<p>Hey, how about this—the Smith Optics Approach is a pair of women’s sunglasses that isn’t pink and doesn’t have daisies on it. In fact, it's a pair of hardcore, interchangeable-lens sunglasses designed for running, cycling, and paddling—just downsized and redesigned to fit the smaller (but, as someone’s wife tells him, more efficient) cranial capacity. The Approach comes with three lens tints, an adjustable nosepiece, and grippy rubber at the temples, brow, and nose to keep the glasses from slipping.</p> <p><b>Get It:</b> $159; <a href="http://www.smithoptics.com/products/#/sunglasses/Womens/" target="_blank">smithoptics.com</a></p>

Smith Optics Approach Sunglasses

Hey, how about this—the Smith Optics Approach is a pair of women’s sunglasses that isn’t pink and doesn’t have daisies on it. In fact, it's a pair of hardcore, interchangeable-lens sunglasses designed for running, cycling, and paddling—just downsized and redesigned to fit the smaller (but, as someone’s wife tells him, more efficient) cranial capacity. The Approach comes with three lens tints, an adjustable nosepiece, and grippy rubber at the temples, brow, and nose to keep the glasses from slipping.

Get It: $159; smithoptics.com

Photograph courtesy Smith Optics

Gear of the Year Spring/Summer 2013

Spring is a time for renewal—for assessing your gear, making repairs, and deciding when to make the leap into trying something new. This season’s crop of newly minted outdoor toys and tools is filled with refinements—you won’t see a lot of revolutionary ideas (although there are a few), but, rather, a long list of improvements and clever tweaks that make these must-haves smarter, more comfortable, and easier to use.

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