The Liz Claiborne label was founded in 1976 and was an immediate success. The Liz Claiborne label is synonymous with chic designs for the fashion savvy woman. The Liz Claiborne sunglass collection is designed to provide effortless fashion that fits perfectly into any wardrobe. From modern designs to classic favorites, Liz Claiborne makes it easy to look your very best.Liz Claiborne LC542/S is a Full Rim frame for Women, which is made of Acetate Plastic Front with Metal and Plastic Temples.Acetate is the most common material used for frame manufacturing. It has endless possibilities for color, texture, and patterns. It can even be laminated to create great visual effects, and it can retain a higher luster. Acetate is lightweight, so it is often chosen for its versatility in coloring as well as for its comfort. Acetate is made out of cotton seed fibers and plasticizers. --------- Most metal frames are made out of Monel. Monel has a copper and nickel base and is one of most commonly used metals for frame manufacturing. This metal can be corrosion resistant, strong, and easily adjusted. It retains its stability and shape for long periods of time. This model features a Rectangular shape, with a Single Bridge.This frame features a spring hinge, which keeps its initial balance and adjustment, thereby avoiding the need for subsequent adjustments.These Sunglasses work well for people whose style is: Classic.Ideal for usage with: Fashion, Everyday Driving.These sunglasses can accommodate prescription lenses. Please call our Customer Service Department to order prescription lenses for this model.Liz Claiborne LC542/S Sunglasses come with a cleaning cloth and protective carrying case.These sunglasses are available with polarized lenses on certain colors. Polarized lenses have a filter within the lens that blocks the wavelengths of light that cause glare. They can greatly enhance contrast and allow for greater depth of vision, especially in water. They are ideal for any situation where glare reduction is necessary, like driving or playing sports.The sunglasses are available on certain colors with gradient tinted lenses - Gradient tints are tints that start off at a darker color at the top of a lens and then gradually lighten towards the bottom of the lenses. These tints are great for fashion and for reading outside on sunny days. Gradient coatings work by allowing an appropriate amount of light to filter through in certain areas and less in places where protection is most necessary.