The Best Eyewear Brands in the World Today

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The importance of eyewear extends beyond the protection against dust, sand, and UV rays. It is also used to make fashion statements. With the inventions of classy and trendy glasses, you can protect against anti-eye substances and can also look smarter and more fashionable.

Shortly, we’ll be looking at some of the best eyewear brands in the world today. They include Tom Ford, Prada Prescription Glasses, Gucci, Michael Kors, and Carrera.

Tom Ford

The brand, Tom Ford emerged in 2006. It was created by Thomas Carlyle Ford, an American fashion designer. Although the eyewear originated from Texas. Tom Ford became a big deal when he moved to Milan in the 1990s to be a part of Gucci’s creative team. Thomas eventually became Gucci’s creative director till 2005 when he became a partner with Marcolin Group to create and distribute eyewear.

Since then Tom Ford has managed to become one of the top producers of eyewear in the world. Tom Ford provides stylish eyewear for men and women from all walks of life. The eyewear is available in different shapes for all types of face shapes. 

Some of the most popular models of Tom Ford eyewear include:

  • Tom Ford FT0657 Charlotte 35722
  • Tom Ford FT5658-B-41059
  • Tom Ford FT5424
  • Tom Ford FT5661-B 41067
  • Tom Ford FT5533-B 34242
  • Tom Ford FT0595 Eric 02 3907
  • Tom Ford Cody FT0558
  • Tom Ford FT5323 


The luxury brand was founded in Florence, Italy by Guccio Gucci in 1961. Although, it started as a manufacturer of leather goods. The brand has grown to be a well-known brand producing arrays of quality goods.

Throughout its long-standing history, Gucci has lived through overall multiple successful innovations. From cosmetics to bags to watches and trendy eyewear. Most of Gucci’s eyewear has the “G” custom made logo carved on the hinges of the frames. The logo is said to be a symbol of wealth and sophistication.

Gucci offers trendy and stylish eyewear that makes a fashion statement for both men and women. The brand’s eyewear is available in different shapes and styles for different kinds of face shapes.

For women, Gucci has bold-frame glasses which include crystal Hollywood forever styles, classic aviators, cat-eyes frames, and many more. While for men, Gucci has eyewear with metal and acetate frames ranging from classic aviators to Hollywood forever styles.

Here are some of the popular models of Gucci eyewear:

  • Gucci GG0582S
  • Gucci GG0043SA Asian fit
  • Gucci GG0377SK
  • Gucci GG0184O
  • Gucci GGOOO6O
  • Gucci GG0463S
  • Gucci GG0631S1
  • Gucci GG0433S
  • Gucci FF0582S



The Italian luxury fashion house was created by Mario Prada in 1913. Although it started as a manufacturer of clothes, shoes, bags, and other fashionable accessories. Prada eyewear emerged in the late 1990s. When the brand has a partnership with Riggo group to produce and distribute Prada eyewear.

Prada provides high-quality and distinctive eyewear that makes a bold fashion statement. This eyewear is available in different geometric shapes, angular/rectangular silhouettes, and round frames for men and women.

Some of Prada’s popular models include:

  • Prada PR 19SS
  • Prada PR 74VS CAtwalk
  • Prada PR 04VS
  • Prada PR 11XS
  • Prada PR 16XVF


Michael Kors

Michael Kors, a New Yorker cum Fashion designer started designing clothes as a teenager in the basement of his parents. He launched his brand, Michael Kors in 2004. And has extended to other fashion accessories like shoes, boots, bags, jewelry, eyewear, and many more. Public figures like Michelle Obama, Taylor Swift, and Lupita Nyong’o are popular with the brand.

Michael Kors eyewear is celebrated for the way it captures glamour and sophistication. There are various Michael Kors glasses for both men and women in different sizes and shapes. Also, you will find classics frames designed with fine details and construction. The most sought for of the brand’s eyewear are oversized frames and aviators.

Here are some popular models of Michael Kors glasses:

  • Michael Kors MK5004 Chelsea
  • Michael Kors MK 2072 Barbados
  • Michael Kors MK6028 Tabitha IV
  • Michael Kors MK4016 Antibes
  • Michael Kors MK1061 Lorimer


Carrera is known for its diverse designs of sunglasses and sports eyewear. Although the brand originated from Austria in 1956, it now has its headquarters in Padova, Italy. The brand was pioneered by Wilhelm Anger and now a trademark of Safilo Group S.P.A.

The brand provides eyewear suitable and conducive for men and women. Public figures like Lady Gaga, Brad Pitt, Usher Raymond, Rihanna are popular with the Carrera eyewear.

Some of the popular models of the Carrera eyewear brands are:

  • Carrera Airflow/S
  • Carrera 190
  • Carrera 8809
  • Carrera Carrerino 57
  • Carrera 1030/S

Final Thoughts

There you have it, an array of the best eyewear brands in the world today. While there are other eyewear brands, these selected few have continually churned out flawless eyewear.