Maison Zilli first ventured into the world of luxury by making luxury leather jackets. As the forerunner in the invention of luxury leather jackets, French brand also set itself up as one of the handful of fashion houses that cater exclusively to men’s fashion. Their latest creation is a pair of trendy solid gold sunglasses named Flamel.
The Flamel full of elegance are created by blending creativity and high technology in Japan. There are several workshops in Japan that specializes in making high-end eyewear. Small 18 karat solid gold nuggets are fashioned into gold frames in either yellow or white gold. A small block of black Japanese ceramic with Zilli name on it is inserted to the arms, the company notes combining gold with black ceramic is a first in eyewear.
Inside of the arms are partly covered in hand-polished cellulose acetate in a checkered pattern. On the outside, lower part of the arms are covered in mahogany tones in red and deep black. The stylish sunglasses feature multi-layer polarized solar lenses with external and internal anti-reflection coating as well as water-repellent UVA and UVB protection. Lenses are available in colors brown and dark gray. Its screws and nuts are all handmade in solid gold.
Two versions of the fashionable Flamel are available in a limited edition of 50 each – optical and sunglasses. The Flamel gold sunglasses will be available in select Zilli stores from March.