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· July 24th, 2014

· 07/04/2014

Happy Independence Day!

The only thing that’s missing in our little assemblage above: sparklers.

The only thing that’s missing in our little assemblage above: sparklers.

Those of you living in the great state of New York will be able to guess why we’re going without this year: they’re illegal! (And we are a law-abiding company.*) But there’s hope. For the third year, in a row, state legislation has been proposed to legalize small hand-held sparklers—which is a bipartisan issue we can support 100%.

Regardless of your political affiliation or stance on recreational explosives, we wish you a wonderful 4th of July.

*Mostly. Some of us jaywalk.

L: Duval in Blue Slate Fade

R: Finch in Grenadine

 

 

 

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TO MEET · 07/03/2014

Floor Plan

We love polls. Sometimes we poll our fellow employees about their tastes, preferences, and favorite sunglasses. Here’s where we share the results.

We love polls. Sometimes we poll our fellow employees about their tastes, preferences, and favorite sunglasses. Here’s where we share the results.

This week’s question: what is your favorite pair of sunglasses?

Brand Design Aldous

Communications Winston

Product Design Cliff

Brand Marketing Halford

Tech Development Downing

Visual Haskell

Recruiting Griffin

Customer Insights Winston

Finance Batten

Social Media Piper

Creative Services Dean

Social Innovation Lowry

Recruiting Hall

Retail Operations Ames

Customer Experience Minnie

Product Strategy Ormsby

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TO BUY · 07/01/2014

Kimball

Couldn’t you just watch this for hours? You shouldn’t, of course, but man, it’s tempting.

Couldn’t you just watch this for hours? You shouldn’t, of course, but man, it’s tempting.

Kimball in Marzipan Tortoise is just as enthralling when it’s totally still.

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TO MEET · 06/30/2014

CX Fun Facts Poll Results

The Customer Experience team at Warby Parker is our platoon of super-friendly, super-helpful customer service lieutenants standing at the front lines of the company—they answer thousands of emails, phone calls, LiveChats, and social media inquiries every day and make sure our glasses make it safe and sound into the hands of our customers.

The Customer Experience team at Warby Parker is our platoon of super-friendly, super-helpful customer service lieutenants standing at the front lines of the company—they answer thousands of emails, phone calls, LiveChats, and social media inquiries every day and make sure our glasses make it safe and sound into the hands of our customers. We surveyed them to find out more about what makes their team work so efficiently and keeps them so upbeat.

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IcedCoffeeAtWhich

TopfourOfficeSnacks

HummusDipping

1PercentPlants

 

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TO BUY · 06/27/2014

Happy National Sunglasses Day!

Oh, like we’re not going to celebrate it?

Oh, like we’re not going to celebrate it?

We didn’t plan a full-blown jubilee but we’re celebrating the holiday in our own colorful way (or 24 ways, if you’re counting) with a pretty little illustration. This will be tacked up above all our desks soon enough.

Madison in Rum CherryHaskell in Woodgrain Tortoise, Boyd in Marbled Sandstone, Everett in Midnight Blue, Neville in Redwood Ash, Felton in Striped Maple, Crossfield in Polished Gold, Everett in Marine Slate, Hall in Cherry Blossom, Cliff in Woodgrain Tortoise, Piper in Woodland Tortoise, Preston in Blue Marblewood Marcel in Plum Marblewood, Marcel in Aurora, Reilly in Marzipan Tortoise, Banks in Sea Smoke Tortoise, Raglan in Pearled Tortoise, Griffin in Blonde Marblewood, Quimby in Absinthe, Paley in Blue Marblewood, Thatcher in Greystone, Aldous in English Oak, Edgeworth in Sage, Greenwich in Pearl

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TO READ · 06/26/2014

To Read: Do You Need a Vacation?

Everyone—from overburdened wives at the cusp of first-wave feminism to guilty academics to horseback-riding enthusiasts—can use a little vacation from time to time.

Everyone—from overburdened wives at the cusp of first-wave feminism to guilty academics to horseback-riding enthusiasts—can use a little vacation from time to time.

Whatever you’re looking for, sometimes it just takes a getaway to unwind…or get deeper into whatever mess you’ve made.

Start at the top of this flow chart and work your way down to find the next great book on your reading list.

(Relaxation not guaranteed.)

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TO READ · 06/25/2014

One Million

When the very first customer bought the very first pair of Warby Parker glasses, that person started a chain that continues to this moment.

When the very first customer bought the very first pair of Warby Parker glasses, that person started a chain that continues to this moment. For each pair of glasses sold, Warby Parker distributes a pair to someone in need—and this month, we hit a milestone of one million pairs that our customers have put in the hands of people all over the globe.

Want to know how it all works? Right this way.

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