The Hidden Eyewear Gems You Need To Discover

The Hidden Eyewear Gems You Need To Discover

These babies can even play you music.

By Gracie Clough | 18th March 2010

From aviators and the retro square to a trendy cat eye and sporty styles, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing which sunglasses will grace our face. Since our eyes are not immune to the harsh Australian sun, it’s essential to keep a pair of sunglasses in your arsenal to shield off the harmful UV rays.

Sunglasses have come a long way from the days of being heavy and bulky, and now we can choose sunglasses that not only suit our outfit, but also our individual lifestyles. With a range of coloured fashion-forward specs and sunglasses that can elevate your mood and play music, Vision Direct can offer you an extensive range of eyewear options. As much as we love our Ray-Bans, there are plenty of hidden sunglass gems out there waiting to be discovered! So, here are our top brand recommendations to check out.

Westward Leaning

If you are someone who likes to make a fashion statement, look no further than Hollywood’s uber-cool brand of choice, Westward Leaning. With a range of sunglasses in bright colours and unique shapes (think: pink frames with rose gold lenses and polished tortoiseshell quartz frames with orange lenses), you’re sure to turn heads while wearing this brand.


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Did you know that you can now wear sunglasses that work to boost your mood? That’s right! These sunglasses from SPY incorporate the ‘Science of Happy’ into their lenses by harnessing beneficial aspects of long-wave blue light (and of course blocking out the damaging short-wave blue light), which transmits a colour to elevate your mood.


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If you’ve ever wished you could ditch the headphones and have a pair of hi-tech sunglasses play your music then you’re in luck. Zungle are the first sunglasses on the market that can play your music! Once you’ve connected your mobile device to Bluetooth, you will not only be able to listen to your beats, but also make phone calls. Handy right? With high-quality coloured polarized lenses in a hard surface coating, you know that your eyes will be protected – plus you can swap your lens colours to suit your mood!


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Tired of not knowing where to put a pair of bulky sunglasses? ROAV are home to ultra-thin fold-up sunglasses that conveniently fit right in your pocket! Their extensive fold-up range comes with polarized lenses with a UV coating, making them the perfect companion for a beach trip, hike or day-trip adventure. While ROAV offers various styles ranging from the trendy circle shape to wayfarers and sporty square styles, their cat eye style Zuma sunglasses are the thinnest folding sunglasses in the world!


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Are you ready to take your sunglasses game to the next level? Head over to Vision Direct to check out all the latest sunglasses trends.

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Article by Gracie Clough

Gracie is a Journalist and beauty-devotee who drinks her weight in tea daily. She appreciates the colour peach, minimalism and spends too much time talking about anything to do with beauty. When she isn’t watching Harry Potter (for the one millionth time), she is lurking photos of baby German Shepherds or choosing a new shade of nude lipstick to purchase.


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