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  • WILEY X® LAUNCHES RE-DESIGNED GUARD ADVANCED

    by Wiley X Eyewear | Oct 12, 2017

    Changeable Series Model Combines Battle-Ready Vision Protection With Versatility of Interchangeable Lenses

    Wiley X® has taken the expertise gained from 30 years of manufacturing military-grade protective eyewear and put it into its newly redesigned Changeable Series Guard Advanced sunglasses. guard advanced

    Engineered for lightweight comfort and superior visual performance under the most challenging conditions, Wiley X’s Guard Advanced provides soldiers, law enforcement and other tactical wearers with the protection Wiley X is known for.  With its rugged half-frame and shatterproof Selenite™ polycarbonate lenses that meet MIL-PRF-32432 (GL) Ballistic Standards, ANSI-Z87.1 High Velocity and High Mass Impact Standards and US Federal OSHA 1910.133(b)(1)(1) Standards, the Guard Advanced is built for extreme duty.  Complete UVA/UVB protection and distortion-free clarity give wearers the confidence to take on any mission or situation.

    To match changing light conditions and tactical situations, the Guard Advanced is offered with three available lenses that can be easily switched in the field.  One Guard Advanced package includes Wiley X’s Smoke Grey and Clear lenses.  The Smoke Grey lenses deliver 15% light transmission for maximum glare reduction without color distortion — ideal for brightly lit environments. The included Clear lenses deliver 90% light transmission and are ideal for tactical wear at night, indoors, in overcast skies or other very low light conditions.  Another available package adds Light Rust lenses engineered for 53% light transmission to enhance visual clarity in medium-low light conditions.  All of these state-of-the art protective lenses feature Wiley X’s proven T-Shell™ coating to resist scratching and provide long-term performance in rugged conditions.

    The Guard Advanced frame is designed for Medium to Large head sizes and features rubberized temple tips for added comfort and security, even when engaged in strenuous activities.  Each pair comes with a protective storage case, microfiber cleaning cloth, black adjustable elastic button strap and instruction card.

    For more information about the redesigned Wiley X Guard Advanced— or the company’s complete line of protective eyewear products designed for military and tactical use — visit www.wileyx.com.  Or contact Wiley X at 7800 Patterson Pass Road, Livermore, CA 94550 · Telephone: (800) 776-7842.

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  • NEW WX OMEGA BY WILEY X® FEATURES POLARIZED EMERALD GREEN MIRROR LENSES AND STYLISH KRYPTEK® NEPTUNE® CAMOUFLAGE FRAME

    by Wiley X Eyewear | Sep 26, 2017

    Wiley X®, Inc. has poured its 30 years of experience crafting premium protective eyewear into its latest innovation for anglers and boaters — the new WX Omega with Polarized Emerald Green Mirror lenses and a frame dressed in advanced Kryptek® Neptune® camouflage.ACOME12 (1)

    This new Active Lifestyle Series model offers anglers and others who work or play on the water superior visual performance and protection.  With their 8-layer polarization, Emerald Green Mirror coating and Amber tint, these lenses are engineered to amplify color contrast and deliver high visual definition — ideal for spotting gamefish, schools of bait, shallow drop-offs, structure and other important visual cues either inshore or offshore.  These shatterproof Selenite™ polycarbonate lenses also provide 100-percent UVA/UVB protection and an advanced T-Shell™ coating that resists scratching during rugged outdoor use.  The same performance features that make these advanced new shades great for fresh and saltwater anglers make them an ideal choice for sailors, kayakers, cruisers and anybody who spends time on the water.

    The Wiley X name is recognized worldwide for advanced protection along with clear vision, and these new shades certainly won’t disappoint.  The WX Omega meets ANSI-Z87.1 High Velocity and High Mass Impact standards as well as Federal OSHA 1910.133(b)(1)(1) Standards, providing wearers with occupational grade protection for every activity.  This means anglers can fish hard all day in the face of potential dangers that include airborne debris, flying lures and low-hanging branches.  Wiley X is the only premium sunglass brand with this level of protection in every adult style it makes — a key reason why the company is a leading provider of protective eyewear to the U.S. military, law enforcement, champion NASCAR drivers, professional tournament anglers and others who need the ultimate in protection and performance.

