Limited-edition wooden sunglasses from Quiksilver UK and Vuerich B. Made from recycled skateboard decks with polarized Carl Zeiss lenses. All 50 pairs were hand made and have different colors.
Similar to the Folding Aviator, Ray-Ban’s Folding Wayfarer upgrades the classic sunglasses with durable metal alloy hinges to make them easier to store. Available in a variety of designs.
Retro-style aviators from Stussy and The Mosley Tribes. They have mineral glass lenses, acetate sweat bars and combination temples. Available in black, tortoise and tribal.
Enter now for a chance to win a pair of awesome handmade limited-edition walnut and alloy Henry sunglasses (value $250) from Capital Eyewear. Only 25 pairs are being made. (Contest Ends 11/20/12)
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.
Cool hybrid shades from Woodwear Sunglasses. The Malibu Tortoise has a tortoise-shell frame combined with handmade bamboo temples. The lenses have 100% UVA/UVB protection.
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.
Diamond Supply Co. recently unveiled their upcoming line of sunglasses with frames made from multicolored layered wood recycled from skateboards. Watch for them on DSC’s online store.
Etsy seller ketchupize hand paints wayfarer sunglasses with graphics from the original Super Mario Bros. game. There’s also a Pac-Man variant if the plumber’s not your style. No Rayman though.
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Originally made for the U.S. military, with glass lenses offering 98-100% UV protection.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.
Bespoke Post’s latest box of goodies includes a luxurious linen beach towel that rolls up thin, but is big enough for two, a pair of folding sunglasses and a set dominoes for leisurely beachside gameplay.
The Liteforce Tech Aviators are Ray-Ban’s update on its classic sunglasses. Instead of metal, these ones are made from a thermoplastic bio-material that is very light, durable and comfortable.
Think GoPro, but built into your shades. At least that’s what Pivothead is hoping to accomplish with their new 8mp, 1080/30p video sunglasses, with gyroscopic optical image stabilization.
Andy Takemoto makes frames by hand, using different kinds of wood as well as bamboo, making each product unique. You can also have a message lasered into the sunglasses’ arms.
Arizona-based STUN makes stylish yet very affordable sunglasses, mixing classic frames with fresh colors. The frames are injection-molded and the lenses are scratch and shatter resistant.
The Rare Prints series are limited edition releases of Ray-Bans’ classic Wayfarers decked in colorful patterns. The latest Rare Prints feature 80s inspired grid-based graphics by La Boca Design.
Luxury eyewear company Persol gives us an all too brief and fast tour of the process of manufacturing and assembling of their Steve McQueen sunglasses. Another proof of the value of handcrafted goods.
Paul Smith’s take on classic aviator goggles. Handcrafted with brown leather sides and bridge trim, round frames and dark grey lenses. We’re no Nathan Drake but we’d love to have a pair.
Woodzee sells handcrafted sunglasses made from different kinds of wood – pear wood, zebra wood, dark wood – as well as bamboo. All models have polycarbonate lenses with 100% UV protection.
Celebrity favorite SUPER sunglasses have created a timeless design with the limited edition 49er, streamlining the classic explorer sunglasses with a slimmer frame. Available in four colors.
Endorsed by the Japanese military, these glasses can handle some serious impact. While not quite bulletproof, they resist shatters with as much as a 0.3″ diameter object striking the lens at 106mph.
Useful for viewing stereoscopic 3D images, but are you actually going to buy them for that? They’re quirky and looks good – it’s that simple. We love how the colors are cast on the wearer’s face.
Make a statement while supporting relief efforts in Japan. These white lacquered stainless steel glasses have red mirrored lenses, and all proceeds (minus VAT) go to the Japanese Red Cross.
Created to celebrate the Italian luxury brand’s 100th anniversary, these glasses have handmade Carl Zeiss Vision sunlenses printed with a camouflage pattern. Available this June for $850.
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