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Revolution Eyewear Showcase Rev755

Revolution Eyewear Showcase Rev755

Revolution Eyewear continues to raise the bar on magnetic clip-on styles. This new sleek lightweight design, with a magnetic clip-on will surely fly off your boards. The Rev755 is available in Cocoa Red Tan, Dark Plum, Matte Black and featured is the Red Lust. Remember, all Revolution Magnetic Clip-Ons are polarized polycarbonate lenses and may be special ordered for 3D Viewing and specialty lenses for specific sports as well. Also, our clip-ons are superior to Photo Chromatic lenses because Photo Chromatic lenses will not become fully dark inside your vehicle and not allow full protection from glare. Size is 52-17-135. Please call 800-986-0010 to speak to an area representative. www.revolutioneyewear.com
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New ONESUN Sunwear Release from Alternative Eyewear

New ONESUN Sunwear Release from Alternative Eyewear

ONESUN continues to lead the way with the highest quality sunwear to price ratio available in the industry. The summer release features 20 new models. All new models include a backside anti-reflective coating on the lens. This great new feature helps reduce eye fatigue and improve clarity. All new models also include the standard RX-able and 100% polarized features that have defined ONESUN since it’s conception. The collection includes hand-made acetates and stainless steel models. It also features new colour techniques, including a triple laminated colour application that creates an intense depth of colour. This eclectic collection includes models for children, men and women, young and old alike. Affordable and quality made, these sunglasses can handle the wear and tear of a busy lifestyle and give you the sunglass look you want for less. There is only ONESUN, so get out there and enjoy it! For more information visit www.alternativeeyes.com
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Charmant Introduces New SS14 Sunglasses

Charmant Introduces New SS14 Sunglasses

PUMA Eyewear expresses the energy and style of this world-famous sports’ brand. An extensive collection of new PUMA lifestyle and performance sunglasses have all the great features that you come to expect in a PUMA frame and much more. Every PUMA sun frame is designed to ensure a comfortable, ergonomic fit. The new collection features both Lifestyle and Performance sunglasses. Fashion-forward wearers, willing to embrace casual gear with a stylish urban accent, will love the new PUMA Lifestyle sunwear looks. Hip frames are inspired by trendy pilot and vintage forms. Performance sunglasses will thrill professional and recreational athletes alike through an array of sport-inspired designs in peppy colors and high-performance lenses that are polarized, photochromic, and/or anti-fog. Performance styles PU15176 On a head-clearing forest run or competing in a local summer triathlon, you can now enjoy uninterrupted optical clarity with these anti-fog sunglasses from PUMA. Condensation build-up is not an issue with the special lens coating in this performance-optimized athletic style. The soft, light structure has all the features you have come to expect from PUMA Eyewear: a snug, ergonomic...
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Essilor International Finalizes Acquisition of Costa Inc

Essilor International Finalizes Acquisition of Costa Inc

Costa Inc. and Essilor International recently completed its previously announced merger agreement, bringing together two technology-minded partners committed to building and defining the next generation of sun lens technology. As a premiere manufacturer of superior polarized performance sunglasses, Costa is best known for its patented 580® lens technology, which offers razor sharp color enhancement and increased visual acuity. Through this agreement, Costa will serve as a proving ground for sun lens technology developments, allowing the brand to continue bringing the finest sun lenses to the fishing and outdoor market, while taking eye protection, visual experience and lens durability to new levels. “This is a positive development for Costa, Inc. and for fans of the Costa brand,” said Chas MacDonald, President of Costa Sunglasses. “As a member of the Essilor family, we’ll maximize their world class resources and technology to develop the next several generations of lens technology, while continuing our growth in the U.S. and internationally, especially within the Rx realm. We remain committed to building the best performance sunglasses for outdoor enthusiasts everywhere, and...
Seiko’s 1.67 PolarThin Lenses For Fun In The Sun

