Monday March 12, 2012 12:47 pm
Tom Ford Launches $3K Glasses
Tom Ford is launching a luxury new eyewear collection. The special edition optical eyewear line will retail for an incredible $2,950 and is set to feature 1950s inspired designs for both men and women.
"Inspired by the enduring elegance of 1950s eyewear, Ford has created a new frame for women and a frame for men made of the finest quality gold-plated metal with precious water buffalo horn on the front and the temple tips. These gently retro-influenced frames represent the highest levels of design and fabrication in eyewear. Subtly luxurious and crafted with meticulous workmanship, the two styles are some of the most refined ever offered by TOM FORD EYEWEAR. (sic)," the company said in a press release.
The luxury line will comprise of frames made from gold-plated metal and water buffalo horn and will be sold in soft leather cases presented in a Bakelite box with a soft brown lining. A certificate of authenticity, a chamois cloth and a special cleansing cream are included in every set.
The women's frame is yellow gold-plated metal with brown and grey striped horn or yellow gold-plated metal with white and grey-striped horn while the men's frame will come in white gold-plated metal and brown and gray-striped horn or yellow gold-plated metal with black-striped horn.
The eyewear collection will be available to buy from April.
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