Randolph Aviator Sunglasses – Standard Issue To US Fighter Pilots

Randolph Aviator Sunglasses

The Randolph Aviator Sunglasses (and their almost identical forbear) have been standard issue to all US astronauts and fighter pilots since 1958, officially known as the Flight Goggle 58. The optical manufacturer was established in the small town of Randolph just outside of Boston, Massachusetts and quickly became famous for their almost indestructible frame joints…

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Northern Lights Optic NL 24 Sunglasses

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The NL 24 Sunglasses by Northern Lights Optic feature a hand-laid acetate teardrop aviator frame with removable leather side shields – the shields are useful when out in the snow or in high-glare areas. All of the glasses and sunglasses made by Northern Lights Optic are designed in the mountains of British Columbia in the…

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100% Blake Sunglasses – Impact-Resistant Motorcycle Eyewear

100% Blake Sunglasses - Impact-Resistant Motorcycle Eyewear

The 100% Blake Sunglasses were specifically developed by 100% to accompany their range of motorcycle goggles. Regular sunglasses are generally unsuitable for motorcycle use due to the lack of impact resistance – anything that gets flicked up into your eye could potentially shatter the glass or plastic lens before hitting your eye, making matters considerably…

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Randolph Aviator II Sunglasses

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Randolph sunglasses are standard issue for the U.S. Air Force, and they have been since 1982. They’ve been worn by fighter pilots, NASA astronauts, and a wide range of other airborne personnel – they’re so famously durable that Randolph guarantee the frames for life. The Randolph Aviator II has a classic brow bar and bayonet…

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Pacifico Optical Blair Sunglasses

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The Whiskey Havana Blair sunglasses by Pacifico Optical have handcrafted frames made from cellulose acetate sourced from Italy, with Italian-engineered 5-joint nickel silver rivet hinges. Each pair has Carl Zeiss lenses which are shatterproof, lightweight, provide UV6 400 protection, and have a multilayer anti-reflective coating on the inside, with a hard-coated exterior to prevent scratching….

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Lionel Sunglasses

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Warby Parker was founded to offer high-end eyewear at less than high-end prices, thanks to the fact that the company bypasses the current monopoly within the luxury eyewear market. The Lionel Sunglasses have a brushed Japanese titanium frame with Akulon-coated screws for durability. The CR-39 lenses have an Antiscratch coating, and they offer 100% UV…

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Northern Lights Optic Alpine Noir Sunglasses

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Northern Lights Optic specialises in eyewear influenced by 20th century designs, but with thoroughly modern 21st century materials and construction methods. The NL 18 sunglasses above are part of the new NLO Alpine Noir collection, characterised by black on black color schemes and classic ski-inspired design cues. The NL 18 was developed to evoke the…

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Ray-Ban Blaze Shooter Sunglasses

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The new Ray-Ban Blaze Shooter sunglasses are based on the original design, which itself was a new take on the legendary Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses. The most obvious difference between the two models are the acetate brow bar and circular central brace on the Shooter. The Blaze Shooter uses flat shield lens construction in place of…

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Persol 649 Series Sunglasses

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Persol’s 649 series sunglasses were originally designed in 1957 for use by the tram drivers of Turin, it wasn’t long before iconic Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni wore a pair of 649s in the cult classic “Divorce, Italian Style” – leaving Persol struggling to keep up with demand. The Italian company was founded in 1917 to…

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Davida Gov Visor

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The Davida Gov Visor is a solution for those who need something halfway between a bubble visor and a pair of traditional aviator goggles. Perhaps the most significant benefit to the Gov Visor is the fact that it can be worn with glasses or sunglasses – a feature missing from most motorcycle goggles. Available in…

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49er Sunglasses by RETROSUPERFUTURE

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The 49er Sunglasses by RETROSUPERFUTURE are made using premium Italian acetate construction in a style that’ll appeal to many due to its minimalist form that evokes the look of designs that were popular in the 1950s. Each pair of sunglasses is made from hand-laid acetate with wire core temples for added strength and flexibility, they…

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