It may be a little-known fact, but celebrities wear sunglasses for more than just looking cool on a red carpet. Instead, this stylish accessory acts as a barrier of protection for our favorite stars from being blinded by the constant flashing of cameras.
Also, their eyewear serves as one of the quickest ways to complement the face. As we gear up for the BET Hip Hop Awards 2021, we are digging in our archives and highlighting the top six sunglasses that caught our gaze on both the red carpet and during the ceremony. Keep scrolling to see the eye-catching shades!
Cardi B left us all wanting a pair of pink Miu Miu sunglasses when she snapped this adorable photo with fellow rapper Trina at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards.
In 2016, Lil Yachty caught our attention with his golden snake-print Versace sunglasses that stylishly coordinated with his layers of gold bling.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
In 2013, Floyd Mayweather Jr. nearly blinded us with his stunning diamond embellished shades that probably cost a fortune.
French Montana stepped onto the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 green carpet with fly two-toned Cazal frames.
Uncle Snoop Dogg created good vibes with these colorful specs at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013.
Soulja Boy showed all the way out at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2015 with these pricey Versace shades.