So many online stores sell basic and boring sunglasses. And honey, if you’re on this site, you’re definitely neither of those things. People who read Rebel Circus want to stand out, be noticed and make a statement—whether it be through beauty, fashion or a f*ck the system attitude. And with summer in full force, what better way to express your inner weirdo than with a pair of bold, daring and dramatic sunglasses.
ISLYNYC (I Still Love You NYC) is an accessories company out of Brooklyn that creates laser cut acrylic jewelry and sunglasses. Their shades are what they’re most often recognized for, as they been worn by everyone from entertainers to influencers to drag queens. Instead of adhering to your normal shapes or styles, ISLYNYC goes balls to the walls during the design process, creating unbelievable looks inspired by splashing water, scribbles, winged eyeliner and even paper airplanes. Their creativity is seemingly endless and their shades have been featured on the covers of Vogue Taiwan, Elle Canada and WWD.
In addition to crafting exciting and innovative eyewear, ISLYNYC is also a company that cares. Each product is designed and made by hand in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. They’ve also helped out the community over the years, recently donating 20% of their sales to the Black Lives Matter Movement. They also make a point to showcase models of all nationalities, gender identities, sizes and sexualities in their marketing—both on their website and social media pages. Take a look at some of their most stunning shades in the gallery below and let us know your favorite design in the comments section on social media.