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Oakley and Garmin; a perfect match whichever way you look at it!

October 28, 2014
Posted by David

Oakley goggles are a part of the incredibly competitive, life-changing Oakley products that athletes rely on and cherish year after year. Indeed, the Oakley empire has always pushed the envelope in what we expect from sports brands, famously touting themselves as ‘almost an unfair advantage’. Their protective materials and innovative designs have all stood the test of time, but one of our favourites for this season comes in the Oakley Airwave 1.5 goggles we feature on our site.

Oakley have teamed up with Garmin – of sat-nav fame – to bring a wireless GPS feature to a pair of already distinctive goggles! Garmin will provide an exclusive, purpose-built app for Oakley which will allow users to not only find their way back to the chalet, but also to navigate resort maps, view jump analytics (such as speed and altitude), control their MP3 soundtrack and locate friends also on the slopes who have compatible Oakley Airwave goggles or the Garmin-made Recon Engage App on their smartphones.

The Garmin VIRB action camera also makes an appearance on the Airwave range, with a GPS transmitter and a recording mode that captures up to three hours of full 1080p HD footage. It’s the ultimate in versatility and performance too, taking an array of groundbreaking options that, ten years ago, athletes could only have dreamt of!

This is truly a step forward in modern snowsport technology, with a whole host of familiar features like Plutonite lenses, O Matter frames and a strong silicone strap that is built for both comfort and speed endurance. A unique double-lens setup means that the Oakley Airwave 1.5 goggles are fog-free and are housed by a moisture-wicking foam base that is both comfortable and lightweight.

Oakley and Garmin seem like a match made in Heaven; we’re sure that the stunning Airwave 1.5 goggles are the first in a long foray into the unknown. Find them on our site and keep checking for further updates!

Taking ‘Elevation’ to a whole new level! Alan Eustace breaks the sound record with Adidas Elevation Climacool…

October 27, 2014
Posted by David

Adidas sunglasses have always challenged convention and last week, history was made by a man whose work affects most of our daily lives. He’ll always be remembered, though, for one incredible feat; breaking the sound barrier in a 25-mile jump from the edge of space.

Google Senior Vice-President Alan Eustace jumped from 132,000 feet from a balloon filled with over [...] Continue Reading…

And the #DEA2014 SME E-Commerce Business of the Year Award goes to…

October 10, 2014
Posted by David

…Shade Station! Yes that’s right! 

We’ve worked hard this year to provide incredible customer service across the world, with the very finest brands on offer. This hard work’s paid off too, with the top prize from the SME E-Commerce Business of the Year category.

The Digital Entrepreneur Awards are the only awards in the UK dedicated to the cause of digital entrepreneurship. [...] Continue Reading…

Style Update: Accessories for Autumn/Winter 2014

September 26, 2014
Posted by David

Oakley accessories come in various shapes, sizes and styles, all while maintaining that essential Oakley spirit. Hard-working and durable, the Oakley accessories range takes the very best in materials and constructs them into a stunning array of options for almost any situation. Founded over three decades ago, the Oakley brand as a whole has come to stand for top [...] Continue Reading…

Oakley Kill Switch watches: Customisable craftsmanship, done the Oakley way.

Posted by David

Oakley Kill Switch watches represent a bold departure from the conventional timepieces; rugged and robust, yet sophisticated in both its technology and its look, the Kill Switch watch collection is a burgeoning style that we think will really chime with our global customers. Taking the ultimate in Oakley technology, with the familiar Unobtainium straps, the essential Swiss-made Quartz movement [...] Continue Reading…

South Africa Style Update: Summer 2014

September 11, 2014
Posted by David

Ray-Ban sunglasses bore witness to one of the biggest achievements in the design world; the sunglass became a fashion accessory. One of the reasons Ray-Ban is so iconic is literally the thousands of designs that are available here at Shade Station. Each design that Ray-Ban sunglasses have produced have become cultural icons in themselves, and we feel that the Ray-Ban RB4201 [...] Continue Reading…

Australia Style Update: Summer 2014

Posted by David

Ray-Ban sunglasses have brought on one of the biggest changes in the fashion world in its 80 years; the sunglass became a fashion accessory as well as a necessary piece of kit for bright days. One of the reasons Ray-Ban is so iconic is because they refuse to be defeated or to stick to one style. Literally thousands of [...] Continue Reading…

Dansk Style Update: Efterår/Vinter 2014

Posted by David

Ray-Ban solbriller er iørefaldende og har påvirket stilarter utallige berømtheder, Kate Moss, Ryan Gosling og Robert De Niro bærer regelmæssigt Ray-Ban solbriller og Ray-Ban, som virksomhederne aldrig har betalt for at blive vist i en film eller tv-show. Ray-Ban solbriller gøre alle deres snak, og de ​​vigtigste brikker i denne sæson, der virkelig har noget at sige omfatter Ray-Ban [...] Continue Reading…

Svensk Style Update: Höst/Vinter 2014

Posted by David

Ray-Ban solglasögon är catchy och har påverkat stilar av otaliga kändisar, Kate Moss, Ryan Gosling och Robert De Niro regelbundet bär Ray-Ban solglasögon och Ray-Ban som företag aldrig har betalat för att visas i en film eller TV-show. Ray-Ban solglasögon göra hela deras prat, och de viktigaste bitarna här säsongen som verkligen har något att säga inkluderar Ray-Ban RB3138 [...] Continue Reading…

Norsk Style Update: Høst/Vinter 2014

Posted by David

Ray-Ban solbriller er fengende og har påvirket stiler av utallige kjendiser; Brad pitt, Kate Moss, Barack Obama og Robert De Niro regelmessig slitasje Ray-Ban solbriller, og Ray-Ban som selskap har aldri betalt for å dukke opp i en film eller TV-show. Ray-Ban solbriller gjør alle sine egne snakker, og de ​​viktige brikker denne sesongen som egentlig ikke har noe [...] Continue Reading…

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