For those of us who wear eyeglasses, gone are the days of settling for big, ill-fitting frames. Now, eyeglasses are expected to match your persona without sacrificing its practicality or hijacking your own style. When browsing through Warby Parker’s gallery, it is clear that Warby Parker recognizes that one frame does not actually fit all. Warby Parker is an internet and brick-and-mortar retail provider of inexpensively priced prescription glasses, sunglasses, and eyeglass accessories. They have something for everyone, for every look. Whether you’re wanting to change your persona, pick up a pair for a special occasion, or just to find a new tried-and-true standby, Warby Parker has you covered. Warby Parker In Store

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Warby Parker changed the prescription eyewear industry by being the first company to sell prescription eyeglasses online and ship them directly to your front door. While a lot considered that a huge gamble, it paid off. The company sold about 20,000 pairs of eyeglasses online on its first year of operations.

When it later opened up retail stores, Warby Parker also transformed the images of shopping for and wearing. Its stores aren’t stodgy and clinical. They’re sleek, chic, tastefully designed, and fabulous. They are also loaded with fashion-forward hipsters, who seem to be its most diehard purchasers. Warby Parker may make you forget that there once was a chapter when the public considered glasses as “nerdy”.

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Take a Peek at Warby Parker’s Top Ten Eyeglasses Available: Warby Parker In Store

  1. Louise in Birch Tortoise 

These retro-inspired cat-eye eyeglasses might remind you of your old Aunt May – the one who sported the same white cat-eyed eyeglasses with polka-dotted shift dresses from the early ’70s till she turned 90 – but in the best, most stylish way possible. If you want a refined look, this shape is a great option. Warby Parker In Store

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  1. Eugene Narrow in Rose Crystal

Clear glasses have been around quite a long time. People love them because they appear to be more or less invisible from a distance and go well with a nice, clean look. The Eugene Narrow eyeglasses are round and excellently proportioned for smaller faces – if you do not prefer your frames burying your face, this may be an ideal fit. The modest rose tone offers them a little something extra.

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  1. Baker in Striped Sassafras

The Baker glasses have a classic keyhole bridge with round lenses, and the Striped Sassafras color is a subtle way to freshen things up – excellent for completing a more smart look.

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  1. Percey in Striped Sassafras

The Percey may seem a lot like the Baker at first sight. They’re both round, medium-width glasses with keyhole bridges, and they both come in Striped Sassafras – but it is the small aspects that make all the distinctions: The Percey’s lenses are more circular and its end pieces aren’t quite as sharp. These differences make the Percey a somewhat more relaxed choice. Warby Parker In Store

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  1. Wilkie in Black Matte Eclipse

Known for flattering nearly any face, the Wilkie is a excellent alternative for the everyday guy or girl who does not want to worry too much about style. The Black Matte Eclipse version of the eyeglasses have a thin white edge wrapped around the front. Nothing too loud – only a couple extra style points.

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  1. Welty in Whiskey Tortoise

The Welty is a contemporary take on a classic form. Made from premium cellulose acetate (such as all of Warby Parker’s non-metal frames, the glasses have a curved browline and an eye-catching keyhole bridge. Picture Nancy Drew: the youth icon who made it cool to be a nerd. These glasses are much larger than some, but not so big that they take over your face.

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  1. Watts in Sugar Maple Fade

The Watts looks and feels carefree. Accessories have the potential to make or break an entire appearance: When it comes to our eyewear, we wish to complement clothing, not detract or distract from them. These sleek eyeglasses do precisely that.

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  1. Daisy in Jet Black

This pair’s style is always fashionable. The Daisy is an clever take on the quintessential cat-eye with thin eyewires and a sloping browline. Dress them with a tiny black dress or pair them with a clean-cut suit. These ageless glasses will only heighten your refined and modern style.

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  1. Hardy in Striped Pacific

Blue isn’t a color you find all that often in glasses, but looking at the Hardy in Striped Pacific, you need to wonder why. It is a straightforward, rectangular frame, but this oceanic colour makes it quite striking.

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  1. Wilkie in Eastern Bluebird Fade

Yes, we’re repeating the Wilkie! We just like it that much. This Eastern Bluebird Fade shade incorporates tortoise on top with a cool, translucent blue on the base. The contrast makes them look modern, but the neutral colors keep the glasses compatible with practically any ensemble. Warby Parker In Store

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Construction

Warby Parker’s frames are created with cellulose acetate, bought from a family-owned Italian company. Its eyeglasses are assembled in China and crafted on the exact same production lines as most of its competitors, but because the company removes the middlemen, the prices are lower. After the raw materials are cut into face fronts with a high tech CNC machine, it’s tumbled with wood chips and polished by hand using a German wax compound. The glasses are then gently put together and sent through a series of quality inspections. When you decide to purchase, a new set is built just for you. Warby Parker polishes and custom-cuts the edges of your lenses, which have been treated with anti-reflective and scratch-resistant finishing. The glasses always come with impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses which block 100% of UVB and UVA rays. After the glasses are individually examined and aligned, they’re packed up and ready for delivery right at your doorstep.

