I’ve been lucky. I’ve made it my entire life without needing corrective lenses of any kind. Until now.
Since I turned 44 last year, small print has decided to become harder for me to read than the terms and conditions of an Apple software upgrade. After a little bit of denial, a lot of squinting and ultimate acceptance, I decided to march over to the CVS across the street and investigate the reading glasses situation. Continue reading “Handsome Reading Glasses from A.J. Morgan”
For our whole lives, we’ve been trained to believe that certain things just cost what they cost. We just accept it without questioning it. It’s a model that disrespects men who may have discerning tastes but not necessarily the means. In a post-crash, post-Occupy, 99% world, it’s a model ripe for disruption. Continue reading Quality Goods, Minus the Middlemen (and the Cost)
A friend recently asked me whether or not thick, horn-rimmed glasses would be good for him or if they had become passé. Since the powerful influence of Mad Men‘s style started creeping into the mainstream, inspiring men even in the … Continue reading Horn Rim Heroes: Making the Case for Those Thick Glasses
It perhaps began with his iconic three-time portrayal as Harry Palmer starting with The Ipcress File in 1965, but Michael Caine has displayed a spectacular, glorious, badass selection of eyewear over the years. From the chunkiest of horn rims to … Continue reading The Spectacular Spectacles of Michael Caine
I love my Oliver Peoples frames, and I get complimented on them all the time, but they ran me almost $400. Never again. In terms of taking the ridonkulous price point of designer eyewear and blowing it out of the … Continue reading Warby Parker: My Next Pair of Glasses