Most sunglasses and even prescription glasses are manufactured, sold and even prescribed by people who work for just one company – Luxottica. As one would expect from a near-monopoly, Luxottica jacks up prices and stifles or outright buys out its competitors.
Shwood teamed up with Louisville Slugger to create these awesome limited-edition shades that are perfect for a sunny day at the ballpark. They’re made from reclaimed ash wood from old and broken baseball bats.
EXOvault’s Kingsland eyeglasses have solid aluminum frames. You can order just the frames or with non-prescription lenses installed. Available in silver and black; more colors and plating options coming soon.
Simple functionality and a low-key design make ION optical and sun smartglasses a great idea. Customizable LED lights in the frame provide notifications while bluetooth capability allows you to control a smartphone or tablet remotely.
Sam Hilliard’s retro chic SomNoir eyewear collection features genuine bull horn from India, which is frequently removed to protect the herd from one another. Each pair is one of a kind and handcrafted in San Francisco.
While most of you guys are probably too young to need bifocals or reading glasses, you may be able to completely avoid them thanks to these new high-tech glasses with an adjustable focus slider.
Next time you go out to see a 3D movie, don’t look like a dweeb with those cheap glasses the theater gives you. You’ll be the hippest one in the row in these designer polarized lenses for RealD movies.
Grab your Members Only Jacket and slip on a pair of Nike’s Vintage ’72 sunglasses for some hip retro style. Featuring an oversized frame, you’ll get an aviator-inspired look with maximum sun protection.
Designer Andreas Licht creates stylish eyeglasses from maple, pear and walnut woods. Tones and textures vary in each pair, and the individual grain of the wood is preserved like the rings in a tree.
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