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Lens Options

As well as offering the standard single-vision lenses, progressive lenses, non-prescription eyeglasses and readers, Warby Parker provides 2 lens style options. They are:

Clear – Well, not just clear – really clear. These regular lenses are for people who want completely uncoloured vision indoors and out.

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

Warby Parker provides polycarbonate lenses along with any optical sale. 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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However, if you desire a high quality lens, you could select from the following:

1.67 high-index lenses – These are ideal for people who have a strong prescription as they’re around 20% slimmer than polycarbonate lenses, however, they cost an additional $30.

1.74 high-index lenses – Being up to 10% slimmer than 1.67 high-index lenses, these lenses are recommended for those who have an especially high prescription. They cost an extra $130.

Want a certain coating on your lenses? Not a problem.

Warby Parker provides the following coatings with all lenses at no extra cost:

Scratch resistance – This protects your lenses from day-to-day wear and tear.

Anti-reflective – This coating eases eye strain caused by reflections and reduces glare.

Superhydrophobic – These lenses fights off moisture to prevent smudging.

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

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

 

Pricing

Warby Parker markets eyeglasses, sunglasses, and accessories on the internet and in retail stores – at relatively reasonable rates. Because the company designs its eyeglasses in-house, it’s able to sell you all eyeglasses “Beginning at $95, including prescription lenses.” It is also handy that different lens coatings are included in the purchase price of each pair of eyeglasses. Some lenses, like thinner lenses for very strong prescriptions, cost more.

The Maker Edition is currently the priciest series on the website starting at $195. The least expensive series is Spring 2018, which begins at $95. This means that the average pair of eyeglasses is $145 at present, which can be classed as middle range on the market. Warby Parker In Store

When it comes to sunglasses, the priciest design series are the Epigraph and Resort beginning at $145. The most inexpensive collection is Quintessentials at $95, making the median price around $120. Once more, this is deemed mid-range and ideal for those who have a reasonable amount of disposable income.

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Shipping and Support Policy

Warby Parker provides free delivery and returns if you reside in the US or Canada.

They have a 30-day, no-questions-asked policy for each of their eyeglasses, as well as a 1-year warranty for all their lenses where they will replace your scratched lenses at no expense over the first 12 months.

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

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

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Home Try-on Service

One of the best things about Warby Parker is their “Home Try-On” service that actually assists you to decide which glasses will complement you.

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All you need to do is choose five pairs of eyeglasses and they’ll be sent to you at no cost. Then test them out for 5 days and find which ones you want. Purchase your chosen frames on the website and you’ll be given a fresh new pair. Lastly, once your 5 days are up, place the box in the mail with its prepaid return tag.

 

Warby Parker Frames Quiz

If you need assistance selecting some eyeglasses to try on, you could take the Warby Parker Frames Quiz. It only requires a few quick questions to determine which set of great-looking glasses will be the ultimate pick for you. Warby Parker In Store

 

Eco-friendly

Warby Parker prides themselves on being eco-friendly and sustainable in its operations. One of their key missions as a company is to actively work on reducing its impact on the Earth. The organization is a 100 percent carbon-neutral eyewear brand. Additionally, Warby Parker proactively works to reduce their harm on the ecosystem by mapping out the greenhouse gas emissions from their frame production, to transport, office work, and warehousing. They’re making sure to offset their carbon so.

 

Warby Parker Gives Back

Another feature that makes Warby Parker appealing to customers is that they are similar to TOMS Shoes, on the principle of buy a pair and donate a pair of eyeglasses. When a pair is purchased they give away a pair to some person in need. They saw a need that people from around the world don’t have the means to see clearly, which is a wide scale problem. Warby Parker is working to address this matter by aiding people access eyeglasses to have the ability to see.

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Final Thoughts Warby Parker In Store

Warby Parker markets trendy eyewear classified into fun and special collections for both women and men. Overall, our experience with Warby Parker has been very positive. The brand new eyeglasses are well-made and fit nicely, and the ordering process was simple and fun. If you are looking for a new pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses, I urge that you give Warby Parker a try. For glasses wearers who are looking for a wide assortment of choices from the trendiest designs and materials, and want the ability of being able to shop online or in store, Warby Parker is your retailer for you. Warby Parker In Store

 

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