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All-Wood Sunglasses

Qoowl's Sunglasses Made from Wood Comes from a Single Plywood Sheet

— September 19, 2014 — Fashion
It's not uncommon to see sunglasses with some wooden detailing on them, but Qoowl takes this style to new heights with its sunglasses made from wood. These sunglasses are made from a single sheet of plywood, which has been cut into to create slots that you can see through. Amazingly, the glasses do not have any additional fasteners, and use a curved design on its sides to make the transition from frame to arm.

On top of this, the glasses are exceptionally lightweight, weighing in at just 14 grams. The unique frames can be worn on their own, but they're also unobtrusive enough to wear over another pair of glasses. In keeping with the theme of the construction of the glasses, the packaging for the sunglasses also comes in a box that's made from a single sheet of cardboard.
Trend Themes
1. All-wood Sunglasses - Innovative, eco-friendly approach to sunglass design using a single sheet of plywood with no additional fasteners or frame to arm transition.
2. Lightweight Wooden Eyewear - Revolutionary technology that provides feather-light sunglasses for maximum comfort without compromising fashion.
3. Sustainable Eyewear - Rise of sustainable fashion with conscious consumer attitudes towards environmental impact of fashion products.
Industry Implications
1. Eyewear Industry - Disruptive innovation opportunity that challenges traditional sunglass material options and manufacturing processes.
2. Sustainable Packaging Industry - Opportunity to facilitate conscious consumer practices by utilizing sustainable packaging design.
3. Wood Industry - Collaboration opportunity with innovative eyewear companies that prioritize eco-friendly materials sourcing and manufacturing processes.
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