Last week, cult sunglasses brand Oakley unveiled its latest innovation, the Kato. Set to be worn by over 1,000 athletes at the Tokyo Olympics this summer, the frames were designed with performance in mind.
Developed over several months with the help of several high-profile athletes such as Patrick Mahomes and Nigel Sylvester, the frameless style is engineered to conform to the contours of the face, featuring a first-ever nose wrap for high coverage. Basically, this bad boy is less a pair of sunglasses and more a Rip Hamilton-style face mask for the elite athlete.
As far as sunglasses go, the Oakley Kato is as advanced as it gets. The Kato is also no slouch when it comes to fashion statements due to the fact that, well, it covers your whole face and features Oakley’s signature reflective colorway. Don’t forget, this is the same performance sunglasses brand that infiltrated high fashion, collaborated with the best in the game, and counts Michael Jordan among its fans.
The Kato is available now and retails for $290.
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