Costa Mesa-based Sabre Shades’ Madrids are a funky remix: they’re based on Aviators with bronze faded lens but feature angular lines and a Tortoise-style, see-through acetate frame.
Part Winter Games and part disco, Bernard Wilhelm joins Mykita with these slick, aerodynamic aviators that feature lightweight sheet metal frames and mirrored UV blocking lenses.
For their Summer/Fall 2009 line, Mosley Tribes revisits its roots with the Raynes, a double-bridge aviator with tech nose pads, co-injected silicone temple tips and CR-39 solid lenses.
OBEY pitches its hat into the legendary Wayfarer ring with their Cool Mother F-er sunglasses which come with a logo and laser etch artwork; choose from brown or violet.
Cheap Monday takes a welcome break from premium denim with their Clairvoyant shades; choose from classic Wayfarer, Clubmaster, Shooting Star and Persol styles for only $25.
Named after the annual car race, Carrera is relaunching with four lines of sunglasses in 26 colors; they mix 50s racing shades with 80s-style oversized frames and colors.
Part of Oakley’s REINVENT line, these Ryan Sheckler-branded Sideways sport a polished black exterior, fast plaid interior and tilted metal icons; choose from regular and asian fit.
So named for the precise angle at which its near-invisible hinge folds, TAG Heuer’s 27 AIR series are made from unbreakable plastic; choose from three shapes and six shields.
SALT. Optic’s BOONEY Shades feature a chunky design that somehow manages to be sleek at the same time; choose from four organic tones, including buffalo tortoise and oiled bark.
The classic wayfarer design gets a sleek and modern update with these Frameless Wayfarers, exclusive to UO and dirt cheap; they feature mirrored lenses and metallic hardware.
Launched along with Citroen’s DS Inside hatchback concept, DS Lifestyle is a proposed line of accessories including sunglasses, snowboards, and bags, all sporting the DS logo.
Mosley Tribes is dropping a double-whammy for its summer line; the Bromley is large and in charge with a chunky frame, while the Raynes is a subtle twist on the Aviator style.
Recently spotted on Lance Armstrong in Australia, these Oakley Jawbones feature a locking hinge design that lets you swap lens without twisting or pressure; they’ll be out in May.
Ray-Ban’s Fresh Aviators feature a slightly wrapped shape a modest update that stays true to the original aviator design; a gunmetal frame, rubber-tipped arms round these classics out.
With crystalized skull and heart frames and an oversized purple tinted lens, Ed Hardy’s Japan Tattoo sunglasses have a flashy Lenny Kravitz vibe; in short, they aren’t for the faint of heart.
Recalling summer days spent at soda fountains and drive-throughs, Vans’ Spicoli Shades sport crosshatched pinstripes and horned-rim frames with a multitude of color choices.
A remix of the classic Aviator style, Diesel’s FDLYP sunglasses have a continuous shield lens with brown gradient tints on a minimalist frame, barely accented with contrast striping.
A retro 80s classic, Oakley’s Frogskins sunglasses are back thanks to a retooling of the original line; our favorite is the matte black with fire iridium lens above, which is still available.
Looking like a bug-eyed freak is a small price to pay with these concept solar-powered sunglasses, which feature organic dye solar cells in the lens to recharge your gadgets.
Available Spring 2009, Oakley’s ANTIX is more spaceship than sunglasses: it features a single Plutonite lens with a Polaric Ellipsoid shape and a lightweight O Matter frame.
Geeky to some but super swank for others, we’re siding with the latter on these two-toned Bless No. 34 sunglasses. We like the angular art deco meets Cylon grill thing going on.
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