For those of us who wear eyeglasses, gone are the days of settling for bulky, unbearable frames. These days, glasses are expected to complement your character without sacrificing their functionality or hijacking your flair. When browsing through Warby Parker’s gallery, it is crystal clear that Warby Parker understands that one frame does not in fact fit all. Warby Parker is an online and brick-and-mortar retail provider of inexpensively priced prescription glasses, sunglasses, and eyeglass accessories. They offer something for everyone, for every look. Whether you are seeking to revamp your style, get a pair for a special occasion, or just to get a new tried-and-true standby, Warby Parker has got you covered. Warby Parker Innovation

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Warby Parker changed the prescription eyewear business by being the first organization to provide prescription eyeglasses online and deliver them directly to your home. While many considered that a massive risk, it succeeded. The business sold about 20,000 pairs of glasses on the internet during its first year of operations.

When it eventually opened up retail shops, Warby Parker also transformed the images of shopping for and wearing. Its shops aren’t stodgy and clinical. They are sleek, chic, well decorated, and fabulous. They are also filled with fashion-forward hipsters, who appear to be its most faithful shoppers. Warby Parker will make you forget that there once was a period when people judged eyeglasses as “nerdy”.

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Have a Look at Warby Parker’s Top Ten Designs Available: Warby Parker Innovation

  1. Louise in Birch Tortoise 

These retro-inspired cat-eye eyeglasses may remind you of your old Aunt May – the one who wore the same white cat-eyed glasses with polka-dotted shift dresses from the early ’70s until she turned 90 – but in the best, most trendy way possible. If you enjoy a refined look, this structure is a great option. Warby Parker Innovation

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  1. Eugene Narrow in Rose Crystal

Clear glasses have been around awhile. People want them because they seem to be just about invisible from afar and complement a nice, clean look. The Eugene Narrow glasses are round and superbly proportioned for smaller faces – if you do not prefer your frames taking over your face, this might be the perfect choice. The modest rose color offers them a little something extra.

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  1. Baker in Striped Sassafras

The Baker eyeglasses have a classic keyhole bridge with round lenses, and the Striped Sassafras tone is a subtle way to liven things up – great for accomplishing a more clean appearance.

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  1. Percey in Striped Sassafras

The Percey may seem much like the Baker at first glance. They’re both round, medium-width glasses with keyhole bridges, and they both come in Striped Sassafras – but it’s the tiny details that make all the difference: The Percey’s lenses are more curved and its end bits are not quite as sharp. These distinctions make the Percey a rather more easygoing option. Warby Parker Innovation

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  1. Wilkie in Black Matte Eclipse

Known for flattering almost any face shape, the Wilkie is a fantastic alternative for the everyday guy or girl who does not want to worry too much about style. The Black Matte Eclipse variant of the glasses have a thin white edge wrapped around the front. Nothing too insane – 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 top cellulose acetate (such as all of Warby Parker’s non-metal frames, the glasses have a curved browline and an distinctive keyhole bridge. Think Nancy Drew: the youth idol who made it cool to be a nerd. These eyeglasses are bigger than others, but not so large that they take over your face.

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  1. Watts in Sugar Maple Fade

The Watts feels and looks effortless. Accessories have the power to make or break a whole appearance: When it comes to our eyewear, we prefer to complement outfits, not distract or detract from them. These polished glasses do exactly that.

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  1. Daisy in Jet Black

This pair’s style is always fashionable. The Daisy is an artful take on the classic cat-eye with sloping browline and thin eyewires. Dress them with a little black dress or pair them with a clean-cut suit. These ageless eyeglasses will only complement your polished and contemporary style.

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  1. Hardy in Striped Pacific

Blue is not a color you see all that often in eyeglasses, but looking at the Hardy in Striped Pacific, you need to wonder why. It’s a straightforward, rectangular frame, but this oceanic hue makes it quite striking.

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  1. Wilkie in Eastern Bluebird Fade

Yes, we are repeating the Wilkie! We just like it that much. This Eastern Bluebird Fade shade combines tortoise on top with a trendy, translucent blue on the bottom. The distinction makes them look contemporary, but the neutral shades keep the glasses compatible with virtually any ensemble. Warby Parker Innovation

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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 manufactured in China and crafted on the same production lines as most of its competitors, but since the company eliminates the middlemen, the costs are lower. After the raw materials are trimmed into face fronts with a high tech CNC machine, it is tumbled with wood chips and hand-polished using a German wax. The eyeglasses are then gently built and dispatched through a number of quality tests. When you decide to purchase, a new set is made just for you. Warby Parker polishes and custom-cuts the edges of your lenses, which have been infused with scratch-resistant and anti-reflective coatings. The eyeglasses always come with impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses that block 100% of UVA and UVB rays. After the glasses are carefully examined and aligned, they’re packaged up and ready for delivery right at your doorstep.

