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Oliver Peoples, Tom Ford or Persol?

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I've owned lots of sunglasses over the years such as Rayban, Porsche Design, Persol, Maui Jim, Cartier, Giorgio Armani, Lanvin, and Oliver Peoples. I was chatting with my eye doctor the other day, he was wearing Tom Ford frames with prescription lenses. He said, dollar for dollar if you want good eye protection from UV rays, at a reasonable price buy Maui Jim. He also recommended gray or brown lenses.

These days, I like Maui Jim for driving, but I also like Persol and Cartier too. Tom Ford, doesn't do much for me, but if others like them that's cool.
 

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I’m not convinced anyone really loves their scarves compared to other brands - they love the brand which they’re conditioned to love. Don’t get me wrong - hermes makes some decent stuff, but overpriced. It’s like Louis xiiv - I had this conversation the other days with a friend who insisted that Louis was worth it. As a scotch drinker, I cannot taste the difference between a 250 dollar bottle cognac and Louis. It’s good, but so is a 250 dollar bottle (Louis is 3000 dollars for a bottle). I’d take a Loro piana baby cashmere scarf over a hermes scarf.

That said, I’m not sure this is a conversation worth having with your wife haha.
As a lover of great brandies, Louis XIII is probably the most overrated liquor in the world. For 3K, I'd be able to buy a nice little collection of vintage Armagnacs with some going back to the 30's.

FWIW, if you ever run across Villa Zarri brandy from Bologna (hard to find in the US) grab it! I'll put that up against the very best Cognac and Armagnac in a Pepsi Challenge any day.
 

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As a lover of great brandies, Louis XIII is probably the most overrated liquor in the world. For 3K, I'd be able to buy a nice little collection of vintage Armagnacs with some going back to the 30's.

FWIW, if you ever run across Villa Zarri brandy from Bologna (hard to find in the US) grab it! I'll put that up against the very best Cognac and Armagnac in a Pepsi Challenge any day.
whatever it is I usually mix it with diet coke, so why pay so much?
 

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As a lover of great brandies, Louis XIII is probably the most overrated liquor in the world. For 3K, I'd be able to buy a nice little collection of vintage Armagnacs with some going back to the 30's.

FWIW, if you ever run across Villa Zarri brandy from Bologna (hard to find in the US) grab it! I'll put that up against the very best Cognac and Armagnac in a Pepsi Challenge any day.
As a scotch drinker (read: non cognac), I did appreciate my Louis. I would not have appreciated it if I had to pay for it - it was my bartender’s last day, and He poured me a shot.

i posted a comment about that after one of my friends insisted that Louis was worth the money.
 

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How are the quality of Bausch & Lomb Ray Bans?
 

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Better than current Ray Bans or similar?
Worse than current Ray Bans. The ones I have are pretty dinky. They basically feel like gas station glasses, which is where they were often sold. Current Ray Bans feel better. If you're a stickler for quality, you may like Randolph Engineering, which feels even sturdier. I believe they have a good warranty, as well.

Each company has a slightly different lens shape. I would go by what looks best on you. Ultimately, if you sit down on any of these, they are going to break.
 

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