Tortoise shell glasses have been popular since the frame style was first introduced. Originally made from real tortoise shell, these on-trend eyeglasses and sunglasses are now made from alternate, animal-friendly materials. Browse our tortoise shell collection for designer glasses and sunglasses frames in a variety of silhouettes for men and women, including vintage-inspired cat-eye glasses, retro clubmaster frames, and colorful contemporary variations on the popular style.
Tortoise shell glassesoccasionally called “horn rim glasses”work with any style preference, from vintage chic to refined modern. Find classic round or rectangle tortoise shell eyeglasses and sunglasses, or look for a fresh, unexpected shapeour collection includes geometric-inspired silhouettes, oversized squares, and funky cat’s-eye frames with contemporary metal and plastic construction. For something a little different, look for frames that layer the dappled browns and blacks with earthy tones, or go bright with a vivid green or blue. Havana frames are a subtle, tan-toned version of the throwback favorite glasses lookthey’re perfect for dipping your toes in the shallow end if you’re not sure a bolder look is for you.
Don’t worry: No turtles were harmed to create this collection. Tortoise shell glasses are made with metal and plastic, including acetatea lightweight plastic that works beautifully for layering and blending a wide range of colors and patterns. Even all-metal frames can show off the mixing and swirling of tortoise shell. Explore our collection today to find the perfect havana, horn rim, or tortoise shell glasses.