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MAUI JIM Pearl City Sunglasses, Tortoise

Model # 14239859Mfg # HS214-10

$229.00

Customer Reviews

Color: TORTOISE

 

Product Description

Reflect your style. High-grade injected nylon frames. ST (SuperThin) Glass lenses with PolarizedPlus2® technology.

Specs

Pearl City Sunglasses, Tortoise

Frame Color Tortoise
Lens Color Bronze
Lens Material Glass
Polarized Polarized
Sunglass Size Adult - One Size

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Maui JimPearl City Sunglasses
 
3.5

(based on 12 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

My favorite MJs

I m surprised by so many reviews regarding the paint on these shades. I have worn them in the scorching sun in Hawaii and here in San Diego with no puckering or peeling. I...Read complete review

I m surprised by so many reviews regarding the paint on these shades. I have worn them in the scorching sun in Hawaii and here in San Diego with no puckering or peeling. I would also be upset if that happened. I did drop them recently though, and now have a wonderfully irritating scratch directly in my line of vision. Of course, I have dropped other less-favorite glasses without injury, but my favorite pair gets damaged. I love these glasses. Being a big fan of large glasses to keep the sun and wind out of my eyes (pterygium in both eyes from living at the beach and on water). These are also very feminine and make the world a prettier place, as do most of MJ lenses. They are a bit heavy, but that is also normal for MJ glass and frames. That said, I've never had to take them off due to discomfort. Just great glasses.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Paint peels off

I was so pleased when I bought my first pair of Maui Jim's last year - they look amazing and feel great. I really took care of them, always returning them to the case...Read complete review

I was so pleased when I bought my first pair of Maui Jim's last year - they look amazing and feel great. I really took care of them, always returning them to the case when not wearing them. Unfortunately, through no fault of my own, the paint began to chip off on one of the arms. I returned to Maui Jim for a repair and under their warranty they replaced both arms at no cost (I had owned them more than 3 months by this time and this was outside of Sunglasses Hut's warranty). I was so pleased that Maui Jim acknowledged that it was a fault of the glasses and did not charge for the repair, but I did have to pay for shipping. Fast forward a few more months and I started to notice the paint bubbling on the arms again, and this time on the bridge of the nose also. Now, I have yet to send them back to be repaired again as I realize that the fault with the paint on this particular style of glasses is to do with where they come in contact with the skin. I could keep sending them for repairs and paying the shipping each time, but I wear the glasses everyday, for hours at a time. I cannot afford to be without them for even a few days and so would need to pay for express shipping, and wearing them as much as I do, the same thing is going to happen time and time again. I have heard of people owning the same pair of Maui Jims for years and years, but I think will need to replace mine altogether after only a year! I will stick with Maui Jim as a brand, but will need to try a different style. I have not read of this happening to the Pearl City glasses in anyone else, but felt it only right to leave this review for your consideration. If the frame touches your skin, the oils in the skin, whether you wear make-up, sunscreen, or other product, are likely to reduce the life of the product - but at least Maui Jim will repair for free, if you are happy to pay for shipping.

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5.0

Looks and fits GREAT

By greenone8

from Indiana, United States

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

Best investment in sunglasses I have ever made. Hard to believe what I have been missing while not wearing Maui Jim's. No doubt I will buy another pair in a different color.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Stay away from the Chocolate Fade color

