|Kolohe in Matte Tortoise with Antique Pewter and HCL™ Bronze lenses (Style #263, $299 US MSRP) takes their cue from 30 years ago in eyewear fashions. Maui Jim is bringing to market a new collection of vintage eyewear designs that offer undistorted and spectacularly colorful views through the company’s patented PolarizedPlus2® lenses. Kolohe is a celebration in vintage round design with its combination of a thin nylon front paired with slim, brushed silver/nickel temples and features Maui Jim’s proprietary MauiPure™ lenses – the world’s clearest non-glass lenses that are ultra-lightweight, scratch- and impact-resistant. Kolohe also comes in Gloss Black with Antique Pewter with Neutral Grey lenses and Tortoise with Antique Gold and HCL™ Bronze lenses. Key measurements include an eye size of 50 mm; the shortest distance between lenses is 23 mm; temple length is 140 mm; and the glasses have a 6-base curvature. They are available with MauiPassport® prescription lenses.
For a hike through the redwoods, Pipiwai Trail in Rootbeer Fade with HCL™ Bronze Lenses (#416, $229 US MSRP) are the lightest pair of full-frame sunglasses that can go the distance. A new addition to Maui Jim’s new PureAir™ series of sunglasses, Pipiwai Trail is designed for small to mid-sizes faces. They use Maui Jim’s proprietary MauiPure™ oval-shaped lenses which are the world’s clearest non-glass lenses that are ultra-lightweight, scratch- and impact-resistant. MauiPure lenses also are protected with waterproof and oleophobic coatings to shed water and snow and to repel grease and smudges. PureAir frames use the new Grilamid TR90LX, a thermo-plastic that is known for its durability and ability to retain its shape, even when the material is thin or flexed. This material also has the ability to be clear and transparent and to be colored in transparent or opaque applications, allowing for a wide range of creativity in eyewear design. Pipiwai Trail comes in three color combinations: Gloss Black Fade with Neutral Grey lenses for bright, sunny days; Rootbeer Fade with HCL™ Bronze lenses for variable light conditions; Grey Fade with Maui Rose lenses that enhance contrast; and Olive Fade with Maui HT lenses to brighten dark days. The temples and adjustable nose bridge use Rubberon for extra gripping power. Key measurements include an eye size of 56 mm; the shortest distance between lenses is 18 mm; temple length is 127 mm; and the glasses have an 8-base curvature for well-rounded comfort. They are available with MauiPassport® prescription lenses.
While out at sea, you’ll encounter the iridescent brilliance of fish of all colors. So, this summer, discover Kipahulu in Marlin with HCL™ Bronze Lenses (STYLE #279, $239 MSRP). Adding to its collection of 112 sunglasses for a wide range of outdoor activities, this is a full-frame nylon styles that wraps your eyes with the maximum sun protection. The ST (SuperThin) Glass lenses deliver clear, undistorted views and are 20 percent lighter and thinner than conventional glass lenses. They feature anticorrosive spring hinges and embedded rubber nose pads and temples for added stability and comfort. The two-toned Marlin frame color gradually transition from a rich glossy grey/brown to an iridescent blue emulative of the fish’s coloring. They have HCL™ Bronze lenses for superior protection in variable light conditions. Kipahulu also comes in Gloss Black with Neutral Grey lenses and Matte Tortoise Rubber with HCL Bronze lenses. Kipahulu fits small to mid-size faces with an eye size of 59 mm, bridge of 19 mm, temple of 120 mm and an 8-base curve. They are available with MauiPassport® prescription lenses in powers from +3.00 to -6.50.
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