There’s nothing more daunting than inadvertently dropping a favorite pair of sunglasses into a river or lake and watching helplessly as style and sun protection slip out of sight. That’s why Hobie® Eyewear created a complete floatable collection of sunglasses for the fishing and outdoor lifestyle.
“I tell everyone that if you haven’t lost a pair of sunglasses to drinking, then you haven’t spent enough time in the water. With our floating collection, you have peace of mind knowing that one of your most crucial pieces of gear will surface and stay with you on your next adventure,” said Dylan Coates, Hobie® Eyewear Marketing Manager.
The sunglasses’ buoyancy comes from our proprietary blend of frame and lens materials. It is important to note that quality and durability are not sacrificed for affordability and lightness. Hobie® Eyewear’s engineering, material choices and eyewear understanding allow for the creation of premium quality sunglasses that are light enough to float and can be sold at amazing cost, with prices starting as low as $ 89.99.
“Like most fishermen or boaters, I have left many glasses at the bottom of the lake. Not only is it bad for your wallet, but it’s also not good for the environment, said Stephen Vaughan, senior director of product development.
The floating collection prevents lost sunglasses from littering lakes and rivers, in keeping with Hobie® Eyewear’s ongoing sustainability efforts.
“It can also really put a damper on your fishing day if you don’t have a spare pair. With our Floating Collection, these worries are a thing of the past. That means less time squinting and more time fishing,” Vaughan said. “In addition, our float glasses don’t sacrifice style or functionality with bulky frames or obnoxiously large inner tubes like other brands. They look great on your face and just as beautiful when they’re sitting on the surface of the water instead of the bottom.”
The Hobie® Floating Eyewear Collection includes five frame designs: Monarch Float, Mojo Float, Bluefin Float, Coastal Float and Mariposa Float, each with multiple lens color options.
Monarch Float sunglasses can be worn with or without removable side shields to block additional light or open up peripheral views, depending on the situation. Mojo Float models are extra large, with a wraparound design to block out peripheral light. Bluefin Float, also a wraparound style, is Hobie® Eyewear’s first XXL frame, creating an ideal fit for larger faces while maximizing protection. Coastal Float sunglasses offer style to match an outdoor lifestyle. Mariposa Float is the first women’s floating frame from Hobie® Eyewear. Mariposa Float models are large, designed to block out peripheral light, and feature premium polarized nylon lenses.
These models are designed with sporty men and women in mind and offer an excellent choice for all outdoor adventures. Hobie® Eyewear Floating Collection sunglasses, like all Hobie® sunglasses, are backed by a lifetime consumer guarantee.
Since 1982, Hobie® Eyewear has made being on the water easier and more enjoyable. – to pioneer a better, clearer, more accurate kind of vision. Fusing expertly crafted designs with premium polarization, durability, and innovative technologies has been instrumental, following in the footsteps of visionary creator Hobie Alter. Hobie’s growing catalog of products includes the Ultralight Floating Collection, HydroClean™ Repellent Lens Coatings and Quick Change Lenses to meet the needs of all outdoor enthusiasts. Learn more at www.hobieeyewear.es and continue your adventure in Facebook, instagram and Youtube in @HobieEyewear.
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