Top 5 Most Expensive Sunglasses Brands in The World
In our latest scoop, we discussed the top 5 most expensive sunglasses brands in the world. Can you believe that the cost of a pair of these sunglasses is equivalent to a brand new Rolls-Royce? Not only are these brands extremely pricey, but there are many buyers who will fight to the death to obtain these luxury goods. At Image Optometry, we sell sunglasses everyday but the average cost of a pair is around $200CAD. The brands on this list are much, MUCH higher.
5. Luxuriator Style 23 Canary Diamond Sunglasses
A Los Angeles-based jewelry company produces this brand of sunglasses. Priced at $83,500 CAD, the sunglasses come built with a solid 18 carat gold plating around the frame and 132 carefully placed diamonds around the bridges and corners of the frame. The lenses automatically adjust to the light around your environment, optimizing your vision.
4. CliC Gold 18 Carat Gold Sport Sunglasses
Founder and industry veteran Ron Lando teamed up to create the world’s most expensive sports specs at $96,000 CAD. The frame body is made up of 18 carat gold, including the screws and nose pads. The intricate nature of using only gold to create even a single pair of sunglasses resulted in 40 – 50 hours of manual labor. Only 100 pairs of these sports specs were ever produced.
3. Shiels Jewellers Emerald Sunglasses
The Shiels Jewellers Emerald sunglasses is probably the only pair of sunglasses on this list not meant to be worn. The emerald lenses used took over 5 years to acquire, shape and cut. The solid gold frame is covered with finely cut diamonds. With a price tag of $250,000 CAD, you definitely don’t want to be caught off guard in public wearing these glasses.
2. Dolce & Gabbana DG2027B Sunglasses
Finally a brand that most of us recognize – Dolce & Gabbana is a well-known luxury design company specializing in high-end eyewear. This beautiful pair of sunglasses will set you back a whopping $490,000 CAD! We can’t understand it, but if people want to wear their bank’s savings on their face, then who are we to judge? The Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses are built with a solid gold frame. The company name is encrusted in tiny diamonds. Image Optometry also carries hundreds of glasses from Dolce & Gabbana. Visit our store and ask about our massive collection!
1. Chopard De Rigo Vision Sunglasses
The Chopard De Rigo Vision sunglasses have a mind-blowing price tag of $525,000 CAD! The Swiss luxury company Chopard decided to pack the most amount of gold in a pair of glasses – 60 grams of 24 carat gold combined with 51 River diamonds. With a price tag of over half a million dollars, you better be accompanied by a bodyguard or ten of them while wearing these out in the public.
Sunglasses have certainly shifted a lot away from function. They can be seen more and more as a status symbol and a fashion statement. Fortunately looking great doesn’t need to be expensive – Image Optometry has the largest sunglasses collection in Canada at the most affordable price. Our cheapest sunglasses from designer luxury brands will have you laughing at the folks who drop hundreds of thousands of dollars for luxury eyewear.