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SPY Guide: 5 Best Pairs of Sunglasses From the New & Improved Oakley

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* Performance eyewear leader Oakley has revamped its image
* Modern, stylish designs showcase Oakley’s ability to adapt to new trends
* Glasses feature proven technology such as Prizm and O Matter construction

Oakley, the athletic eyewear giant, is taking advantage of the athleisure movement by overhauling their brand with new designs. Known for their popularity in the worlds of surf and snow, their new sunglasses come in more modern, versatile designs and colors, but remain true to their heritage as a premiere sports brand.

These new sunglasses come in stylish, trendy shapes and colors, but uphold Oakley’s top-notch performance and durability. We’ve picked out five of their best new styles.

1. Oakley Latch Prizm

Round tortoise color sunglasses are very on-trend. These Oakley Latch Prisms capture the 60s vibes that make the shape iconic, while adding just the right amount of modern athleticism. The sunglasses are shaped with a classic keyhole bridge and feature Oakley’s Prizm technology, which refines individual colors for vibrant detail. The shape will make them work with a modern man’s style, and the Oakley quality will guarantee lasting durability and performance.

  

2. Oakley Frogskins Eclipse

The Frogskins Eclipse is Oakley’s take on the wayfarer silhouette. The sunglasses have a clear-coat accent for a more casual, modern twist on the classic shape. They feature polarization and HD optics for reduced glare and clear, crisp colors, as well as Oakley’s Plutonite lenses for advanced UV protection.

  

3. Oakley Latch SQ Prizm 

The Latch SQ is a slight variation of the Latch mentioned above, offered with a rectangular shape, gold Oakley accents and polarized tungsten lenses. It features the same Prizm technology, and utilizes HD Optics for clarity and visual fidelity. It also features an O Matter build, which is a lightweight, stress-resistant frame. This premium material and a three-point fit make the glasses feel weightless for all-day comfort.

  

4. Oakley Holbrook

The Holbrook is similar to the original rectangle Oakley, but has been cleaned up and refurbished for 2017. The original Holbrook takes style cues from the screen heroes of the 40s and 50s. This Holbrook is a modern, versatile and sporty look that goes anywhere. The frame is made of polished black O Matter and features gray polarized lenses. This is a great pair for people who love the original Oakley style and want to upgrade to something more clean and contemporary.

  

5. Oakley Catalyst

The Catalyst is another rectangular shape, but it uses a trendy clear sepia color frame. These sunglasses feature all the same advanced technology and apply Oakley Unobtainium earsocks and nose pads for supreme comfort. This technology ensures that the sunglasses will stay on your face and remain comfortable even through sweat, making them perfect for hot summer days.

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