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In the Pacific Northwest, it’s officially time to break out the sunglasses! Maybe it’s a year-round affair for you, but if you’re just getting around to shopping for your seasonal sunnies, it’s time to check out Under Armor’s offerings. Under Armor act …

Smith ChromaPop Challis Sunglasses

It’s long been known that wearing sunglasses when we’re outdoors is a good way to protect our eyes. But sometimes, mediocre sunglasses (which can come in a range of prices) hold us back. How do you know what to look for? Polarized lenses eliminate the …

Tifosi

These Tifosi Pro Launch sunglasses are pretty cool, especially since they come in my favorite Leopard print pattern. They are lightweight, which makes them perfect for wearing in a variety of weather conditions.

Timberland Men's Polarized Wayfarer Sunglasses | Practical Travel Gear 2

The lenses of Timberland’s polarized Wayfarer sunglasses are neither round nor rectangular instead have a hybrid look that works well on a variety of faces

Hook'd Storm Polarized Active Sunglasses From Under Armour | Practical Travel Gear 1

For sunglasses that perform well on the water or in sports conditions, these polarized Hook’d shades from UA also look good enough to be the all-around pair you keep on when you’re not sweating. When you think of Under Armour you probably picture athle …

Costa Tippet Sunglasses | Practical Travel Gear

Summer is the perfect time of year to get a second pair of sunglasses, especially when your primary pair is sports-specific, like for cycling or running. If shades with wrap-around lenses or those that are so large they make you look like a bug, consid …

Smith Optics Tioga Sunglasses | Practical Travel Gear

Sunglasses have advanced quite a bit in the past 20 years, but for those who love the old-school frame styles, you’re in luck. Smith Optics’ Tioga sunglasses were originally released in 1993, but still have that classic cool look, yet modernized for th …

Swift Sunglasses From Guideline Eyewear | Practical Travel Gear 3

Sometimes you just want a good pair of sunglasses, for a good price, that will do the job and be comfortable on your face. This Swift model from Guideline Eyewear is a solid performer that won’t cost you three figures. We review a fair number of brands …

Bolle Weaver Sunglasses | Practical Travel Gear

It’s one thing for sunglasses to look good, or really, make you look good. But when you also need them to be tough enough for your travel adventures, some of the flimsier models need to be tossed by the wayside, even if they make you look like a movie …

New Serengeti Misano Sunglasses | Practical Travel Gear 1

On my last few trips I’ve been wearing sunglasses that do a good job of making me look much more classy and sophisticated than I really am: the new Misano shades from Serengeti. As I’ve traveled around on multiple travel writing assignments like an int …

Bold Cortez Sunglasses From Costa | Practical Travel Gear 1

This new Cortez model from Costa del Mar is a great-looking pair of sunglasses that performs well anywhere near the water. The hard part is keeping someone else from snagging them. “Those are too big for you and I need some new sunglasses.” That my fri …

Tifosi Just Sport Sunglasses are a Deal | Practical Travel Gear 2

With several attractive frame colors, an adjustable nose piece, and ventilated lenses, these $50-$70 Tifosi sport sunglasses are a terrific value. If you want to spend $200 or more on a pair of sunglasses for active outdoor pursuits like biking, you ca …

Under Armour Zone 2.0 Sunglasses  | Practical Travel Gear 2

From Under Armour’s new Storm line of sunglasses, the Zone are sleek, tough, and ready to tackle outdoor adventure. You start with all the features you’d expect from high-end, performance sunglasses: polarized lenses (check), rimless frames (check), an …

Hobie Motion Polarized Sunglasses Collection | Practical Travel Gear 2

You can easily lay out a few hundred bucks for some quality polarized sunglasses. If that’s out of your budget, check out some stylish options for a good bit less from Hobie Polarized. The day this post comes out I’ll be chillin’ in Cancun Mexico, ther …

Bifocal Guideline Sunglasses for the Over-40 Crowd | Practical Travel Gear 1

If you frequently pull off your sunglasses to put on some reading glasses when you’re on the move outdoors, Guideline Eyewear has a better solution. I first started noticing a problem when I was looking at the microscopic print on pill bottles. Then it …

Bolle Jude Sunglasses for Home and Away | Practical Travel Gear 1

Yes, we review some expensive sunglasses on here sometimes and can make a good argument that they’re worth it. But sometimes you want a pair that you can use at home and just tuck in your pocket when you go traveling too. This the Bolle site is a good …

Serengeti Rivoli Sleek High-performance Sunglasses | Practical Travel Gear 1

If you want to feel like you’re driving along the Cinque de Terre coast after renting a car in Italy, these Serengeti Rivoli sunglasses might get you there, even if it’s just the coast of Cape Cod instead. Although you may not have thought about it, su …

Smith Optics Facet Sunglasses | Practical Travel Gear

We’re moving into summer, and you’re more than likely going to be outside a lot—even if that’s just at home. What else is outside? The glaring sun. Give your eyes a little protection and style with Smith Optics’ Facet sunglasses. The Facet’s medium fra …

Native Eyewear Linville and Perazzo Sunglasses | Practical Travel Gear 1

There are a couple schools of thought on sunglasses: buy the cheapest you can find because you’ll eventually lose or crush them, and buy decently-priced performance sunglasses because you want to treat your eyes well. (I’m leaving out the school that a …

Eyefly Prescription Sunglasses for Travel | Practical Travel Gear

I’m not sure how I didn’t know about Eyefly sunglasses until recently. $94 gets you any pair, prescription or non-prescription, in any style. And these are seriously stylish glasses. I tried Eyefly’s Sunset Boulevard sunglasses in honey,  and have been …

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