For those of us who wear glasses, gone are the days of settling for chunky, unbearable frames. These days, eyeglasses are expected to match your identity without sacrificing their functionality or hijacking your pizzazz. When browsing through Warby Parker’s gallery, it is clear that Warby Parker is aware that one frame does not in fact fit all. Warby Parker is an internet and brick-and-mortar retail provider of reasonably priced prescription glasses, sunglasses, and glass accessories. They have something for everyone, for every style. Whether you are wanting to change your style, get a pair for a special event, or just to find a new tried-and-true standby, Warby Parker has got you covered. Warby Parker Illustrations

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Warby Parker revolutionized the prescription eyewear business by being the first organization to sell prescription glasses online and deliver them directly to your home. While many considered that a huge gamble, it paid off. The company sold around 20,000 pairs of glasses on the internet on its 1st year of operations.

When it eventually opened up retail shops, Warby Parker also revolutionized the images of shopping for and wearing. Its stores are not boring and clinical. They’re sleek, chic, well decorated, and fabulous. They’re also filled with fashion-forward hipsters, who seem to be its most faithful buyers. Warby Parker will make you fail to remember that there once was a time when people viewed glasses as “nerdy”.

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Have a Peek at Warby Parker’s Top 10 Styles Available: Warby Parker Illustrations

  1. Louise in Birch Tortoise 

These retro-inspired cat-eye eyeglasses might remind you of your old Aunt May – the one who sported the exact white cat-eyed glasses with polka-dotted shift dresses during the early ’70s until she turned 90 – but in the best, most chic way conceivable. If you prefer a refined look, this shape is a excellent option. Warby Parker Illustrations

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  1. Eugene Narrow in Rose Crystal

Clear glasses have been around for a long time. People desire them because they give the impression of being virtually invisible from far away and go well with a nice, minimalist style. The Eugene Narrow glasses are round and excellently proportioned for tinier faces – if you don’t want your frames covering your face, this may be an ideal fit. The modest rose color gives them a little something extra.

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  1. Baker in Striped Sassafras

The Baker glasses have a quintessential keyhole bridge with round lenses, and the Striped Sassafras hue is a modest way to liven things up – excellent for completing a more sleek look.

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  1. Percey in Striped Sassafras

The Percey may look a lot like the Baker at first sight. They’re both round, medium-width eyeglasses with keyhole bridges, and they both come in Striped Sassafras – but it’s the little details that make all the difference: The Percey’s lenses are more curved and its end bits are not quite as pointed. These differences make the Percey a somewhat more relaxed choice. Warby Parker Illustrations

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  1. Wilkie in Black Matte Eclipse

Known for flattering nearly any face, the Wilkie is a fantastic option for the everyday man or woman who doesn’t like to worry too much about style. The Black Matte Eclipse option of these eyeglasses have a thin white edge wrapped around the front. Nothing too loud – just a couple extra fashion points.

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  1. Welty in Whiskey Tortoise

The Welty is a contemporary variation on a classic form. Made from top cellulose acetate (like all of Warby Parker’s non-metal frames, the eyeglasses have a curved browline and an noticeable keyhole bridge. Imagine Nancy Drew: the childhood figure who made it cool to be a nerd. These glasses are much larger than others, but not so big that they dominate your face.

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  1. Watts in Sugar Maple Fade

The Watts feels and looks simple. Accessories have the capacity to make or break a whole appearance: When it comes to our eyeglasses, we prefer to supplement outfits, not distract or detract from them. These polished eyeglasses do precisely that.

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  1. Daisy in Jet Black

This pair’s style is timeless. The Daisy is an clever spin on the quintessential cat-eye with thin eyewires and a sloping browline. Wear them with a little black dress or pair them with a clean-cut suit. These ageless eyeglasses will only heighten your polished and modern style.

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  1. Hardy in Striped Pacific

Blue isn’t a color you find all that often in eyeglasses, but looking at the Hardy in Striped Pacific, you have to wonder why. It’s a simple, rectangular frame, but this oceanic colour makes it pretty striking.

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  1. Wilkie in Eastern Bluebird Fade

Yes, we are mentioning the Wilkie again! We just love it that much. The Eastern Bluebird Fade shade combines tortoise on top with a cool, translucent blue on the base. The distinction makes them feel contemporary, but the neutral colours keep the eyeglasses compatible with virtually any ensemble. Warby Parker Illustrations

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Construction

The frames on Warby Parker eyeglasses are manufactured with cellulose acetate, sourced from a family-owned Italian company. Its eyeglasses are assembled in China and crafted on the same production lines as almost all of its rivals, but since the company removes the middlemen, the costs are lower. After the raw materials are trimmed into face fronts with a high tech CNC machine, it is rolled with wood chips and polished by hand with a German wax. The glasses are then carefully built and pushed through a series of quality tests. When you decide to purchase, a new pair is built just for you. Warby Parker custom-cuts and polishes the edges of the lenses, which have been infused with scratch-resistant and anti-reflective finishing. The glasses always come with impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses that block 100% of UVB and UVA rays. After the glasses are individually inspected and aligned, they’re packed up and ready for delivery right at your doorstep.

