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.
EnChroma makes sunglasses with lens that filter light to enhance colors that colorblind people wouldn’t otherwise see. It comes in three designs and two types. Sadly, they won’t work with computer screens or in low light.
These boldly-styled frames offer Oakley’s interchangeable switchlock lens system, and include both a OO Red Iridium polarized lens to dramatically cut glare and improve contrast, as well as a Black Iridium lens and a sturdy case.
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.
The classic Clubmaster given a more eye-catching look. The temples and upper lens rims are made of lightweight aluminum with a silver finish, while the rest of the lens rim and the bridge both have a gold finish.
Capital Eyewear has created just 25 pairs of these gorgeous handmade shades, using reclaimed wood from 1,000+ year-old redwood trees which were cut down back in the 1800s to build a railroad bridge. Available 5/13/13.
Shwood diversifies its wooden sunglasses with its Stone Collection. The glasses’ birch wood frames and temples are sandwiched in 1mm thick sheets of slate. In gray and black, limited to 200 pieces each.
Oakley has an online configurator for its various sunglasses, including the popular Frogskins. You can mix and match 6 frames and 12 lenses with an option to etch custom text or an MLB logo.