While "I can say with 99 percent confidence that I'll never spend $350 on a pair of sunglasses," said Doug Aamoth at Time, a company called Tzukuri might just change my mind. Its latest offering features a solar-powered Bluetooth chip that can sync with iPhone apps to help owners keep track of their shades' location and alert them if they wander away and leave the specs behind. The glasses themselves, which are "handcrafted in Japan, each taking up to three weeks to cobble together," are available in six styles.
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