Today I want to introduce you to Winkwood, a company in Australia that sells super cool wooden sunglasses. Their collection encompasses wooden frames with mirrored lenses in a large variety of styles. You can find classic cat-eye, aviator type styles as well as nerdy square or round lenses frames. On their webpage, they have a guide to match your face shape with the best flattering frame for its shape. The pair that I am wearing, for instance, looks best on oval and square faces. There are also photos on how the sunnies look when worn. Thus, when you know your face shape, you hardly can go wrong. ❤
Winkwood sunglasses are made from organic layered wood. The colored mirrored lenses have a UV-400 protection. This means they provide maximum protection even when the sunlight is reflected on the water at the beach or lake, on the mirrored windows in a business district, on the road or even on Alaska’s snow in spring and fall. 🙂
Their collection is awesome, and it is hard to just choose one pair! I picked a white pair as white frames are an eternal classic. I love that the milk white color of the upper frame looks soft and warm, not cold like snow. In other words, it looks friendly and approachable. The champagne color of the lenses is very unexpected and adds color to the face without being over the top. The little dots drilled into the frame create the structure of a waffle. Summer and ice cream waffles come up the mind. Well this interesting design gave the piece its name: Creamy Waffle.
The Winkwood sunglasses look more expensive than they are. The pair shown in the photos costs only US $111 (AU $149, GBP £86.70, CAD $149.28, EUR €99.29). This price is about half the money, one has to fork over for expensive designer sunglasses that everyone wears. Nevertheless, like with designer frames you can register your purchase for warranty and protection. Furthermore, since wood is a natural material, no two pairs will be exactly look the same. They are as unique as you are. Who doesn’t like that?
Another plus, they are easy to style and look great for the weekend (see red-white-black outfit inspiration) as well as for work (see business casual inspiration look with pants and blazer).
The wooden sunglasses come gift-wrapped in a carved wooden storage box with cleaning cloth. Winkwood also has also great styles for men. A perfect unique Father’s Day gift.
International orders will ship by registered international post or courier for an amount calculated at checkout depending on the country of delivery. I run their shipping estimate program and shipping to the US, UK, Canada, and Germany was estimated at $9.95 AU. This means while the sunnies have a fixed prices the shipping costs depend on the daily exchange rates. However, I think the Winkwood sunglasses are totally worth their price plus the shipping cost. All international deliveries will have a tracking number. Thus, you can “watch” your item traveling to its new home.
In a nutshell: All Winkwood sunglasses are statement pieces for women (or men) with distinct style at an affordable price. The designs focus on both comfort and style. I like that the feeling of the wood on my nose. It is light and doesn’t make me sweat where the frame is in contact with my skin. They are so beautiful I am tempted to start a collection. 😉
I am currently carving the Arctic Piranha as my next pair. Browse their collection now. Which one is your favorite?
Winkwood has a 30% discount code: HIGHLATITUDESTYLE for my lovely readers. Thus, that makes a pair just $77.70 US plus shipping! That’s a great deal! ❤
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Photos of me: G. Kramm
Photos of sunglasses, gift wrapping, and sunglass box: N. Mölders
Disclosure: These sunglasses are a sample from Winkwood. This post is not endorsed by them. I wrote it entirely myself and it expresses my 100% honest opinion.
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