Similar to Ch00f’s hand-made Kanye glasses, DropShades have a bulit-in microphone and a signal processor. They cause the electroluminescent strips on the shades to light up in sync with the sound around you.
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.
Licensed Dexter shades from Look/See have a frame made from custom acetate with blood spatter graphic. It comes with a replica of Dexter’s trophy box along with 10 removable blood slides.
On the surface, they remind us of our classic Ray-Bans, but JackHawk 9000 sunglasses conceal a secret in each of its durable titanium arms – a fully-functional bottle opener.
Ray-Ban has finally released a foldable version of its most popular sunglasses. It has 8 hinges allowing it to be folded at the bridge and temples. Available in 5 lens/frame combinations.
Originally made for the U.S. military, with glass lenses offering 98-100% UV protection. The ones pictured have a 23K gold frame, but there are other frames, lenses and temples available.