Sandbanks Portofino Sunglasses - Sunset

Inspired by the portholes on the fishing boats of this beautiful fishing village on the Italian riviera these round sunglasses are simply stunning. Designed in the UK, made from Europe's finest biodegradable cellulose acetate.The 6mm...
Read More Down Arrow
£199.00
£199.00


Color: Sunset


Sandbanks Portofino Sunglasses - Sunset

Sandbanks Portofino Sunglasses - Sunset

£199.00

Sandbanks Portofino Sunglasses - Sunset

£199.00
Color: Sunset

Inspired by the portholes on the fishing boats of this beautiful fishing village on the Italian riviera these round sunglasses are simply stunning. Designed in the UK, made from Europe's finest biodegradable cellulose acetate.The 6mm thick M49 Bio-acetate frames with hidden steel hinges are wire cored temples make for enduring build quality. Subtle silver bezel embedded in the temple. Fitted with Divel Italia’s green line eco series these sunglasses align with the brands mantra: Inspired by luxury, Driven by sustainability. 100% UVA/UVB protection.

 

A tree is planted for each product manufactured, offsetting approximately 30kg of carbon emissions a year continuing over the course of 25 years.

 

DETAILS

  • Sandbanks silver bezel
  • Designed in the UK
  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Sandbanks sunglasses case and cleaning bag included 
  • Frame size: 47 - 23 - 145
  • Style: Sandbanks Portofino Sunglasses

M49 MAZZUCCHELI BIO-ACETATE

 

Frames are constructed from Europe’s finest biodegradable cellulose acetate, M49 Mazzuchelli Bioacetate

 

This eco conscious M49 material is an innovative formula developed by Mazzuchelli 1849 laboratories, blending cellulose acetate with plasticiser from natural sources

 

- M49 is both bio-based and biodegradable
- Materials of natural and renewable origin
- M49 bioacetate is hand-crafted in Italy
- 100% biodegradable in 115 days using industrial composting methods

 

This material was chosen for our inaugural collection of sunglasses as it aligns with our sustainable approach to fashion & production whilst whilst providing superior aesthetics & reliable frames construction

 

M49 Mazzucchelli Bioacetate is a type of bio-based acetate material that offers several sustainability benefits. It is derived from renewable resources, such as plant-based materials, making it more environmentally friendly compared to conventional acetate derived from fossil fuels.

 

Bioacetate production reduces greenhouse gas emissions and contributes to a lower carbon footprint. Additionally, it can be biodegradable under certain conditions, which helps to minimise plastic waste and its impact on the environment. The adoption of M49 Mazzucchelli Bioacetate can be a step towards promoting a more sustainable and eco-friendly approach to various industries.

 

DIVEL ITALIA

 

Lenses are supplied by Divel Italia’s Green Line Nylon Eco series of lenses, the leading supplier to leading producers of environmentally friendly fashion frames.

 

Made from 40% resins of plant origin, with the remainder being fossil - origin by-products.

 

All lenses in our inaugural collection are Divel Italia Green Line Nylon Eco have gradient tints. All lenses feature back surface anti reflection coatings to reduce excessive reflections into the eye allowing for comfortable viewing & clearer vision.

 

 

 

You'll find up to three numbers on glasses frames, and they stand for the lens width, bridge width, and temple length. All measurements are in mm. These numbers are written on the inside of one arm and may be separated by spaces or dashes. Often, a small square shape separates the lens width from the bridge width.

 

Related Products