4 Reasons to Invest in High-End Sunglasses

Have you ever thought twice before investing in a pair of high-end premium sunglasses?

Sunglasses provide both style and protection with a variety of tints and different frames. Shopping for the right pair to wear, however, can be a confusing process at times. There are various factors you need to consider, other than which style of sunglasses would best suit your look. One of the most important factors is the type of protection you’re getting with your sunglasses. Also, should you invest in pricey brands or be thrifty with budget-friendly sunglasses.


Unfortunately, cheap pairs of lenses may save you a few bucks, but you’re definitely compromising on the protection you’re getting for your eyes as well as the quality and the durability. The material of these lenses will tend to scratch quickly and typically offer subpar visual clarity.


With that in mind, here’s why expensive sunglasses are well worth your investment!


1. UV Protection

Many sunglasses claim to have UV protection, but that doesn’t mean that all can block 100% of the sun’s rays. This includes cheap plastic sunglasses, which typically have a thin coating of tint, making its UV protection feature weak compared to high-quality pairs lenses.

On the other hand, a good quality pair of sunglasses can completely block all harmful UVA and UVB rays. This alone can make every penny spent worth it as you can protect your eyes from all risks related to sun exposure such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and corneal sunburn.

sun's harmful uv rays 


2. Durable Sunglass Lenses

Cheaply made sunglasses generally have thin lenses that are vulnerable to scratches and cracks. Additionally, cheap lenses tend to warp and distort over time which will result in distorted vision.  Meanwhile, high-quality sunglasses are made with durable lenses that are treated to be waterproof, scratch-resistant and eliminate reflections and glare, delivering superior visual clarity and comfort.

Kraywoods Racer, men walnut wood mirror sunglasses polarized


3. Sharp Visual Clarity 

Many low-grade sunglasses have a thin tint coating that tends to obscure your vision, whereas high-performing sunglasses can provide tints that can shield your eyes from the sun without compromising visual clarity. More so, high-end lenses are often equipped with an additional polarized filter, which reduces glare from bright light off reflective surfaces and increases colour contrast, making it easier to see things clearly in bright sunlight.


vision through polarized sunglasses lens

Pictured: Vision through our Groove Polarized Sunglasses


4. Premium Comfortable Materials

Sunglasses are a part of many people’s daily essentials, which is why it’s crucial to purchase high-end sunglasses that are durable and can provide comfort even for long-term wear. Sunglasses come in different materials, some more durable lightweight and comfortable than others. Low-end sunglasses are often made with plastic or cheap metal that gets discoloured with acidity and water; not to mention the compromise on comfort.  

On the other hand, high-end sunglasses are made with premium metarials such as acetate, titanium, steel or wood. These materials will also have premium coatings to be water-resistant, scratch resistant and durable. They don’t get discoloured when in touch with acidity or water and can make for very lightweight sunglasses, delivering superior comfort for long day wear.


man handcrafting wooden sunglasses



With a premium pair, you can ensure you’re buying sunglasses that are as functional and durable as they are fashionable. 

Low-end sunglasses may be lighter on the wallet for your first purchase, but investing in a high-quality pair is definitely more worth it in the long run as you won’t have to replace them as often.

With all the benefits mentioned above, a pair of high-end good quality sunglasses will be worth every penny. From full UV protection and superior visual clarity to durability and maximum comfort, you can be sure that your pair shades will protect your eyes and make you look and feel good for years to come.



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