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Separate yourself from acetate and plastic.
Separate yourself from acetate and plastic.
Choosing the right sunglasses for your face shape accentuates your best features and hides lesser ones -- like those hungover eyes.
Don't lose your mind when you lose your shades. These are the best summer sunglasses, all for under $60 a pair.
Three great reasons -- one classic, one affordable, and one uber-customizable -- to not settle for the doppelgänger shades everyone else is wearing.
Sunglasses are sunglasses, right? If you're serious about safe driving, the answer is a resounding no. You can't just slap on a pair of clearance carousel drugstore shades and expect a great behind-the-wheel experience; nor does spending $300 on top-of-the-line sunglasses necessarily get you the best sunglasses for the road. You'll want to spend less time looking in the rearview mirror to see if they match your hair and more time concentrating on negotiating that hairpin turn like you were related to Fangio. We offer up some of the best in our roundup.
Finally the brightness of summer is on its way. Now, for the harsh reality: you've had plenty of time during the last five months of gray to forget where you left your last set of sunglasses. If you're in need of a new pair, the beloved aviator never goes out of style, pairs well with everything from a suit to board shorts, and just looks damn good. Read on for the five best aviators for summer 2013.
The charitable and on-trend team at Warby Parker have partnered with The Standard hotel to create a limited edition pair of their Winston shades in a classic striped ale colorway. Blending 60s styling with a dose of modern confidence, they're a steal for $95, even if your days by the pool are still months away. Plus, they ship with a special orange lens cloth designed by artist Jeff Canham that we know you'll lose in a week. Like all Warby specs, purchasing this pair will also send a pair of optical glasses to someone in need. Look for them at The Standard hotels in the company’s new “Readery” kiosks (also developed in collaboration with Warby Parker) or purchase them directly online via the link below.
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
Protective eyewear dates back to prehistoric times when Inuit people created snow goggles out of flattened walrus ivory. The accessory, before it was an accessory, also made its way through the ancient Roman and Chinese cultures as unique visual tools. It wasn’t
Sunglasses aren't just for the summer vacation months, especially when you're driving. And it's not just about looking good, though you should certainly avoid ill-fitting and overly trendy sunspecs, for personal dignity reasons, naturally. For a masculine look with some of
Our latest viewfinder comes courtesy of the esteemed sunglass makers at Randolph Engineering. After touring their factory last year, we were certainly impressed with the hard work and craftsmanship that went into every pair of glasses Randolph makes. The Sound of Sight is essentially an artful highlight reel
If you live an active lifestyle (note: intently watching the Ironman Triathlon while downing a bucket of chicken doesn’t count), you know how important optics are. Poor vision can be the difference between finishing in one piece or ending up on
Built with a heavy dose of human power, Randolph Engineering has been producing honest, premium quality eyewear, frame after frame at their family owned factory in Massachusetts. We've spent time with Randolph's quintessential Aviators, but this time
There are hundreds of brands out there making Wayfarer-like pairs of shades, and at first glance the Activist Eyewear 10.01 ($450) may seem like just another imitator. Look closer though and you'll notice details you won't find on other specs.
Almost everyone has owned a pair of aviators (thank you 2001), and when they realized they were unoriginal, they then bought Ray-Ban Wayfarers (circa 2006). Now you can’t turn around without seeing some variation on the theme – colored rims, lenses, brands,
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
Ray-Ban's Wayfarer sunglasses have achieved more than any sunglasses style the world has ever seen. They have been worn by too many famous people to count, on the streets, films, and magazines. As many potential buyers have discovered though, just because they
Swedish brand Cheap Monday consistently releases great style-oriented clothes and accessories that everyone can afford to pick up on a whim, and these newly released Night Watch sunglasses are no exception. Part of the brand's new Clairvoyant Collection, the Night Watch
Just because the heat and glare of the summer sun are gone, doesn't mean the sunglasses are too. In fact, there's no better time than when you're scouting fall foliage or a sunrise/sunset drive, especially with the low fall/winter sun. Of
By Gear Patrol Reader Zach WarnerOne of my favorite discoveries on Gear Patrol was when I scrolled to the bottom of the site and saw the little hidden statement that said "Resolution #1: Don't Be A Douchebag." That might've been the
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
The fall driving season is nearly upon us. You know what that means: annoying glare and blind spots. Upgrade your sunglasses with something that can do more than just look cool. Here's a question: what do your sunglasses do? They probably look good, they fight
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
TAG Heuer's foray into sunglasses has been sublime. Their approach towards, what they deem, avant-garde eyewear has fallen under the radar to many but overlooking their frames would be a shame. The Reflex 2007 is our choice. A frame with tailor made comfort
Most aren't blessed with the classic bone structure of Italians and other Southern European countries. That's just a fact of life. Exacerbating the problem is the fact that many eyewear designers design around this particular look leaving the rest of us out to
From the famous watchmaking company comes sunglasses and we're keen on the Zenith series. Available in several combinations (the Zenith 5106's are pictured) of gray or brown lenses giving you a great combination of sport and suave. Constructed of beta titanium and goggle
The Radar Pitch Polarized sunglasses are designed with the uncompromising demands of professional athletes in mind. The Pitch shades are equipped with medium size lens that offer you comfort and visual clarity no matter what the sport.. The Radar
We understand that aviators aren't to everyones tastes, but that doesn't mean the cheap $10 two-for-on knockoffs are going to work either. It's your eyes after all. These sunglasses are designed with a lightweight metal frame and scratch/impact resistant
Developed to provide the golfer with maximum vision, focus, performance and comfort from tee off to final putt. The A-18 range of eyewear uses leading edge optical technologies to eliminate sunlight distortion. Lightweight and flexible SPX frame. [via