Spy Optic Frazier Review
Want to be happier? Spy Optic recently released their Happy Lens lineup. They come in all different frames and lens colors. This review will focus on the Spy Optic Frazier Frame with Bronze Polar with Green Spectra Lens. These lightweight sunglasses are an excellent companion for sunny and snowy days as they are very comfortable and look great.
I think reviewing lenses, sunglasses, snowboard goggles, pretty much anything that you can wear on your head to protect and enhance your eyes is tricky. It doesn’t matter how great the product is, if it doesn’t look good on you? You just won’t buy it. This review will focus on the frames and lens itself. Luckily Spy Optic offers all types of frames for all types of faces. When you go to the website www.spyoptic.com you can see that the marketing is geared towards a lens that makes you happier because it lets all the “good” sun rays in and leaves all the “bad” sun rays out. But does it really work? Can you feel and see a difference? Keep reading.
Specifications for the Spy Optic Frazier
When I took the lenses out of the box they looked like any other pair of casual square sunglasses. They come in a protective microfiber sleeve, in this case baby blue, which I appreciated, as it changes the monotony of black soft cases I have from other sunglasses manufacturers. It’s also easy to find when you are looking for them as they stand out. As you can see there are smiley faces all over the packaging.
The first thing you’ll notice about these sunglasses is how lightweight they are, coming in at 5.8 ounces, it doesn’t feel like you have anything on your head. They have a very comfortable nose pad and the legs are also padded with little ridges that help the frames from moving once they are on. This doesn’t mean that Happy Lenses are fragile. Their Grilamid® material is “virtually” indestructible according to their website. I did sat on them accidentally and they were fine.
On the back on the left lens you will notice s little smiley face, which actually made me smile the first time I saw it. Details make a product stand out, this is a perfect example of a great design.
The Spy Optic Frazier Frame
The Frazier frames are obviously casual frames but they are very versatile. I recently moved to a new house and couldn’t find my regular sports sunglasses, they were in some box somewhere in the house. I had the Spy Optic Frazier handy, so I decided to give them a try for both biking and running. Usually as soon as you start to exercise, casual sunglasses tend to slide down your nose, or they bounce making it impossible to do any type of physical activity with them. The Spy Optic Frazier frame are different, they are so well designed and comfortable that I was able to wear them for 3+ hour bike rides. They stayed put and didn’t slide during the entire ride. After a while I even forgot that I wasn’t wearing a pair of “sport” sunglasses.
I also took the Spy Optic Frazier with me during my latest business trip. I ran several times with them. They didn’t bounce during my run and they actually look very retro and cool while running.
Spy Optic Happy Lens
We now know that the Spy Optic Frazier are very comfortable, but how are the lenses? I am not sure what Spy is doing with the lenses? Like I mentioned before I had the Bronze Polar with Green Spectra lens, they are also polarized, but seeing through them is absolutely amazing. I didn’t want to read anything about them before I tried them on. As soon as I had worn them a couple of times, I had to go to their website to see what made these sunglasses so special. They say that the lens lets the “good sun rays” in and leave the “bad sun rays” out. It is truly amazing how this seems to work. I caught myself smiling a couple of times while wearing the sunglasses and had to think why I was smiling. The Happy Lenses simply makes everything look sharper and clearer.
I have owned several polarized sunglasses before, and always knew that I was wearing polarized sunglasses, when I look into windows I usually see little ridges and water always looks weird. There seems to be some type of distortion which I don’t like. With the Optic Spy Happy Lens, I barely notice it anymore. I had to double check to make sure they were polarized as the distortion was basically gone. This doesn’t mean that the glare is back, which is what polarized lenses are supposed to help diminish. They give you zero glare with no distortion. You can feel the quality of the polarized lens.
Now that I have experienced the Happy Lens, I don’t know if I can go back to other sunglasses. The Spy Optic Frazier are lightweight, comfortable, look amazing, give great UV protection and enhance your vision. They can be worn as casual sunglasses but are so well designed they can be used for sports if you are in a pinch. Price for the Frazier frames varies from $94.95 to $154. 95 depending on the lens and frame you choose. For more information about the Happy Lenses go to http://spyoptic.com/happy/
Do your eyes a favor and grab a pair of the Spy Optic Frazier, with their unconditional 14 day money back guarantee you have nothing to loose.