Seiko’s 1.67 PolarThin Lenses For Fun In The Sun

Seiko Optical Products of America, the global leader of innovative high-index and free-form lens technologies, introduces PolarThin, the thinnest and lightest polarized sunwear available. Michael J. Rybacki, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, announces the launch of Seiko’s Semi-Finished Spherical 1.67 PolarThin stating, “The 1.67 Semi-Finished PolarThin features Precise Film Positioning, a proprietary process where the film is located 0.4mm from surface center to edge (Patent Pending). The polarizing film is placed closer to the surface of the blank, resulting in lightweight and fashionable lenses that can be surfaced as thin as 1.3 mm center thickness, compared to all other manufacturers 1.8-2.0 mm center thickness.” Seiko’s 1.67 PolarThin offers 11 accurate Base Curves including a 0.50B. The accurate and consistent curvature is ideal for all free-form designs as well as conventional single-vision. PolarThin blanks are made with high index MR-10 resin. MR-10 is less sensitive to heat and does not readily contract or expand- factors that can lead to warping and coating deterioration. PolarThin 1.67 is available in Gray and Brown polarized film colors and features...
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Protect Your Eyes While On The Water With WX Rush

Protect Your Eyes While On The Water With WX Rush

Top professional fishermen like Edwin Evers and Skeet Reese depend on advanced Wiley X® eyewear to perform their best week in and week out. And with models like the WX Rush – combining stylish good looks, superior fishing vision and battlefield proven protection – everyday fishermen can benefit from Wiley X performance, as well. As a member of Wiley X’s popular Active Series, the WX Rush features a wraparound-style frame with a soft rubber nose pad and temple grips for a comfortable, secure fit, even when the fishing action gets hot and heavy. The WX Rush is ideal for casual anglers and weekend warriors alike, matching a Gloss Black frame with Polarized Blue Mirror Lenses. These lenses feature Wiley X’s proven Filter 8™ polarizing technology that eliminates glare and helps fishermen see underwater structure, schools of bait and suspended fish. Wiley X’s versatile Green lens base tint is effective under a wide range of light conditions, especially those found in fishing environments. Fishermen need protection, as well, and Wiley X has built its reputation by delivering this in some of the most challenging conditions on Earth. Not only do Wiley X glasses...
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With Costa’s New Frame Color Those Fish Won’t See You Coming!

With Costa’s New Frame Color Those Fish Won’t See You Coming!

New for fall, Costa Sunglasses has released six of its styles in the Mossy Oak® Shadow Grass® Blades frame color. The new pattern compliments Costa’s camouflage line, which already includes eight sunglass styles available in the Realtree® AP frame color, as well as a variety of men’s and women’s apparel options. The Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades pattern is known for its precisely arranged blades of grass, designed to help hunters and anglers disappear in the marsh. The new frame color is available in Costa’s Caballito, Fantail, Fisch, Hatch, Rockport and Tuna Alley. Each of these frames feature Costa’s signature performance technology, such as sturdy integral hinges, nearly indestructible co-injected nylon frame construction and no-slip Hydrolite™ nose pads and interior linings. All work together to provide Costa’s “forget-they’re-on” fit. The camouflage styles are available with Costa’s patented 580™ lens technology. The lenses block yellow light – the harshest light – from entering the eye, allowing the eye to truly relax. The result is razor sharp color enhancement and unparalleled polarization. All Costa sunglasses are 100 percent polarized, eliminate...
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Costa Del Mar Heats Up This Summer

