Athene Plant-Based Sunglasses, Caramel

Stylish and distinguished, these timeless sunglasses are made from strong and sustainable bio-acetate (from plants, not crude oil).... Read more

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Athene Plant-Based Sunglasses, Caramel by Bird Eyewear
The Buy Me Once Verdict

Stylish and distinguished, these timeless sunglasses are made from strong and sustainable bio-acetate (from plants, not crude oil). The polarised lenses offer 100% UVA and UVB protection.

  • Made from sustainable Italian Mazzucchelli bio-acetate, an eco-friendly version of plastic, it's made without crude oil and is certified biodegradable.
  • Materials sourced in Italy, glasses ethically and responsibly manufactured in China by DoChange
  • Lifetime repair service - free repairs on faulty glasses, accidental damage repaired for a low fee
  • Polarised lenses with 100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Frame size: Medium. Best suited for regular heads (55-57cm). Ideal for many face shapes and nose heights
  • 48mm-22mm-140mm (lens, nose, temples)
  • Built-in flexible micro-hinges and easily adjustable arms for a comfortable fit
  • Comes in a sustainable eco-cork case, with a recycled Share Your Sun cloth
  • Every pair sold includes a donation to SolarAid, helping distribute solar lamps to families in Zambia and Malawi
  • Bird eyewear is a certified B Corp - a business that is a force for good
  • Sent in plastic free packaging


Bird Eyewear are dedicated to making tough, sustainable sunglasses that give back. Made from cutting-edge bio-acetates - sustainable plastics derived from plants - these frames bring timeless style, with a tiny carbon footprint. Bird eyewear is built to last using strong, flexible materials - but can be composted in just 115 days. The first UK eyewear company to become a certified B Corp, Bird consider their social and environmental impact at every level of their business. With ethical manufacturing, plastic-free packaging and a donation to SolarAid with every purchase, these are sunnies you can truly feel good about.

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