    Another thing that sets these distinctive glasses apart is the frame’s unique Kryptek® Neptune® camouflage.  Whether you want to blend in while chasing skinny-water gamefish, stand out in a captain’s meeting or just look great while hanging out on deck, these stylish shades fit the bill.   Unlike traditional stick-and-leaf camouflage, the Kryptek design incorporates micro and macro layering inspired by artillery camouflage netting.  The blue-based marine Neptune design provides both effective silhouette break up for water environments and a stylish compliment to the Emerald Green Mirror lenses.  In addition, the WX Omega’s lightweight frame features a double-injected rubber nosepiece for non-slip comfort, even when the action gets hot and sweaty.

    As with almost all Wiley X sunglass, this WX Omega is also Rx-Ready using the company’s advanced DIGIFORCE™ prescription lens technology.  Engineered to deliver superior prescription accuracy and clear vision over the widest possible field of view, prescription Wiley X sunglasses deliver a high-performance, no-compromise solution for anglers, boaters and others who need corrective lenses.

    To learn more about Wiley X’s new WX Omega with Polarized Emerald Green Mirror lenses and a Kryptek Neptune frame — or the company’s extensive line of sunglasses providing Absolute Premium Protection for fishing, boating and other outdoor adventures — visit www.wileyx.com.  Or contact Wiley X at 7800 Patterson Pass Road, Livermore, CA 94550 

  • WILEY X® INTRODUCES NEW WX TWISTED SUNGLASS MODEL WITH EMERALD GREEN MIRROR POLARIZED LENSES

    by Wiley X Eyewear | Aug 21, 2017

    Eyewear innovator Wiley X®, Inc. has added a new model to its 2017 line-up that is sure to catch the attention of avid anglers, boaters and others who love outdoor adventure.  This new addition to Wiley X’s popular Active Lifestyle sunglass family — the WX Twisted — pairs a distinctive Matte Hickory Brown frame with advanced Polarized Emerald Green Mirror Lenses.  This combination looks great and performs even better when enjoying some fun in the sun. SSTWI07

    With their Amber tint, Emerald Mirror surface and advanced 8-layer polarization, these lenses have been specially engineered by Wiley X to amplify color contrast and deliver high visual definition.  This performance, along with superior glare-cutting properties, make the WX Twisted an ideal choice for serious fishermen, avid boaters, sailors, kayakers and others who love to play on, in and around the water.  In addition, Wiley X’s 100-percent UVA/UVB protection and distortion-free visual clarity make these stylish shades great for a wide range of outdoor activities in highly reflective environments — anything from driving and bicycling to hiking, climbing, camping or just hanging out at the beach.

    As part of the Wiley X Active Lifestyle family, these shades deliver the stylish good looks, comfort and visual performance to take on any outdoor activity or social occasion with confidence.  Yet, they still deliver the battlefield-bred vision protection that has made Wiley X a leading provider of protective eyewear for the U.S. military, law enforcement and other tactical wearers for 30 years.  This hard-earned reputation is a prime reason why Wiley X glasses are the choice of champion NASCAR drivers,

    BASS Elite Series tournament anglers and others who demand the ultimate protection and performance under extreme conditions.

    The WX Twisted features a lightweight, yet nearly indestructible frame fitted with shatterproof Selenite™ Polycarbonate lenses that meet ANSI-Z87.1 High Velocity and High Mass Impact Safety standards, as well as US Federal OSHA Standards, for occupational-grade vision protection you can wear anywhere.  Wiley X’s rugged T-Shell™ lens coating resists scratching in extreme environments and ensures long-term reliability and visual acuity in real-life conditions. Wiley X is the only premium sunglass manufacturer with this level of protection in every pair of adult sunglasses it makes. In addition, almost all Wiley X eyewear is Rx-ready using the company’s advanced DIGIFORCE™ prescription lens technology.  Engineered to deliver superior prescription accuracy and clear vision over the widest possible field of view, prescription Wiley X sunglasses deliver a high-performance, no-compromise solution for anglers, boaters and other active outdoor enthusiasts who require corrective lenses.

    To learn more about the new WX Twisted Active Lifestyle sunglass with Polarized Emerald Green Mirror Lenses — or the company’s complete line of shades providing Absolute Premium Protection for people in the Great Outdoors — visit www.wileyx.com.  Or contact Wiley X at 7800 Patterson Pass Road, Livermore, CA 94550 · Telephone:(800) 776-7842.

