The best thing about Athleisure? Workout NOT required. Whether you’re heading out for an active day or just looking the part, try these double-duty frames packed with performance, comfort AND style.

–Christine Yeh


1. Peak Performance:
Featuring a modern silhouette constructed into a compact folding frame, Columbia sunglass style Peak Freak is designed for the outdoor adventurist living life to the extreme. With seamless portability, adjustable rubber temple tips and rubber nosepads, this frame can be pushed to the limit. A textured pattern on the temples with subtle metal accents featured at the hinge break offers a perfect contrast with the masculine color palette.

COLUMBIA Peak Freak from Marchon Eyewear


2. Clear Style:
Combining the best of performance eyewear with versatile style, the Nike Bandit sunglass features a clean, lightweight design and ventilation ideal for running, training and beyond. Rubber channels in the temple arms increase airflow and grip, and anti-fog ventilation holes throughout the frame circulate air and prevent moisture accumulation. A floating nosepad optimizes airflow and absorbs impact while MAX Optics lenses provide precise clarity from all angles.

NIKE Bandit EV0949 from Marchon Eyewear


3. Sunny ’n’ Sporty:
Luxurious comfort meets functionality in the Cole Haan StudioGrand sunwear collection. Inspired by New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns, StudioGrand sunwear styles combine minimalist silhouettes with a soft color palette for versatile styling. A round shape with a metal front and mirror lenses, style 7031 features co-injected rubber temples and Ti-Flex bridge technology for lightweight comfort. StudioGrand offers understated elegance for active women who make the most of every step.


COLE HAAN 7031 from Altair Eyewear


4. Captain of the Sun:
Named for explorer, navigator and cartographer Captain James Cook, sunglass style Cook from Costa is constructed with corrosion-free titanium and offers a large fit and lightweight comfort. Flexible temples combined with Hydrolite ensure a secure fit during any athleisure activity. The Cook style is available in brushed palladium, satin black, shiny gold and rose gold with Costa’s patented 500G (glass) lenses and in satin black and rose gold with 500P (polycarbonate) lenses. The 500P lenses are also Rxable.

COOK from Costa


5. Champion Eyes:
A semi-rimless rectangle shape, optical style 2020 from Champion features a durable stainless steel frame front and handmade bi-layer acetate temple tips for a touch of luxury. Adjustable nosepads offer a custom fit and a flexible titanium temple plate covered in dual-injected Gripol soft-touch rubber provides extreme flexibility, eliminating the need for a heavier traditional spring hinge system. Built for easy-wearing performance, this style is also progressive friendly.

CHAMPION 2020 from L’Amy America


6. Ready for Action:
From hiking, fishing, kayaking to riding, adventure seekers can take on any challenge with the new Rebel style from Wiley X’s Active series. Available in two versions, a stylish matte layered tortoise frame with bronze tinted lenses geared with Wiley X’s advanced eight-layer polarization and an understated matte black frame with smoke gray lenses from the brand’s Black Ops collection, Rebel meets stringent ANSI Z87.1 safety standards for premium protection. For those with Rx needs, Wiley X’s Digiforce digital Rx lens technology provides wearers with superior prescription accuracy and clarity.

REBEL from Wiley X Eyewear


7. Safety is Stylish:
For workers in search of a comfortable and stylish frame with protective features, Wiley X introduces the Gravity from its Climate Control series. A wraparound style equipped with Wiley X’s patented removable soft foam facial cavity seal designed to block out wind, dust and debris, this frame keeps eyes comfortable and fully protected, meeting both OSHA and military-grade standards. Available in a variety of colors and lens options including gloss black with light-adjusting lenses and black crystal with polarized blue mirror lenses, Gravity is fully Rx ready.

GRAVITY from Wiley X Eyewear


8. Studio to Street:
Designed for the multifaceted woman on the move, Cole Haan StudioGrand eyewear draws inspiration from the New York City ballet with versatile and modern styling. Optical style 5020 features a square shape with a metal front and Ti-Flex bridge technology and lightweight co-injected rubber temples for comfort and durability. Available in soft and feminine color options, StudioGrand eyewear is styled to take the on-the-go woman from studio to street.

COLE HAAN 5020 from Altair Eyewear


9. Sporty Elegance:
Rounded angles and mixed materials on the Nike Flex Motion sunglass reveal an unexpected profile—both elegant and sporty. Metal accents give this frame an edge, and excellent optics and durability make it tough enough for any activity. Adjustable rubber temple arms offer enhanced grip and fit. Lightweight and constructed of durable nylon, this 6-base frame offers everyday coverage with lenses equipped with MAX Optics for precise clarity from all angles.

NIKE Flex Motion EV1015 from Marchon Eyewear


10. Off-Duty Style:
A rectangular titanium frame with a straight brow and flat front, XXL style Beaver features a striped band of color and rubber temples for a modern and sport lux look. Available in black (black/red temples), gunmetal (gray/black temples) and navy (navy/gray temples) and a 58-17-150 size, this frame is designed for the active man searching for a stylish frame that also caters to his special fit needs.

XXL Beaver from A&A Optical


11. Style Wrapper:
A modern update to the classic Georgia silhouette from Kaenon, style Lunada features an iconic wraparound shape with smooth lines and sweeping curves. Constructed with Kaenon’s injection-molded TR-90 frame material, Lunada offers a flexible and lightweight fit for all-day comfort. Kaenon’s SR-91 polarized lenses provide superior optical clarity and impact resistance making it ideal for women with active lifestyles.

LUNADA from Kaenon


12. Flying Colors:
A classic navigator shape gets a modern update with a combination of materials and stunning color combinations. Columbia sunglass style Vamoose features a sturdy metal frame front paired with sleek, thin temples that are enriched by a textured pattern and the Columbia metal logo for a signature finish.

COLUMBIA Vamoose from Marchon Eyewear