Opening in 1977, Vision Centre and Shademakers Eyeware considered sunglasses as an important part of our inventory and our customer’s eye health. As the first independent opticians in the area we were also the first to consider sunglasses a key to satisfying prescription and non-prescription visual performance. As our customer’s demands have grown, our inventory has adjusted to the point where most types of sunglasses are available at our locations from fashion or sport to protective performance.
Kaenon polarized developed their own lens material to differentiate themselves from everyone else. With frames designed by Alain Mikli and lens technology not found anywhere else, this line delivers unique products. Style and performance is delivered in every pair we sell so they certainly help define our product mix in either prescription or non-prescription choices. Danica Patrick doesn't hurt either. See more models from KAENON including the ready-for-action KORE technology line here.
Blue is the chosen color of the CARRERA eyewear collection. The new sunglasses feature lenses reinterpreted with a mirrored blue flash. This is an extremely modern color solution that projects these sunglasses into the future. The best-sellers of the collection are dedicated to the blue lens concept where lenses are animated by grey shades brought to life by blue mirrored flashes. A perfect complement for a determined, up-to-date and stylish look.
For over seventy years, Ray-Ban's commitment to quality and technology has played an important role in establishing their legacy of authenticity. From the official sunglasses of U.S. Army fighter pilots to the most iconic sunglasses in the world. Four fashion sunglasses lines, all with names that mean "Shades".
The outstanding masterpieces created by Cari Zalloni have certainly written their own design history. CAZAL sunglasses speak a clear language of form have shaped a unique and clear form language. They’re a declaration of independence from any kind of mainstream. Distinctive, unique and individualistic. Cari Zalloni is a creative genius. He doesn’t follow trends – he creates them. His charismatic style is his signature style, unmistakable in each of his designs. It is the essence of the CAZAL brand. See more on our CAZAL feature page.
"I decided it was time to put my own mark on eyewear design and see if I had what it took to create timelss classic eyewear too. If you want a beautiful hat you would go to a milliner like Philip Treacy. If you want an incredible pair of shoes you would go to Christian Louboutin. But if you want glasses that are amazing quality and are unique and timeless in their design, then its worth giving us a call." More about this new designer with the deep heritage on our Claire Goldsmith page. Shademakers in Rehoboth Beach is the exclusive Delaware home of Claire Goldsmith.
Color is at the root of all kate spade designs. Utility, wit and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of kate spade new york. as the world expands, their graceful, exuberant approach to the everyday is evident in every category they enter, from handbags and clothing to jewelry, shoes, sunglasses and home.
The name says it all with the company’s history and ability to reinvent itself, staying contemporary all the while. Is it any wonder why its one of our best sellers, year in and year out? Stop in to see Gucci’s latest creations.
Persol collapsible and iconic sunwear is available exclusively at Shademakers in Rehoboth Beach. You simply must feel the quality of manufacture these sunnies provide. More information about the quality and style of Persol is available on our Persol page.
Chemistrie is a patented magnetic lens system that allows a wearer of prescription eyewear to attach a variety of lenses including sun, reader, and 3-D to their prescription frame utilizing magnets imbedded near the edge of the lens. The Chemistrie technology has rendered clip-on sunglasses obsolete.
Costa Del Mar
These high performance polarized lenses and frames are designed for active outdoor lifestyles. With various lens colors to match your outdoor activities and frames designed to stay on. This line is serious when it comes to helping you perform at your best. Stop in and check both the non and prescription styles available and "see what's out there".www.costadelmar.com
“We are all about one thing – fun”. “Combine all that with our brightly colored, mid-century inspired vision and you’ve got Paul Frank Industries.” Two quotes from their website and you pretty much understand their RX and Sunglass collections. One of the best values we carry both in style and price. Try them on and enter a lifestyle brand like no other. Baumvision is the distributor for Paul Frank as well as Modern Amusement another line we carry in limited quantities. www.baumvision.com
These "high velocity protection" sunglasses have been very popular among the motorcycle crowd. This constantly evolving line is definitely geared toward anyone with the need for speed. Protection, performance and durability all available in non-prescription with most styles available in prescription. Slow down long enough to see what's available. www.wileyx.com
We brought Oakley into our product mix more than 20 years ago, seen as a sport brand that truly addresses active lifestyles. The evolution of Oakley has been a key ingredient to our sunglass collection and will always keep your attention with their "imagination through the fashion of art and science". (Quote from Oakley's website) www.oakley.com
Polarized lenses both in prescription and non-prescription that completely eliminate glare. Lenses that protect against all three types of glare direct, reflected and bounce combined with great frame styles. This is a complete sunglass line in every way, function, style and durability with great warranties to boot. More on Maui Jim.
Fashion, sport, function and protection are a few of the aspects our sunglasses provide. Fashion being at the forefront in sunwear for most of our inventory, sport is a growing segment and helps those with a more active lifestyle perform at their best.
Protection from the sun’s harmful rays is a growing concern and all of our categories provide this lifelong need. Prescription or non-prescription sunglasses are available at all our locations with Shademakers inventory having the widest selection. We provide UV Protection information here to help our clients understand the importance of proper eye care.
Chrome Hearts is an exclusive line of glasses only available at Shademakers Eyeware. Contact us to learn more about this great brand. NEW! We have a limited selection of Chrome Hearts Gear in stock now.
Designer Sunglass Brands
Many of our eyeglass designers also provide exciting sunglass styles. Designers such as Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Kate Spade, Gucci, Bvlgari, Judith Lieber and more are represented in our sunglass inventory. For store locations of these lines please call or stop in, try one on.
The regions "High Performance Eyecare Professionals" with the region's best selection of eyewear come see for yourself.