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How to tell fake or genuine Carrera sunglasses

fake or genuine Carrera sunglasses

What are the best ways to tell fake or genuine Carrera sunglasses? Our guide outlines the top clues to avoid counterfeiters.

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Fake sunglasses are everywhere – on the beach, in tourist shops, and maybe even in our closet. They are sold at a lower price than original designer sunglasses and are therefore extremely popular.

Are counterfeit sunglasses harmful to my eyes?

The question is: can you buy counterfeit sunglasses without putting your eyes at increased risk? The answer to this question is clearly negative. Since counterfeit glasses are not tested for UV transmission or durability, buyers do not know the quality of their new sunglasses. It probably doesn’t have an adequate UV filter and the cheap materials break and crack easily.

Therefore we ask you to think about your own health and to stay away from counterfeit sunglasses. We’ll show you how to do this in our series “How do I recognize counterfeit sunglasses”.  You can learn how you can easily distinguish Oakley, Prada, Chanel, Persol or Dolce & Gabbana counterfeits from the original sunglasses of the major sunglasses brands.

The Carrera brand

The glasses from the legendary Italian brand, which have been on the market since 1956, are among the best among sports sunglasses. Carrera sunglasses are exceptionally light and durable, fit well and are very comfortable to wear.

Unfortunately, however, due to their popularity, there are many counterfeit Carrera sunglasses out there. So that you don’t fall victim to the wrong pair, we have put together the best tips and tricks for identifying fake Carrera glasses.

Best ways to tell fake or genuine Carrera sunglasses

Detect fake Carrera sunglasses - check the case and arms.

1. check the case and arms

Check that your Carrera sunglasses have the same country of origin on the packaging as on one of the temples – original Carrera sunglasses are made in Italy, Slovenia and China.

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2. check the logo

Original Carrera sunglasses have a logo on their lenses. In addition, the original sunglasses often carry the label “UV protection”. Both are right on the lens.

With our simple but effective tips, you will find out in no time whether you are buying high-quality original Carrera sunglasses or a cheap fake.