If you’re anything like us, your sunglasses are destined to disappear from the moment you crack open their protective case, . They’re going to rotate from the front of your face to the top of your head to the bottom of your overpacked bag. You’ll forget how you asked your boyfriend to hold them in his coat pocket; you’ll absent-mindedly set them on top of the fridge and walk away. There’s just no fighting it! Shades slide on and off so many times a day, it’s impossible to keep track.
As for making the whole situation less stressful? Knowing you didn’t just lose $500 worth of plastic and metal sure helps. You’ll feel far less of a financial sting with one of the 23 under-$50 pairs in the slideshow above, although you’ll probably still be really bummed you misplaced something so amazingly cool. Click through and order yourself a few backups now—you’ll thank your somewhere between stuffing you hand between every seat cushion in your car and digging through your messy sock drawer.