WHAT IF WE TOLD YOU THAT A PAIR OF PLANT-BASED SUNGLASSES IS POSSIBLE?
Dragon did it and we are completely crazy about this product. From this summer, you can proudly wear your pair of eco-responsible glasses. The key phrase in this project: protect the oceans we love to surf, the mountains we love to climb and the land we love to explore.
The look of the frame is usually what will determine your choice of glasses. Let us surprise you with some info that will make you say “ouuh, she is beautiful inside and out that one”.
THE CASTOR PLANT
What is a plant-based resin exactly? In the case of Dragon mounts, the mounts are made from castor resin. Castor is a common plant that grows almost everywhere and looks like a small shrub. Around the world, around 700 farmers grow it. In this sense, the company has partnered with the Global network of suppliers and trained and certified by Pragati, an organization that aims to reduce environmental impacts through education and the establishment of a more sustainable supply chain.
This association and the use of plants in the production of their frame reduces the ecological footprint and the ecological impact of the company and who doesn't love a company that takes care of our planet? Especially right now.
What does castor resin finally bring? Essentially, it is a renewable material (yay) and creates a stronger plastic that is both lightweight and durable.
Acetate is one of the best-known materials when creating frames. At Dragon, they chose to use a plant-based thermoplastic for a more durable product and a more pleasing aesthetic. The company undoubtedly has an eye for detail, some of their frames are even hand-finished to offer you the highest level of quality!
This material makes their frames SUPER sturdy. In addition, the company has made an alloy with nylon, which makes them even less heavy and eco-responsible since you will keep them for a long time.
Dragon didn't just think about making sturdy mounts. They took care to make lenses that are also. So you have twice as much reason to make a responsible choice by choosing one of their products.
Sun protection is key. But when the protection is performing, green and clear, it's literally the ultimate in comfort for your eyes.
Polycarbonate is part of one of the components of the lenses of Dragon glasses. You can find it in several of their models including the monarch, monarch XL and the compass. This component makes your glasses both light as a feather and resistant.
You will find this type of lens on acetate frames. This component will allow you to have a clear vision as day! When shopping for your frames, look for models like the hype or the jake.
You will definitely find this component in the famous floating glasses of Dragon. A little friendly advice: with summer coming and all the sports you plan to do in the water, wakeboarding, fishing or even the beach, you definitely want this kind of glasses to avoid a disaster! You will have the advantage of having a clear vision and lightness as a bonus! The jam h20 and the vantage are made of nylon.
DRAGON, THE INFORMED CHOICE FOR THIS SUMMER
We all make an effort when it comes to making green choices. You drag your reusable bags, you always have your little metal straw and you try as much as possible to do a zero waste grocery store. We're doing our best to save our beautiful big playground and the good news is that now you can give mother nature a helping hand by shopping for your sunglasses!