Whether you're cruising blue curl or strutting the strip, Von Zipper hopes you'll slip on some deck VZ grooveshades and turn those peepers down a notch. Von Zipper makes sunglasses and goggles for sports-driven entertainment and for wearers who care about their flair. The company distributes its products through its own Web site, as well as through select eyewear and surf/skate/snow/hipster specialty stores. Von Zipper also peddles its eyewear and goggles through Web sites in the US and in several countries worldwide. Founded in 1999 by Orange County, California, surf and sunglass veterans, Von Zipper was bought by Aussie surfwear company Billabong in 2001.