Too cool for school.

Not every pair of shades is handmade in Italy by Mazzuchelli, but the Electric 40Five Sunglasses aren't your average glasses. In addition to their fine frames and classic style, the 40Five have melanin-infused CR-39 polycarbonate lenses that block 100% of UV rays, and five-barrel hinges that keep them glued to your face.

Proposition 65 Warning for California Consumers: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.

  • Melanin-infused CR-39 polycarbonate lenses
  • 100% UV protection and 98% blue light protection
  • Handmade Mazzuchelli acetate frame
  • Five-barrel hinge
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They're 65% off for a reason

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Got the Dusk/M. Bronze 40fives, and they were noticeably crooked and warped out of the box. Not just wonky arms, the frames themselves are completely twisted. So I requested a refund and ordered a new pair after consulting with one of the online chat "gearheads" and being assured that it was just that one pair. Second pair came the exact same. I hadn't had time to ship the first pair back, so I had both on hand to see side by side. The exact same warping. Like the whole shipment was unevenly stuck under a very heavy box, but only on one side. Or they just made a really awful batch of 40fives and retailers sell them anyway. Go ahead and get them if you have a great optometrist or are a whiz with acetone or a heat gun.

Stylish but large

  • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

These glasses were a little large on the face, but are super stylish. Great lenses as well. Would be a perfect star if I felt like the didn't slide down all the time.