Bureo The Kayu Sunglasses 5050-219


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Catch rays in frames made from recycled fishing nets. Inspired by the Right whale, the Kayu sunglasses provide exceptional clarity and abrasion resistance, so you can spend time whale watching to your heart’s content.

  • Designed to fit small to medium heads.
  • Bureo (Ber–ay –o) has a goal of helping remove plastic pollution from the ocean. The frames are made from 100% recycled nylon fishing nets, which make up 10% of all ocean plastic pollution. Between 2013–16 more than 10000kg of nets were collected through Bureo’s Net Positive program.
  • Lenses are Zeiss CR-39®, known for clarity and the best abrasion resistance of any uncoated optical plastic.
  • Raw nylon frame has a tumbled look that will fade to a matte black with wear.
  • Organic cotton sunglasses case is included.
  • Lens has 15% visible light transmission.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Casual wear
Frame material

TR90 thermoplastic offers good resistance to chemicals and torsion. Propionate is a light, nylon-based, hypoallergenic plastic that's very strong and offers more transparency and gloss than other plastics.

Lens material CR-39
Lens performance

Fixed tints provide a constant degree of darkness. Photochromic lenses adjust to changing light levels. Polarized lenses absorb horizontal reflected glare to improve clarity around surfaces like snow or water.

Lens width

Refers to the horizontal width in millimeters of one of the frame's lenses.

Nose bridge width

The gap between the lenses, measured at the smallest point.

Temple length

The length of an arm from tip to tip.

Lens height

Measures the height of the lens within the frame, excluding the lens curve.

100% UVA protected Yes
Interchangeable lenses

Interchangeable lenses let you change lenses to suit differing light conditions or activities.

100% UVB protected Yes
Made in Italy