Smith x Howler Bros

For any angler, even a bad day on the water is better than a good day spent indoors. To honor those who are passionate about living life beyond walls, Smith joined forces with Howler Brothers - craftsmen of limited-run, outdoor lifestyle apparel and goods - to launch a capsule collection fit for avid adventurers, thrill seekers and tequila drinkers.

Debuting this month, the collaboration includes co-branded models of the popular lifestyle-oriented Lowdown sunglasses and the fishing-inspired Dockside sunglasses with ChromaPop polarized lens in Bronze Mirror, for increased color and clarity definition on and off the water. Both models are available in matte tortoise and feature the Howler Brothers monkey logo micro-etched into the lens. Howler Brothers has also created a limited-edition Aransas shirt, t-shirt, and hat to accompany the co-branded assortment.

“We initiated the collaboration because both our brands have a very similar mindset. With a passion for activities like fishing, surfing and getting outdoors, Smith and Howler both celebrate pursuing adventures,” stated Chase Heard, founder and CEO of Howler Brothers.

The limited-availability collection will be available at specialty fishing retailers beginning Spring 2015 and online at smithoptics.com and howlerbros.com.

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Lowdown

When you are trying to keep things on the down low, you'll need some Lowdowns. Hide your eyes and embrace the sun in the sky. This bold, youthful shape is enhanced with details that improve your performance when things heat up.

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Dockside

Perfect for spotting bonefish in the flats or summiting a late spring peak in the Rockies, the Dockside has what you need. Crafted in Italy using our world-class ChromaPop lenses, the 8-base wrap of this piece will ensure a perfect day no matter what your pursuit. Maximizing coverage and eliminating side-glare, the Dockside is designed to optimize the ChromaPop true color experience.