Best sunglasses?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by neato, Jul 4, 2007.

  1. tiecollector

    tiecollector Senior member

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    Anyone ever heard of Initium? http://www.initiumeyewear.com/ my ex-gf got me a pair of the Pinkertons and I like them a lot. [​IMG] Only thing I don't like about them is that they come with a bag whereas other models come with a really cool case. I got the salesperson to give me a case but the glasses don't quite fit so I'm working on tweaking the case right now.
     


  2. lee lin

    lee lin Senior member

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    what are my options for rimless sunglasses? are silhouettes crap? i've also looked at maui jims and lindberg.
     


  3. RustyRyan

    RustyRyan Senior member

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    I have a pair of Silhouettes(Collateral ones, I forget the model #) and i really like them, great optics, comfortable, look decent, but i find myself wearing my Oliver Peoples Victory and Whistle models a lot more.
     


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    Randolph aviators! These are the real deal, and only cost ~ 60 bucks.
    runer up - smith serpico! (~80 bucks).
     


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    I've been using some less expensive Revos in a smoky brown color with plastic frames and they have been excellent so far. I paid around $150 from Sunglass Hut.
     


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    It seems you like monograms on all your belongings.
    mine [​IMG]
     


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    Looking for some aviators to complete a look i'm working on. But i find that all the aviators i try on are just too big and bulky. Yes I realize that's how they are supposed to be, yet I guess what I'm really looking for is a toned down aviator style oval lens sunglass. Any ideas?
     


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    Can anyone speak on the quality of Tom Ford's? I am specifically looking at the "Falconer" model.
    My Tom Ford aviators are the "Charles," I think. Though I am no connoisseur, the build quality strikes me as being a bit higher than my Ray Bans and other Luxottica sunglasses.
     


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    All others, as in Persol.....these are all dead brands that rely on one thing and one thing only - people who have no clue.
    You sound like a salesman working in a hip eye wear boutique. One that doesn't carry Persol. [​IMG]
     


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    +1 for the Maui Jim's. I spend most of my time outside in the job I have & eye protection has been a priority. I have spoken to numerous optomitrists & hands down the recommendation for the highest quality lenses goes to MJ almost every time. You may not find a style that blows you away, but rest assured, you are getting the finest protection available from UV rays by wearing them, especially in the models that wrap on the sides.
     


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    Looking for some aviators to complete a look i'm working on. But i find that all the aviators i try on are just too big and bulky. Yes I realize that's how they are supposed to be, yet I guess what I'm really looking for is a toned down aviator style oval lens sunglass. Any ideas?

    oliver peoples has a few styles that are smaller. I have the benedict, and they fit great and are pretty light, although a bit expensive. also, ray ban makes some smaller sized aviators...but as you said, the style is supposed to be a little big.
     


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