Experts say we all need to wear sunglasses when outside, to protect our eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays. They also reduce squinting and prevent dust and debris from getting into our eyes. For some, however, sunglasses are much more than just protection. Celebs like Elton John and Gwyneth Paltrow have been spotted wearing sunglasses that cost more than a home, like the Chopard sunglasses, which retail for a cool $400,000. Do you have the disposable income to afford really elegant and timeless sunglasses? Take a look at these luxurious options:
Cartier Paris 18K Gold Sunglasses
The name “Cartier” is synonymous with luxury right? If you have a spare $25,000 you can pick up a pair of these stylish glasses. They are actually embellished with 188 collet diamonds – for a total of 7.5 carats. As a nod to the 1980s the frames are heavy black retro, the diamonds surrounding the lenses. The frames are not the usual metal or plastic. They are made of 18K gold.