We're not joking when we say that someone, thank goodness, has managed to make clip-on sunglasses look cool. Leisure Society, the tony eyewear and sportswear brand, recently introduced a line of snap-on shades for its collection of sunglasses and prescription glasses, and is now introducing a new customizable option.
These aren't the late-night infomercial clip-ons that will fit any pair of supermarket shades. For $200, the brand will make you a set of clip-on lenses that match the shape, enamel, and metal plating of your glasses exactly. The clip-on lenses are polarized, anti-reflective, and—like the lenses on Leisure Society's other wares—highly scratch resistant.
It's exactly the kind of thing that makes getting from, say, the boardroom to the boardwalk that much easier (a problem we hope to have one day when summer officially hits the East coast). Not that you could expect less from founder Shane Baum, who worked as a creative consultant for Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs before starting his own brand, and who believes so strongly in the power of relaxation that he named his company after a (fake) club dedicated to all things recreational. Sign us up.
A look at how some of the clip-ons look on their respective frames below.
—Details associate online style editor Justin Fenner.
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