Shady Lady: What Those Lens Colors Really Mean

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Bono loves his blue-toned sunglasses, surfers can't get enough of those mirrored lenses, and who could forget Louise Gray's amber colored shades at her Spring 2012 collection? 

But fashion statements and favorites aside, what do those lens colors really mean? 

After an in-depth investigation, we gathered up the facts on the level of protection each hue provides. From reducing glare to increasing depth perception, little did we know there's a reason for selecting a different lens color based on activity.

So whether you're skiing, hiking, or just going for a jaunt on a bright sunny day, flip through our gallery to see which lens is optimal for you. 

Though we won't judge if you choose your color based on sartorial reasons...

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