Maui Jim’s newest women’s sunglasses styles celebrate a range of purples that add pop to fashion
Seven frames in the company’s acetate or high-grade injected nylon lines are available in a range of purple hues. These frames are lightweight, durable and easily adjustable and come with lustrous finishes that add a touch of elegance.
With these fashion-forward sunglasses, there’s no need to sacrifice eye protection for fashion. All Maui Jim lenses feature proprietary PolarizedPlus2 technology that uses up to nine layers of protection to eliminate 100 percent of UV rays and cut 99.9 percent of glare from above, below and behind each lens. Embedded in each lens are three rare earth elements that enhance colors seen through the lenses. Because Maui Jim lenses are digitally engineered in the company’s 25,000 square foot lab, they are free of optical distortion. Prescription lenses are now available in each style. The stunning purple-hued frames feature the company’s Maui Rose™ lenses that add a rosy glow to your vision; or Neutral Grey lenses that are designed for the brightest days; or HCL® Bronze lenses that enhance vision in variable light conditions.
Falling in stride with the best eyewear trends of the warmer months, Maui Jim brings ladylike elegance to its newest Kanani sunglasses. Meaning “the beautiful one” in Hawaiian, these sunglasses are designed to make a statement by updating the best eyewear features of a soft, cat-eye shape in trend-setting colors and finishes merged with high-tech sun protection features. This season, Kanani’s (Style #270) chunky, vintage shape is transformed by translucent colorations and duo-toned styling. Sunglasses connoisseurs will find this lightweight nylon frame and Super Thin (ST) glass lenses in three memorable colors: translucent Twilight Fade with Neutral Grey lenses that harkens the violet shades of a warm sunrise; Tortoise with Peacock with HCL® Bronze lenses that adds a pop of vibrant turquoise to a classic look; and a translucent Grey Tortoise with Maui Rose™ lenses for soft, mottled styling.
Lilikoi (Style #258) is a new addition to the company’s MauiGradient™ (single gradient) collection of sunglasses. Each lens features a darker coating at the top of the lens that gradually gets lighter moving down the lens. With this technology, an appropriate amount of light is allowed to filter through certain areas, while less light comes through where protection is paramount. Lilikoi lenses are made from SuperThin (ST) Glass that is 20 percent lighter and thinner than conventional laminated lenses. For a day at the beach or a drive in a convertible with girlfriends, Lilikoi’s fashionable, lightweight acetate frame comes in Amethyst and Mauve, as well as Sandstone and Charcoal. Each frame has an eye size of 55, DBL of 19, temple of 140 and a six-base curvature resulting in an ultra-comfortable frame that fits smaller faces.
Blue Water in Purple Stripe (Style #236) is named for clearest, calmest waters that exhibit brilliant hues, shiny surfaces and sparkling reflections. Maui Jim’s new Blue Water sunglasses are an upgrade to the beach gear in your bag. The frames are made from high-gloss, high-grade nylon. The ultra-clear SuperThin (ST) Glass lenses are 20 percent thinner and lighter than conventional glass lenses. This style comes in four color options: Midnight Black or Purple Stripe with Neutral Grey lenses for bright days; or Dark Brown Stripe or Sandstone with HCL® Bronze lenses for variable light conditions. Seawall is available with MauiPassport® prescription lenses in powers from +3.00 to -5.50. This style has an eye size of 63 mm; bridge size of 18 mm; and temple length of 125 mm, as well as an 8-base curvature.
Lani is a fun, fashionable mid-size sunglass that’s packed with style. The squared-off acetate frame encases ultra-clear SuperThin (ST) Glass lenses. Available in Amethyst Fade, the neutral grey lenses are best for bright sunny days. This style has an eye size of 56 mm; bridge size of 17 mm; and temple length of 135 mm, as well as a 6-base curvature. Lani also is available in Gloss Black, Koa Tortoise, Tokyo Tortoise or Ruby with Sandstone.