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Maui Jim Kawika in Blue Hawaii

Every once in a while Maui Jim, known for their great polarized lenses and generally more conservative designs and colors, creates a super fun design and color combo.  The Kawika is a classic clubman style frame that can look dressy or casual in the black color, but the Kawika has been released in a new color that is more trendy and fun.  This new color is crystal acetate and features Maui Jim’s Blue Hawaii lens.  For those of you that not familiar with Blue Hawaii, it is the newest Maui Jim lens that features a vibrant blue mirror.  If you haven’t tried the Blue Hawaii yet, I would suggest checking it out.  I would describe the color as being somewhere...

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Daniel Brunson


Sands Point by Zero G

The browline style is iconic and timeless.  It has a definite 1950’s and 1960’s vibe, and if you watched Mad Men on TV you will remember seeing the character called Harry Crane often wearing this type of frame.  Harry Crane, as portrayed by Rich Sommer, on AMC's Mad Men You will often see browline style frames today being called the clubman style.  The reason dates back to the 1950’s when Artcraft made a very popular browline style that they named the Clubman.  The Zero G frame I am wearing above is called the Sands Point, and it is certainly one of the more comfortable frames you will find in this category.  You see, Zero G frames are hand crafted at...

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Daniel Brunson


Tom Davies Classic Horn Eyewear

The new Tom Davies horn pieces are classic, simple, and pure. For #framefriday I am wearing a limited edition clubman style horn piece.  My apologies for the sideways pic if you are reading this from a mobile device.  The material, which is from Indian water buffalo, is 35% lighter than acetate and is hypoallergenic. Since the temple tips are also made of horn this is a great material for sensitive skin. When paired with the gold titanium rims here, it reminds me of the classic styles of the 50's and 60's that donned the pages of catalogues of such manufacturers as Art-Craft Optical, Viennaline and Victory Optical.

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