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16 Sunglasses Brands with Lifetime and Limited-Lifetime Warranties

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When you are wearing a pair of stylish sunglasses, you feel on top of the world. There is something about the stylish accessories that boost our confidence and elevate our elegance. We just need to be careful to pair that elegance with durability and other protective features.

But that is not all to look for. Warranty type and length are often overlooked by most buyers, but not by you!

You’re reading this, so you know that a good warranty will give you reassurance on your investment.

Most sunglasses brands offer a 12- or 24-month limited warranty. However, some brands are brave enough to boast a lifetime or limited lifetime warranty.

Our list brings you such brands. They will fix broken parts or replace your sunglasses for free or for a small fee.

Let’s explore these pioneers.

1. Sunski

sunski sunglasses
Credit: Sunski

Sunski is all about style, fit, performance, value, and sustainability. There is an amazing focus on design; all of their sunglasses are designed in their San Francisco studio, which gives comfortable frames that you can wear all day. They offer style and quality at an affordable price and, with recycled, affordable frames, the sunglasses are good for the environment too.

Sunski Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Scratched lenses are not covered in the lifetime warranty, but they offer a replacement at a “practical price.”

2. Randolph

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Credit: Randolph

When two immigrants chased the American dream, Randolph was born. They dreamed of building the world’s finest eyewear, and we will let you be the judge. The frames are completely handcrafted, leading to unique and durable products, and the lenses are the same used by fighter pilots. Stylish and sturdy eyewear.

Randolph Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against broken solder joints. Two-year limited warranty for defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship.

3. Salt Life

salt life sunglasses
Credit: Salt Life

Salt Life’s sunglasses draw inspiration from the ocean and represent a way of life. They combine function and fashion to provide tailored sunglasses for those with an active lifestyle. Great for surfing, sailing, and diving, these sunglasses mix durability, style, and effortless elegance.

Salt Life Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Accidental damage is repaired (or your shades are replaced) for a “reasonable fee.”

4. SPY Optic

spy optic sunglasses
Credit: SPY Optic

Born in 1994, SPY Optic takes inspiration from the youth culture of California. Spy refers to agents of culture, with the cross icon and orange coloring portraying positivity and good vibes. They have an endless pursuit to constantly evolve and improve and have the only patented therapeutic lens on the market.

SPY Optic Warranty in Short: Limited lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Damage to lenses, frames, and other components caused by traditional wear and tear are not covered under warranty.

5. Oakley

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Credit: Oakley

One of the leading designers and manufacturers of sunglasses, Oakley is a leading choice of athletes around the world. They use innovative lens technology, have stylish designs, are durable, and give value for money. They are a sports eyewear brand with products that are fashionable to wear in and out of sports.

Oakley Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Damage to lenses, frames, and other components caused by traditional wear and tear are not covered under warranty.

6. Abaco Polarized

abaco sunglasses
Credit: Abaco Polarized

Abaco is a small company that believes more in providing quality products to a dedicated customer base and spreading through word of mouth than utilizing a large marketing budget and investing in layers of management. They are a privately owned company that provides premium products, excellent customer service, and a lifetime warranty.

Abaco Polarized Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Accidental damage protection that covers accidental breakage as well as scratched lens replacement (not applicable for Limited Edition sunglasses).

7. Costa Del Mar

Costa Sunglasses
Credit: Costa

WIth 35 years of polarized sunglasses, Costa Del Mar has continued to manufacture quality and durable products while maintaining a focus on the environment. They build sunglasses that will hold up in the water (even saltwater) but take care of our waters too. With bio-resin materials, a ‘kick plastic campaign,’ ocean research, and more, you are helping the environment when you purchase these sunglasses.

Costa Del Mar Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Damage to lenses, frames, and other components caused by traditional wear and tear are not covered under warranty.

8. SunGod

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Credit: SunGod

SunGod is built on quality and cost. They sell direct to the customer, so there are no distributors or retailers in between, and that means that they can remain affordable and produce high-quality sunglasses. Their products are built to last, and they are repaired for free, saving them from ending up in a landfill.

