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UPDATE with New Specs - Glasses Fit Check

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by etherscreen, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. etherscreen

    etherscreen Active Member

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    UPDATE - old glasses returned and the new contenders are in my post below.

    do these glasses work for me?

    if not, why and what should i go for instead?

    thanks!
     
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  2. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    not flattering
     
  3. etherscreen

    etherscreen Active Member

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    yeah i thought they were ok when trying things on, but now i'm having second thoughts hence the post.

    ok. suggestions? what shape and characteristics would be best suited for my face?

    i'd like to keep it under $350, but for the right frame i'd likely go higher.

    thanks.
     
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  4. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

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    Ralph Lauren Purple Label has a nice series of Keyhole sunglasses under $400. Do they carry prescription frames this style? I don't know.

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    You may want to try this look and see if it suits you. I believe it will. Perhaps snap a few test shots from the store and post.
    As for prescription frames, I have to concede to others to assist.
     
  5. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Senior member

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    I think you could pull off Oliver Peoples Riley. Same general shape as those RLPL's, but much more toned down.
     
  6. dragon8

    dragon8 Senior member

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    A smaller frame would fit your face nicely. I think a more retangular shape would do it.
     
  7. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    Idk, to me they look okay.
     
  8. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    I think it looks very good, a nice understatement frame
     
  9. etherscreen

    etherscreen Active Member

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    thanks everyone for the relies so far.

    i should've said in my earlier post, i'm looking for something perfect since i wear glasses 99% of the time. i'm interested in something understated and classy that exudes a smooth confidence. to help with context i work in an operating room.
     
  10. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    Too big, not flattering at all.

    Go visit your optician and try some - you will soon find what looks right by instinct.
     
  11. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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  12. etherscreen

    etherscreen Active Member

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    fred - thanks for the link. i'll check out those sites. i, too, have an astigmatism. kind of sucks.
     
  13. etherscreen

    etherscreen Active Member

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    old glasses returned. here are some pics of the next contender from paul smith. let me hear your honest thoughts. thanks!
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2012
  14. etherscreen

    etherscreen Active Member

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  15. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    I prefer the first one, this makes you look like a little nerd
     
  16. Steve Smith

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  17. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    I think both are ok, but like the first a bit more.
     

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