Eye Candy: The Season’s Hottest New Shades


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In a wild assortment of eye-popping colors, this season’s new performance eyewear is not for just a pretty face. Aerodynamically designed for optimal vision, fit, and comfort, these 8 shades can handle the toughest conditions in which top athletes thrive – and with max style too!

LEFT COLUMN: SMITH FLYWHEEL $139. Flywheel unleashes a new eyewear era for outdoor enthusiasts with avant-garde sunglass style. With ChromaPop color-enhancing lens technology, and two-position megol nose pads for comfort, this unconventional retro modern shield has you ready to rock any sport with style.

ROKA SR-1 CUSTOM SUNGLASSES $210. Pick your frame, temple and nose pad from a palette of rich glossy colors, and lens shade of your choice, to create your own unique custom design of the ultra performance SR-1 from Roka. Also available in 4 other rimless and full frame models, these sunglasses are designed and optimized for road cyclists and runners. They feature patented GEKO™ technology for superior grip; a locked-down fit courtesy of adjustable titanium core wires; and world class lenses by Carl Zeiss Vision with simple lens interchangeability. Weighing in at only 24g, the custom SR-1 delivers an uncompromising sport frame for racing and training in over 42,000 possible combinations!

OAKLEY FLIGHT JACKET $223. Brand new from Oakley, it’s the Flight Jacket. Featuring an open-edge brow that maximizes the upper field of view, they frame the Prizm™ lenses that provide unprecedented control of light transmission, colors precisely tuned to maximize contrast, and enhanced visibility. With a unique Advancer nose bridge, a flip of the toggle instantly opens airflow to combat fogging and overheating. Aerodynamic engineering makes this speed specialist the ultimate eyewear for cycling, running and beyond. Two included lengths of interchangeable temples make the Flight Jacket compatible with any helmet. 

TIFOSI DAVOS CUSTOM $59.90-89.90. Another customizable option and at a more affordable price point is the Tifosi Davos. A bold new style that combines full coverage protection with cutting edge sport design, the Davos is a hybrid full frame design that  excels in running, cycling, and any other athletic endeavor in which you choose to partake.

RIGHT COLUMN: BOLLE AEROMAX $179. Featuring an extra wide horizontal and vertical field of view, the Bolle Aeromax is designed to maximize comfort and airflow for optional vision on the bike and run. The shape and angle of the multi-plane nosepiece can be adjusted to accommodate any nose bridge for a truly custom fit, crafted along with the temple tips, from a hydrophilic Thermogrip® that keep frames comfortably in place.

BLIZ MATRIX $74.95. With 21 Olympic medals to its credit, the Bliz Matrix
is fully loaded with design, technology and attitude for the most advanced multi-sport fanatic – and at a great price point too! Bliz’s most popular frame ever, available in fun color combos, offers an extra wide cylindrical field of view and lens technology for that competitive edge with added style to match.

POC ASPIRE ORIGINALS $220. A special edition shown here created for the POC athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Aspire is available for the rest of us too! Perfect for almost any athletic endeavor, they are equipped with ultra durable lenses from Carl Zeiss Vision, treated to repel grime and fog. The Aspire offers outstanding optical performance with a lightweight and flexible grilamid partial frame that ensures consistent visibility and a wide field of wind-protected view. The hydrophilic rubber stays grippy even when wet, so glasses stay put regardless of weather conditions. 

JULBO AEROSPEED $189. Designed with input from world-class ultrarunners and mountain bikers who know a thing or two about ultralight performance, the Aerospeed sunglasses feature a large framed, rimless design for an unobstructed view. With Zebra photochromatic lenses that adapt to changing light intensity, no swapping lenses required. The Air Link temple system offers subtle suspension to improve comfort with full venting and an anti-fog coating, and a 3D nose piece adds a cushy, secure fit.