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    Best Price Guarantee* – Find a Lower Online Price and We'll Match It!

    Largest Range, Best Service, Amazing Prices! Since 2006! SmartBuyGlasses offers the world's largest range of designer eyewear products at the best possible prices. For items marked “Best Price Guarantee”, if you find any eyeglasses or sunglasses cheaper* somewhere else, let us know within 14 days of placing your order, and we'll credit the difference back to your account.

    How do I take advantage of the Best Price Guarantee?

    Simply send an email to our customer service: customerservice@smartbuyglasses.co.nz and provide us the website address of the lower-priced item. We'll verify it according to our guidelines and if it's the exact same model number and color, we'll match the price!

    We gladly match the price with the following guidelines:

    *The Best Price Guarantee is valid on:

    The Best Price Guarantee applies to eyeglasses frames and sunglasses only and does not apply to prescription or contact lenses. Any exact, identical brand name glasses model sold online by an Authorized New Zealand dealer as designated by the official distributor/manufacturer. Colors and sizes must be identical. Any item currently in stock and available for purchase on another website that is also available in the same size, style, and color on www.smartbuyglasses.co.nz The item is available on other websites for shipping to your address. Selected eyeglass frames or sunglasses. Prescription lenses and contact lenses are excluded. We include all applicable shipping and other costs of the other website to make a proper cost comparison The Best Price Guarantee is limited to 14 days after you placed your order on www.smartbuyglasses.co.nz.

    When does the Best Price Guarantee not apply?

    We are unable to offer the Best Price Guarantee under the following circumstances (including, but not limited to):

    The offer cannot be combined with a promotion code. Special promotions such as coupon codes, rebates, gift certificates and "buy one, get one free" are not eligible for the Best Price Guarantee. The difference amount is minimum 1 NZD We do not honor other retailers' misprinted or falsely advertised prices for the Best Price Guarantee. Purchases for resale or commercial purposes are not eligible for the Best Price Guarantee. This offer does not apply to items advertised below our cost. We will not price match prescription lenses or contact lenses. The price match guarantee applies to eyeglass frames and sunglasses only. Items on websites that are auction sites, unauthorized dealer sites and/or discount sites. Items that are out of stock, open-box, clearance, outlet center products and/or refurbished items. Items that are not in stock, ready for shipping on other websites

    What happens after I submit my request?

    Within 14 days of your purchase date, SmartBuyGlasses will verify and match the lower price and credit your credit card for the price difference assuming the above requirements apply and are met. The item must be currently available on www.smartbuyglasses.co.nz in the same size, style, and color.

    If you have not made your purchase at the time of applying for the Best Price Guarantee, we can place the order for you at the matched price upon approval.

    Price difference applies to the full cost of the item including tax and shipping (subtracting any promotions). There's a limit of one guarantee claim per item, per order. The difference amount is minimum 1 NZD.

    We reserve the right to verify another online company's product availability, authorized dealer status, and price before issuing a price match credit.

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Reflective Sunglasses - Fashion Meets Function

Reflective sunglasses


Reflective sunglasses feature a reflective optical coating, sometimes called a flash coating or mirror coating, on the outside of the lens. This reflective coating gives your sunglasses the appearance of small mirrors, a feature that not only looks great but has major functional benefits.

Mirror coating reflects more light than your average tinted lens, so they are particularly useful in environments where there can be a lot of light bouncing into the eye from a number of surfaces, such as water or snow. For this reason, reflective sunglasses have become popular within the extreme sports community and with a variety of other outdoor enthusiasts

Mirror coating


The mirror coating is comprised of alternating layers of metallic conductors and dielectric insulators. This coating is fused to the lens at a molecular level, and the thickness of the insulating layer determines the properties of the resulting mirror. It is important to note that the color of the mirror coating that you choose is purely an aesthetic decision, and does not affect the tint of the lens itself. For example, if you choose an electric blue mirror coating, that doesn’t mean that you will constantly be seeing the world in electric blue! 

Reflective lenses reduce sun glare while maintaining a strong color contrast, so your vision remains clear and crisp. Additionally, the mirror coating means that your eyes will not be visible through any reflective lenses.

When to wear mirrored sunglasses 


Mirrored sunglasses have become popular with snow and water sports enthusiasts, who use them to minimize strong glare, not only from the sun itself, but from the surrounding environment. Beyond this, mirrored sunglasses have also become a popular fashion accessory because of their fun colors and ability to add a bit of edge to any outfit. 

One important distinction between the different types of mirrored sunglasses is the frame type and whether they are wrapped or non-wrapped. The difference is that wrapped sunglasses are made to wrap closely around the face, which allows the lenses to block sunlight coming in from any angle. This close fit means that the sunglasses are more stable on the face and give a wider range of protection, making them an ideal choice for athletes and people with active lifestyles. Some of the most popular brands for wrapped models include NikeSinner and  Oakley

Meanwhile, classic lifestyle frames such as Oakley Frogskins or Ray-Ban Folding Wayfarer sunglasses are non-wrapped, and therefore, they will let in light from the side like normal sunglasses. As a result, non-wrapped frames are more suitable for fashion-wear rather than sports-wear.

At SmartBuyGlasses we offer a huge range of mirrored sunglasses - check them out now!

 

 

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