The most important accessory in your wardrobe during warm weather has got to be a great pair of sunglasses – sunnies that go with any outfit, that protect you from the sun, and lend you that mysterious air of glamour. Maybe for those reasons, wood sunglasses are kind of trending now – it seems that all designers from the brand like Armani and Prada are even including wood in their ranges. But some brands absolutely specialize in wood frames and are more focused on sustainability than the big luxury conglomerates. Here is our roundup of the best wood sunglasses and brands to help you out to pick the right shades.
Woodzee believes in recycling as much material as possible, which makes sense. The intention of the brand was to make the enterprise as green as possible – even its packaging is made of 50% recycled paper, printed using soy ink. And bear in mind that for every pair of sunglasses you buy, Woodzee plants a tree.
Woodwear Style wants to make it really easy for their customers to look good, and make the sustainable choice. Their range of wooden sunglasses come in the Wayfarer style, with polarized lenses, and a choice of bamboo, walnut or maple wood harvested from sustainable sources. They offer free delivery worldwide, and a lifetime guarantee. Woodwear Style is a proud supporter of Stand for Trees, and a portion of each sale goes towards saving rain forests across the globe.
Handmade frames and designer, polarized lenses are what defines this bamboo based brand. The super light bamboo means no nasty marks on your nose, and you will love their eco-friendly carrying case too!
Retro styling makes these flattering on just about every face shape. The brand makes their glasses with sustainable woods and uses a variety of wood stains and lense colours to ensure there’s the perfect shade for your skin tone.
Bamboozz was conceived with the aim of providing high quality, handcrafted consumer goods for individuals who are environmentally conscience. The variety of bamboo sunglasses have a positive, nurturing effect on the environment, since the cultivation of this wood helps in the balancing of the gaseous system in the environment.
This company was started by a small team of true outdoorsmen who wanted to create the best wood optics for the active lifestyle, while maintaining a low carbon footprint. The label’s focus on quality is carried over into the development of the lens and frame technology, resulting in the highest quality wooden shades you can find.
Bayod came to life to make 100% bamboo, waterproof, polarized, eco-friendly eyewear. Their handcrafted sunglasses are 100% sustainable and come with a natural coloured bamboo frame and temple, black polarised lens and a spring hinge action. The nature loving shades come in a beautifully inclusive bamboo cylinder case.
Woodnaz creates exceptional classic minimalistic pieces for wood lovers and eco-enthusiasts. These shades are made out of bamboo and come with classic frames and polarised lenses that keep away the glare and offer 100 percent UVA/UVB protection. You can get the wooden sunglasses in two colours – either as a light natural bamboo nuance or a dark stained bamboo shade.
There are hundreds of styles to choose from, but if you select a pair with wood frames, your choice means you are putting less plastic out there in the world, and as a bonus, wood sunglasses are far more durable and are less likely to snap or crack. So pick your pair.