For those people who wear glasses, gone are the days of settling for large, unbearable frames. These days, glasses are supposed to match your character without sacrificing their functionality or taking away your flair. When navigating through Warby Parker’s gallery, it’s obvious that Warby Parker is aware that 1 frame doesn’t actually fit all. Warby Parker is an internet and brick-and-mortar retail supplier of economically priced prescription glasses, sunglasses, and glass accessories. They have something for everyone, for every look. Whether you are wanting to change your look, get a pair for a special occasion, or just to get a brand-new tried-and-true standby, Warby Parker has you covered. Warby Parker Gilbert Review

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Warby Parker changed the prescription eyeglass industry by being the pioneering company to provide prescription eyeglasses online and send them directly to your front door. While a lot considered that an enormous risk, it succeeded. The company sold about 20,000 pairs of eyeglasses online during its first year of operations.

When it later rolled out retail shops, Warby Parker also revolutionized the images of wearing and shopping for prescription eyeglasses. Its shops are not boring and clinical. They are polished, fashionable, well designed, and fun. They are also filled with fashion-forward hipsters, who seem to be its most diehard customers. Warby Parker can make you fail to remember that there once was a span of time when the public considered eyeglasses as “nerdy”.

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Take a Peek at Warby Parker’s Top Ten Eyeglasses Available: Warby Parker Gilbert Review

  1. Louise in Birch Tortoise 

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

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  1. Eugene Narrow in Rose Crystal

Clear glasses have been around for a long time. People desire them because they seem to be nearly invisible from a distance and go well with a nice, minimalist style. The Eugene Narrow eyeglasses are round and superbly proportioned for smaller faces – if you don’t like your frames covering your face, this may be the perfect choice. The slight rosey tone offers them a little something extra.

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  1. Baker in Striped Sassafras

The Baker glasses have a traditional keyhole bridge with round lenses, and the Striped Sassafras hue is a modest way to freshen things up – perfect for achieving a very smart appearance.

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  1. Percey in Striped Sassafras

The Percey may look much like the Baker at first glance. They are both round, medium-width glasses with keyhole bridges, and they both even come in Striped Sassafras – but it is the tiny details that make all the distinctions: The Percey’s lenses are more circular and its end bits are not quite as pointy. These differences make the Percey a rather more relaxed option. Warby Parker Gilbert Review

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  1. Wilkie in Black Matte Eclipse

Known for flattering almost any face shape, the Wilkie is a excellent alternative for the everyday man or woman who doesn’t like to worry too much about fashion. The Black Matte Eclipse option of the eyeglasses have a thin white edge wrapped around the front. Nothing too crazy – only a few extra style points.

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  1. Welty in Whiskey Tortoise

The Welty is a modern take on a classic shape. Made from premium cellulose acetate (such as all of Warby Parker’s non-metal frames, the glasses have a curved browline and an distinctive keyhole bridge. Imagine Nancy Drew: the youth icon who made it cool to be a nerd. These eyeglasses are larger than some, 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 potential to make or break an entire appearance: When it comes to our eyeglasses, we like to supplement outfits, not detract or distract from them. These sleek glasses do exactly that.

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  1. Daisy in Jet Black

This pair’s design is timeless. The Daisy is an clever take on the quintessential cat-eye with sloping browline and thin eyewires. Don them with a tiny black dress or pair them with a clean-cut business suit. These classic eyeglasses will only complement your polished and contemporary style.

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  1. Hardy in Striped Pacific

Blue isn’t a color you find all that often in eyeglasses, but considering the Hardy in Striped Pacific, you have to wonder why. It is a straightforward, rectangular frame, but this oceanic hue makes it pretty impressive.

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  1. Wilkie in Eastern Bluebird Fade

Yes, we’re mentioning the Wilkie again! We just like it that much. This Eastern Bluebird Fade hue makes use of tortoise on top with a chic, translucent blue on the base. The contrast makes them feel contemporary, but the neutral hues keep the eyeglasses compatible with nearly any ensemble. Warby Parker Gilbert Review

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Construction

Warby Parker’s frames are created with cellulose acetate, bought from a family-owned Italian business. Its glasses are assembled in China and crafted on the same production lines as almost all of its competitors, but since the company cuts out the middlemen, the prices are more affordable. After the raw materials are trimmed into face fronts using a high tech CNC machine, it’s tumbled with wood chips and hand-polished using a German wax. The glasses are then carefully built and pushed through a number of quality checks. When you decide to purchase, a new pair is assembled just for you. Warby Parker polishes and custom-cuts the edges of your lenses, which have been treated with anti-reflective and scratch-resistant coatings. The eyeglasses come standard with impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses that block 100% of UVB and UVA rays. After the eyeglasses are carefully checked and aligned, they’re packed up and ready for delivery right to your front door.

