In Gilt MAN Essential No. 52, Michael Dougherty made a strong case for a classic pair of aviators, and that’s an apt description of the shades you’re looking at here. Well, actually, let’s call them a neo-classic pair. I doubt the brown lenses would’ve passed muster at Bauch & Lomb labs when their scientists were developing the original aviators for, you know, actual aviators. But if your day-to-day is more about the walk from a long, leisurely brunch to the latest exhibit at the New Museum, rather than scanning the skies for Fokkers on the attack, these will suit you quite well indeed.