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Austrian eyewear label Rolf Spectacles is a small, family-run business that specializes in manufacturing beautiful and elegant eyewear with wood. The hand-made, lightweight wooden eyewear is produced completely without any metal parts or screws, even the innovative hinge is made of wood! Their latest Evolve Collection is produced by hand and combines the existing design excellence, finest natural materials and elaborate finishing. watch the video
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Outdoor gear experts Poler have teamed up with eyewear brand RAEN Optics for a special collection of sunglasses envisioned for the traveler, adventurer and thrill seeker. The collaboration resulted in three distinct models, the Garwood - a wayfarer-esque frame, the Remy - a modern lightweight frame, and the Myer - a bold frame with a squared off outline. All models are fitted with Carl Zeiss lenses to ensure you’re able to keep adventuring for days on end.

Available now from Poler or from Raen
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 Vinylize make eyewear from old, unwanted vinyl records. The company, based in Budapest, Hungary uses a laser cutter to craft old records into some really amazing and unique eyewear, with texture, pattern, and a sense of history. Even the carrying case is made from a folded record fitted with a zipper! They have both a optical glasses and sunglasses collection with a range of styles to choose from. watch the video
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From personal experience, we can safely say that finding a decent and compact eyeglass case is a very difficult task. That was until we came across this stylish option by Tanner Goods. Inspired by the late 1960s-era US Army standard-issue case, the guys have created a simple, functional and elegant case. The leather cases are made to order and are available in a choice of different colors. They also make the Sunglass Case, a slightly larger version.
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Portland-based eyewear company Shwood have presented their latest addition to the "Wood Original” Collection. The Prescott features a wayfarer-like unisex frame with raised browline and rectangular lenses and is available in a choice of Walnut or dark Walnut finish. You can also choose from their standard Carl Zeiss lenses or Japanese polarized grey lenses.

You can pick up Shwood sunglasses from their website or at Amazon
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Portland-based eyewear company Shwood combines titanium and wood for an innovative new line of eyewear for Spring/Summer 2014. The Titanium collection combines Shwood´s signature hardwood designs with hi-tech and lightweight titanium, and includes three styles in a choice of two different wood options, walnut and dark walnut. You can also choose from two styles of lenses, grey and G15 polarized. Check out the introductory video after the jump.
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Makers of premium goggles and motorbike accessories "100%" have recently presented "The Barstow Google”. Inspired by the legendary hare & hound desert races of the 1970´s, this new goggle pays tribute to this classic era of motorcycling. Designed with vintage moto styling and built with today´s high performance features, the result is a timeless look with next level motocross performance. The Barstow is available in two versions: the Classic, MX specific version and, for those also (or more) café racer-oriented, the Legend version is available.

Learn more from The Barstow website or purchase now from amazon
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If you missed out on the first batch of limited edition Persol Steve McQueen sunglasses, you´ll be happy to know Persol have made the iconic shades available again. The Persol 714 model was first released fifty years ago and was elevated to legendary status by the "King of Cool”, the late Steve McQueen. This is a limited edition, if interested, act fast for a chance to own one of the most classic sunglasses of all time.

You can also pick up the "non limited edition” Persol 714 sunglasses from amazon
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A collaboration between Autodromo and Hodinkee has resulted in these stylish sunglasses, the HODINKEE Edition Stelvio Sunglasses - named after Italy´s Stelvio Pass, one of the most famous and exceptional Alpine driving roads. The style is inspired by the mid-century racing and the polarized Cognac lenses perfectly complement Amber acetate frames. This color combination is exclusive to HODINKEE and only 50 individually numbered pairs have been made.
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Ottomila are a small boutique brand based in Brooklyn, NY. They make simple, high-quality eyewear thats entirely hand-crafted in Italy with an obsessive approach to detail, quality, and form. The vintage style 8M1 is inspired by the mountaineers of the 1930’s and features a classic round shape, a stainless steel light weight frame with genuine leather end tips, and glass filter army green lenses. Limited to 8,000 units, each product is marked with a serial number.

Available now at Vetted Shop
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Carrera have launched the Carrera 6008 sunglasses to match the Carrera Premium Foldable Helmet. The aviator style sunglasses feature a Pantos shaped frame, a double bridge, and extremely thin temples that fit perfectly under the helmet. Three different colors are available to match the premium helmets.

You can get them in the US at amazon and in Europe at amazon.co.uk
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Shwood Sunglasses are known for their cool wooden sunglasses, now the same brand is exploring another natural material, stone! The new Shwood Stone Collection consists of two models, the Wayfarer-like Canby and the vintage Belmont, both made ​​of real slate stone(light or dark) mixed with birch wood. The exclusive glasses are limited to 200 pairs and are available from $295 dollars. Watch the video
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Palo is a recent brand that make beautifully crafted wooden sunglasses. No two pairs of sunglasses are alike because they carve each central frame from a single piece of natural hardwood, giving each pair a natural wooden look and feel. The sunglasses are are made with sustainably grown and harvested wood, reflecting Palo´s commitment to the environment and social responsibility. Check out the stylish collection on their website.
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The 20th Anniversary Edition Catfish embodies the same spirit of creativity that helped establish Arnette in 1992. It features a retro-inspired Arnette logo and some of the throwback colorways that it was infamous for. The re-issued Catfish will be available in the original Gloss Black, along with vintage Havana, trippy Inked Green and 90’s-soaked Silver with a red mirror lens.More details after the jump...
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SK8 Shades are hand-made sunglasses made from recycled skateboards! They are manufactured by one of South Africa’s best skateboard ramp builders, Dave De Witt, he makes them from used skateboards and pimps them into very cool sunglasses. It takes Dave 3 to 5 days working an average 4 hours for a perfect finish. The result are some awesome sunglasses that in their previous life have rolled down half pipes and pools, ridden inner cities and bombed down daunting hills...watch the video of the building process. source
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Fan of aviator glasses? Californian brand Oliver Peoples created a new eyewear collection in collaboration with Japanese designer Takahiro Miyashita. Two vintage-inspired models were created, a sunglass model and The Soloist Round (featured here) an optical model. This is a limited edition website exclusive, you can choose from three classic color combinations.
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Arnette have released two models with replaceable arms through their A.C.E.S. (Arnette Creative Exchange System) system. With A.C.E.S., you have the ability to express yourself by customizing your sunglasses to match your style preference whenever you want, or mix and match with your friends. More info and photos after the jump.

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The Persol Clip-On Shades collection, consists of two models of glasses that come with clip-on shades. The 60s inspired, vintage style, clip-on sunglasses, come in numerous color combinations of frames and lenses. They are the perfect solution for reading, proper vision and protecting your eyes from extreme sunlight.
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