For those of us who wear glasses, gone are the days of settling for bulky, unbearable frames. These days, eyeglasses are supposed to complement your personality without sacrificing its functionality or hijacking your style. When browsing through Warby Parker’s gallery, it is crystal clear that Warby Parker is aware that one frame doesn’t in fact fit all. Warby Parker is an online and brick-and-mortar retail supplier of inexpensively priced prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, and glass accessories. They have something for everyone, for every design. Whether you are needing to change your style, get a pair for a special event, or simply to get a brand-new tried-and-true standby, Warby Parker has you covered. Warby Parker Oliver Review

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Warby Parker changed the prescription eyeglass industry by being the first company to provide prescription glasses on the internet and deliver them directly to your doorstep. While a lot considered that a huge risk, it paid off. The company sold roughly 20,000 pairs of eyeglasses on the internet during its 1st year of operations.

When it eventually opened up retail shops, Warby Parker also transformed the images of shopping for and wearing. Its stores aren’t dull and clinical. They’re polished, chic, well decorated, and enjoyable. They’re also packed with fashion-forward hipsters, who appear to be its most loyal buyers. Warby Parker will make you fail to recall that there once was a period when the public judged glasses as “nerdy”.

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Take a Look at Warby Parker’s Top Ten Designs Available: Warby Parker Oliver Review

  1. Louise in Birch Tortoise 

These retro-inspired cat-eye glasses may remind you of your old Aunt May – the one who wore the exact white cat-eyed eyeglasses with polka-dotted shift dresses from the early ’70s until she turned 90 – but in the best, most fashionable way possible. If you desire a refined look, this design is a excellent choice. Warby Parker Oliver Review

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  1. Eugene Narrow in Rose Crystal

Clear eyeglasses have been around for a long time. People like them because they appear to be virtually invisible from far away and go with a nice, minimalist look. The Eugene Narrow glasses are round and flawlessly proportioned for tinier face shapes – if you do not prefer your frames taking over your face, this might be an ideal fit. The slight rosey 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 colour is a subtle way to freshen things up – ideal for achieving a very clean appearance.

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  1. Percey in Striped Sassafras

The Percey may seem a lot like the Baker at first sight. They are both round, medium-width eyeglasses with keyhole bridges, and they both come in Striped Sassafras – but it is the tiny details that make all the difference: The Percey’s lenses are more curved and its end pieces aren’t quite as sharp. These differences make the Percey a slightly more carefree alternative. Warby Parker Oliver Review

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  1. Wilkie in Black Matte Eclipse

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

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  1. Welty in Whiskey Tortoise

The Welty is a current spin on a typical form. Made from top cellulose acetate (such as all of Warby Parker’s non-metal frames, the eyeglasses have a curved browline and an noticeable keyhole bridge. Picture Nancy Drew: the childhood icon who made it cool to be a nerd. These eyeglasses are much bigger than others, but not so large that they dominate your face.

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  1. Watts in Sugar Maple Fade

The Watts looks and feels simple. Accessories have the capacity to make or break an entire look: When it comes to our eyeglasses, we want to supplement outfits, not distract or detract from them. These sleek glasses do precisely that.

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  1. Daisy in Jet Black

This pair’s design is ageless. The Daisy is an artful spin on the classic cat-eye with sloping browline and thin eyewires. Sport them with a tiny black dress or pair them with a clean-cut suit. These classic glasses will only add to your refined and modern style.

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  1. Hardy in Striped Pacific

Blue isn’t a colour you find all that often in eyeglasses, but looking at the Hardy in Striped Pacific, you have to wonder why. It is a simple, rectangular frame, but this oceanic colour makes it pretty 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 colour incorporates tortoise on top with a cool, translucent blue on the bottom. The contrast makes them look contemporary, but the neutral shades keep the glasses compatible with about any ensemble. Warby Parker Oliver Review

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Construction

Warby Parker’s frames are made with cellulose acetate, sourced from a family-owned Italian company. Its eyeglasses are assembled in China and built on the same production lines as many of its rivals, but because the business removes the middlemen, the costs are lower. After the raw materials are trimmed into face fronts with a high tech CNC machine, it’s rolled with wood chips and hand-polished using a German wax. The eyeglasses are then carefully assembled and pushed through a sequence of quality inspections. When you order, a new set is manufactured just for you. Warby Parker custom-cuts and polishes the edges of your lenses, which have been infused with anti-reflective and scratch-resistant coatings. The eyeglasses always come with impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses that block 100% of UVB and UVA rays. After the eyeglasses are individually checked and aligned, they’re wrapped up and ready for delivery right at your doorstep.

