Many years ago, a surfer kid betrayed the beach to found an enormously successful line of eyewear favored by people who own beaches. Now, the prodigal surfer has returned, with Mosley Tribes sunglasses.
From the guy behind Oliver Peoples, MTs represent a flight from Wall-Street-types, back to the sun-seeking everyman whose idea of "mortgage-backed securities" is the ADT sign on his lawn. The Peoples pedigree's apparent in the materials, e.g., self-adjusting photochromic lenses, and acetate frames jazzed up with marble blends and vintage Italian tortoiseshell -- RIP Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello, and Leonardo. Model-wise, the Paladino sports a classic eyeglass profile with meaty earpieces, the Enforcer's a slightly squared-off Aviator, while the oversized Sentinel looks like it should be worn at a futuristic gun range, where the weaponry's been updated (lasers), but the attitudes haven't (you hang in there, 2nd Amendment).