Buying sunglasses

Spring and the sun are just around the corner, so perhaps it’s time for you to get a new pair of sunglasses. What should you actually pay attention to when picking these out?

As everybody already knows, sunglasses are primarily for protecting your eyes from blindness and UV rays from the sun. This seems logical, but yet there are still many sunglasses out there without the necessary UV protection. If you want to be sure you’re getting a high-quality pair of sunglasses, then they must comply with the CE standard and be UV-resistant. The colour of the glasses determines the contrast on snow, grass, water, etc. The colour intensity determines the extent to which the visible light is reduced. The colour of sunglasses lenses you prefer looking through depends on your personal preferences and your reasons for wearing them. Your lenses must also be big enough to protect your eyes from all incident light, including from above, along the sides or reflected up from underneath. The last functional point for attention is that your sunglass frames must fit as perfectly as those for regular glasses. The sunglasses must be shaped and bent in such a way that they don’t pinch anywhere and rest on the right spots. It is best to let a professional help with this. This way, you are guaranteed exceptional comfort when wearing them.

Naturally, the aesthetic aspect of your sunglasses cannot be ignored. Depending on the shape of your face and your personal preferences, one type of frame will appeal to you more than another. Naturally, you want to create the right look using a trendy, stylish pair of sunglasses. But how do you now buy that pair of sunglasses that seems to be made just for you? There are some rules of thumb, but as always, there are exceptions to every rule.

This is why we recommend getting advice on the right choice for you from the specialised and enthusiastic team at Claeyssens Optic. This way, you’re sure to get the highest level of protection in a fashionable pair of sunglasses any time you head out into the sun!

You can get famous, high quality, fashionable, trendy sunglasses that are guaranteed to have the best price-quality ratio at Claeyssens Optic, in Bruges and Ghent, including Adidas, Bulgari, Cartier, Chanel, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Face à Face, Façonnable, Giorgio Armani, Julbo, Lafont, Oakley, Oliver Peoples, Polo Ralph Lauren, Prada, Ray-Ban, Serengeti, TAG Heuer, Tod’s and Tom Ford.