As the sun threatens to break through the grayness of winter, it's time to start hunting for that most summery of accessories: sunglasses. Tumi Traverso Eyewear ($235-$245) fits the bill, with three distinct models — the sporty Brooklyn, in-between Severn, and Wayfarer-like Coronado — built with premium materials, sporting Tumi ZR3 Zeiss CR-39 Polarized lenses, and coming complete with a ballistic nylon case to make certain they last for more than just this season.
We've long been fans of Moscot's lineup of original prescription frames, and now the company's bringing them into the sunglasses market with Moscot Sun ($180-$275). Available in eighteen designs and in a variety of colors and lens treatments, there's undoubtedly one to fit your face — and don't everyone go running to the Buddy Holly-approved Lemtosh (pictured) all at once.
The Weekender might be the only watch you'll ever need. Timex is confident of that statement, and it's difficult to argue after giving it a hard look. With a minimalist design, the Weekender looks refined yet straightforward, is easy to use, and still manages to pack plenty of features onto its resume. Each watch includes a 40mm oversized case, INDIGLO night-light and chronograph functionality. It's available in four colors, with the option to swap out the leather and nylon straps for a fresh look whenever the mood strikes you.
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The history of the Frye Company dates all the way back to 1863 when John Addison Frye opened the first shop in Marlboro, Massachusetts. The Frye John Addison Harness Back Zip Boot remembers the Frye founder in the form of this vintage tanned in the USA leather pair. Rugged and tough, the Addison is fitted with a thick harness ring and rivet detailed strap that wraps around the ankles, round toe, and the signature Goodyear welted construction that ensures these boots are built for the long haul. And at the end of a demanding day, the full back zip allows you to let your guard down and slip off your boots until the next time their services are needed.
Favored by the McRoyal himself, these new Persol Steve McQueen Sunglasses ($310-$360) are a tribute to McQueen's favorite pair of shades, featuring a unique folding system, a total of four signature Persol arrows, an included leather case, and the Steve McQueen signature on the inside of the temple arm. Available in black with black lens, tortoise with brown lens, or McQueen's — and our — favortie tortoise with blue lens.
Be like the dapper one named Don in the Randolph Engineering Ad Man Sunglasses ($170). These aviator-style sunglasses feature a 23k gold finish, bayonet temples, polarized gray lenses, and clear stem covers. Available in a variety of sized to fit even the smallest or largest heads.