Being a huge fan, I was thrilled when Warby Parker asked me to help unveil their new Spring 2015 collection, coming out today! Back in first grade, my dad bought me my first two pairs of thick-framed glasses—one brown and one light pink. Those have and always will be my favorite. These days Warby Parker is coming in at a pretty close second.
With that, I’m excited for their new ocean-inspired spring collection! There are eight new shapes and six new colors, with nautical design details borrowed from the open sea. They will definitely make you want to yell “ahoy!” I’m in the market for a new pair this year and have already picked out the first five I want to try-on. I’m really into the blues, purples and sandy brown colors they’ve chosen. These colors mixed with the shape of the frames—give off a pretty cool and sophisticated vibe. The tones definitely make me wish it were beach-season and I can see why warm, ocean waters would inspire anyone.
I designed the above and below layouts to show you guys what’s in store. Some of the styles actually have more than one color, so check their site for additional options. The pairs in my first try-on will be Cass, Chalmer, Finch, Newton and Theo, in the same colors as shown. I’m really hoping Newton in Aurelia Tortoise works out for me, since I love the colors and think they’d be a fun addition to my collection.
I admire Warby Parker for quite a few reasons. My last pair of glasses came from them and I couldn’t be happier with what I received. First of all, their staff is incredibly nice and helpful. Not only did they make the whole process as simple as blinking your eyes but they also shaved my thick lenses down, so that I didn’t look like a blind, super geek.
Secondly, they offer a free Home Try-On service. You can select up to five pairs of glasses to test, they’ll ship them to you for free, and you can try them on at home. Send them back within five days and either try some more if you didn’t find one you liked or go online and order the ones you did like. I’m a fan of this…like a huge fan. I always have the hardest time determining which ones work for me. This way I can compare multiple ones at home and poll (aka bug) the people around me. Below, I already ordered the five I want to try-on from the new line and it’s being processed as I type.
Glasses can be expensive ya’ll, so the best part of WP is that for every pair that you buy, they donate a pair through one of their partner programs (e.g. VisionSpring) to people in developing countries. Which makes everyone feel a bit more warm and fuzzy inside.
This ocean-inspired spring collection is available online to both men and women starting today, January 13 and also includes a new line of sunglasses. Most pairs of eyeglasses start at $95 (frames included)! To shop the new collection or to find out more information about Warby Parker visit, www.warbyparker.com/spring-2015.
Layout 1 – Top image: Chalmer in Striped Beach. Layout 2 – Image 1: Cass in Blue Slate Fade, Image 2: Carnaby in Blue Coral, Image 3: Sullivan in Saltwater Matte, Image 4: Daisy in Aurelia Tortoise
All images and some wording provided by Warby Parker. Layouts created by Jyoti Patel.
Disclaimer: I am not being paid or compensated, either monetarily or with merchandise, to review Warby Parker’s Spring 2015 collection. All opinions are my own.