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The Quest for Good-Looking Tech Sunglasses

Sunglasses are vanity objects. No matter how much we may need technical features like UV protection, lightweight lenses, anti-slip nose pads, and polarization, we all want our sunglasses to make us look cool.And most technical women’s frames definitely don’t look cool. I have piles of performance sunglasses that work great for running, hiking, and mountain biking, so long as I’m OK with the futuristic, angry-racer look. Fishing shades are the worst, with their huge lenses...

Plaintiff Throws Shade at Sunglasses Maker's 'No Gimmicks' Warranty in Houston Class Action Case

A Fort Worth man has filed a class action suit against the manufacturer of Costa Del Mar sunglasses alleging the company’s aggressive “no gimmicks” warranty was nothing of the sort, and that it was in fact a trick the company used to lure customers into making expensive repairs on shades they claimed would be fixed for a “nominal fee.”The recent lawsuit filed in a Harris County state district court brings deceptive trade practices allegations against Florida-based Costa, which advertises...

North Carolina’s Lockler Takes Home Co-angler Title

(Oct 17, 2017 - WILLIAMSBURG, Va.) Boater Richard Owen of Chester, Virginia, caught a three-day cumulative total of 15 bass weighing 40 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Regional event on the James River presented by Costa Sunglasses. Owen earned $65,000 for his win, including a new Ranger Z518C boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard and an automatic berth into the 2018 BFL All-American Championship.“The win is still sinking in – I can’t believe...