We enjoy a mashup in between brand names with comparable visions and an eagerness for premium craftmanship. Our newest fixation originates from Article One, manager of treasure glasses, and Mission Workshop, maker of technical equipment and clothing. Their titular work of art, Article One X Mission Workshop, is a twist on navigator sunglasses.
The styling originates from Article One’s roots. Its glasses is all handmade in a town in northern Italy, right at the base of the Dolomites. You can see the Italian impact in the somewhat retro, angular frames. The double eyebrow bar imbues a pilot, however keeps the more rectangle-shaped shape and geometry of a timeless navigator. It’s magnificent, vibrant, and injects immediate design to your look.
The frames themselves are made from a thick TR90 polymer, making them lighter, more long lasting, and more versatile than acetate. It’s the best product for this wear-everywhere frame. Article One X Mission Workshop is implied to go beyond sport and way of life—to be a beacon of flexibility—and kid do they provide.
Performance specifications consist of considerable silicone nose pads that extend around the bridge’s wire core skeleton. Give that a capture throughout high-octane pursuits (believe battle down single track, going through tracks, skateboarding on winding streets) for much better grip and hold. Coupled with silicone pads at the temples and spring hinges, these suckers aren’t going anywhere.
Inside the frames are polarized Italian Divel lenses that obstruct 100 percent of UVA/UVB rays and reduce roadway glare. The back side of the resin lenses are boosted with an included finish to further obstruct light showing off your eyes. Get ’em while they’re hot.
Available in Black (grey or amber lens), Vintage Crystal, and Tortoise.[$255; articleoneeyewear.com]
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