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Are Expensive Sunglasses Worth It?

Are Expensive Sunglasses Worth It?

Let's explore the value of investing in quality eyewear for eye health...

In the realm of eyewear, the line "you get what you pay for" rings especially true. While it may be tempting to opt for cheaper alternatives, investing in high-quality eyewear can significantly benefit your eye health in the long run.


Dita Talon 23007 FModel wears Dita Talon 23007 F


Here's why...

Quality Materials, Lasting Durability:

Expensive eyewear is often crafted from premium materials such as titanium, acetate, or high-grade plastics. These materials not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of the glasses but also contribute to their durability and longevity. Unlike cheaper alternatives that may degrade over time, quality eyewear is built to withstand daily wear and tear, ensuring that your investment lasts for years to come. 

Valentino eyewear campaignAbove, the models wear Valentino V-GOLDCUT-II VLS 114BValentino V-HEXAGON VLS 115A manufactured by Akoni


Superior Protection from UV Rays:

One of the most crucial functions of sunglasses, particularly sunglasses, is to shield your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. High-quality sunglasses from reputable brands are designed with advanced UV protection technology, blocking out 100% of UVA and UVB rays. This level of protection is essential for preventing long-term eye damage, including cataracts, macular degeneration, and even certain types of eye cancer. While cheaper sunglasses may offer some degree of UV protection, they often fall short in providing comprehensive coverage, leaving your eyes vulnerable to sun-related harm.


Tom Ford Rellen TF1093 01E PhotochromicModel wears Tom Ford Rellen TF1093 01E with photochromic lenses


Enhanced Visual Clarity and Comfort:

Quality eyewear isn't just about protection—it's also about optimizing your visual experience. Expensive glasses and sunglasses are equipped with precision-crafted lenses that provide unparalleled clarity, sharpness, and colour accuracy. Whether you're reading fine print or enjoying outdoor activities, high-quality lenses ensure that you see the world with clarity and precision. Additionally, premium frames are ergonomically designed for optimal comfort, with adjustable nose pads and temple arms that provide a customized fit for all-day wear.

Evan Mock - the face of the Maui Jim sunglasses campaign 2024Maui Jim are renowned for their top of the line lenses that are also impact resistant, scratch proof, and smudge proof lenses.


Reputable Brands, Trusted Support:

When you invest in expensive eyewear from reputable brands, you're not just purchasing a product—you're also gaining access to top-notch customer service and aftercare support. Established eyewear brands prioritise customer satisfaction and stand behind their products with comprehensive warranties and repair services.

Should you encounter any issues with your eyewear, you can rely on the expertise and assistance of trained professionals to address your concerns promptly and effectively. In contrast, cheaper eyewear brands may offer limited or nonexistent support, leaving you stranded if your glasses require repairs or replacements.

Cartier eyewear campaign
Above, Cartier models wear Cartier CT0353S 002Cartier Panthere CT0355S 002

At PRET A VOIR, we take pride in offering a curated selection of eyewear that meets our stringent standards of quality and craftsmanship. Each product in our collection is handpicked by our experienced buying team, ensuring that only the finest eyewear makes it to our shelves. Our knowledgeable sales representatives are dedicated to providing personalized assistance and expert advice to help customers find the perfect pair of glasses or sunglasses to suit their needs. Additionally, every product undergoes thorough quality checks before being dispatched to ensure that it meets our high standards of excellence.

We stand behind the quality of our eyewear with a comprehensive 24-month warranty on manufacturing faults, providing our customers with added peace of mind. At PRET A VOIR, we are committed to delivering exceptional products and unparalleled customer service, always ready to support our customers in any way we can.

Ultimately, while expensive eyewear may come with a higher upfront cost, the long-term benefits far outweigh the initial investment.

By choosing quality eyewear from trusted brands, you're safeguarding your eye health, ensuring lasting durability and comfort, and receiving unparalleled support and service. When it comes to your eyesight, investing in the best eyewear is a decision that pays off in spades, providing peace of mind and clarity for years to come.



 Au Revoir,


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