American Optical Pilot Sunglasses

American Optical Flight Goggle 58 450x330

In 1958 American Optical released the Flight Goggle 58 – now better known as the “Original Pilot Sunglass” (or OPS) for the US Air Force and NASA. The Flight Goggle 58 would become standard issue for all American pilots and astronauts from the late-50s right the way through into the mid-80s, three decades that would…

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Shwood Wood Sunglasses

Shwood Wood Sunglasses Govy1

If you’ve ever wanted a pair of sunglasses that float you might want to take a look at these wooden sunglasses by Shwood. The model pictured here is called the “Govy”, each pair comes in a protective wooden box and the MSRP is $145 – which is comparable with a mid-range pair of Ray-Bans or Oakleys.

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Ray-Ban Clubmaster

RayBan Clubmaster 3

The Clubmaster by Ray-Ban is one of the most iconic sunglass designs of the 20th century, the retro look has now entered “timeless” status – meaning they’re in the same league as the Wayfarer and the Aviator as sunglasses that you can wear no matter what the current trends are, and still look good.

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Vans Spicoli 4 Sunglasses

Vans Spicoli 4 Sunglasses 2 450x330

I belong to the school of thought that every man should have at least 2 pairs of sunglasses. Mostly because I break sunglasses with startling frequency and have learned the hard way not to take expensive eyewear camping, fishing, surfing, sailing or any place that might require some level of physical exertion.

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