eyeglasses

Easy on the eyes

Smith Optics Vapor 2

We already know retro glasses are in. But thick frames don’t work for everyone, especially if you’re a one-frame kind of guy and are even remotely active. Anyone who’s interested in a minimalist frame that stands up to active use should give the Smith Optics Vapor 2 ($179) (which we recently put to the test)...

Style Pick: Persol Clip-On Collection

Need proof that the fashion world is cyclical? The fact that esteemed eyewear brand Persol reintroduced clip-ons last year is all the evidence you should need. While traditionally synonymous with bad taste, the PO 3007 V and 3002 V frames make a strikingly good case for the design’s revival, especially considering their price and convenience...

Vision Quest

Warby Parker Eyeglasses, In Depth

For those of us who continue to don eyeglasses, whether for practicality or for fashion, purchasing them has always been a rather painful (and expensive) process. Once you get through the eye exam, you’re faced with choosing a pair of not-so-offensive frames from a veritable wall of them, while not voiding your wallet of every...