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Sporty and Stylish Sunglasses

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One fashion challenge for women when traveling is to find sunglasses that provide enough support and UV protection that work well for sporting activities while also being stylish enough that one can wear them on the town. Here are three pairs that fit this bill.

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Bora Bora Sunglasses from Julbo USA
The Bora Bora sunglasses offer a wrapped temple which helps with stability on the head. Choose from the following fashion combos: white/black frame with grey tint lenses, black frame with copper tint lenses, brown/blue frame with grey tint lenses or a blue frame with grey tint lenses. Check out their website for a detailed analysis of their lenses.

MAST SL from Tifosio Optics
These glasses are made of Grilamid TR-90, a homopolyamide nylon characterized by an extremely high alternative bending strength, low density, and high resistance to chemical and UV damage. Those looking for a tight no-slip fit will appreciate the hydrophilic rubber ear and nose pieces. These glasses come in several color combinations with the tortoise shell frame and gray lenses looking particularly stylish.

The Elixer from Optic Nerve
For those liking signature oversize lenses that are designed to stay in place whether one is jogging or running errands. The TR90 frame has injection polycarbonate polarized lenses that provide 100% UV protection and have a hydrophobic clear coat to repel water, oil and dust. The glasses come in shiny black, midnight blue and shiny driftwood demi.

Eyefly
For those needing prescription sunglasses, check out Eyefly's fashion-forward and affordable frames. At only $94 a pair, one can select from a range of classic styles with a modern twist so one can go for geek chic or a more subtle look. Their polycarbonate lenses are inherently shatterproof and thinner than plastic lenses. Eyefly will contact the Customer's optician with all orders reviewed by an on-site licensed optician. Also one can do good while looking good as Eyefly has pledged to donate one frame for every frame they sell to the Brien Holden Vision Institute Say Eye campaign.

Dual Eyewear AV1 Sunglasses
These polarized fashionable sunglasses are perfect for women who need reading glasses but also want to look stylish while playing outdoors. This model only weighs 1 ounce and comes with satin-finished steel temples and an adjustable nose bridge. These attributes gives the glasses an incredibly comfortable and lightweight feel. Also the AV1's Nylon lenses are very scratch resistant with an interior anti-reflective coating that reduces eyestrain. The bifocal lenses are barely visible and come in +1.5, +2.0 and +2.5 strengths).

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