HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SUNGLASSES STRAP? 

It is not always easy to keep your sunglasses in place. The more active the sport is, the more difficult it is. Go for sunglasses straps! This sunglasses accessory will be very useful!

SUNGLASSES CONCEPT

Product managers, engineers, laboratory staff: We gather all of our optics specialists together to design those sunglasses.

You choice of glasses strap should be based on 4 criteria: the attachment system, the strap length, the head size, and the type of sport you are practicing.

THE FASTENING SYSTEM

There are 2 types of straps: slip on straps and hook straps.

SLIP ON STRAPS FOR NON PIERCED ARMS

For non-pierced arms, prefer straps that you slip onto the arm like a sock.

HOOK STRAPS FOR PIERCED ARMS POUR LES BRANCHES PERCEES

If the arms are pierced, prefer hook straps that are attached to the arms.

STRAP LENGTH

Long or short?

There are 2 lengths available:

- Long straps that can fit around the neck. They are commonly used in sports such as hiking, where you are outside for several hours, with many opportunities of putting the sunglasses on and off.

- Short straps are used to ensure a snug fit of the sunglasses on the face. They are often preferred for the various sports.

THE SIZE OR ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM

Most glasses straps are adjustable to ensure a custom fit on any face size or shape.

There are several systems available to adjust the length of a strap:

1/ The buckle. It slides along the strap to allow length adjustment.

2/ The hook and loop attachment. It will adjust to the size of the head in a single step. Easy to adjust when doing sport, it is adjusted in a single step. However, the hook and loop system is less pleasant for the hair.

3/ Other straps are available in a variety of sizes: M, L,...

FABRIC

Polyester is the most common and versatile material.

If you do water sports, such as surfing, kitesurfing, or sailing, neoprene straps will be best suited to the marine environment.

Neoprene is used for many products in contact with water such as wetsuits. It provides the following benefits:

- it is stretch,

- it perfectly adheres to the shape of the head

- it is water resistant

- it is quickly-drying

- it provides buoyancy to the sunglasses to find them more easily when dropped in water

VINCENT

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Eyewear straps are for all ages and all styles! There are discreet elastic straps or more original straps.

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