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looking for thick rectangular glasses frames

tartaruga

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something kinda retro and thick enough to draw attention from the thick lenses that i have. ( i'm almost blind) unfortunately thick lenses usually do better with smaller frames as the bigger the frames get, the thicker and heavier the lens gets. I know this is more of a 2007-ish look but believe it or not, it fits my round face well
 

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Jacques Marie Mage - not inexpensive but very high quality acetate frames
 

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oof. a little rich for my blood but i thank you for the recommendation.
 

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oof. a little rich for my blood but i thank you for the recommendation.
Then for sure don't try any on...
You'll be tricking on 53rd and 3rd for JMM money.
 

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for less than JMM:
Salt Optics (though not as chunky)
Moscot (e.g. their Nebb frame)
Retrosuperfuture
Effector

also BTW you will always get more useful recommendations if you provide your budget.
 
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@tartaruga , I have no clue obviously as to your particular prescription, but are there high density lenses which will provide similar optics but not require as much thickness? Is that an option?
 

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As someone mentioned above, Jacques Marie Mage makes incredible frames. But it's true that they're painfully expensive. FWIW, they have a new frame coming out called the Jeff, which is similar to what you posted (although I think the JMM shape is a bit better). If you're able to try one on, I recommend it.

Last holiday season, there were some sales here and there, but frames were still around $500-ish.
 

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also BTW you will always get more useful recommendations if you provide your budget.
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I’ve never bought for more than about 250 bucks up until now. I was hoping to not go muchhigher than that being that my actual lenses are about the seame price
 

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Curry and Paxton have some Michael Caine Italian Job/Harry Palmer frames
 

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