Retail price: $150

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Specs per manufacturer: A new rendition of a coveted Oakley design, this easygoing style comes with a smooth edge of attitude. Sports legends inspired the look, and the unique architecture salutes the fact that no two athletes are alike. We created FIVES for small to medium size faces, giving them a tapered design that fits and feels right.

Highlighted with metal icons, this comfortably lightweight design is made of durable Oakley O Matter®. Take a look at the sculpturally integrated hinges and smooth contouring, and you’ll see how this frame turns form into function with stylish curvature that helps maximize protection against sun, wind and side impact. Our Three-Point Fit holds the lenses in precise alignment while offering all-day comfort, unlike ordinary frames that hook the ears or fit with unbalanced pressure points.

This design showcases the extreme “wrap” and “rake” made possible by Oakley technology. “Wrap” is the side-to-side curvature of lenses; “rake” is the up-and-down curvature. With more lens curvature, you have a larger/wider field of vision and greater protection from wind, side impact and UV rays that sneak around the edges of the frame. The 8.75-base curvature of FIVES is made possible with XYZ Optics®, our way of ensuring vision stays sharp across the entire lens contour. Performance and protection are so good that this sunglass meets every ANSI Z87.1 standard for clarity and impact resistance, and with pure Plutonite® lenses, you’ll have the added protection of 100% UV filtering.

This frame is available with Oakley Authentic Prescription Lenses (+2.00 through -4.00 combined power), and other premium options are available. Choose a lens with Iridium® coating for precisely balanced light transmission that helps you maximize performance, improve safety and reduce fatigue caused by eyestrain. Enjoy glare reduction greater than 99% with Oakley HDPolarized lenses made with a process that eliminates the haze and optical distortion common to ordinary polarized lenses. Untitled5

Reviewer: Chris Minguez of Chugiak, AK

Findings: The new Fives are bigger and glossier than the old Fives. This pair in Gloss Black has served me well, even though I found the Fives 1.0 they were supposed to replace. They’re doing great except for a few irritatingly placed scratches on the lens. Can’t justify the Gascans I want since I have two pair of good Fives. So, I’ll keep on using them and maybe send the lenses for replacement.

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