Timberland Eyewear Introduces Bio-Based Acetate Sunglasses

August 22, 2023

From city streets to rugged trails, the lightweight Timberland TB9318 sunglasses deliver on comfort, adaptability, and performance

/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Timberland Eyewear proudly introduces its latest innovation, the bio-acetate TB9318 sunglasses, a remarkable fusion of style, performance and sustainability. Striking the perfect equilibrium between contemporary design and cutting-edge functionality, these square-style sunglasses are poised to become the quintessential accessory for trendsetters and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

The unique and timeless square shape offers a distinct casual vibe, and the Earthkeepers® bio-acetate frame is made of 50% bio-based plastic, confirming the brand’s commitment to responsible design. The temples have a distinctive metal insert embossed with the Timberland tree logo and a pop of color reflects the legacy of the Timberland brand.

At the heart of the new sunglasses lies their polarized lenses, which provide superior protection against UV rays while simultaneously minimizing glare, ensuring optimal vision in variable conditions.

The lenses showcase a perfect blend of classic and modern design. The timeless square shape evokes nostalgia for traditional eyewear silhouettes, and the bold frame offers a sense of uniqueness and sophistication. Every pair of Timberland sunglasses and optical styles combine high-quality materials with advanced lens technology, taking both style and practicality to a whole new level.

The TB9318 style is part of the Timberland® Spring Summer 2023 eyewear collection featuring versatile and comfortable frames embodying the brand’s adventurous spirit. The frames have a classic design updated with original geometric shapes and innovative details, and they are suitable for more active outdoor pursuits as well as everyday life thanks to their casual street vibe.

In line with Timberland’s vision for a greener future, the frames in this collection feature materials such as bio-based injected plastic and bio-based acetates in percentages that vary between 35 and 80%, depending on the style.

Sunglass Model: TB9318

Available in: Shiny Blue (90D), and Gray (20D), and Shiny Dark Green (96D)


  • Classic Silhouette, Modern Aesthetics: The rectangular lenses offer a nod to classic eyewear design, while the frames’ signature Timberland logo, a schematic tree that symbolizes natural roots, adds a contemporary edge.
  • Comfort Redefined: Crafted with lightweight plastic, these shades prioritize comfort, making them ideal for prolonged wear.
  • Durability in Design: Sturdy components ensure the frames’ integrity over time, maintaining their shape and style for years to come.


  • Lens Width: 56 mm | Bridge Width: 15 mm
  • Temple Length: 140 mm
  • Lenses: Polarized
  • Frame Material: Plastic

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