Costa Del Mar Riomar

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Specs

Lens Size 57mm
Hinge Integral
Frame Material Nylon

Reviews

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Nice glasses but too small Picked up the Riomars in…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new

Summary

Nice glasses but too small

Pros

  • Stylish
  • Well made
  • Good polarization

Cons

  • Inaccurate sizing — way too small

Picked up the Riomars in Crystal Red with the 400 series green mirror glass lenses.

Man, I really wanted these to work out because the crystal red frames looked great and the glasses seemed durable and well made. I even tried these on the water and the polarization performance was good — reduced glare and enhanced visibility of below-the-surface details in shallow water — very helpful for fishing.

Sadly, even though these glasses are described as a medium/large fit on Costa's website — I have a larger head/face — they were WAY TOO SMALL, not even close for me. They were uncomfortably tight around my temples and the lenses were too small and short for my tall face.

If the Riomars had fit, I would have definitely kept them. But they were nowhere near "medium large" by this full-faced guy's standards, seemed like they were sized for kids.  Sent them back.

Manufacturer's Description

Visit Costa Del Mar's Riomar page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

CLOSEOUTS . Costa Del Mar's Riomar sunglasses will keep you dancing on the sand in bright daylight. Stylish, full-wraparound frame features glare-reducing polarized lenses. Includes zip case Lenses: CR-39and#174; lenses offer exceptional resolution in an optically correct, lightweight and scratch-resistant composite lens material Polarized to reduce glare 100% UV protection Material: CR-39and#174; 58mm width Frame: Full-wraparound design for maximum protection Material: Grilamid TR-90and#174; Nylon 5andquot; temple to temple Made in Japan Visit our Sunglasses Buying Guide Available Colors: RED CRYSTAL/GREY CR-39, TORTOISE/SUNRISE CR-39, WHITE/BLACK/GREY CR-39.

- Sierra Trading Post

Costa Del Mar Riomar

MSRP:
$129.00

The Costa Del Mar Riomar is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 27, 2011 at Sierra Trading Post.

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