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Body Glove


When you think Body Glove, you immediately think Missouri, right? Although the South Bay region of Los Angeles is actually considered the home of Body Glove, the long story of the company actually traces back to a farm near Booneville, Missouri-a long way from their eventual home along the Pacific. It was there that founders Bob and Bill Meistrell taught themselves to swim and by age twelve had used their imaginations to rig a makeshift diving bell out of a wooden crate and descend into the depth of the farm pond. This love for the water eventually lured the brothers to Manhattan Beach as teenagers in the 40's. Bob and Bill instantly took to the ocean. In 1953 they helped develop Dive N' Surf into southern California's premiere retail store dedicated to surfing and diving. They eventually went on to expand the business to offer full lines of surfing and diving equipment, classes and apparel at multiple locations. Together they found a new insulating material called Neoprene and invented the first practical wetsuit. The suit "fit like a glove" and Body Glove was born.

Reviews

A great bargin
By Criss, from New York | March 12, 2014

Great sunglasses for the price. I really like the rubberized frames.

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Very nice sunglasses
By Tom, from Duluth, MN | February 19, 2014

I really like the styling. Great frame color. Very happy with the performance of the lenses in the sun, also, I live in MN. and these do not fog up when out in the cold. Wouldn't hesitate to buy a second pair.

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Worked out great
By M.B., from Jersey Shore | June 21, 2013

These glasses were just what I was looking for: lightweight, polarized and stylish. They work perfect for the beach as I am a surf fisherman. They say they even float but they haven't fallen off my face so I'm happy about that too.

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