Sunglasses aviator

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Aviator sunglasses were first developed for pilots attempting to set the altitude record for manned flight. The gently curving lenses are designed to cover the maximum range of peripheral vision.

Lightweight, aircraft-grade steel frames with a subtle matte finish.

Mazzucchelli CR-39 polarized lenses. 100% UV 400 protection. Meets US ANSI Z80.3-2009, EU EN 1836:2005 standards. Frames suitable for low prescription lenses.
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Frame color Tortoiseshell
Lens polarization Polarized
Size 54 mm lens width
21 mm bridge
145 mm temple

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Warranty 2 year

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Kent Wang’s Aviator sunglasses stand out from the other aviators we tested thanks to their high quality.

Two staff members noted that the Kent Wang aviators had a more defined shape than other aviators, as well as a small frame—the sunglasses are just 130 mm in total width. Even with this smaller size, they weren’t tight around the temple or the ears. One of our testers, who is Asian, found the Kent Wang pair especially good-looking and comfortable on her low-bridge nose.

The Kent Wang pair’s steel frame feels noticeably sturdy compared with the “metallic alloy” of cheaper pairs—the Kent Wang sunglasses have been strong and resilient over the two-plus years we’ve worn them.

In 2021 Kent Wang increased its return-period policy to 60 days (up from 30 days) and added a two-year warranty. These improvements bump the glasses from a good purchase to a fantastic one. In addition, Kent Wang offers notably good customer service: We’ve even spotted Kent Wang (the person, not the brand) on social platforms like Reddit, helping customers.