Nerd Alert: too cool for school glasses
Once upon a time, glasses meant you were doomed to be labeled a Nerd. Now with contacts and Lasiks, everyone can be “Four-Eyes” free. But why go with the crowd? Grab those glasses and wear them proudly while shouting, I am PROUD to be a NERD!
28 Mar, 2012
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LGR’s Lamu optical glasses are quite the show-stopper. The bright tortoise shell frames the eyes and the face just so, as if it were a moving portrait.
Far Fetch | Buy
Cutler & Gross’ tonal grey frames are simplistic in theory but make quite an impact on your face. It’s just the right amount of smart and sexy for work or play.
Far Fetch | Buy
Half clear and half tortoise shell, Warby Parker’s Fillmore glasses are bound to fit any mood you might be in. You’ll look perfectly retro with its keyhole bridge, but also refreshingly modern.
TIP: Warby Parker will ship you up to 5 pairs of glasses free for home try-ons with no obligation to buy. All shipping for purchases are also free within the US.
Warby Parker | Buy
(Also available in Sandalwood Matte and Revolver Black)
Pieces’ oval shaped glasses would compliment any face shape, and the tortoise shell color just makes it look as if you hit those books really really hard. Either way, it’s a win-win situation!
Asos | Buy
Move over grandpa, those glasses are mine! Cutler & Gross’ 0876 Frames are handmade in Italy with horned rim combination frames. These are the retro nerd glasses, reinvented in a sleek new modern frame.
Blackbird | Buy
With this brown and yellow gradient fade on the frames, who could resist Phillip Lim’s Parker Eyeglasses? Just the right mix of old world charm and new world class, pop these on with anything and you’ll look ahead of your class.
La Garconne | Buy
What do the 80’s and Texas have in common? A penchant for big things. Big hair, big accessories, and big bold colors. Prism gets just the right amount of “big” with New York’s Clear Glasses.
Prism | Buy
(Price is in British Pounds, ships worldwide. Available in a variety of other colors and styles.)
Bourgeois’ Colorado glasses are beautifully marbled in teal or red to compliment your outfit any day of the week.
Refinery 29 | Buy