Magazine article USA TODAY

Looking Good. (What's New?)

Magazine article USA TODAY

Looking Good. (What's New?)

Article excerpt

* Although some people in the East, after a thoroughly dreary spring, were convinced the sun would never come out, summer's here; Old Sol has made his annual appearance; and the need for cool shades is once more upon us. So, what's new in the world of high-end sunglasses this year?

The Bushnell Corporation, Overland Park, Kan., has a wide variety of stylish, yet, most importantly, optically correct pairs that Iook good and protect your eyes as they do so. Its Bolle line features Piraja Snakes ($99.99), with tire orange nylon frames for durability, color-coordinated polarized lenses for protection, and Thermogrip nose pads and temples to prevent the glasses from sliding down your face when the perspiration starts to flow.

The Serengeti selection provides the darkest lenses practicable for coping with the brightest light, the gray/green lenses maximizing yellow and green light to keep everything sharp. The sleek gun-metal Da Vinci ($144.99) has spring hinges to make sure the glasses hug your face, while the light-silver mirror coating cuts glare, blocking up to 91% of visible light. Serengeti's Strata glasses employ its patented Spectral Control technology to assure high-definition viewing, its Epiros model ($199. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.