5 Photos That Prove Sunglasses Are Great Wedding Accessories

Shades can top off outfits for all occasions—even weddings.
bridal party with pink dresses and sunglasses
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Julia Naftulin
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During the dog days of summer, a little sun protection becomes a necessity, especially during outdoor weddings. Luckily, lots of real brides, grooms and guests already have a grasp on the perfect summer wedding accessory—a pair of sunglasses. Wear fashionable aviators or colorful plastic shades for a look that matches your wedding's theme. These photos are all the inspiration and convincing you need to prove sunglasses are meant for summer celebrations.

These Heart-Shaped Sunnies

heart-shaped sunglasses

The easiest way to show you're in love is to wear your heart on your sleeve—or your eyes, for that matter.

From the album: A Fun Waterfront Wedding at Pierre's Restaurant in Islamorada, Florida

These Colorful Shades

pink and blue sunglasses

Add a not-so-serious element to your wedding and walk into your reception with some shades on.

From the album: A Rustic Backyard Wedding With an Elegant Twist at a Private Residence in Santa Barbara, California

This Bunch of Cool Sunglass Wearers

wedding party with sunglasses on

Show off your squad with a photo shoot that includes matching pairs of sunnies and suave poses.

From the album: A Casual Garden Wedding at Rengstorff House in Mountain View, California

This Badass Duo

couple reflected in motorcycle mirror

Ride away after the reception with a pair of sunglasses on—but not before you take a sweet mirror photo.

From the album: A Casual, Rustic Wedding at Welshfield Inn in Burton, Ohio

This Pretty-in-Pink Group

bridal party with pink dresses and sunglasses

Share a cute moment with your bridesmaids in sunglasses that match your wedding day colors.

From the album: A Romantic, Glamorous Wedding With a Rustic Twist at the Lace Factory in Deep River, Connecticut

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