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Ian
Ian Morris
Jan 28, 2011 10:14 PM
I was looking at my collection today, and there is one pair that I own that always catches my eye. This was the first pair that I bought where I already had a pair in this model, and this was a different color. This is the pair that I associate with the start of my love of collecting, as it was my first duplicate, and the sole reason I purchased it was due to how striking it is. Behold, the FMJ Red New Straight Jacket:


I have other pairs which I think are awesome, like a Pit Boss, or cool, like an Antifreeze Frogskin, but no other glasses seem to compare. The Red NSJ is sleek, sculpted, an amazing color, and they fit well. If I had to submit just one pair of Oakleys into an art gallery, it would be these. I'm curious to see the tastes of others...
Dwcfastrice
David Chang
Jan 28, 2011 10:37 PM
I would have to say the pit boss: matte black/ bi.

Sharp lines an edges. A good backstory to the design and by far the most expensive pair I currently own.

It also helps that the plates are polished and reflect the lights in the case.

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BAPD77
Stephen Garrett
Jan 29, 2011 1:22 AM
My favorite by far!!

Whoisthiskid? Hijinx



BullyVW
David Lee
Jan 29, 2011 4:16 AM
Eye Jackets...my first pair outside of Frogskins!



Cobalt with + red lenses...look at the detail on the frames...beautiful.
DisturbedEarth
Nik Gutscher
Jan 29, 2011 4:49 AM
No pic but I gotta say BMX Chrome Jawbone... So pretty. Such pretty colors and lenses... Great options. All so shiny.

Did I mention I'm easily distracted by shiny things?

Dunno if I have had a frame that garners more attention since Mars or OTT...
nalong86
Nate Long
Jan 29, 2011 6:18 AM
I have a polished Juliet that Josh cut a chrome lens out of a straight jacket for. When the light hits them right they are blinding! For me that is the pair that i look at and admire.

I too like shiny things Nik. The shinier the better!
Revolution
W K
Jan 29, 2011 6:47 AM
Easily the Aluminum CSix




honorable mention: Chrome Jawbones and Pitboss





...at the moment that is..lol

HED4JC
Kenny "HED" Wu
Jan 29, 2011 7:09 AM
i second the alum c-six!
rich5150
Rich "MPH" Barrios
Jan 29, 2011 8:48 AM
I really think this pair is beautiful!!!




I also really believe the Troy Lee Designs GASCAN and the 10th Mountain Division GASCAN are beautiful as well.
Rick
Rick (The Doctor) Fawcett
Jan 29, 2011 7:21 PM
When I saw the title of this thread my Electric Mustard Eye Jacket came to mind. I remember marvelling at it in the Neiman Marcus cabinet back in the summer of '97. It's just so....so.....electric!
b_ryo
Mario Schurr
Feb 1, 2011 6:56 PM
I know there are a lot of Juliets around here, also the custom frames...but I´m still in love with this pair =)

Juliet TiO2/+Red

ichibandidisan
Stanley 'True Love Hates'
Jan 29, 2011 8:55 PM
In terms of color combo, I'd cast my vote for the BMX Chrome array as well, when the entire set is seen together. Basic color lenses and UnOb options coupled with a shiny chrome that goes with any color, real tough to beat. No where near the price range of the C-Six, but perhaps beauty-value for the money? I saw a pair of C-Six displayed at the local O-Store last evening. It's a more classy, more subdued kind of beauty, not color-flashy.
mista.shilla
final achievements
Jan 29, 2011 10:13 PM
My opinion is, that the Zero 0.3 is the most beautiful and unique pair in Oakley's variety of glasses. Nothing is like the 0.3... It embodies all the properties which standing for Oakley in my mind. And Rodman was the one and only person in this time when it was released to present this one. What a gorgeous stroke.

Ian
Ian Morris
Jan 29, 2011 11:20 PM
We all have some very differing concepts of the word beauty.

@Rick, my EMEJ is in my top few prettiest. I was stoked to get that one relatively free of charge...
oogie
paul mcj
Jan 30, 2011 2:58 AM
I think the 7.62 FMJ still holds a pretty high beauty mark. Whether on the EJ, SJ or Trenchcoat - 7.62 is just awesome. When they transitioned over the the 'mm' versions, it just didn't seem the same any more.
Ian
Ian Morris
Jan 30, 2011 3:00 AM
I don't think I've ever seen 7.62 in person. I've dug all the FMJ Jackets, though.
DisturbedEarth
Nik Gutscher
Jan 30, 2011 5:42 AM
Honorable mention for me has to be the Chrome MD's and the Ruby Mars. That Ruby Mars is just something to behold.
flippj
paul jewiss
Jan 30, 2011 11:58 AM
to go with what bullyv suggests, even though i dont have them anymore, the gen 1 minutes in cobalt/+red were beautiful to look-agreed dave!
TERRORISM
18K & FMJ
Jan 30, 2011 12:05 PM
Factory-produced Carbon/+Red Penny.

x-metalman
Jamey Bishop
Feb 1, 2011 12:20 AM
I'd have to say Romeo, regardless of frame/lens combination.
Iggy
i Q
Feb 1, 2011 8:09 AM
Factory-produced Carbon/+Red Penny.
Ditto.

If they had fit me I wouldn't need any other sunglasses ever.
O-minous
Eshan W.
Feb 1, 2011 7:50 PM
I'd have to say Romeo, regardless of frame/lens combination.
YES! Original Romeo FTW 8)
Bruin1
MasChingon .
Feb 1, 2011 8:00 PM
Romeo 1 in a landslide!
DisturbedEarth
Nik Gutscher
Feb 2, 2011 9:38 AM
R1 is such a tragedy... Talk about a desperate need for a re-release with technical improvement. R1 hands down.
 
 
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