Costa Del Mar Heats Up This Summer

Just in time for summer, Costa introduces three new sunglass styles: Prop, KC and the limited edition Grand Catalina. Featuring an on trend retro style in a medium fit, Prop is available in fresh new frame colors ocean, coral and black pearl, as well as tortoise, black and the combination black/white. The sturdy nylon frame and integral hinge construction means Prop is built to last, and no-slip Hydrolite™ nose pads help keep the sunglasses comfortably in place all day. Laid back and performance-driven, KC takes after its namesake, country music star and Costa partner Kenny Chesney. Available in gunmetal, palladium and rose gold frame colors, KC’s aviator style is built of quality Monel® metal and features adjustable silicone nose pads for a customized fit. Grand Catalina is back by popular demand, as part of a limited edition release. Originally part of Costa’s line starting in 2003, Grand Catalina’s vintage large aviator look is now available in brand new frame colors, including coconut fade, scotch, coral, black fade, white, and combinations blue/white and red/white. The frame offers flexible spring hinges for a “forget-they’re-on” fit, no-slip Hydrolite nose pads...
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No Longer Sacrifice Fashion For Functionality

No Longer Sacrifice Fashion For Functionality

L’Amy America, a division of global eyewear group TWC-L’Amy, announces the worldwide launch of 17 new models from the Columbia Eliminator polarized collection. With legendary features such as “H90” featherweight frame technology and Eliminator lenses that block 99.99% of reflected glare, the new collection exemplifies Columbia’s core values of outdoor, long-wear comfort and performance for men and women. “For the first time ever we have created women’s specific designs, utilizing our ‘H90’ frame material. The Columbia core female consumer expects products that will allow her to spend extended amounts of time outdoors. She expects true performance, real comfort, and just like her male counterparts, appreciates technology that works. She is equally interested in feeling attractive, for added confidence, no matter the activity. She is not willing, however, to sacrifice function for fashion” says Worldwide Business Unit Manager Connie Reiss. Answering the function-with-fashion call are 3 new feminine models, providing definite trend appeal through color-blocking, simultaneous use of matte and shiny finishes, and flirty shapes, such as the cat-eye “LoLo”. The models...
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This Summer Be Driven By Design

This Summer Be Driven By Design

Eastern States Eyewear has announced the release of eleven new Jaguar Sunglasses. The new collection features a mix of Jaguar’s classical sensibilities as well several styles that have a more youthful, fashion forward edge.  There are nine metal styles and two plastics, the majority of which are RXable.  As in the past, each Jaguar sunglass features a polarized lens option, however in the current release there is one color per frame that features a fashion lens, allowing the customer to choose which type of lens best fits their shop’s needs. Several materials are used and often intermingled, for example, the Jaguar 37331 features a monel design with carbon fiber temple accents.  The 37711 combines rubber temple accents with an aluminum-magnesium alloy frame.  The 37110 sports a remarkable matt finish to its acetate construction and is enhanced with subtle metal temple details.  In addition to more traditional masculine colors a variety of exciting accent colors are utilized throughout the collection including reds, oranges, blues, and white.  All styles feature the Jaguar “leaping cat” logo lightly engraved upon its lenses. “This is the largest seasonal sunglass release...
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Make The Switch To Switch Vision

Make The Switch To Switch Vision

Switch Vision is excited to launch two more full frames – bringing the Switch Collection to 21 styles in all.  In our third year of sales, Switch is making headway as a performance sunglass collection with the world’s only magnetic interchange technology.  The Axo and Lynx were designed to appeal to a unisex consumer.  Both introduce sporty overmolds and unique color combinations.  Axo is available in 3 colors – Crystal Cool Grey, Polar White and Shiny Black and has a large fit size.  The Lynx is also available in 3 colors – Crystal Black, Dark Tortoise and Crystal Cool Grey. Both styles are available in Plano Polarized Lenses or can be Rxed, ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and athletes who need superior optics, unquestionable comfort, and outstanding eye protection, all the while having the versatility to change their lenses in a matter of seconds. No matter what drives you to the great outdoors, Switch Vision has you covered. Specs: Cutting edge styles Weighs less than an ounce! World’s Magnetic Interchange Lens System makes changing lenses INSANELY FAST! Frame colors and sizes:  see attached spec sheets All Switch Vision sunglasses include one additional Rose-Amber...
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Be Ready To Take On Spring In Vera Bradley

