Eight New Sunglass Models from Costa Del Mar
Costa Del Mar’s Fantail has a hard rectangular shaped frame for a medium to large fit. The nylon construction provides durability and what Costa describes as “forget-they’re-on” comfort. They are available in tortoise or black frame colors, and they feature Costa’s “580” glass lenses, which many guides describe as the clearest lenses on the planet. In our opinion, glass is still the most optically clear and scratch resistant compound, but polycarbonate offers a lightweight, impact-resistant alternative, at a lower price. Fantail is available in both lens materials. Lens colors include gray, copper, amber for Costa 580P, with the same colors, plus blue, green, and silver mirror options in 580G. Fantail retails from $149 to $249, depending on customized lens selection.
Costa’s Tag features 360-degree co-molded technology, with built-in side shields and integral hinges for a comfortable fit. Tag comes in tortoise, black or silver frame colors, in the full array of Costa’s 580 lenses, including the new Rx option.
The 580 lens blocks yellow light at the 580 nanometer on the light spectrum, creating good visual clarity, high levels of polarization efficiency, and razor-sharp color enhancement. Like all Costa sunglasses, Tag is hand assembled in Florida with a lifetime warranty against manufacturer’s defects and can be customized with the frame and lens color of choice. Costa’s Tag style retails from $149 to $249, depending on lens choice.
Little Harbor features stainless steel spring hinges which allow for a comfortable fit. Lightweight nylon frame color options include tortoise, black and a black/coral combinations. Little Harbor is available in Costa’s 580G and 580P lens technology, which blocks yellow light at the 580 nanometers on the light spectrum. The new Little Harbor style ranges from $149 to $249 depending on lens selection.
Islamorada features a butterfly shape and classic profile. Stainless steel spring hinges allow for additional comfort and a “forget-they’re-on” fit. Lightweight nylon frame color options include tortoise, black, white, and a black/coral combination. Islamorada is available in Costa’s 580G and 580P lens technology. The new Islamorada style ranges from $149 to $249 depending on lens selection.
South Point’s shape is an updated take on a traditional aviator style. South Point has Costa’s adjustable silicone nose pads and is available in palladium and gold frame colors, and built of quality Monel metal. Lenses are available in polycarbonate only. They retail from $199 to $279.
Grand Isle brings the performance fit Costa’s known for in its sport nylon frames, packaged in metal style. It features a square shape, and offers co-molded Hydrolite temple technology and adjustable nose pads for comfort. Grand Isle is available in gunmetal and the new brushed antique gold frame colors. They are available in Costa’s new 580 Rx option, as well. Grand Isle retails from $199 to $279.
Tippet offers cat-eye styling. Stainless steel spring hinges make them comfortable to wear, and lightweight nylon frame color options include tortoise, black, and white. Price ranges from $149 to $249 depending on lens selection.
Hammock’s large, retro frame style features stainless steel spring hinges that allow for a comfortable fit. Lightweight nylon frames in tortoise, black and salmon/white crystal combination colors sit comfortably in place on your face, or on top of your head as the perfect accessory. Hammock is availablefor $149 to $249, depending on lens selection.
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