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  1. Eastonatti

    Eastonatti Oakley Enthusiast

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    Square O Icon - oakley_square_o_sticker_black_5inch_800_z1.jpg
    "I heard a rumor" about the end of the Square O. Yes, doing away with the O of the Squared persuasion. This comes as less than preferable news, as nearly all of the product I like sport the Square O Icon; be it apparel or eyewear.

    This concerns me a great deal in regards to future releases. I'm not sure how this was a solution to whatever problem Oakley decided needed fixing.

    Apparently, Oakley is trying to get away from keeping a specific logo/icon for different lines of apparel/eyewear. There will be no obvious distinction between Lifestyle and Performance, or Unisex or Women's.

    Imagine every item under one Ellipse.
    Imagine Batwolf icons being giant Racing Jacket icons.
    Imagine Square O Hard Cases being Ellipse in shape.
    Imagine your Square O Icon'ed frames with an ellipse on it? Looks like a women's frame doesn't it? Kidding, but it looks strange, I'm sure.

    I'm sure there's no turning back from the decision for Oakley, but I feel that if I'm not the only one who will miss it, we should reflect on our favorite products that carry the Square O and campaign for its continual presence by attaching the hashtags #SaveTheSquareO on social media forum; instagram, facebook, Twitter, etc.

    Otherwise, enjoy your Ellipse Icon... Cause that's all that'll be left according to "rumor".
    Square O Icon - oakley_square_o_sticker_black_5inch_800_z1.jpg
     
    Last edited: 3/12/15
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  2. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    If you hold a poll for favourite icon, you have to expect them not to be influenced by the thread title - if only people who favour the square O are to read the thread why have a poll?!

    I like the square O, I have plenty of Holbrooks, but I voted for elite.... because it's my favourite of the options offered. Would have gone jet intake if that was an option.
     
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  3. Eastonatti

    Eastonatti Oakley Enthusiast

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    Oooo what's the jet intake???
    [Edit] I looked it up, that's actually kinda cool. Didn't know the absence of an actual icon had a name if it was merely a 'vent' in the shape of an icon. X-Metal style.
     
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  4. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    The square o icon is a great logo, so was the static o icon, which I miss, they like to change logos, but one thing is for sure it will be replaced with something just as cool!
     
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  5. Eastonatti

    Eastonatti Oakley Enthusiast

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    Static Icon!! Forgot about that one!
    From what I hear, Oakley isn't replacing the icon with anything new... Just one Ellipse for everything.
     
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  6. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Think of it this way.

    "One icon" to rule them all.
     
  7. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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