When I first heard of Warby Parker and their business plan I thought it was too good to be true. I've had to wear glasses for as long as I can remember and unfortunately it's not something I've been very happy about. So when the opportunity came for me to wear contacts in 8th grade I was over joyed. It wasn't until recently that I wanted to have a pair of stylish glasses that I could wear on days that I didn't feel like wearing my contacts.
Don't get me wrong, I love my contacts so I've been renewing them every year especially since purchasing glasses and contacts can get pretty pricey, sometimes up to $500. That's what I love about Warby Parker! They're only $95 for the frame and lens, which is ridiculously cheap. On top of that, they also do a 5 day trial. You pick out 5 frames off their website that you like and they ship the frames to you (for free!). Once you receive the frames you have 5 days to try them on and get opinions from friends and family. To be honest, I did 3 trials before I found a pair that a lot of people agreed looked best on the shape of my face. And that's also the beauty of it, you can do as many trials as you'd like until you're completely confident about the frame that you end up purchasing! The frame and lens that they send you in the end is 10x better than the trial frames. The trial frames are meant to give you a feel for what the shape looks like on your face. I ended up choosing the Baker frames in the striped sassafras shell and I couldn't be happier. With all of their options available and a free trial, I'm positive that everyone could find a frame that they like. What's also great about Warby Parker is that with every pair of glasses bought, another pair is distributed to someone in need around the world. I'm already looking into buying another pair, that's how cute and cheap they are!
Thanks for reading! I hope you check out Warby Parker if you're in need of some new glasses! They won't disappoint.
Link to the frames & website: Baker Frames
Jill is an Interior Architectural Design student with a passion for fashion, photography and interiors.