Athene | Olive

Sale price£99.00


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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 + 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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Delivery via tracked 48hr (Royal Mail) or internationally via DHL.

Customers can return anything within 14 days of the original purchase date to receive a full refund or exchange for another style. Items must be returned in unworn and re-saleable condition.

Bird make pioneering sustainable eyewear. Founded by three brothers on a mission to reframe what really matters; people and planet. Bird seek out or innovate the best sustainable materials for their frames, including certified woods, bio-based acetate, renewable cork and recycled aluminium.

Every pair of Birds gives back through their Share Your Sun partnership with SolarAid. Helping to distribute solar light to families in Zambia and Malawi, replacing the use of fossil fuel burning lamps. In 2020 Bird became the first B Corp Certified eyewear brand in the UK, verified to meet the highest standards of social and environmental impact.

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