Sunglasses Tag

The warm weather is here and we are all spending more time outside. Whether you are playing golf, tennis, bike riding, swimming, sailing or just catching a few rays during lunchtime, sunglasses should be a very important part of your summer wardrobe. At Europtics, we have a huge selection of name brand designer sunglasses available in prescription and non-prescription. Before you come in to pick out that perfect pair of sunglasses for summer, we thought we would share this infographic about the various sunglasses tints available to help you select that perfect pair for your needs. Stop in and let us show you the different tints we can make for you based on your needs.





With 300 plus days of sunshine every year in Colorado, we like our sunglasses around here. We have seen some great strides in both styles and in sunglass technology over the last couple of years. We are however, really excited about our newest addition, TAVAT sunglasses, now available at Europtics Cherry Creek North location.

Not only are these great looking sunglasses, but TAVAT sunglasses have a whole new TLT lens technology called Melanin. TAVAT’s sunglasses are infused with a synthetic melanin to provide improved clarity, enhanced contrast and ultimate eye protection without any color distortion. The synthetic melanin act in much the same way natural melanin does, blocking both UV rays and up to 98% of harmful violet-blue light which contributes to age-related macular degeneration. This added filter enhances contrast and true colors for a sharper image. TAVAT sunglasses are also available with a polarizing filter, making these sunglasses great for sports enthusiasts and drivers alike.

Stop into Europtics Cherry Creek North location today and try on a pair of these amazing TAVAT sunglasses from Italy for yourself!



We’ve been a fan of Maui Jim sunglasses for years. They have always been fun and functional, with some of the best sun optics available anywhere. What they have never been is flashy. Maui Jim just changed all that with their new Silk Crystal collection available now at Europtics Cherry Creek North. Handcrafted in Italy, each pair of Silk Crystal sunglasses are a one-of-a-kind piece featuring artwork by internationally renown Maui artist Charlie Lyon. Each piece is one of a kind, uniquely numbered and sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Maui Jim Silk Crystal at Europtics Cherry Creek NorthYet as uniquely individually styled these new Silk Crystal sunglasses are, they come with Maui Jim’s legendary sunglasses lenses. Maui Jim’s PolarizedPlus2 lens technology has received the Seal of Recommendation from The Skin Cancer Foundation as an effective UV protectant because the technology cuts 99.9 percent of glare and eliminates 100 percent of UVA and UVB rays on both sides of each lens. The lenses are recognized as safe and effective sun protection and are an important part of an effective defense program against skin cancers of the eye and eyelids, which is so important here in Colorado.

Stop into our Cherry Creek North store today, at 100 Fillmore and see these amazing sunglasses for yourself.

Most Colorado adults have a pair of sunglasses (unless they are driving east or west during rush hour it seems) we wear when it’s bright out, whether for skiing, golfing, picnicking,  or even just looking cool. Most of us however, are failing our children when it comes to protecting their eyes from the damaging UV radiation of sunlight, which affect children under 16 far greater then their parents. At a mile or more above sea level those rays are even more damaging to our children’s eyes. Here is a story and video from The Wall Street Journal which we has your to read over and watch. Europtics carries stylish eyeglasses and sunglasses for children as well as adults. There is plenty of summer left, protect your kids eyes the way you do their skin this summer.



Click Here – Wall Street Journal – Eye Protection From the Sun Especially Important for Kids 


Summer is fast approaching (despite Winter’s latest attempt to stick around) and as the weather warms, we will all spend more time outside. This is a great time to get a new pair of sunglasses for every member of your family. The folks at eyeSmart and the American Academy of Ophthalmology have put together this infographic on being Sun Smart and educating us on the importance of sunwear to protect our eyes.



There is still plenty of summer left and with over 300 days of sunshine year-round, Colorado not the place to forgo having sunglasses. How important is shielding your eyes from the harmful rays of the sun? This infographic from The Vision Council explains why sunglasses are so important. Europtics has Colorado’s largest selection of sunglasses for sport, for driving, for fashion, for looking good and always for protecting your vision. Stop in to the nearest Europtics today and let us find the perfect pair of sunglasses for you.



Kids-Sunglasses-UV-Protection11School is out and summer is here in full force. If you can pry the video game controllers from your children’s hands and send them outside, make sure you do so with a pair of sunglasses from Europtics. Sunglasses for kids you ask? Why? We’re glad you asked.

Did you know that the lens of your child’s eye transmits about 70% more UV radiation than do adult eyes, putting their retina at greater risk? Did you also know that the cells of the lens of our eyes are never replaced and the proteins never replenished. Kids also look up more, which means they are constantly looking up into the sun. Therefore, the sooner you protect your children’s eyes the less damage they need worry about later in life.

Kids under 10 are at a higher risk for both skin and eye damage because their eyes are more fragile, especially at our elevated altitude. At Europtics we have a great selection of affordable sunglasses for kids. Stop into one of our stores today and let us help you find some wonderful and fun sunglasses for your kids. Plus, you’ll save big during our 30th Anniversary Sale too!

kids-4We are often asked about eyewear for kids.  We have high standards regarding all the eyewear we sell and refuse to go the easy route and lower our standards just to sell cheap kids eyeglasses and sunglasses. Which is why we are very excited to now carry Julbo sunglasses for children at Europtics. Julbo manufacturers quality children s and adult sunglasses in exciting shapes and colors without sacrificing optical quality.

Europtics is pleased to now carry Julbo eyewear for kids of all ages, from newborns on up.  One of the great things about the Julbo sunglasses for babies is there is no up or down. They can be turned either way and fit perfectly, letting the baby be in charge of their sunglasses. We all know how they will fight to do things for themselves… Plus, these sunglasses have an amazing 95% UV light absorption.

Stop into a Europtics store today and see this exciting line for yourself.

Pascal1One of our favorite lines for all our stores is Face à Face from Paris. Under Co-Founder, President, and Art Director, Pascal Jaulent, Face à Face continues to create exciting fresh new styles and colors in eyglasses and sunglasses for both men and women. The basic principle of Face à Face has always been architecture, and how they combine fashion with shapes and colors.

Pascal  pays close attention to both design and but also fashion trends so they convey not only a sense of personal style but of contemporary fashion. Jaulent sees design elements for eyewear in everyday life, from a model’s eyebrows to a piece of furniture. He uses materials that will also convey that exciting French style with classic durability and versatility.

Come into one of the four Europtics locations soon and see this wonderfully artful line. We’re sure you’ll find something to be excited about.