We build sunglasses using the most premium polarized film in the world. Sourced in Japan and layered in an injected lens stack, this is truly the best lens available today. Polarization plays a huge role in keeping your eyes comfortable by reducing glare reflected off objects around you. Your eyes are freer to work the way they're supposed to, and you ‘all be kicking back in comfort come the end of the day.
Ellume Bio-Plastic Lens
Ellume Polarized is the world's first lens made using a plant-based bonding agent, thus replacing the petroleum-based bonder. With no compromise in the optical clarity or impact resistance, this lens is proof that environmental initiatives are not a deterrent to an incredible optical experience. Ellume lenses don't skimp on protection or prevention; you can rest assured that you will still be protected from UVA, B, and C as well as HEV light.
Auto Sun: Polarized + Photochromic
Automatic+ adjusts to changing light conditions eliminating the need to carry spare lenses. Built with polarized protection this patented lens takes photochromic technology to a whole new level. One lens every Condition.
This unique material is strategically injected into each frame to provide a soft and comfortable hold. With incredible performance characteristics this rubber can withstand extreme cold and hot temperatures ensuring that your sunglasses stay in place no matter what.
Z-Resin Bio Plastic Frame
All of our frames are made from Z-Resin, our proprietary plant-based material from Switzerland. Instead of crude oil, our frames are made from the natural oils in the castor bean. In fact, it's a perfect resource because it's an efficient, fast-growing perennial that withstands drought and thrives on marginal lands.
Our custom Digital Rx Lab ensures that you are getting the highest quality Rx lenses available. Our zero-waste facility is an integral part of our GROUNDED mission that defines us as a leader within the optical industry. We believe you shouldn't have to sacrifice quality to be environmentally responsible and our custom lab is one innovative step in showing the industry just how that can be done.
Z-Lite Thin Injection
Z-Lite is our Z-Resin frame material that uses a thin injection process to allow for an ultra-lightweight sunglass frame for complete versatility no matter the activity.
Camloc is our custom two-stage hinge that helps prevent lens scratching by locking your temples in place whether they are open or closed. This keeps them from rubbing against the lenses when you’re not wearing them.
Looking for the lightest sturdiest and simplest hinge on the market? Our pin hinges take a beating and come back for more.
M49 Biodegradable Acetate Frame
M49 is a natural material produced from cotton and wood pulp fibres and manufactured solely with renewable resources. It keeps all the performance characteristics of traditional acetates and is free of toxic substances used in most plastics. Our M49 frame collection will begin to biodegrade if left under water or in soil after 18 months.
Our take on an industry standard. Our tried-and-true barrel hinge is light, durable and backed by the Zeal warranty.
See Grass combines recycled plastic and grass fibres to create a unique, durable frame with our lowest environmental impact to date. Reuse. Regrow. Reimagine.
Scratch Resistant Hard coat
Our hard coat adds a scratch resistant layer for maximum protection against everyday wear.
Adjustable Nose Pads
We know your unique and our adjustable notepads conform to your face for a lifetime of comfort. Focus on what matters and leave the rest to us.
Ellume Polarized exceeds ANSI standards for excellent impact resistance ensuring that no matter your adventure, you’re protected
Our state-of-the-art injection process allows for double and triple-coloured frames, adding subtle pops of colour. The material is coloured prior to injection, ensuring it will not wear off.
Recycling Aluminium Badging
The branding on the temples of these sunglasses is crafted with responsibly sourced recycled aluminium. Our mission is to constantly reduce the footprint of our products and practices and every detail matters.