20/20 INSIGHT: There’s something to be said about classic shapes, sizes and patterns when it comes to eyewear. The tortoise pattern remains a staple for most eyewear lovers and has been reimagined in bright and colorful acetates, but the classic brown and black design remains a top choice. We’ve rounded up a few sunglass and optical styles that highlight the versatility of this popular pattern.

–Victoria Garcia

DRAPER JAMES 5000  Altair Eyewear

This women’s optical style features a modified square shape with a subtle nod to the brand’s love for stripes which can be found discreetly on each temple.

Pricing: $$$

(800) 505-5557

KENSIE Motion  Kenmark Eyewear

Targeted toward women in search of a classic optical style, this frame is constructed of acetate and features intricate details such as a metal double brow bar.

Pricing: $$

(800) 627-2898


This lightweight sunglass style is focused on giving the wearer a comfortable fit with embedded nosepads, spring hinges and rubber-coated temple tips.

Pricing: $$$$$

(888) 666-5905


This large CatEye sunglass style is constructed of acetate and is inspired by one of the most iconic beaches in the Bahamas.

Pricing: $$$$

(800) 447-3700

ESPRIT 33403  Charmant USA

Composed of stainless steel and Ultem, this round optical style features a keyhole bridge and Havana hue creating a chic yet refined look.

Pricing: $$

(800) 645-2121