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Alabama couple has designs on sunglasses industry with Maho Shades

If you're going to Maho Bay, you expect to need sunglasses.A place of blue skies, pristine beaches and coconut palm trees, this part of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands is a favorite destination of families and travelers, just as it was a few years ago to Alabama residents Kris and Alex Anderson.Out for a day of paddleboarding, they both managed to lose their sunglasses and ended up lamenting the exorbitant price of paying $250 or more to keep the sun out of their eyes."So we spent $65,000...

Julbo Explorer 2.0: A worthy new member to a long, proud lineage of sunglasses

MSRP: $179.95 (with Zebra lenses)Julbo sunglasses are a little bit like crocodiles—archosaurs that have been around for ages, successfully adapting to a changing world. A variety of Julbo models have evolved over the decades since the iconic "Vermont" model (still available from the company today) influenced markets in 1950, but the original intent of the Julbo design was to protect the eyes in alpine environments where the sunrays are amplified by snow glare, which is why they are also known...

The Great Father Review: A Stylish Mammootty Tries To Save A Drowning Film

Haneef Adeni’s directorial debut The Great Father has leather jackets and sunglasses in pivotal roles. In the backdrop lies a story that is worth telling. But the focus is constantly drawn away by the aforementioned things. And how suave its lead man, the megastar Mammootty looks when he wears them. The Great Father is as much in awe of Mammootty as its target audience – the young fans – are. A lot is said about his invincibility and good looks. Even the sophistication with which he smokes a...