Eyewear designer, Alain Mikli, has created a line of new eyewear for the gentleman who’s budget is still wide open. As they put it, “Even in the midst of economic crisis… with elegance and provocation, Mikli makes a statement that now is the time for businessmen to make a safe investment that will last a lifetime.”

That investment  is a pair of eyeglass frames made from 18-carat pink or 14-carat yellow gold. “The water-buffalo horn was selected carefully, cut into sheets, shaped and polished to create a smooth exterior.”

They’re only available through Alain Mikli’s two New York City boutiques and come in at a 8600$US, giving the recession the big ole middle finger.

A more detailed view of the Alain Mikli Gold-Horn Eyewear after the jump.

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