For those of us who wear eyeglasses, gone are the days of settling for bulky, ill-fitting frames. These days, eyeglasses are supposed to match your character without sacrificing their functionality or hijacking your style. When navigating through Warby Parker’s gallery, it’s clear that Warby Parker understands that one frame does not actually fit all. Warby Parker is an online and brick-and-mortar retail provider of inexpensively priced prescription glasses, sunglasses, and glass accessories. They have something for everyone, for every design. Whether you are seeking to change your look, pick up a pair for a special occasion, or just to get a new tried-and-true standby, Warby Parker has you covered. Warby Parker Lionel Review

Warby Parker Lionel Review

Warby Parker revolutionized the prescription eyewear business by being the first company to sell prescription eyeglasses online and send them directly to your front door. While many considered that a massive leap, it was worth it. The company sold roughly 20,000 pairs of glasses online during its first year of operations.

When it eventually opened up retail stores, Warby Parker also revolutionized the images of wearing and shopping for prescription glasses. Its stores are not boring and clinical. They are sleek, trendy, well designed, and pleasant. They are also loaded with fashion-forward hipsters, who appear to be its most devout purchasers. Warby Parker may make you fail to remember that there once was a chapter when people viewed glasses as “nerdy”.

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Take a Look at Warby Parker’s Top 10 Eyeglasses Available: Warby Parker Lionel Review

  1. Louise in Birch Tortoise 

These retro-inspired cat-eye glasses might remind you of your old Aunt May – the one who donned the exact white cat-eyed eyeglasses with polka-dotted shift dresses from the early ’70s till she turned 90 – but in the best, most fabulous way achievable. If you prefer a refined look, this design is a fantastic choice. Warby Parker Lionel Review

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  1. Eugene Narrow in Rose Crystal

Clear eyeglasses have been around quite a long time. People love them because they look virtually invisible from a distance and go well with a nice, clean style. The Eugene Narrow eyeglasses are round and superbly proportioned for smaller face shapes – if you don’t prefer your frames covering your face, this may be the perfect fit. The slight rosey tone 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 modest way to freshen things up – perfect for achieving a more sleek look.

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  1. Percey in Striped Sassafras

The Percey may look much 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 difference: The Percey’s lenses are more circular and its end bits are not quite as sharp. These distinctions make the Percey a somewhat more carefree choice. Warby Parker Lionel 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 fuss too much about fashion. The Black Matte Eclipse variant of the eyeglasses have a thin white border wrapped around the front. Nothing too loud – only a few extra fashion points.

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  1. Welty in Whiskey Tortoise

The Welty is a modern take 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 youth icon who made it cool to be a nerd. These eyeglasses are 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 effortless. Accessories have the ability 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 eyeglasses do exactly that.

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  1. Daisy in Jet Black

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

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  1. Hardy in Striped Pacific

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

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  1. Wilkie in Eastern Bluebird Fade

Yes, we are repeating the Wilkie! We just like it that much. The Eastern Bluebird Fade tone combines tortoise on top with a fashionable, translucent blue on the bottom. The contrast makes them feel modern, but the neutral tones keep the eyeglasses compatible with virtually any ensemble. Warby Parker Lionel Review

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Construction

Warby Parker’s frames are created with cellulose acetate, bought from a family-owned Italian company. Its eyeglasses are made in China and built on the exact same production lines as many of its rivals, but since the company cuts out the middlemen, the costs are much lower. After the raw materials are cut into face fronts using a high-tech CNC machine, it is rolled with wood chips and hand-polished using a German wax. The glasses are then carefully assembled and sent through a number of quality checks. When you decide to purchase, a new pair is manufactured just for you. Warby Parker polishes and custom-cuts the edges of your lenses, which have been treated with scratch-resistant and anti-reflective material. The glasses always come with impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses which block 100% of UVA and UVB rays. After the glasses are individually examined and aligned, they’re wrapped up and ready for delivery right to your doorstep.

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Lens Options

In addition to providing the standard single-vision lenses, progressive lenses, non-prescription glasses and readers, Warby Parker produces two lens style choices. They are:

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

Light-responsive – These lenses cleverly react to ultraviolet rays. They alter from completely clear inside to dark gray outside, even on overcast days.

Warby Parker provides polycarbonate lenses with any optical purchase. They’re 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 desire a high quality lens, you can choose from the following:

1.67 high-index lenses – These are great for people that have a strong prescription as they are up to 20% thinner than polycarbonate lenses, although they cost 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 who have an extremely strong prescription. They cost an extra $130.

Want a certain coating on your lenses? No problem.

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

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

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

Superhydrophobic – These lenses fights off moisture to help prevent smudging.

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

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

 

Pricing

Warby Parker sells eyeglasses, sunglasses, and accessories on their website and in retail stores – at relatively reasonable prices. Because the company designs its eyeglasses in-house, it is able to offer you all eyeglasses “Beginning at $95, including prescription lenses.” Additionally, it is great that various lens coatings are included in the price of every pair of eyeglasses. Some lenses, such as slimmer lenses for very high prescriptions, go for a higher price.

The Maker Edition is presently the most costly collection on the site being $195. The least expensive collection is Spring 2018, which begins at $95. This means that the average pair of frames is $145 at present, which is considered as mid-range in the market. Warby Parker Lionel Review

When it comes to sunglasses, the most costly design series are the Epigraph and Resort starting at $145. The most affordable collection is Quintessentials at $95, making the usual price point around $120. Again, this is considered 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 live in the US or Canada.

They have a 30-day, no-questions-asked policy for all their eyeglasses, in addition to a 1-year guarantee for all their lenses where they’ll replace the scratched lenses at no expense within the 1st 12 months.

The minimum delivery duration is very reasonable at 5 business days for non-prescription sunglasses. The maximum time 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 service representatives are friendly, attentive, and helpful as they answered all of our queries. You may reach the organization by phone, email or live chat. The website is quite easy to navigate through as well. The website even has an FAQ section and order guide to help you find the right frames to match your style.

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Home Try-on Service

One of the best aspects about Warby Parker is their “Home Try-On” service that actually helps you to choose which frames will match you.

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All you need to do is pick out five pairs of glasses and they will be sent to you for free. Then try them out for 5 days and find which ones you want. Buy your chosen eyeglasses on the website and you’ll be mailed a fresh 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 choosing some eyeglasses to try on, you can take the Warby Parker Frames Quiz. It only requires a couple of quick questions to determine which pair of glasses will be the best fit for you. Warby Parker Lionel Review

 

Eco-friendly

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

 

Warby Parker Gives Back

Another factor which makes Warby Parker alluring 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 donate a set to someone in need. They found a need that people from all over the world don’t have access to see clearly, which is a wide scale problem. Warby Parker is trying to address this issue by aiding people access glasses to be able to see.

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Final Thoughts Warby Parker Lionel Review

Warby Parker sells fashionable eyewear classified into fun and unique collections for both men and women. Overall, our experience with Warby Parker has been overwhelmingly great. The new eyeglasses are well rounded and fit well, and the ordering procedure 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 finding for a wide range of options in the latest materials and designs, and prefer the option of being able to shop on the internet or in store, Warby Parker is your retailer for you. Warby Parker Lionel Review

 

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