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Top 10 Most Iconic Sunglasses Of All Time

Sunglasses. A great solution to shielding your eyes from harmful UV rays? Oh, so much more!

Today we’ve compiled a Top Ten of our favourite pairs of iconic sunglasses from the twin worlds of film and music. From fictional bad guys to real life heroes, they all knew the power of a cool pair of sunglasses…

 THE TERMINATOR/HEISENBERG

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There’s something about dark sunglasses hiding your eyes, and intentions, that tough guys love. Here we have two extremes, from the genuine: Arnie’s killer cyborg sent back from the future, and the imposter: cancer stricken chemistry teacher Walter White turned drug lord ‘Heisenberg’, imbued with a bad-ass attitude by a pork pie hat and wraparound sunglasses. (more…)

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Training Blog: Now We’re Running

It’s almost mid year and everything  is running smoothly but I’m still looking for something different. Something that will make 2015 as the best year ever. I think 6 months of staying relaxed is enough and it’s time to live life to the edge this year so that come December 31st I’ll be popping Moet and partying all night to … Continue reading

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Breo Hero Q&A: Steve Holmes

The fourth of our Breo Heroes facing interrogation is Steve Holmes. Steve is a qualified mountaineering instructor based in Fort William, Scotland where he runs the mountain guiding company Vertical Fever. How long have you been climbing? I was brought up close to the Lake District and so my parents took me hill walking at a very early age, I … Continue reading

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Breo Hero Q&A: Michael ‘Migs’ Enriquez

The next Breo Hero up for interview is Philippines based downhill skateboarder and boxer Michael ‘Migs’ Enriquez. Visit Migs’ Breo Hero page to read his blog posts and view galleries. Read previous interviews with Breo Heroes Sarah Morton HERE and Elaine Abonal HERE. How long have you been boxing? I’ve been boxing for 10 years now. I started when I … Continue reading

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Breo Hero Q&A: Elaine Abonal

In the next instalment of our Breo Hero interviews we talk to Philippines based Elaine Abonal about her love of surfing, how she started, her tips for anyone wanting to begin surfing, and how she’s managed to turn it into her livelihood with her Surfista Travels business. How long have you been surfing? I first started in 2002 so that’s … Continue reading

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Breo Hero Q&A: Sarah Morton

Today we kick off a run of new interviews with our team of Breo Heroes. First up is Sarah Morton talking about her love of trail running, how she got started, her proudest achievements and tips for anyone wanting to take it up as an activity. How long have you been trail running? I only really took up trail running … Continue reading

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Quiksilver’s New (Wet) Suit

Desperate to cram in a quick session before that business meeting? Stress no more, Quiksilver Japan have the perfect solution for any high powered surfing businessmen. Their True Wetsuits collection look like smart business suits but are actually made from 2mm neoprene, there’s even a shirt and tie to complete the outfit. Okay, so you might have to swap from … Continue reading

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Highlander – A Year In Fort William

On the 16th April 2014 we made the move north to Fort William. This was to be my mental and physical step to moving away from contract work in the Middle East and committing fully to working as a Mountaineering Instructor in Scotland. For five years previous I had managed to work between jobs, living out of my van whilst working … Continue reading

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Breo Hero’s 700 Mile Challenge

Our own Breo Hero Sarah Morton, and fellow outdoor enthusiast Laraine Wyn-Jones, have a pretty major challenge lined up this Summer with 700 miles off road to cover around the West coast of Scotland for their ‘Running North’ project. Starting at Ardnamurchan point, they will finish around 10 days later at John o Groats having covered hundreds of miles off … Continue reading

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Which Sunglasses Are Best For My Face Shape?

We all know that sunglasses must have a UV400 rating, meaning 100% protection from damaging UV rays, but once we’ve got the basics covered what should you check to ensure you look GOOD in your sunglasses? The best way is to choose a frame shape that compliments your face shape, usually divided into round, oval, oblong, square and heart shaped, … Continue reading

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