By Hulahunny

from California, United States

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

I purchased these glasses in the chocolate fade color over a year ago. I made the purchase from my optometrist because these particular glasses come with readers. Since I am now over 50, having readers on sunglasses is a life saver. The style is great and the polarized lenses work very well. On the downside, as other reviews have stated, the paint on these peels and bubbles terribly. I am not sure if it is certain skin types that cause the problem or just luck of the draw, but it happened to me. I actually returned them three times because of this problem. On the last return, my doctor's office worked with the MJ rep and I actually changed to the tortoise color frame. I have not had the paint issue at all with this color frame. It is a real pain having to send back the glasses each time especially since it is through no fault of mine that the problem occurs. Luckily I have back-up pairs of MJs from over the years so I can afford to live without them for a few weeks. Sadly however, for some reason, I have managed to scratch these lenses pretty significantly. I never have had scratching problems before so I guess I am just getting careless about putting them in the case. Overall, MJ glasses are a fantastic product and the only sunglasses I wear. Since I have been wearing them, this is the only problem I have ever had. I will continue to purchase them in the future but will stay away from the painted versions and stick with the traditional frame material. I gave this pair of glasses an average rather than a poor or fair rating because the paint peeling problems only seem to happen with the chocolate fade color.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Paint issue with mine as well

By kym1

from Undisclosed

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

I liked these glasses at first as well, but the paint on the interior of the glasses has bubbled/cracked. I've owned about 5 MJs, and this has never happened to the other pairs. I don't even keep my glasses anywhere hot for this to have happened. Too bad.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My favorite MJs

By profek

from San Diego, CA, United States

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

I m surprised by so many reviews regarding the paint on these shades. I have worn them in the scorching sun in Hawaii and here in San Diego with no puckering or peeling. I would also be upset if that happened. I did drop them recently though, and now have a wonderfully irritating scratch directly in my line of vision. Of course, I have dropped other less-favorite glasses without injury, but my favorite pair gets damaged. I love these glasses. Being a big fan of large glasses to keep the sun and wind out of my eyes (pterygium in both eyes from living at the beach and on water). These are also very feminine and make the world a prettier place, as do most of MJ lenses. They are a bit heavy, but that is also normal for MJ glass and frames. That said, I've never had to take them off due to discomfort. Just great glasses.

 
2.0

Great lenses - pant (or ...

By Natalie

from Chicago

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

Great lenses - pant (or plastic coating) is puckering where they touch my skin. Still love Maui Jim - just don't recommend this pair. I've only had a few months!

 
1.0

Paint peels

By Mcarroll

from West Nyack, NY 10994, United States

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

Let me start by saying that I think MJ has the best lenses on the market and excellent customer service but these glasses are defective. This is the pair I have to return because the paint peels off in the heat.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

First Timer of Maui Jim

By Caliente

from Colorado, United States

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

This is my first pair so at this point they are really nice, and I do have to say that the customer service is awesome, very helpful. I couldn't decide so I called them and told what I would be using them for and they recommend rose tint...more to come after I were them for a couple days!!

(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Paint blisters and peels

By BStarz

from United Kingdom

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

Firstly I would like to say I love Maui Jim, this not my first pair of Maui's nor will it be my last. I love the style of these they're great as a stylish pair of polarized glasses to have for day to day. However I have found the around the part that sits on your nose due to having contact with skin and the oils etc has blistered the coating, though there are nose pads there are parts of the glasses that aren't always seperated from the skin. As a customer outside the USA i wasn't sure how i was going to deal with any problems, however I found a great girl called Katherine who works for Maui here in the UK who has been ever so helpful with any problems. I got a replacement pair which was fab, it has not however eliminated the problem. I will not stop reccomending Maui's, I would just hesitate recommending this pair. I cannot fault Mauis customer service, they have been very good to me on more than one occasion so, Thank you!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Sits really well on my face!

By Nickler

from Saint Lucia

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

Bought those 2 weeks ago, and I absolutely love them. This is my 3rd pair of MJ, and I have never been disappointed. Hugs my face perfectly, and are sturdy. I love the design. MJ never fails.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great style!

By CeCe

from Texas, United States

Comments about Maui Jim Pearl City Sunglasses:

I purchased these today to treat myself to a really good pair of sunglasses, versus the "store" brand for $24.99 that I was contemplating. I purchased my first pair of Maui Jims almost 14 years ago and granted I have not wore them in several years (styles do change), I keep them in my care as a back up pair. They are scratch-free and still look brand new! This style is very comfortable and stylish; colors remain true; and I look forward to having these for many years. I just read the review about the color pealing and will watch for that.

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