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In the past, mens sunglasses were thought of as something a guy would reach out for in the summertime, as you headed to the beach. Today, they are protective eyewear that are worn 365 days a year. In their new role, sunglasses have expanded to a fashion statement, as well as a functional accessory. There are endless designer styles and each is geared toward a certain look or purpose.
Much of what has made TAG Heuer one of the world’s leading Swiss watch brands, beyond its influence in sports timekeeping, is the visionary work of Jack Heuer, great-grandson to the company’s founder. Jack Heuer joined his family’s company in 1958 as an engineer, and by 1963 had designed one of the most iconic watch models now available – the TAG Carrera. Almost fifty years on from the original model’s unveiling, and in honour of Jack’s 80th birthday, the Carrera returns in a design that is at once thoroughly modern, and delightfully retro. Unfortunately, you won’t see this beauty at a men’s watch sale anytime soon…