Put the boy in flamboyant in these pretty-in-pink Dior shields ($269, the Optic Zone , 33 Jarvis, 416-362-3937) with removable mini-visor and logo-ed neck strap.
With a plastic aviator front and lightweight metal frames, these khaki Flanders ($185, Uncle Otis , 26 Bellair, 416-920-2281, www.uncleotis.com) from Stussy (which I'd like to add is celebrating its silver anniversary this year) are a modern hybrid.
Banished to thrift land? Don these rather nice, blue-lensed metal-frames ($15, Le Chateau , 336 Queen West, 416-971-9314, www.lechateau.com). I won't tell they're cheapies if you don't.
Give them the golden eye - on a copper budget - when you work it in these oversized oval cream frames ($23, Urban Outfitters , 235 Yonge, 416-214-1466, www.urbanoutfitters.com).
Skip so-so and go straight for sophisticated in these high-end burgundy shades by Robert Marc ($475, Josephson Opticians , 60 Bloor West, 416-964-7070, www.josephson.ca).