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Lens Options

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

Clear – Well, not just clear – very clear. These regular lenses are for men and women that want completely uncoloured vision inside and out.

Light-responsive – These lenses cleverly react to UV rays. They transition from completely clear indoors to dark grey outdoors, even on gloomy days.

Warby Parker provides polycarbonate lenses along with any optical sale. 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 desire a higher quality lens, you may opt from the following:

1.67 high-index lenses – These are ideal for those who have a strong prescription as they are up to 20% thinner than polycarbonate lenses, however, they are priced at an extra $30.

1.74 high-index lenses – Being up to 10% thinner than 1.67 high-index lenses, these lenses are suggested for all those with an exceptionally strong prescription. They are priced at an additional $130.

Want a special coating on your lenses? No worries.

Warby Parker gives these coatings with all lenses at zero extra cost:

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

Anti-reflective – This coating mitigates eye strain caused by reflections and minimizes glare.

Superhydrophobic – These lenses repel moisture to help prevent smudging.

Concerning prescription sunglasses, Warby Parker offers all of the above and more! Along with scratch resistance, they provide UV-protective lenses and polarization, which lessens glare from light beam reflection.

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

 

Pricing

Warby Parker sells eyeglasses, sunglasses, and accessories online and in retail stores – at relatively inexpensive price points. Because the organization designs its eyeglasses in-house, it’s able to sell all eyeglasses “Beginning at $95, with prescription lenses.” It’s also awesome that different lens coatings are included in the price of each pair of eyeglasses. Some lenses, like thinner lenses for very strong prescriptions, cost more.

The Maker Edition is currently the priciest collection on the website beginning at $195. The most affordable series is Spring 2018, which starts at $95. This means that the normal pair of eyeglasses is $145, which can be classed as mid-range on the market. Warby Parker Gilbert Review

When it comes to sunglasses, the most costly collections are the Epigraph and Resort starting at $145. The most inexpensive collection is Quintessentials at $95, making the usual price around $120. Again, this is considered middle 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 live 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 delivery time is very reasonable at 5 business days for non-prescription sunglasses. The maximum duration is a short 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 service representatives were friendly, attentive, and helpful as they answered all our questions. You may reach the organization by phone, email or live chat. The website is quite easy to navigate through also. Warby Parker even has an FAQ section and order guide that will help you find the right 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 really assists you to decide which eyeglasses will suit you.

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All you need to do is select 5 pairs of eyeglasses and they’ll be sent to you at no expense. Then test them out for 5 days and see which ones you desire. Acquire your desired frames online and you will be mailed a brand new set. Lastly, once your 5 days are up, place your box in the mail with its prepaid return label.

 

Warby Parker Frames Quiz

If you need assistance selecting some eyeglasses to test out, you can take the Warby Parker Frames Quiz. It only takes a few quick responses to determine which pair of great-looking glasses will be the perfect match for you. Warby Parker Gilbert Review

 

Eco-friendly

Warby Parker is very proud of being sustainable and eco-friendly in its business as well. One of their main missions as a organization is to proactively work on minimizing its harm on the Earth. The organization is a 100% carbon-neutral eyewear manufacturer. Additionally, Warby Parker actively works to reduce their influence on the environment by tracking 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 feature which makes Warby Parker intriguing to people is that they are similar to TOMS Shoes, on the principle of purchase a pair and donate a pair of glasses. When a pair is purchased they give away a set 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 trying to address this problem by helping people gain access to eyeglasses to have the ability to see.

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Final Thoughts Warby Parker Gilbert Review

Warby Parker offers contemporary eyewear classified into fun and special collections for both women and men. Overall, the experience with Warby Parker was overwhelmingly great. The new glasses are well-made and fit well, and the ordering procedure was easy and fun. If you’re looking for a brand new pair of glasses or sunglasses, I suggest that you give Warby Parker a try. For eyeglasses wearers that are searching for a wide range of alternatives in the latest materials and designs, and prefer the ability of being able to shop on the web or in store, Warby Parker is the merchant for you. Warby Parker Gilbert Review

 

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