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These Classic Ray-Ban Sunglasses (in a Rather Unexpected Blue) Are 50 Percent Off Today

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The sun may be going down at 4 p.m. these days, but there’s no better time than now to snag a new pair of deeply discounted designer sunglasses — for yourself or for that hard-to-shop-for person on your list. Save those retinas with some Strategist-approved shades that are 50 percent off today, making them just $66. Ray-Bans of all styles are popular among our writers for their timeless look, comfortable fit, and durability. (And if you happen to have a pilot on your gift list, look no further — five pilots we spoke to recommended Ray-Ban sunglasses as a good gift for other pilots.) This pair is non-polarized and has a UV-protection coating, something anyone on your list would be able to appreciate (pilot or not). We love the blue frame of these, which makes them pop a bit more than your average sunglasses, but if your giftee would prefer something neutral, this white and gold pair is also half off.

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These Classic Ray-Ban Sunglasses Are 50 Percent Off Today