Just in time for the holidays, styles from our new Anniversary Collection like Hard Kore JM10, Soft Kore Matte Black, Eden Honeysuckle, Gauge Pinstripe, Trade Matte Tobacco, Burnet Black/Clear and the limited edition Delite Tortoise N’Cream are now in stock! Browse Kaenon.com or visit an authorized Kaenon dealer for the finest in men’s and women’s sunglasses for the holidays!
As we approach the end of an exciting 2011, our records are showing how much women love Kaenon as Georgia wears the crown as the #1 selling Kaenon style this year. It’s followed closely by Hard Kore, Burnet, Klay, Jetty and Arlo. Our best selling metal? It’s Sequence that tops the online sales charts. Find your favorite today.
|WORLD SAILORS OF THE YEAR|
Congratulations to Anna Tunnicliffe, Iker Martinez and Xabi Fernandez who were recently crowned as the women’s and men’s Rolex ISAF World Sailors of the Year for their outstanding accomplishments in 2011. Anna, the world’s top match racer, wears Soft Koreand Iker and Xabi both wear Kore, whether they’re setting offshore records or winning medals on the Olympic 49er circuit. Read the full story.
|Iker and Xabi have continued their winning ways, taking the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 250 miles ahead of their closest competition. These two have taken the sailing world by storm this year - accomplishing offshore and Olympic feats never before seen - and we’re excited to see how the rest of the Volvo Ocean Race unfolds for the Spaniards!|
Melbourne, Australia played home to this year’s President’s Cup where U.S. CaptainFred Couples was seen wearing Klay Matte Black G12 as he led the American side to victory. We’ve enjoyed watching Fred become a Kaenon fan this year! Also in Kaenon Polarized was International team member Robert Allenby, in Hard Kore C50, who played for his Australian hometown crowd. Read the full report!
|MANAGER OF THE YEAR|
Long-time Kaenon polarized prescription addict Joe Maddon, manager of baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays, was voted American League Manager of the Year. Maddon, who wears Hard Kore and Klaywith SR-91 Freestyle Progressive prescription lenses on the field, led his team to the playoffs against nearly impossible odds. Swing by our blog for more.
|BLOOMBERG THE MENTOR|
Still haven’t watched the Kaenon episode of Bloomberg The Mentor? Get an inside look at the Kaenon team, our headquarters, a history of the brand and a peek at the business side of things as we were mentored by retail guru Jay Margolis. See the full episode here and let us know what you think on ourFacebook page!
“Speed, Muscle & Teeth.” That’s whatConway Bowman is up against in his new fishing film by the same name. Watch Conway, wearing the new Trade Matte Tobacco C12 and Rhino Titanium C12, as he takes on fierce mako sharks in the trailer, viewable here.
The Innersection surf video contest is back! The new cut, out now, features Kaenon rider Josh Mulcoy and last year’s winner, Matt Meola. Pick up the Innersection DVD and then head over to Innersection.tv to vote for Meola, inBurnet Havana G12 and Mulcoy, wearing Trade Matte Black G12. You choose the winner – let’s get a repeat victory for Kaenon!
The U.S. Men’s and Women’s Water Polo teams are officially heading to the London Olympics in 2012 after a Gold medal sweep at the Pan American Games. In dramatic fashion, both teams defeated their Canadian opponents and locked in their place at the Games. Full report and imagery on our blog!
|SMILEY PROJECT REPORT|
With summer well behind us, Mark and Janelle Smiley are heading back to Colorado for the winter to charge up for some of their biggest climbs yet. Catch the Smiley’s, wearing Trade Matte Black G12 and Squeeze Passion Tea C12, in their latest video from their trip up Grand Teton, featuring some breathtaking views while scaling the summit! View the latest video here.
|FROM OUR INBOX:|
“The Arlo's were my first pair of Kaenon's, purchased in Baton Rouge. I tried on every pair in the display, walked outside and was amazed every single time. I personally own 10 pairs of different brand sunglasses and this pair out-performs every single pair I own. I brought them home and the next day my brother, my best friend and another friend’s father all went out and got a pair. Every where I go and people say, “I need a good pair of sunglasses” I offer them to try mine on and go outside and see the world in higher quality. I love my Arlo's and just purchased another pair of Kaenon's.” – Nic Huges (via Kaenon.com)
“My friend got a pair of Sequence and I loved them so much on him, I had to get a pair myself. I wouldn't have thought that the same pair would work so well on both of us, but they did. He has them in the grey color and I have them in gold with copper lenses. The clarity is unreal and the style is awesome, looks good on men and women.” – Sam Brown (via Kaenon.com)
|Seal Beach Eyes is a go-to eyewear boutique for all precision Kaenon Polarized prescription products. Located in the heart of Seal Beach, CA for over 25 years, Seal Beach Eyes is a proud Gold Standard Dealer carrying the widest variety of Kaenon models available. Dr. Randy Hill, a long-time friend of the brand, and his staff proudly wear Kaenon and are happy to offer their expertise regarding all Kaenon prescription products. Read on.|