Our friends at Kempt recently enthused over California’s cool R A E N Optics, which specializes in mid-century styles and vintage-inspired shades.

Turns out they’re one of our faves too.

Their handmade acetate frames are “tediously built to last”, a good thing when you’re on the road for days at a time.

California’s cool RAEN Optics specializes in mid-century styles and vintage-inspired shades

Of course, they look good no matter what you get up to.

Take the Ryko (below), designed for writers and drinkers (I think we qualify).

“To us, all that matters is you look good while doing it,” the R A E N dogs note, “whatever ‘it’ may be.”

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