Sun and style.
Bentley and Estede have introduced a new limited-edition line of solid gold or platinum sunglasses to celebrate the one-year anniversary of their partnership. The sunglasses bring together the classic Bentley designs with the high-end quality of Estede.
The new Estede Bentley sunglasses are modern, simple, and informal. The glasses will be initially available in either 18ct solid gold, platinum, or silver palladium. The eyewear features many references to the Bentley Mulsanne with a Bentley “B” covered in hand polished enamel and engraved surface designs.
Each of the Estede Bentley sunglasses are made to order and come individually numbered 0-100. Special lenses are used that provide 100 percent protection against harmful UV rays and wear state-of-the-art reflective coating.
“The eyewear has been received very well with more orders than we could expect. Currently our main markets are Hong Kong, China and Russia, but we will start by the end of this year to distribute the products also in Great Britain, the US and the Middle East,” said Christoph Rosenauer, son of Albrecht F. Rosenauer, who founded Estede in 1991. “Our main attraction is the level of personalization that we can offer. The customer can order the frames or sunglasses in the size needed, we can offer them in white, pink or yellow gold (or even platinum if requested). Also the case is made to order and can be in any hide color that Bentley offers, since we use the same leather as Bentley. Due to this level of personalization we only produce to order according to the customer’s specifications. We do not carry stock at present.”
Estede also offers the Mulsanne Range of sunglasses that are handcrafted from 18ct red gold, white gold, or 950 platinum. The 100-piece limited edition sunglasses feature a Bentley “B” and knurling effect as found on the Mulsanne’s gear lever. The sunglasses are handcrafted in Germany and utilize Zeiss polarized lenses for improved vision in high-light conditions. Each pair of sunglasses comes complete with a presentation box and hard case designed to fit in the center console of the Mulsanne.
The Bentley Estede collection of limited edition sunglasses will be available for order through optical networks worldwide. The 18ct gold limited edition sunglasses are available for € 10,000 (+/- 14,500 USD) and other 18 ct models in the range can be purchased for € 7,700 (+/- 11,000 USD). Prices for the platinum sunglasses start at € 31,500 (+/- 45,699 USD).
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