Forget about conventional shorts. Vilebrequin, the best-known name among brands specialising in luxury swim shorts has taken beach style a step further by introducing the new collection, called the “Golden Turtle” after the turtle logo of Vilebrequin. You can choose two designs the “ring of golden turtles” and “dancing golden turtles”, both pairs of trunks utilise 24 carat gold thread, made from a special material known as Piana Clerico Gold Thread.
To finish off the trunks, the famous Vilebrequin toggle is made from solid 22 carat gold, lending yet another touch of luxury, transforming an ordinary piece of swimwear into an extraordinary accessory that makes a splash.
Available in sizes S to XXXL, strictly limited to 40 pieces worldwide, each pair of Golden Turtle Swim Trunks cost £5,000. These swim trunks can be customized and then the price can go up to $18,700, depending on whether they have one or two gold aglets (cord tips), and whether these are embedded with a navy blue sapphire.