Be Ready To Take On Spring In Vera Bradley

With the best of the old and the new, the latest additions to the Vera Bradley sunwear collection feature new styles and classic favorites! Adrian, Blair, Claudette, Meredith and Anna have all been updated for the new year, combining fashionable styling with the latest Vera Bradley colors. New styles appearing on the scene feature current fashion shapes in the latest Vera Bradley colors for a perfect fit. Designed to fit her style, these sunglasses are the perfect addition to any woman’s wardrobe. Adrian and Blair are classic aviators updated for the new year! Adrian is a comfortable classic with a traditional aviator shape that makes a sophisticated fashion statement. The newest colors, Jazzy Blooms and Plum Crazy, both feature a colorful front for an updated look. Blair provides a contemporary twist on a classic aviator shape and prominently displays the Vera Bradley Dogwood and English Rose colors on the exterior temples. Both frames feature spring hinges and adjustable nose pads for a sure fit. Two favorite styles, Claudette and Meredith, return with the latest in Vera Bradley colors. Claudette brings a modern, trendy wayfarer shape, with a rounded eyeshape and the Vera Bradley...
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How Will You Show Your Valor?

How Will You Show Your Valor?

Vision protection leader Wiley X®, Inc. has introduced a new Black Ops WX Valor with polarized lenses to its line, providing law enforcement, tactical wearers and shooters with a unique combination of stealthy styling, superior glare cutting performance and ballistic vision protection. Whether you wear it on the streets, in the field, or on the range, the Polarized Black Ops WX Valor delivers the distortion-free vision, eye comfort and protection you need to enter any situation or tactical environment with confidence. The Polarized Black Ops WX Valor combines a stealthy Matte Black frame with Wiley Xʼs shatterproof Smoke Grey polarized lenses. These lenses feature Wiley Xʼs proprietary Filter 8™ lens technology, delivering 100% polarization and 100% UV protection for superior clarity and contrast. With their neutral Smoke Grey tint, these versatile lenses perform well under a range of conditions — especially in high-glare environments often encountered in cities, on the road or around water. With its shatterproof lenses and virtually indestructible frame, the Polarized Black Ops WX Valor meets stringent ANSI Z87.1 High Velocity and High Mass Impact Safety Standards. Taking advanced...
Filed in: Sunwear
Here Comes The Sun For Lightec!

Here Comes The Sun For Lightec!

Lightec introduces its first ever sun collection! All models are 100% screwless and weld-free! Frames are produced by folding one piece of sheet metal. Endtips feature injected grey or black rubber inserted into the core with the word “polarized” hollow molded on the inside of the right endtip and “registered design” on the left side. In keeping consistent with the entire Lightec collection, the suns feature Lightec’s exclusive patented springless and screwless Alpha hinge! Lightec sun frames feature polarized CAT 3 lenses. The sun collection currently offers six models which are available in gloss or matte galvanized finishes. For more information visit www.morel-france.com or call 800-526-8838
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Polaroid Eyewear Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Polaroid Eyewear Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Polaroid Eyewear celebrated its 75th Anniversary, Tuesday 11th December, at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The event was enjoyed by a thousand people from USA, South America and Europe together with personalities such as Leigh Lezark, Whitney Port, Adam Driver and Carson Kressley. The New York based DJ trio “The Misshapes” performed during the evening. The guests discovered, explored and interacted with the brand’s technology, heritage and innovation, whilst they were introduced to how Polaroid Eyewear is moving forward into the future. The main focus of the event was the unveiling of the new Polaroid Plus collection which will be on sale from Spring 2013. Guests were also invited to experience polarization through a striking glare installation which demonstrated the unique and perfect vision of the Polaroid polarized lens. The celebration took place at MoMA, whose collection of Architecture and Design includes  an original pair of 1946 Polaroid sunglasses: a unique piece manufactured by the American Optical Corp. and donated to MoMA by Edgar Kaufmann Jr., heir to the famous family home Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. This pair of Polaroid sunglasses is among...
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