarians, sunglasses chains have come a long way. Designers have reworked them with gold chains, baroque pearls, and other new materials that help add interest to even the most boring pairs of sunnies (because let’s be real, those are the ones you wear daily). Even better, they ensure you’ll never lose your favorite pair of shades again. Shop 15 chic options, ahead.

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1 Frame Chain

Gold Eyefash Eyewear Chain


One of our fave sunglasses strap brands, UK-based Frame Chain makes the most glammed up styles like figaro chains and geometric styles that look more like statement earrings

2 Hang Loose Eyewear Chain

Lucy Folk


Not your mother’s pearls. 

3 Chunky Linked Sunglass Chain

Wild Fable™


Go clear with this lucite curb link.  

4 Sunglasses Wooden Beads Strap

Mini Tree


$12.99 (35% off)

You’re not a dad on vacation, but your every day style channels him.  

5 Luci Sunglasses Chain



You can never have too much bling. 

6 Sunglasses Chain

Colors For Good


Neon nylon straps are the OG sunglass strap. Try them with on-trend sporty sunglasses. 

7 Icon Sunglasses Chain

Urban Outfitters


You’re a star, and so are your sunglasses. 

8 Capri Two Tone Frame Necklace

Vita Fede


A two-tone chain link will match your metal frames. 

9 Tasia Sunglasses Chain

Bauble Bar


This affordable option looks great with tortoise frames. 

10 Pearls Eyewear Chain

Corinne McCormack


The cord back means it’ll sit comfortably against your neck. 

11 Baroque Pearl Glasses Chain

Fry Powers


Real pearls and technicolor beads? Yes, please.  

12 Sunnies Chain

Quay Australia


A hint of gold will do. 

13 Candy Caroline

Banana Legion


Contrast these colorful chains with even brighter shades.  

14 Eyeglass Chain

Hua Ju


$10.98 (39% off)

A steal from Amazon Prime. 

15 Circle Pendant Frame Chain



Technically this is an accessory to attach to Chloé sunglasses, but they’re too cute to ignore. 

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