James Ay | Dandy Sunglasses | Classical Havanna
These James Ay Dandy Sunglasses are Danish designed and handcrafted from Italian plant-based material, reused German hinges and fully UV protected sun lenses with an anti-reflection coating on the inside.
Made from 100% plant-based acetate from Mazzucchelli in Italy, these sunglasses feature hinges from OBE with a special rubber coating, making the friction and longevity perfect. The hinges are made from 60% reused metal chips from old hinges. The sun lenses are Columbia Resin 39 (CR39) with an anti-reflection coating on the inside and a special UV filter with protection up to 400 nm and index 1.5.
The sleeve is made from recycled leather and the white cleaning cloth is made from old plastic bottles.
Lens category 3: The sunglasses provide a high level of sun glare reduction and good UV protection.
James Ay is a universe of plant-based sunglasses founded in 2019 on the premise that every time you put on a pair, you are in a moment where the sun lightens your heart and frees your mind. This simple idea fuels our creativity and guides us in pursuing a happy life. To extend their knowledge of what constitutes such a life, James Ay tells stories about interesting people who found their way to a happy life.
James Ay makes no compromises when sourcing the best materials, shapes and production methods. The excellent quality experience turns a beautiful design piece into something you love. Their products have to reflect an opinion or cultivate a meaningful story beyond the mere physical, and it has to pose a question or answer one, which adds to the richness of the James Ay universe. They seek all possibilities to protect the environment by supporting different projects. James Ay are constantly working towards one day making an all positive impact. They don’t believe in the fast fashion industry, representing mindless, wasteful consumerism. James Ay is all about making long-lasting products and designs appreciated for generations.
Orders are dispatched within 1-2 working days.
New Zealand - Free shipping* on purchases over $75
Australia - Free shipping* on purchases over $120
*This offer excludes bulky items. You'll either be charged shipping on bulky items at the checkout or we will contact you separately with a freight quote. Please see individual product pages to see if an item is oversized.
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Delivery costs | Standard courier
Auckland | $3.00
Rest of New Zealand | $6.00 (including Rural Delivery)
International | Please see our delivery information here.
Please see our full online returns policy here. For a return to be processed, Father Rabbit needs to be notified within 30 calendar days from your order delivery date.
We are unable to exchange or return swimwear, underwear, food, jewellery, skincare, personal care items and items on sale (unless clothing or footwear). Clothing and footwear must be unwashed, unworn and with original tags and packaging. For items purchased on sale (except Final Sale) we offer a store credit.