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Discussion in 'Oakley Sunglasses Discussion' started by tavers, 9/13/11.

  1. tavers


    Caught these on the Oakley Australia Facebook page.

    Looks like the current dispatch shape with arms quite similar to those on the EP2..
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  2. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Staff Member Premium Member

    the plaid looks cool IMO!

  3. Jummeltje

    Jummeltje Premium Member

    it looks like i have to get one!

  4. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Staff Member Premium Member

    ha ha . . .
    me too! at least one :biggrin:

  5. FrogTastic


    Looks like the Smog Plaid Matt. Wonder of they will do te Smog Tort, cos I would grab those.

  6. jk-27

    jk-27 Premium Member

    I personally like the Plaid design just because it really is a design not seen anywhere else. However, when the Frogskins came out in the Plaid colourway they didn't sell at all and, given the current Frogskins mania climate, that says a lot. I think it's an odd choice for Oakley to continue to try and push it on other models.

  7. Herbsley


    Indeed. What is it with Oakley and plaid? It turns up everywhere - glasses, shorts, shirts, back-packs . . .
    They're obsessed! haha

    I assume it is just a USA thing? I have never . . . . and I mean NEEEVER in my thirty-odd years on this planet . . . . seen anyone wearing this in the UK, or when I've been travelling in Europe.

    I must say though, while it's not my style, I actually think is a total breath of fresh air that they continue releasing interesting colorways like this, instead of just the usual Polished Blacks and Whites etc etc.
    Someone somewhere must be buying them.

  8. FrogTastic


    Plaid is quite big in the surf industry now. Like you said most clothing is going that way. Well for now at least. I went to Indonesia with an O-Rep and met another out there. All the samples were Plaid.

  9. Herbsley


    It does seem to suit the style of the Dispatch 2, to be honest.

  10. wrist


    I hate that they incorporated earstems similar to the Eyepatch 2 on these. It ruins the glasses imo. Looks like ill be sticking to my OG Dispatchs.

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