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Lens Options

As well as providing the usual single-vision lenses, progressive lenses, non-prescription eyeglasses and readers, Warby Parker produces two lens design variants. They are:

Clear – Well, not just clear – really clear. These standard lenses are for people that like absolutely uncoloured vision inside and out.

Light-responsive – These lenses intelligently react to UV rays. They shift from absolutely clear indoors to dark grey outside, even on gloomy days.

Warby Parker includes polycarbonate lenses along with any optical purchase. They are some of the most lightweight and impact-resistant lenses; and they come with the purchase price of the frames!

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But if you prefer a high quality lens, you can pick from the following:

1.67 high-index lenses – These are perfect for people that have a high prescription since they’re around 20% slimmer than polycarbonate lenses, however, they cost an extra $30.

1.74 high-index lenses – Being up to 10% slimmer than 1.67 high-index lenses, these lenses are suggested for all those who have an extremely strong prescription. They cost an additional $130.

Want a certain coating on your lenses? No worries.

Warby Parker offers the following coatings with all lenses at no additional payment:

Scratch resistance – This guards your lenses from daily wear and tear.

Anti-reflective – This coating relieves eye tension due to reflections and reduces glare.

Superhydrophobic – These lenses repel moisture to help prevent smudging.

Concerning prescription sunglasses, Warby Parker provides all of the above and more! In addition to scratch resistance, they provide polarization and UV-protected lenses, which reduces glare from light ray reflection.

They also offer different lens style choices, from solid to flash mirrored to gradient transitions.

 

Pricing

Warby Parker provides eyeglasses, sunglasses, and accessories online and in retail stores – at relatively reasonable rates. Because the organization designs its eyeglasses in-house, it’s able to sell all glasses “Starting at $95, including prescription lenses.” It’s also convenient that different lens coatings are included in the price of every pair of eyeglasses. Some lenses, like thinner lenses for very high prescriptions, cost more.

The Maker Edition is currently the priciest series on the site being $195. The most inexpensive series is Spring 2018, which begins at $95. This means that the standard pair of glasses is $145 at present, which can be classed as mid-range in the market. Warby Parker Illustrations

When it comes to sunglasses, the priciest collections are the Resort and Epigraph starting at $145. The most inexpensive series is Quintessentials at $95, which makes the usual price about $120. Once more, this is considered mid-range and ideal for people who have a reasonable amount of disposable income.

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Shipping and Support Policy

Warby Parker gives free shipping and returns if you live in the United States or Canada.

They have a 30-day, no-questions-asked coverage for each of their glasses, in addition to a 1-year warranty for all their lenses where they’ll replace the scratched lenses for free over the 1st twelve months.

The minimum shipping duration is extremely reasonable at 5 business days for non-prescription sunglasses. The maximum time is a bit of a wait for single-vision prescription sunglasses and progressive prescription glasses at 10-12 business days.

Warby Parker has the best customer support on our opinion. Customer support representatives are friendly, attentive, and helpful as they answered all of our queries. You can reach the organization by phone, email or live chat. The website is very easy to navigate as well. Warby Parker even has an order guide and FAQ section that will help you discover the ideal frames to match your preference.

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Home Try-on Service

One of the coolest aspects about Warby Parker is their “Home Try-On” service that really assists you to pick which eyeglasses will suit you.

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All you will need to do is pick out 5 pairs of eyeglasses and they will be delivered to you at no cost. Then try them out for 5 days and see which ones you want. Purchase your chosen specs on the website and you will be sent a brand new set. Finally, once your 5 days are up, set your box in the mail with its prepaid return tag.

 

Warby Parker Frames Quiz

If you need help selecting some eyeglasses to try on, you can take the Warby Parker Frames Quiz. It only requires a couple of quick questions to discover which pair of eyeglasses will be the greatest fit for you. Warby Parker Illustrations

 

Eco-friendly

Warby Parker prides themselves on being eco-friendly and sustainable in its business as well. One of their primary missions as a company is to actively work on lowering its impact on the environment. The business is a 100% carbon-neutral eyewear manufacturer. Additionally, Warby Parker proactively works to reduce their harm on the ecosystem by tracking the greenhouse gas emissions from their frame production, to shipping, warehousing, and office work. They are making sure to offset their carbon accordingly.

 

Warby Parker Gives Back

Another factor that makes Warby Parker intriguing to people is that they are similar to TOMS Shoes, on the principle of buy a pair and give away a pair of glasses. When a pair is sold they give away a pair to some person in need. They found a need that people from around the world do not have the means to see clearly, which is a wide scale problem. Warby Parker is working to address this problem by assisting people gain access to glasses to be able to see.

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Final Thoughts Warby Parker Illustrations

Warby Parker sells fashionable eyewear classified into fun and special collections for both women and men. All in all, the experience with Warby Parker was very positive. The brand new eyeglasses are well rounded and fit nicely, and the ordering process was easy and fun. If you’re searching for a new pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses, I urge that you give Warby Parker a try. For glasses wearers that are searching for a extensive selection of choices in the hippest designs and materials, and prefer the option of being able to shop on the internet or in store, Warby Parker is your retailer for you. Warby Parker Illustrations

 

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