12.03.09 by Jeff

Thanks for the shades, Oakley!

I am sick at home today but a box just arrived at my front door that cheered me up. The good folks at Oakley sent over three pairs of their new Frogskins (including the four-leg one), plus the Robert Pimple (aka Barry Mcgee) Hijinx frame, and the Will Barras Montefrios! Thank you very much!

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Kai D!

    Sick shades Jeff, Soooo jealous.

  • Lucky lucky! Those look so great! How’d you pull off the free glasses?!

  • i am jealous! :)

  • pidgeonz21

    That’s awesome! One of the many perks of running a popular website. Congrats!

  • Damn! Jealous

  • holy smokes!
    those are rad

  • i guess all you have to do is stay up every night from midnight until 3am blogging for about a year and then at some point you’re entitled to some free shades :)

  • Gum

    damnnnn, i am jealous :D

    keep up the good work

  • Noir

    Haha, wow! Definately deserved

  • Feel free to send me your least favorite pair.

  • Jolin

    YOU mother! i been wanting those black ones, they got em at my shop.

  • Shinead

    omg. those teal ones just rocked my world!

  • well deserved

    i want some

  • The lenses on the black frogskins have been dipped in butter…

  • yea i wore them today, they are my favourite frames of the bunch

  • the teal and the black frogskins are buttery. very slick.

  • i used to get packages like this too :(…trade yah the blue, or clear ones for some TH/OBEY gear :)

    • yoo switch, you still working with TH?

  • hey scott i’ll trade you my friendship for some th/obey gear

  • i’ve got enough. thanks though :)

  • nah, i’m with OBEY Clothing full time now, but i still got the hook over there.

    • how do ya like Obey? did the obama/fairey thing help sales?

  • hit me on aim maaaaayne gswitch1

  • Jeff,
    Those are cool and all, but it doesn’t beat the custom pair that I just got! Check it: http://alteredlines.wordpress.com/2009/03/16/custom-shades/

  • ~*` I am very thankful to this topic because it really gives great information ,`,





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Giveaway: QWSTION Weekender Bag

Switzerland-based QWSTION have teamed up with fashion designer Julian Zigerli to produce a special version of their Weekender bag and they sent us one. The iridescent surface displays an array of colours when light shines directly at it. Note: We shot the image above with a flash, and the colours have not been manipulated. Have a look below to see what the bag looks like with the lights on.

There’s also a second set of straps so the bag can be worn over the shoulder or as a backpack. We have one of these special bags to give away to our readers so if you wanna snag it, leave a comment below and tell us the first place you’ll travel with it.

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