Inspiration from Bibi Andersson – Sun Buddies

It’s a heartbreaking news that the famous actress Bibi Andersson past away on 11th November 2019. Bibi Andersson was a Swedish actress and she was famous for her frequent collaboration with filmmaker Ingmar Bergman. Bibi Andersson was very active in the film industry and she took part in more than 60 films. And there was a planet being named after her!

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And it’s more than that. Even Swedish premium eyewear Sun Buddies was inspired by her. Sun Buddies developed their first collection – Bibi, which comes from the sunglasses Bibi Andersson wore in the film Persona. It was then become a great hit.


Thus, Bibi has always been Sun Buddies’ core series. They bring in new color every season to make sure the legend never dies.
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SmogSun Buddies Bibi - Black


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Same as all Sun Buddies’ glasses, the Bibi collections are all handmade with Italian acetate.

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Furthermore, it has a classic seven bar hinge with two visible rivets on the temple.

Sun Buddies Bibi - Smog

Also, it uses Carl Zeiss lenses which are 100% UV protection. And the lenses have different color to match the frame. For the Smog one, it uses green lenses while the black one have black lenses.

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Sun Buddies Giorgio – Classic Frames with Bold Colors

Sun Buddies Giorgio is a newer frame from Sun Buddies. If you know about Sun Buddies, you may be impressed by its colorful and eye catching frames. Yet, Sun Buddies take a step further and created Giorgio. It is a hybrid as it features a classic 1980’s frame with Sun Buddies’ signature color.

Sun Buddies Giorgio - Gold/Gremlin Green

Gold/Gremlin Green

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As you can see, the sunglasses feature a classic aviator frame. However, Sun Buddies lightens it up with a sharp color – gremlin green. They make a great contrast and the green also add a great summer vibe. The frame is handmade with stainless steel and Italian Acetate.

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Furthermore, Sun Buddies matches this sunglasses with a green carl Zeiss lenses that is 100% UV protection.

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Silver/Brown Smoke

Another color of the Giorgio is more vintage. It has a silver temples and brown smoke temple tips.

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Also, it matches with a light yellow Carl Zeiss lenses. The combination is perfect for vintage lovers.


If you would like to know more about Sun Buddies, you can check out our previous article or shop their latest arrivals at ANDJOY now!

Editors’ Picks – Sun Buddies Edie Lava Lamp

Sun buddies Edie Lava Lamp is a new colour of the Edie series. It is handmade with Italian acetate frame.
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Like all the Edie series, it has a slightly thicker round frame. And this season, Sun Buddies introduces the colour of Lava Lamp. It is a mixture of purple and yellow. The frame is also semi-transparent to give it a more “liquidized” touch and look like running lava.
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Also, it uses 100% UV protection Carl Zeiss lenses in Black color.
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Furthermore, it has a seven bar hinge with two visible rivets on the temple.
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At last, item comes with luxurious sliding paperboard box and an orange faux leather case.
Check out more colour of Sun Buddies Edie series at ANDJOY!
Edie Smog 1
Edie Cola 1
Edie Black 1
Edie Brown Tortoise 1
Are you ready your unique summer with colorful, awesome Sun Buddies? Not enough? See more other collection!


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Sun Buddies Online

Sun Buddies is a premium eyewear line from Sweden. However, It is actually under the brand Très Bien.

You may be surprised by Sun Buddies’ colourful and fancy design. In fact, the very first Sun Buddies designs actually come from the sunglasses worn by actress Bibi Andersson in the film “Persona”. That’s how Sun Buddies’ classic series “Bibi” come from.

Sun Buddies Bibi - Black

After that, the collection become famous among the fashion industry. Sun Buddies never stop working with designers, photographers and artists, making it one of the core elements of Sun Buddies. Recently, Sun Buddies is working with Carhartt for a cross-over series – The “Sun Buddies for Carhartt WIP”.

Moreover, Sun Buddies sunglasses have delightful colour and are usually handmade. They use Italian acetate frame with 100% UV protection Carl Zeiss lens.

Shop your Sun Buddies Online now at ANDJOY, including the styles of Bibi, Akira, Ozzy, Giorgio, Eddie, and Zinedine.