How many pairs of spectacles and sunglasses do you own?
There has been quite a number that I’ve picked up on my travels, but only have a few good quality sunglasses are my go—tos for work and play.
What styles and colours do you usually favour?
Eyewear that has a classic sporty look to it will always be my go-to. Perhaps with a splash of colour on the lens, keeps it fun, especially when I’m in mountain terrain. Sometimes, when I am out and about in a city, I will wear an aviator style, but I always feel self-conscious in them.
How important is it that your eyewear looks good and is functional?
Functionality is hugely important for me when it comes to eyewear, especially when so much time is spent dangling off rock faces or out at sea.
Simple is good, but, above all, robust eyewear should be able to deal with our crew accidentally sitting on them in the back of a Land Rover in a jungle a as always happens.
Can you describe your favourite pair of sunglasses?
I think great lenses and robust design is king when it comes to shades. The ‘Maverick’ is super strong and a good fit with the wraparound style.
Why did you decide to partner with Revo for this collection?
I’ve worn several brands in the past, but the lens technology on Revo is second to none, so that was a big pull. Its mirror coating is a NASA—based technology and it’s a huge step forward in the eyewear space.
I had the opportunity to meet up with the Revo team and their ingenuity and forward-thinking really inspired this eyewear collaboration.
Your motto is ‘inspire. equip and empower! How do your glasses achieve this?
I wanted to create something stylish and strong. I know from experience that having conﬁdence in your gear empowers you, no matter where your adventure takes you.
Dependable eyewear is key on any expedition and that’ 5 why we came up with the Revo Superﬂex “indestructible” frame material It is from this material that we designed a collection of four signature models.
I’m hugely excited to be launching this collection of sunglasses.