The 2017 Goggle and Specs Buyers Guide
With August fast approaching and the gather pace of preparation everywhere, we thought it would be helpful to have a quick look at 2017's desert eyewear available on the internet. With over 12 collective years in the Black Rock Desert and three years spent in the desert city of Dubai, we think our knowledge should lead you in the right direction!! Below is our top eight picks of goggles and sunglasses that should get you through any weather the Black Rock can throw at you, and have you looking and feeling great to boot. Please let us know what your favorites are. Enjoy!!
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#1 . Mad Max Furiosa Goggles
Built for protection from wind, dust, pollen and rain, and designed directly from inspiration from Mad Max Fury Road, you can sport these on any regular windy day. The stylishly large fit fiber frames lie snuggly over any power glasses and provide soft padding around the lenses. They come with an adjustable black strap to fit any face size, which make them a great gift for any delinquents who forget proper supplies. They are available in a variety of colors, and are a perfect accessory for fun desert living. Click on photos above for pricing info or: Shop Here
#2 Fury Road Traditional
A more tradition approach to the Fury Road inspiration, these desert welding goggles feature interchangeable lenses and a big round ocular layout! They also come with an adjustable strap to fit any face size. They are available in four metallic colors and replacement and color lenses are sold separately. Another perfect accessory for fun desert living. Click on the photos above for pricing info or: Shop Here
#3 Old School Biker
Taking a play more from Easy Rider than Fury Road, this pair of cool metallic finish motorcycle goggles will put you in good company. Available in 4 colors, these goggles are a hit with more traditional bikers because of their need for quality eye protection. As do most goggles, they have an adjustable head straps, and quality organic polymer lenses to protect against wind, dust, pollen and unwanted glare. Click on the photos for pricing info or: Shop Here
#4. Vintage Solstice Specs with Wind-guard Frames.
Not everyday is a sandstorm in the City (at least not most years), so we always advise our clients to take AT LEAST two pairs of effective sunglasses for hot still days, one for yourself, and one for your delinquent friends who forget or lose their own. These vintage sunglasses have been a huge hit both in and out of the desert, and in 2017 they are available with both UV400 and polaroid protection. They are also available in a big variety of colors. Click on the photo above for pricing info or: Shop Here
#5 Sir Duke
Inspired by the music and personality of Stevie Wonder more than any road warrior movie, these glasses perfectly past muster of effective desert eye protection in a magical setting. Aside from the intricate design and unusual shape, the lenses offer UV400 protection and remove the yellowish frequency of sunlight, leaving a lovely cool blue. Highly recommended for people who like something a little different. Also available in a variety of colors. Click on the photos above for pricing info or: Shop Here
#6. Color Saturation
If colors are more your thing, these great goggles offer a straight-forward set-up that includes interchangeable lenses with 8+ different colored lenses, more than enough for a different color every day of the week. Adjustable, colorful, and the perfect addition to a vibrant setting. They also make a great gift. Click on the photos above for pricing info or: Shop Here
#7 It's just a jump to the left!
Anyone old enough to remember The Time Warp, or is it just us? If you really want to go cray-cray, show up to Black Rock sporting these Rocky Horror inspired goggles, also with interchangeable lenses with tons of colors. If you do go with these though, we would recommend that you stay away from the mosh-pit part of town!! Click on the photo above for pricing info or: Shop Here
#8 Flip-Lens Steampunk Sunglasses
Last but not least are these UV400 protection flip-lens sunglasses. Something a bit more conservative but still lots of fun and perfect for still desert days. Click on the photo above for pricing info or: Shop Here
Thats it for our review. We hope it was helpful, and please keep and eye out for our next blog on the top trending desert afghans and scarves.
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