At the end of the day, the Latch stemmed from looking at skateboards and paper clips. It was, "How can we get the look of a skateboard and the simplicity of a paperclip?"
We don’t tell people that you can fire a ball at 102 miles per hour at our sunglasses, but you can. The technology and the durability is there.
Oakley's patented Plutonite lens material is optically pure and 100% UV protective (even in its raw, clear form) and virtually unbreakable.
Iridium, the tech behind Oakley's bold mirrored lenses, shields undesired wavelengths and enhances others for improved color quality based on environmental needs.
Designed in collaboration with up-and-coming pro skateboarders, the Latch, Oakley's latest lifestyle frame, clips onto the neckline of a t-shirt to stay in place.
Oakley’s first material patent, and the technology that put the brand on the map. Unobtainium is a rubbery material that grows sticky when wet to improve traction.