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The Empire

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Forged from aerospace grade titanium, the Empire provides the ultimate in comfort and durability. And with our lifetime guarantee, you never have to worry about taking them along for the adventure.

 

The Empires classic styling and revolutionary titanium construction is the foundation for the entire William Painter line. It was created to challenge outdated ideas.

Lens Description: Polarized Japanese Nylon

100% UVA and UVB Protected


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FREE HARD CASE
LIFETIME GUARANTEE
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  • 100% LIFETIME MONEYBACK GUARANTEE: If for any reason you feel our sunglasses are not the best you’ve ever experienced, then we will give you your money back. And if our shades are ever stolen or lost, contact us and get a discount to replace them
  • CLASSIC STYLE MADE WITH AEROSPACE GRADE TITANIUM: You already know that these look good on you. But realize that these are the highest quality, longest lasting, most durable pair of sunglasses ever made, which got us featured in Maxim, US Weekly & more. Titanium is the strongest metal for its weight, which allows you to use your sunglasses actively without worrying about them breaking.
  • WORLD'S LIGHTEST NYLON POLARIZED LENSES - SCRATCH RESISTANT AND 100% UVA/UVB RAY PROTECTION: At less than half the weight of traditional glass lenses, you can reduce eyestrain, ban your eyes from blinding glare, which makes driving safer, etc… Oh and you also get a wipe clean cloth and a custom fit hard case that protects your shades. Disclaimer: These are authentic William Painter sunglasses, designed by a small independent team in California. These are not Ray-Bans, Oakley, Maui Jim, Arnette or any other Luxottica brand.

Empire Fit information.

  • The Empire has been designed to fit nearly all faces.
  • When viewed from the front it is 141mm wide
  • When viewed from the side its 145mm long
  • The lens diagonally is 52mm
  • At William Painter we create products that help you live an uncompromising life. Whether you are climbing mountains, doing yoga on the beach, or drinking adult beverages with your friends at a BBQ we’ve got you covered. If you are not completely satisfied please return your pair and we’ll give you a full refund and cover your return shipping.

    At the same time, if something doesn’t fit we want you looking your best so return a pair for a full refund. We’ll even cover your return shipping!

    If you have questions regarding returning a William Painter item, just email one of our WP unicorn handlers at help@wpainter.com and we’ll get you taken care of.

    Everything we design has a classic shape, and therefore should be familiar sizing to other classic styles. Each pair has been custom designed to fit comfortably on your immaculate face. Seriously our shades fit every face size and shape.

    When designing a pair we have used the lightest lenses in the world and quality materials to create a balanced fit. You can be as active as you want without worrying about them sliding down your nose. Our acetate frame pairs also custom mold to your face so they will be perfect for you.

    If something doesn’t fit we want you looking your best so return a pair for a full refund. We’ll even cover your return shipping!

    Lifetime Manufacturer’s Warranty Covers the following:

    (You will receive a free brand new replacement pair with no time limit restrictions, but you must return your damaged item at your own shipping costs)


  • Screws fall out
  • Hinges break
  • Breaking under the pressure of your badass life.
  • Paint Chipping
  • Lenses are warrantied if the following conditions occur
  • Breaking, popping out, or bubbling
  • Lenses scratching in first 30 days

  • Lifetime Manufacturer’s Warranty DOES NOT COVER the following:

  • Does not cover lense scratching after 30 days
  • Hinges becoming loose over time
  • Lost Sunglasses
  • If you lose your sunglasses or they get stolen, we still have your back!  We know it sucks to be apart with your amazing William Painter sunglasses, so we'll hook you up a discount to replace your lost pair. (just show us your order number)

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    These are my go to Sunglasses!!!

    Just took these sunglasses on a 7 day cruise and couldn't be more happier with them. Had them on; on the pool side, in the pool, in the oceans etc... They are extremely comfortable. Definitely want to try the rest of there line.

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    Quality, Style and Service

    Phenomenal Customer Service matched only by the quality of product produced by William Painter, continuity of product is imperative and they have it here. I had the pleasure of emailing with a Brittany, and she was wonderful. I am incredibly impressed with the sunglasses (frame is sturdy, lens' are tight and have no imperfections, the hinges are tight and quality). I love my pair, and I can't wait to wear them when I put the top down in my Jeep!

    Cheers, Paul

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    Perfect Asian-fit!!!

    I was worried about they will touch my cheeks (like many other sunglasses I owned), but they didn't. They fit perfectly (the arms are tighter than eyeglasses', so less likely to slip down), even fit better than my eyeglasses!!

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    My 3rd pair of W.Painter sunglasses

    And the quality is apparent, I’m a little tougher on my glasses than most and they still look brand new. As far as the design the empire might be my favorite edging out the Sloan

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    Awesome Sunglasses

    The fight, style and design are great. The best pair of sunglasses I have ever had!

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