In a past life, these sunglasses could do a mean Ollie

I love upcycled art and design, but more so when the designs are so fantastic, you’d like them even if you didn’t know a thing about their past lives. And in this case, that past life was a little dangerous, a little edgy, and had nothing to do with UV protection.

 

Second Shot upcycled skateboard sunglasses | Cool Mom Picks

The family run Ontario shop, Second Shot, was born from a passion for skateboarding, art, eco-mindfulnes and well, cool stuff. In a collaboration with BotanyCo Eyewear they’ve created an awesome line of limited edtion Bamboo Skate Shades made in part from 100% recycled skateboards and bamboo.

I think I love everything about them.

Second Shot bamboo and skateboard sunglasses | Cool Mom Picks

If you’re not in the market for some rad shades, there are other neat items at the shop too, like wristwatches, clocks and ear plugs–the through-your-stretched-out-earhole kind, not the turn-this-music-down-you-kids kind. What else would you expect from a design company that’s hipper than any of us? –Liz

Find the Second Shot and Botany Co upcycled skateboard sunglasses on Etsy, all made in limited editions.

Liz

Liz Gumbinner is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Cool Mom Picks and Cool Mom Tech. This makes her very happy.

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