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You can never go wrong with the right pair of sunglasses. With the right pair, sunglasses can enhance facial features, compliment an outfit and can surely echo ones personality.

Business wise, the eyewear industry remains lucrative. Hence why creative brands like Butter Shades enjoy success.

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Drawing inspiration from various t-shirt shops at the Jersey Shore, Founder and CEO Michael Merryman (currently pursuing his masters degree in Public Policy at Drexel University) knew he wanted to create a brand that was not only fashionably designed, but also designed to give back to the community and make a difference (insert Michael Jackson quote here).

In April 2012 in the city of Brotherly Love, Butter Shades was born with a goal to create very affordable, well manufactured, personal sunglasses. The company (who just celebrated their first year anniversary) creates “Wayfarer” style custom sunglasses that come in various colors and designs. Butter Shades  also donates a portion of its sales to various non-profit organizations.  Starting with just a few organizations in Philly, Butter Shades has expanded its reach further outside of the city to include DC-based Causetown.  

Here’s three styles that will allow you to enjoy your walk in sunshine while givin' back: 

Primo Spreads-Camo

Primo Spreads-Camo

The Gold Standards

The Gold Standards

Cougs Lags Collab Spreads

Cougs Lags Collab Spreads

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