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'17 Summer Gear Guide: The Best in Men's Sunglasses

Our editors curated and personally tested some of the most exciting, innovative, stylish or just plain fun products that Summer 2017 has to offer. Here are our top picks for sunglasses.Photo: CHPOWhy we chose it: They’re made for “sunny days and hungover afternoons.” How could we resist? Why we liked it: The Rumi sunglasses not only look good, but 100% of the proceeds go to the Skateistan organization, which works to use skateboarding as education and youth empowerment. Can’t get much better...

Moscot x Uncrate Eyewear

Summer is now, in theory at least, here so we can turn our attention to the next pair of sunglasses that we’re going to buy and, if you’re anything like us here at Coolector HQ, you’ll gravitate towards small batch goods that values quality above all else and that’s why this collection Moscot x Uncrate Eyewear has propelled itself firmly to the top of our must have list over the next few months.The Moscot family have been selling eyewear in New York City since 1915 and with over a century of...

Solar-eclipse fever means counterfeit glasses are flooding Amazon’s market

One reason a total solar eclipse is so compelling is that it’s the one time humans can turn their soft, sensitive eyes to the sky and gaze directly upon the celestial body that gives life to us and everything else on Earth.But that’s only for two minutes or so, and only for the people who will be in the so-called “path of totality” that cuts across the US. In the time leading up to and following those few moments on August 21, and for everyone else in the US, there will be many more minutes...