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Lens Options

In addition to providing the standard single-vision lenses, progressive lenses, non-prescription eyeglasses and readers, Warby Parker sells two lens design variants. These are:

Clear – Well, not just clear – very clear. These normal lenses are for people that desire completely uncoloured vision indoors and out.

Light-responsive – These lenses cleverly react to ultraviolet rays. They transition from absolutely clear indoors to dark gray outdoors, even on cloudy days.

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

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However, if you prefer a higher quality lens, you can opt from the following:

1.67 high-index lenses – These are great for those who have a strong prescription as they’re around 20% thinner than polycarbonate lenses, although they are priced at an additional $30.

1.74 high-index lenses – Being up to 10% thinner than 1.67 high-index lenses, these lenses are recommended for those with an exceptionally strong prescription. They cost an extra $130.

Want a special coating on your lenses? No worries.

Warby Parker gives the following 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 relieves eye strain from reflections and reduces glare.

Superhydrophobic – These lenses repel moisture to prevent smudging.

In terms of prescription sunglasses, Warby Parker offers all of the above and more! Along with scratch resistance, they offer UV-protective lenses and polarization, which minimizes glare from light ray reflection.

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

 

Pricing

Warby Parker sells eyeglasses, sunglasses, and accessories on the internet and in retail stores – at relatively reasonable rates. Because the organization designs its glasses in-house, it is able to sell you all eyeglasses “Beginning at $95, with prescription lenses.” Additionally, it is convenient that various lens coatings are included in the price of each pair of glasses. Certain lenses, like slimmer lenses for very strong prescriptions, are more expensive.

The Maker Edition is now the priciest series on the website starting at $195. The most inexpensive design series is Spring 2018, which starts at $95. This means that the standard pair of frames is $145, which is classed as middle range on the market. Warby Parker Oliver Review

When it comes to sunglasses, the priciest collections are the Epigraph and Resort starting at $145. The most inexpensive collection is Quintessentials at $95, which makes the average price about $120. Once again, this is deemed middle range and ideal for people who have a reasonable number of disposable income.

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Shipping and Support Policy

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

They have a 30-day, no-questions-asked policy for all their frames, in addition to a 1-year warranty for all their lenses where they will replace the scratched lenses at no cost over the 1st 12 months.

The minimum delivery duration is extremely reasonable at 5 business days for non-prescription sunglasses. The maximum duration is a short 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 care representatives were friendly, attentive, and helpful as they answered all of our queries. You can reach the company by phone, email or live chat. The website is very easy to navigate also. Warby Parker even has an FAQ section and order guide that will help you discover the best frames 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 choose which eyeglasses will fit you.

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All you will need to do is pick out five pairs of glasses and they’ll be sent to you at no expense. Then test them out for 5 days and see which ones you want. Pick your desired eyeglasses online and you will be given a brand new pair. Finally, after your 5 days are up, set the box in the mail with its prepaid return tag.

 

Warby Parker Frames Quiz

If you need assistance choosing some eyeglasses to try on, you should take the Warby Parker Frames Quiz. It only requires a few quick questions to discover which set of glasses will be the perfect fit for you. Warby Parker Oliver Review

 

Eco-friendly

Warby Parker is very proud of being eco-friendly and sustainable in its operations as well. One of their primary principles as a company is to actively work on minimizing its effects on the Earth. The organization is a 100% carbon-neutral eyewear brand. 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’re 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 eyeglasses. When a pair is sold they donate a pair to someone in need. They saw a need that people from around the world don’t have access to see clearly, which is a wide scale problem. Warby Parker is working to address this matter by helping people access glasses to be able to see.

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Final Thoughts Warby Parker Oliver Review

Warby Parker offers trendy eyewear classified into fun and unique collections for both women and men. Overall, the experience with Warby Parker has been overwhelmingly positive. The new eyeglasses are well rounded and fit well, and the ordering process was easy and fun. If you’re searching for a new pair of glasses or sunglasses, I urge that you give Warby Parker a chance. For eyeglasses wearers that are searching for a vast selection of options in the hippest materials and designs, and like the option of being able to shop on the internet or in store, Warby Parker is your retailer for you. Warby Parker Oliver Review

 

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