Athene | Olive


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The Athene are sunglasses for all occasions, from mountain hiking to red carpet events. A classic shape re-crafted with sustainable materials to give them some impressive eco-credentials. The low carbon bio-acetate uses plant based plasticisers and natural dyes giving them a carbon emissions footprint of only 110.83grams (about the same as making three cups of tea).

Sprung hinges and easy to adjust arms ensure a guaranteed comfortable fit, and with bio-resin lenses that provide 100% UVA/UVB protection to keep your eyes safe all day long.

+ Sizing & Fit
- Frame size: Medium
- 48mm-22mm-140mm (lens, nose, temples)

This frame is best suited for regular heads (55-57cm). Ideal for many face shapes and nose heights.

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+ Shipping
+ Free UK delivery

Prescription glasses, prescription sunglasses and ready readers are shipped after lenses have been fitted between 7-12 working days. We will keep you updated by email. 

International shipping calculated at checkout. For more information please visit our Shipping pages.


+ Bio-acetate Range

A sustainable bio-acetate frame, carefully finished with sprung hinges to ensure the best fit. This frame is made with Mazzucchelli cellulose acetate, a naturally derived material made from wood pulp. Providing an eco-friendly alternative to petroleum-based plastics.


+ Technical Specs

- Frame size: Medium
- 48mm-20mm-145mm (lens, nose, temples)
- Colour: Olive green
- Gender: Unisex
- Material: Italian Mazzucchelli bio-acetate
- Lenses: 100% UVA protection (UV400)
- German engineered OBE sprung hinges
- Sustainable Eco-cork case
- Recycled PET glasses cloth and pouch

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Mindful materials

Bio-acetate is an eco-friendly version of plastic, it's made without crude oil and is certified biodegradable.

The main benefits include:
• Sustainably sourced materials.
• Hypoallergenic & safe for your skin.
• High strength and flexibility characteristics.
• Industrially compostable within 115 days.
• Biodegrades in nature within 3 years.

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Caring for communities


Every pair sold helps to combat poverty and climate change through our partnership with SolarAid. Using Solar energy in rural Africa cuts CO2 Emissions from toxic fuel sources and helps provide a brighter future.