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Chelan - Alvelais Edition | Matte Black Gray

Matte Black Frame - High Desert Gray Lens

When a mega rock superstar and genuine guitar hero asks you to bring back a classic style from your early days, you simply don’t say no. That’s exactly what happened when rock titan, Glen Alvelais asked us to resurrect his favorite Bendetti design, the Chelan. So if you were one of the many who were patiently waiting for its return, your wait is over. This classic wrap is bold, brass and part of our XL Collection due to being 7% larger than the standard fit of many sunglasses.




Lens Height:  39 mm

Lens Width:  68 mm

Temple Length:  118 mm

Exterior Frame Width:  141 mm

Interior Frame Width:  135 mm

Chelan - Alvelais Edition | Matte Black Gray

  • Ultra-flex, Grilamid TR-90 frames; double-thick triacetate polarized lenses; 100% UVA/B protection; custom cleaning case; lifetime replacement program.

  • Glen Alvelais is a well known and admired heavy metal guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area. He was the lead guitarist for the band Forbidden who released their cult classic debut, Forbidden Evil in 1988. He also played for Testament, LD/50 and HateFX and has recently released several solo instrumentals. Check him out at and be sure to turn it up loud.

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