Ribbon Sunglasses With Retractable Cleaning Cloth equals a novel idea from student Patrick McCrory, an attendee of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, who has just launched an IndieGogo project that solves the cleaning cloth problem while also delivering a high quality pair of stylish shades. Thus far, the crowdfunding effort has just gotten underway, but we see good potential here. The cloth is unobtrusive when not in use, and it won’t do damage to the lenses, a big plus for a guy used to scratching his up via shirttail. Price listed is for the Classic version, Read More
There is no shortage of sunglasses on the market, so it takes a little something extra to stand out from the pack, and the team at Persol believes they have done it with the Crystal Classics Sunglasses line which delivers both functionality and a cool casual-formal style hybrid that will work as nicely at the beach as it would at a wedding. Each of the four style pairings are framed with acetate for a mix of durability and comfort. Squarish lenses each vary in color coding, but all are tinted with more than adequate UV protection, and the geometry is Read More
Inevitably every time yours truly buys a new pair of sunglasses they break or stain or scratch, and my friends look at me as about the cheapest SOB on earth. Not going to say those accusations are ill-founded, but at the same time it’s hard to envision paying several hundred bucks for a pair of quality shades that are both sturdy and well-designed. Well, if Elliot Havok Eyewear has anything to do with it, that will no longer be an issue. The SmartShades come in three different types – two sunglass-centric and one specifically designed for prescription use. The shades Read More
Ray-Ban needs no introduction here. But what you probably didn’t know is that 2012 is the brand’s 75th anniversary. To celebrate, they’ve released their “Legends Collection.” One of the truly unique features in this collection are the vintage-inspired colored lenses that “were the height of 1960s chic,” including sky blue, green, and rose. And along with their popular Round and Aviator styles, they’re re-introducing the Laramy and Meteor. It also appears as though there are some pretty sweet designs along the interior of select frames.
Cutler and Gross recently released the 1055 aviators as part of their “Hong Kong Motorcycle Club” premium collection for men. These sunglasses are handmade in Italy and feature brown polarized Carl Zeiss Vision lenses, diamond-patterned rim-wire engraving, diamond headed pins, and a bold brow bar. They’re available with either gold or silver-plated titanium frames. The 1055 aviators can also be made with a prescription.
We here at inStash are so sick of the sunlight that we are here to once again bring you a line on another pair of sunglasses. You’ll remember that we recently featured the Shwood X HUF Sunglasses for $180. Now we’ve got something even more prestigious on our minds. So if you’re not a $3.50 sunglasses from Dollar General type of guy, you may want to consider this: The Trussardi 1911 100th Anniversary Sunglasses look like something that would have been right at home on Sergeant Slaughter’s ugly mug back in the old WWF days. Featuring a military styled tint–that’s Read More
Shwood and HUF’s sunglasses collaboration is about as unique as it gets when it comes to eyewear. Crafted from old skateboard decks, these two lenses of awesome feature optical quality UVA/UVB protection. But that’s only the beginning. The dark to light wood fade features a combination of woods that include East Indian Rosewood, Walnut, Zebrawood, Cherry and Maple. It’s like wearing a classy and elegant set of living room furniture on your head except lighter and much less painful. The packaging is pretty cool in itself with a wool drawstring sleeve for the glasses, which in turn fit into something Read More
Everybody needs a great pair of sunglasses in order to call their wardrobe complete. Not only do they look good, but they’ll protect your eyes from the UV rays and keep any impending eye wrinkles at bay. The Holly Sunglasses by Banana Republic are great because they have a timeless style, they’re simple and sophisticated with no gaudy bling or zany color combinations in sight. The lenses offer 100% UV protection and come with exclusive Banana Republic detailing: custom nose pads and temple tips. These premium glasses also come with an attractive brown leather case and matching brown shammy, both Read More