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Made in the Shade
Sunglasses for every Occasion

It’s easy to shake sunglasses off as a quick, easy purchase. You just opt for the darkest lens and the lowest price, right? Although these sunglasses might work for a while, if you want to truly protect your eyes from harmful UV rays or give yourself an advantage when running, biking, or hiking, it’s worth taking the time to learn about lenses and frame technologies. Your eyes will thank you.

Lifestyle
There’s a look for everyone in lifestyle sunglasses. Designs run the gamut from retro to futuristic, frames range from substantial nylon to sleek metals, and lenses offer everything from basic UV protection to advanced polarized and photochromic technology. Shop Lifestyle Sunglasses
Sport
You’ll find plenty of tech packed into sport sunglasses, including glare-cutting polarization, convenient interchangeable designs, and versatile photochromic lenses. Lightweight, comfortable, and protective, sport sunglasses are optimized for snowsports, watersports, and other active outdoor pursuits. Shop Sport Sunglasses
Women's
They’re definitely sleek and sexy, but women’s sunglasses are also sized just right for women’s smaller faces. Women’s sunglasses complement your own unique style, while protecting your peepers—and the delicate skin around them—from damaging UV rays. Shop Women’s Sunglasses

How to Choose Gloves and Mittens

Protect Your Hands from the Weather
How to Choose Gloves & Mittens

From what you wear on your head to what covers your toes, every article of clothing has a particular purpose in the outdoors. Gloves protect your fingers and allow fine motor control while mittens offer extra warmth by allowing your fingers more skin-on-skin contact. Hybrid gloves (also called lobster mittens) offer the warmth of mittens and the dexterity of gloves. Consider the following aspects when shopping for hand protection: weather conditions, insulation, and design or shape.

Conditions:

For cold and wet weather, look for winter handwear with a waterproof coating (DWR) or waterproof shell fabric like Gore-Tex and plenty of insulation. Often, a waterproof breathable shell fabric will help to protect your hands from the warmth-robbing effects of wind.

Insulation:

For cold conditions or cold hands, insulated handwear is the only way to go. Synthetic insulations like PrimaLoft dry quickly and are less affected by moisture than down insulation. Down offers the best warmth-to-weight ratio.

Design:

A gauntlet-style cuff keeps wetness and cold air from creeping up the sleeve of your jacket. This design can feel bulky to some so if you want a sleeker fit look for a glove with a slim cuff that slips under your jacket cuff.