SunGod Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Accidental damage protection that covers accidental breakage as well. Lens scratches are not covered by the lifetime guarantee.

9. Shady Rays

shady rays sunglasses
Credit: Shady Rays

Shady Rays are an independent sunglasses company that has set out to create the best sunglasses for when you want to take advantage of the great outdoors. Their sunglasses are durable and shatter-resistant, with an excellent warranty, and they will also donate meals through Feeding America with every order placed.

Shady Rays Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Accidental damage protection that covers accidental breakage as well.

10. William Painter

william painter sunglasses
Credit: William Painter

William Painter has a focus on family; that is how they treat their employees, and that is how they want their customers to feel. They have focussed on customer service, along with excellent products that make no compromises. The durable materials come with a lifetime guarantee to bring you sunglasses that can keep up with every adventure.

William Painter Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Accidental damage protection covers accidental breakage as well. If your shades become lost or broken, they’ll send you new a new pair for free.

11. OTIS Eyewear

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Credit: Otis

Otis has created a mix of style, durability, sustainability, and technical excellence. Born on the coast of Western Australia, they have created sunglasses that are durable enough to keep up with the largest waves, and stylish enough to look great, no matter what you are doing. They combine mineral glass that is better for the environment, swiss handmade acetate, and excellent craftsmanship to bring you amazing sunglasses.

OTIS Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Damage to lenses, frames, and other components caused by traditional wear and tear are not covered under warranty.

12. Fetch Eyewear

Fetch Eyewear sunglasses
Credit: Fetch

A sunglasses company that takes a different approach; they donate 100% of profits to animal welfare. Not only do these designer sunglasses look amazing, but you can feel amazing too whenever you buy a pair. With a focus on helping others, the company has been able to focus on the durability and quality of the products.

Fetch Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Accidental damage protection that covers accidental breakage as well (does not apply to lenses).

13. Breakline Optics

Breakline Optics sunglasses
Credit: Breakline Optics

Crafted in Italy, these sunglasses are built to last. The company is based in the US, and combine function and fashion to bring lightweight, durable, and impact-resistant sunglasses. Each pair is crafted from high-quality materials, comes with polarized lenses, and a lifetime warranty.

Breakline Optics Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Accidental damage protection that covers accidental breakage as well.

14. Maho Shades

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Credit: Maho

Inspired by the natural elegance of the Caribbean and Mexico, Maho Shades produces sunglasses that aim to enhance the natural beauty of our world. Their unrivaled craftsmanship takes cues from classic movies, architecture, people, and more to bring you design that is more than just shapes and ideas. Comfortable sunglasses that are perfect for spending the day in the sun.

Maho Shades Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Accidentally broken or lost glasses are replaced for $40.

15. Native Eyewear

native eyewear sunglasses
Credit: Native Eyewear

Native Eyewear is all about connecting to origins. They feel strongly about the great outdoors and the connection to the surrounding area and the local community. Their gear is sturdy, high-quality, affordable, and elegant. Perfect sunglasses for exploring your identity, experiencing new things, and offering clarity in this busy world.

Native Eyewear Warranty in Short: Lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. Damage to lenses, frames, and other components caused by traditional wear and tear are not covered under warranty.

16. Gatorz

gatorz eyewear sunglasses
Credit: Gatorz

Gatorz emerged in 1989 and was inspired by motorcycle culture. The durable aluminum frames are excellent for high-velocity activities and are adjustable to fit under almost any helmet. These comfortable and protective sunglasses have been used by Navy Seals and made it back to tell the tale.

Gatorz Warranty in Short: Limited lifetime warranty against defects in materials (frames, lenses, and lens coatings) or workmanship. 1-year limited warranty for loss of hinge-screws, nose pieces, and nose piece screws. Damage to lenses, frames, and other components caused by traditional wear and tear are not covered under warranty.



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