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Lens Options

In addition to offering the standard single-vision lenses, progressive lenses, non-prescription eyeglasses and readers, Warby Parker has 2 lens style variants. These are:

Clear – Well, not just clear – crystal clear. These regular lenses are for men and women who desire absolutely uncoloured vision inside and out.

Light-responsive – These lenses intelligently react to ultraviolet rays. They shift from completely clear inside to dark grey outside, even on overcast days.

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

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However, if you want a higher quality lens, you can choose from the following:

1.67 high-index lenses – These are ideal for those that have a high prescription since they are around 20% thinner than polycarbonate lenses, although they are priced at an additional $30.

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

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

Warby Parker offers these coatings with all lenses at no extra cost:

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

Anti-reflective – This coating alleviates eye strain from reflections and minimizes glare.

Superhydrophobic – These lenses fights off moisture to prevent smudging.

Concerning 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 provide different lens style options, from solid to flash mirrored to gradient transitions.

 

Pricing

Warby Parker offers eyeglasses, sunglasses, and accessories online and in retail stores – at relatively low rates. Because the organization designs its eyeglasses in-house, it’s equipped to sell all eyeglasses “Starting at $95, including prescription lenses.” Additionally, it is awesome that assorted lens coatings are included in the price of each pair of glasses. Some lenses, such as slimmer lenses for very strong prescriptions, cost more.

The Maker Edition is presently the most costly design series on the site beginning at $195. The least expensive collection is Spring 2018, which starts at $95. This means that the standard pair of frames is $145, which is viewed as mid-range in the market. Warby Parker Innovation

When it comes to sunglasses, the most expensive collections are the Epigraph and Resort beginning at $145. The most affordable series is Quintessentials at $95, which makes the average price around $120. Once again, 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 offers free shipping and returns if you reside in the US or Canada.

They have a 30-day, no-questions-asked coverage for each of their frames, in addition to a 1-year warranty for all their lenses where they will replace your scratched lenses for free over the first 12 months.

The minimum shipping time is very 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 eyeglasses at 10-12 business days.

Warby Parker has the best customer support on our opinion. Customer care representatives were friendly, attentive, and helpful as they answered all our queries. You may reach the company by phone, email or live chat. The website is quite easy to navigate through as well. Warby Parker even has an FAQ section and order guide to help you discover the best frames to match your style.

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Home Try-on Service

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

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All you need to do is choose five pairs of eyeglasses and they will be delivered to you at no cost. Then test them out for 5 days and see which ones you want. Purchase your preferred eyeglasses online and you’ll be given a fresh new pair. Finally, once your 5 days are up, set the box in the mail with its prepaid return tag.

 

Warby Parker Frames Quiz

If you need help choosing some eyeglasses to try on, you should take the Warby Parker Frames Quiz. It only requires a few quick responses to determine which pair of great-looking eyeglasses will be the perfect fit for you. Warby Parker Innovation

 

Eco-friendly

Warby Parker prides themselves on being eco-friendly and sustainable in its operations as well. One of their main principles as a company is to proactively work on decreasing its influence on the Earth. The company is a 100% carbon-neutral eyewear manufacturer. Additionally, Warby Parker actively works to reduce their influence on the ecosystem by mapping out 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 aspect that makes Warby Parker alluring to clients 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 purchased they give away a pair to some person in need. They found a need that people from all over the world do not have the means to see clearly, which is a wide scale problem. Warby Parker is trying to address this issue by aiding people gain access to eyeglasses to have the ability to see.

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Final Thoughts Warby Parker Innovation

Warby Parker markets trendy eyewear classified into fun and unique collections for both women and men. All in all, our experience with Warby Parker was very positive. The brand new eyeglasses are well rounded and fit nicely, and the purchasing process was simple and enjoyable. If you’re looking for a brand new pair of glasses or sunglasses, I recommend that you give Warby Parker a try. For eyeglasses wearers that are finding for a extensive selection of alternatives from the coolest materials and designs, and like the option of being able to shop online or in store, Warby Parker is the retailer for you. Warby Parker Innovation

 

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