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The real right stuff

American Optical Original Pilot for Duluth Trading Company

Whether credit goes to Don Draper or not, there’s no denying the current popularity of aviator sunglasses. And while there is no shortage of brands to choose from, if you want the original, there’s only one choice: American Optical. The US military started issuing AO Aviator sunglasses to its pilots, sailors and soldiers way back…

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Ari Approved

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Lately, it seems everybody and their brother is wearing aviators and for good reason, they look great on your face (yes, even yours). While Ray-Bans are facing near-ubiquity, and options like the Randolph Engineering’s military-approved versions we reviewed are fantastic, something a little more unique never hurts. JRS, over at the excellent blog Red Clay…

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Color Your Perspective

Electric Hoodlum Acetate Color Series

Taking a step away from the more traditional colored shades out there, the Electric Hoodlum Acetate Color Series ($85) is a funky new limited edition collection that should appeal to eccentric/fashion focused folks in the audience (and not just those of you in Brooklyn). Despite their simple appearance though, don’t mistake them for the run…

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Clarifying the Situation

Costa Del Mar Sunglasses

Sunglass lenses come in a myriad of configurations. If you’re serious about your eye protection though, you can’t beat the polarized variety. Polarized lenses are made to filter out the glare that normal lenses let right in. This is particularly useful to combat the glare from surfaces like snow, water, and glass. Unless your name…

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Ben Sherman 70′s Aviator Sunglasses

These handmade 70′s inspired aviator style sunglasses from Ben Sherman look spot on with a handsome amber tinted tortoise shell frame instead of the traditional wireframe. The countoured arms and gradient tint perfectly round out the aviator look. Signature Ben Sherman logo detailing are found on the top left corners and black case with printed…