In 1959 Jean Vuarnet won gold for France in a downhill ski competition. He did it wearing a pair of Vuarnet sunglasses with Skilynx lenses. Since then, Vuarnet sunglasses sit atop European style for skiers, rock stars, and French fashionistas, yet the Skilynx lens remains true to a skier's visual acuity. Downhill enthusiasts can still find the Skilynx lenses in the VL 1402 Sunglasses--an updated version of the classic Sklynx designed for the modern skier. Skilynx lenses cut through white-out conditions with a double-gradient tinted coating that combines a darker shade at the top and a lighter at the bottom to counter the sun's glare and snowy ground. These scratch-resistant, natural mineral glass lenses also feature an anti-reflective coating for enhanced clarity in bluebird weather. The VL 1402's sporty frame' wraparound design and rubberized temples offer a secure fit whether you're spring skiing or soaking in the mountain views from a cafe in Chamonix. Proposition 65 Warning for California Consumers: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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