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  • WILEY X® CROWNED BEST SUNGLASSES AT EFTTEX 2017

    by Wiley X Eyewear | Jul 11, 2017

    Wiley X® entered the EFTTEX Best New Product Awards for the first time in its history at this year’s show in Budapest Hungary (June 29th to July 1st) with the brand new version of its popular WX Boss Climate Control sunglass, featuring new Kryptek® Highlander® camouflage. The company beat off competition from sunglasses and eyewear brands around the world to win the award, as voted for by a panel of highly knowledgeablebest new judges at the show.

    Wiley X EMEA Vice President and Outdoor Director, Thomas Wæver, was understandably delighted with the award, he said: “On behalf of all at Wiley X I’m both thrilled and honored that the Wiley X Boss model in Kryptek® style was worthy of entering this prestigious category at the EFTTEX show in Budapest. This year was the first year Wiley X has entered the best new sunglasses category. The category was represented by some of the best sunglasses in the world, so winning the Best New Product award for sunglasses was nothing less than a dream come true.”

    “We are honored to be representing this title for the next year. But we would never have won this award if we didn’t have hard working distributors pushing our unique brand forward throughout all of EMEA, as well as having passionate anglers using our polarized eyewear on a daily basis. Finally, I would like to thank all who voted for Wiley X – thank you for your trust. In return, we will work even harder to push forward great new styles for 2018.”

    best new 2The new WX Boss combines Wiley X’s advanced Polarized Venice Gold Mirror Lenses with a frame dressed in Kryptek® Highlander® camouflage. Unlike traditional leaf and stick camouflage, Kryptek’s design incorporates micro and macro layering inspired by artillery camouflage netting. The result is a 3D appearance on a 2D surface and the ability to increase stealth while pursuing a wide range of quarry in mixed terrain.

    To deliver the sharp vision needed to stalk fish from the river banks or on the water, this unique frame is fitted with Wiley X’s Polarized Venice Gold Mirror Lenses. These lenses combine an Amber tint, 12% light transmission and advanced 8-layer polarization for superior glare cutting performance in highly reflective environments. Wiley X’s T-Shell™ coating resists scratching in extreme environments, ensuring long-term durability in real-world outdoor conditions.

    Like all models in Wiley X’s popular Climate Control™ sunglass family, this new version of the WX Boss features a patented, soft removable Facial Cavity™ seal that blocks out peripheral light, wind and airborne debris. This exclusive design provides wearers with enhanced vision, improved eye comfort and superior protection in the Great Outdoors.  boss

    The Wiley X name is known around the world for Absolute Premium Protection, so the WX Boss is more than a match for any fishing or outdoor challenge.  Wiley X’s shatterproof Selenite™ Polycarbonate lenses provide 100% protection against harmful UVA/UVB rays and distortion-free clarity.  These glasses meet stringent ANZI Z87.1 High Velocity and High Mass Impact safety standards for OSHA-grade protection, providing state-of-the-art vision protection for anglers and other outdoor adventurers.  Wiley X is the only premium sunglass brand with this level of protection in every adult style it makes, a key reason why the company has been a leading provider of protective eyewear to the U.S. military, law enforcement and other tactical users around the world for 30 years.

    Like almost all Wiley X sunglass styles, the WX Boss in Kryptek® Highlander® camo is prescription ready. This level of visual performance combined with the most advanced eye protection available makes the WX Boss a great choice for outdoor sportsmen and adventurers who need prescription lenses.

    About Wiley X:

    Wiley X is one of the leading manufacturers of protective eyewear in the world and the only premium sunglass brand whose entire sunwear line is ANSI Z87.1-2010 rated and EN.166 certified.

    Wiley X provides protective eyewear to military units and law enforcement personnel all around the world including the US Navy, US Army and D.E.A., as well as many EMEA forces. All sunwear models are certified as protective eyewear – and ALL meet or exceed standards not normally used in the fishing industry. Some of the models even meet or exceed the US Military’s ballistic tests for impact – the most stringent in the world. This is extremely important as fishermen have lures, flies, spoons and hooks flying in the air at all times, causing facial and eye accidents every day worldwide. To help prescription lens users Wiley X has carefully chosen one of the leading lens manufacturers to provide high quality prescription lenses, which fully comply with European safety standards.

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