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Inspired by the iconic wayfarer, this design has been worn by a generation of changemakers and iconoclasts from Dylan to Monroe and Ali.

The slightly oversized and gently rounded design is universally flattering. Made of organic acetate, the frame is stronger, more flexible, and more sustainable than plastic. Polarized nylon lenses provide 99.9% UV protection, keeping your eyes safe and your vision clear.

Organic Acetate Frame
Made of bio-based cellulose acetate, this frame is lighter, stronger, more flexible, and more sustainable than a plastic alternative.

Polarized Nylon Lenses
Made of nylon, these lenses never shatter and are nearly impossible to break by accident. Polarized to offer unmatched clarity, reduce glare and block 99.99% of UV rays. Enjoy enhanced color and contrast perception while protecting your eyes.

Inspired by the wayfarer
This design has been worn by a generation of changemakers from Bob Dylan, Warhol, Dean, Monroe and Ali. For good reason — slightly oversized and gently rounded make this pair flattering on every face shape.

Elevated in key ways
In classic Essential fashion, we wanted to improve on the original. To accent the mostly bare design, we added two circular silver pins on each side. These pins serve to gently raise the profile and add an air of elegance to an otherwise famously cavalier design.

Eye: 60mm
Bridge: 15mm
Height: 50mm

For The Troublemakers

Frames made of organic acetate
Lenses made of polarized crystal
Same manufacturer as Felix Gray.
Design inspired by the wayfarer
Incredibly robust & comfortable.
Undeniably cool.

Cool By Design

Worn by a generation of iconoclasts like Dylan, Warhol, Dean, Monroe and Ali this design is an American classic. Slightly oversized and gently rounded, this pair flattering on every face shape. Dressed up with round silver pins, this particular rendition adds an air of elegance and grace to an undeniably cool history.

Made to last

Shades get tossed for only three reasons: they break, they go out of vogue or they stop being comfortable. This pair was engineered to never do any of those. Made of organic acetate and polarized nylon, it's nearly impossible to break. Is style since the 50's, the design is here to stay. Slightly oversized and gently rounded, the frame looks good and feels good on every face.

Size Guide

Eye: 60mm
Bridge: 15mm
Height: 50mm

True Price Comparison

The Essential

Price $39.00
Frame Acetate
Lenses Polarized Nylon

Gentle Monster

Price $269.00
Frame Acetate
Lenses Polarized Nylon

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