Smith Guides Choice

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The Smith Guide's Choice sunglasses have been reimagined to exceed the needs of the most demanding customers. They boast advanced technology with wide temples and aggressive wrap for light protection.


The Guide's Choice sunglasses have been reimagined to exceed the needs of the most demanding customers. Incorporating Smith's most advanced eyewear technologies, this style boasts wide temples and an aggressive wrap for superior light protection. The Guide's Choice is engineered for those that truly believe in the life outside walls. Smith TLT (Tapered Lens Technology) lenses are optically corrected to maximize visual clarity and are the most impact resistant you can buy. Patented film-free polarization coating is bonded to the lens without adhesives. This process eliminates the potential cracking, crazing and delamination associated with other polarized lenses. Polarized lenses reduce the effects of the sun's glare on water and snow, making these shades great for paddling, fishing, skiing and snowboarding. Techlite glass TLT lens option are more scratch resistant, 20% lighter than traditional glass and offer 100% UV protection with an anti-reflective coating to ease eye strain. ChromaPop carbonic lens option optimizes color and increases clarity, enabling you to see the outside world with an unparalleled level of vibrance. Check out the video link here on the page to really see the difference it makes. 8 base curve lenses wrap wide for great peripheral vision. Tough and light Evolve(TM) frames are constructed with over 50% bio-based materials. Vacuum applied anti-reflective coatings on the front and back side of the lens eliminate bothersome sidelight reflections. There are coatings on the lenses that repel moisture, grease, and grime. Water will bead up and disperse without streaking and smudges from fingerprints are wiped clean easily. The Megol nose and temple pads gently grip your skin to help keep your Smith frames in place. The gripping power increases when introduced to moisture. Small springs within the hinge structure keep the temples snug against your head, self adjusting to fit a broader range of head shapes and sizes more comfortably. 100% UVA/B/C protection shields your eyes from harmful rays. Matte Black frames feature ChromaPop Polarized Gray-Green lenses. Flecked Green Tortoise frames feature ChromaPop Polarized Bronze Mirror lenses. Black frames feature Techlite Polarized Blue Mirror lenses. Havana frames feature Techlite Polarized Brown lenses. Medium-Large fit / Medium-Large coverage. The Smith Guide's Choice sunglasses also include an integrated, detachable leash so your sunnies will always be where you need them, when you need them, and not sinking downstream.


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A great choice for fishing flats in bright sun. Fit medium to large faces. TR-90 Grilamid frame is flexible and is resistant to lotion and sunscreen. Techlite glass lenses have hydrophilic, antireflective coatings and offer distortion-free vision. Optically corrected Techlite glass lenses provide 100% UV protection. The right sunglasses will help make you a more successful angler. They're a must-have item on any fishing trip. Once you try this pair, you'll wonder how you ever fished without them. Part of Smith's Techlite series, the favorite choice of fishing guides worldwide. They cut glare off the water so you can watch your fly and spot fish beneath the surface. Imported.

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