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Striking vintage treasure: P.E.I. sunglasses company revives '80s brand

What's old is new again quite literally for Fellow Earthlings, a small bespoke eyewear company based in rural Guernsey Cove, P.E.I. — it's now selling sunglasses manufactured on the Island in the 1980s.The company lucked in to a U-Haul full of vintage sunglasses with metal frames covered in leather, made by Tannereye, a factory in the West Royalty business park that manufactured glasses in the 80s, making frames for large companies including Ralph Lauren and Ray-Ban. 'It is truly a vintage...

10 Best Aviator Sunglasses For Men

It was back in 1936 when Bausch & Lomb, a large manufacturer of eyewear health products, concluded that pilots at the time were over exposed to painful and sometimes blinding sunlight while operating an aircraft. This obviously led to a dangerous scenario up in the air. So, in order to mitigate this issue, they developed a style of sunglasses to protect the eyes of these airborne aviators. Out of here, this style soon took off, keeping the original namesake as the years worn on. The...

Prize Your Eyes with Glasses by SALT Optics

Celebrating its tenth birthday this year, SALT Optics is an eyewear brand that is heavily influenced by nature – hence its name, which is an acronym for Sea, Air, Land and Timeless. Based in SoCal’s Costa Mesa, the company makes both optical and sunglass models that stand out from other brands thanks to their classic style and quality construction. Entirely handcrafted in Japan, SALT glasses employ superior materials such as acetate and titanium and are made to last for years.Head designer...