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· January 24th, 2018

TO READ · 01/17/2018

To Read: How will you rule the school?

Back to school post-holidays? We wish. It was so much easier to exercise power among such pliable subjects—but here are some guides to practicing the art of war among the grown-ups.

Back to school post-holidays? We wish. It was so much easier to exercise power among such pliable subjects—but here are some guides to practicing the art of war among the grown-ups.

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TO BUY · 01/09/2018

Spring-a-ling-a-ding

It’s top of the year and change is top of mind. (Those New Year’s resolutions going okay?) A fresh coat of paint is one way to liven things up…or you could save the fuss and nab yourself some new frames. (We’ve got 19 of ’em.)

It’s top of the year and change is top of mind. (Those New Year’s resolutions going okay?) A fresh coat of paint is one way to liven things up…or you could save the fuss and nab yourself some new frames. (We’ve got 19 of ’em.)

See? Right here.

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TO DO · 12/21/2017

New York, Neeew Yooooork!

A couple of weeks ago, we opened two new New York City stores, and we’re still feeling all the we-heart-New-York feelings. One’s on Columbus Avenue (just down the street from Lincoln Center) and the other is at Rockefeller Center (right by…everything!).

A couple of weeks ago, we opened two new New York City stores, and we’re still feeling all the we-heart-New-York feelings. One’s on Columbus Avenue (just down the street from Lincoln Center) and the other is at Rockefeller Center (right by…everything!).

Inside our Rockefeller Center store, look up and you’ll find a sweeping reproduction of Stuart Davis’s 1954 mural “Study for Allée, No. 2.” It’s a nod to his work that’s been inside of Radio City Music Hall, right across the street, for decades.

Columbus Ave. is decorated with entrancing original artwork too. It’s a part-bird’s-eye, part-below-ground panorama of the Upper West Side by New York-based artist JooHee Yoon.

Small vignettes from the mural—of people reading in Central Park, lazing about on fire escapes, speeding across subway platforms—are available as postcards and free for the taking. (Davis’s artwork at Rockefeller Center has also been postcard-ified, so grab one of those if you stop in.)

We’re commemorating both new stores with a style of New York City-exclusive sunglasses that you can find at our now-eight locations around town and nowhere else. The frame is Downing in Jet Black, and just for NYC, we’ve outfitted it with gleaming Flash Mirrored Pacific Blue lenses. Pop into any Warby Parker in New York to take a look.

See you around town! (Maybe wearing that special edition of Downing?)

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TO DO · 12/08/2017

Exciting new-store news

Last month, we opened new locations: in St. Louis (our first store in town) and in San Francisco (our second spot in a city we know and love).

Last month, we opened new locations: in St. Louis (our first store in town) and in San Francisco (our second spot in a city we know and love).

Our St. Louis store is in Central West End, home to independent galleries and delicious restaurants we’re *very* excited to be in the midst of. St. Louis native William LaChance produced a technicolored original mural for the new store—come inside and get lost in its abstract loveliness.

Art by William LaChance

Union Square is where you’ll find our second store in San Francisco. We face right onto the square (can’t miss us), and we’ve got playful artwork by SF-based illustrator Roman Muradov splashed on our walls.

Art by Roman Muradov

If you’re in the vicinity of either store, we’d love to show you around. We’ve got locations all over, though! Head here to see them all.

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TO BUY · 12/05/2017

Tuesday treat

New collection coming through! This time, it’s the evolution of mixed materials: rich acetates paired with hints of glimmering metal supported by temples so lean they practically float. We’re calling this beautiful bunch Resort 2017.

New collection coming through! This time, it’s the evolution of mixed materials: rich acetates paired with hints of glimmering metal supported by temples so lean they practically float. We’re calling this beautiful bunch Resort 2017.

The devil is in the details, which we’ve constructed so that the wearer gets maximum benefit. A glinting and elegant metal inlay is visible to onlookers only from certain angles—think of it like a coat with a luxurious for-your-eyes-only lining. This is style so personal it’s almost private. (But not quite. It’ll get people talking.)

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TO BUY · 11/29/2017

The Holiday Gift Guide Is Here

Gifting is hard. That’s why we’ve created a magical place to shop for your loved ones.

Gifting is hard. That’s why we’ve created a magical place to shop for your loved ones. It’s filled with “Whoa, I didn’t know Warby Parker made that?” kind of items. Plus, we threw in some super giftable glasses. Our main goal: Make gifting as enjoyable as possible. Simple as that!

For an extra bit of pizzazz, we called on Swedish artist Andreas Samuelsson to create an illustrative series of quirky characters that bring instant joy to your eyes. You’ll find his minimal yet super-stylized creations sprinkled across our stores, screens, and holiday gifts.

Get gifting >

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TO READ · 11/22/2017

To Read: What fall treat are you ready for?

Indulge in the best of harvest season with some literary favorites. You won’t need a chunky sweater to cover up any hibernation weight, either.

Indulge in the best of harvest season with some literary favorites. You won’t need a chunky sweater to cover up any hibernation weight, either.

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