Wooden and bamboo products are becoming more popular every year. The main reason for this is that consumers are becoming more aware that plastics are not the right way forward. For many products a more sustainable alternative is needed. And those alternatives have been in plain sight for all this time that plastic took over the world by storm. another reason for their increased popularity is the fact that technical advancements allow us to craft more delicate models. Wooden and bamboo shades don't have any design limitations anymore.
Wood, the perfect material
It's no news that wood is the perfect material to make products from. And that applies to many types of products, including fashion products. Because of the rise in popularity of plastics in the 70s you might forget that wood as a material came a couple of Millennia before plastics. It's lightweight and can take any shape. And more importantly: it is a sustainable alternative. As long as the wood comes from a properly managed forest, where normally one tree is planted for every tree felled.
Wood frame sunglasses
And there are multiple examples of really cool sunglasses made from wood. Or more specifically wood frame sunglasses and wood frame glasses. One cool sunglasses brand is own very own BEINGBAR. The tools to craft and process the wood are extremely precize and sophisticated nowadays. So wooden shades can take any shape and form of their polluting counterparts. But with the added benefit that you can often still distinguish the original wood grain. This is as unique as a fingerprint, which makes every product unique!
Bamboo, the perfect material for sunglasses
And what applies to wood, applies even more for bamboo. Perhaps you didn't know that bamboo is not a plant, nor a tree. Bamboo officially is a type of grass! Bamboo is widely considered to be one of the most sustainable materials. You can craft almost anything from it. Clothing, for instance, is already made from bamboo since many years. And now that the anti-plastic movement is flooding the world and plastic straws and cutlery are banned, guess what will be taking its place in most cases? Indeed, sustainable bamboo.
Advantages of bamboo for fashion and shades
Bamboo is an extremely lightweight material, even more lightweight than wood. So that makes it also very suitable to craft eyewear from. Most of the BEINGBAR sunglasses weigh only around the 25 grams mark. It is difficult to find any other pair of shades that weighs less. Ideal as a material when you do a lot of outdoor sports, because you hardly feel you're wearing them. Prepare for the most comfortable pair of shades you'll ever wear! Perfect for your outdoor activities, such as your runs and cross fit sessions.
Cool sunglasses for both men and women
So, are you looking for the perfect pair of cool looking, sustainable shades this season? It really doesn't matter what shape or form you prefer, because bamboo and wood sunglasses come in any design. We would argue that these are the perfect shades. Why? Because they have all the characteristics of the shades you know already for decades but with all the benefits we mentioned in this article. So, if you ask us, the perfect sunglasses for both men and women are made from wood or bamboo. But you could argue that we are a bit biased.
So, this concludes this article about why you should go for wood and bamboo shades this Season. Are you interested in reading more about high quality sunglasses? And more specifically in shades that take a different approach. BEINGBAR shades are the ultimate conscious and sustainable sunglasses, made with natural materials. For people who make their own conscious choices. Click here to read more. Or visit BEINGBAR.com