Don’t let the sun set on another winter with old goggles. These choice goggles do double-duty protecting your eyes from the savage sun’s rays and from the threat of debris and potential impaling in the trees. But wait, there’s more! They were chosen because they represent all that is cool in art and design. Isn’t it about time you put your head into it?

Goggles 1-11 correspond with photo on the left (click to go huge).

01. Anon Realm in printed buffet, $120
anonoptics.com

02. Dragon DX in misfit hypno/ion, $95
dragonalliance.com

03. Electric EG2 in gin $135-150
electricvisual.com

04. Hoven Sequel in mint/base chrome, $70
hovenvision.com

05. Is Design Forma Signature Series, $145
isdsgn.com

06. Oakley Crowbar Snow Bright in yellow/fire, $135
oakley.com

07. Quiksilver Q2 in army houndstooth, $115
quiksilver.com

08. Scott Alias in chrome L.E., $90
scottusa.com

09. Smith Phenom Deathray, $160
smithoptics.com

10. Spy Zed in white breaker, $100
spyoptic.com

11. Von Zipper Feenom in red opus/gold chrome $195
vonzipper.com

Tips For Buying And Owning The Best Goggles

1. Try on a few different brands and models to find one that fits the contours of your face the closest.

2. Make sure the goggles fit with your helmet.

3. Women, or riders with smaller faces, should look into women-specific models.

4. Check into whether replacement lenses are easily available or affordable.

5. Always keep your goggles in the protective case for maximum life span.