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MakaWear Bamboo And Wood Sunglasses Style Shots

We had the chance to go out and do some shots in nature with some of our wood sunglasses, here are some of the style shots we came back with:Above are our Cloudbreak Polarized Rectangular Brown Bamboo SunglassesFrom top to bottom we have our Coronado wayfarer style sunglasses in ebony, brown bamboo, red rosewood, zebrawood, duwood and natural bamboo.From left to right [...]

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Bamboo & The Attack On Carbon Footprints

One of the reasons we build our sunglasses with bamboo, is because it is one of the most sustainable materials on the planet. What does that really mean? What makes it sustainable? First, it is hardy, grows fast and annihilates CO2 faster than most anything else: Bamboo has become a jack of all trades in the [...]

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Things You Didn't Know About Bamboo Strength

We offer 8 different pairs of bamboo sunglasses featured in brown-stained bamboo and natural bamboo. We think bamboo is pretty amazing and is worthy of our appreciation. Here are some cool things to know about the strength of bamboo. 1. Bamboo Is Strong:  When compared to wood, bamboo fiber is 2-3 times stronger than timber.  Maple wood [...]

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How Polarization Works in Depth

We found a cool video that explains how polarization works in depth from a scientific perspective by a YouTuber named Eric Mickelsen. If you have 12 and a half minutes of spare time, we suggest you take a look. Particularly if you like to understand how things really work. He does some cool experiments where he [...]

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3 Things You Didn't Know about Polarized Lenses - MakaWear

Here at MakaWear, all of our sunglasses feature polarization. But what does that really mean and how does that really work? Well, we are here to shed some light on 3 things you never new about polarized lenses.1. Polarized Lenses are not Actually PolarizedYou read me right, they aren't polarized. Actually, we agree that the [...]

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Wood Sunglasses that are Very Floatacious

One thing that is pretty cool about our sunglasses is that they all float.  Here is a pair of floating Cloudbreak Zebrawood sunglasses we brought to the pool. It is pretty tough to get a good shot underwater, but here are some that turned out well. We dig the palm trees in the background on this [...]

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MakaWear Model Shoot

We recently did a Wood Sunglasses shoot for MakaWear photo shoot out in the woods. Check out some of the shots we got:In the top left: Coronado Zebrawood, top right, Whitehaven Duwood, bottom left, Coronado Red Rosewood, bottom right, Coronado Zebrawood again. 

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3 Quick Steps for Picking a Pair of Sunglasses That Looks Good on You

All you need is a dry erase marker, a mirror, your face and this guide. After following these steps, you will officially know which pair of wood sunglasses will be right for you!See more wood sunglasses at MakaWear.comNow you know what you didn't know.

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A Briefer History of Sunglasses

Did you know that the first sunglasses dating way back to prehistory were wood sunglasses and they were shutter shades? Those Inuits knew what they were doing. To be fair, and according to Wikipedia they could also be made out of walrus tusk and antler, but we prefer to believe they preferred wood when possible. Our super [...]

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