January 21st, 2015
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Nerdy Glasses

Saint Laurent

I still love a good pair of nerdy glasses, especially these by Saint Laurent. I may have to upgrade my readers…


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The rockstud leather point-toe flats


Lace-up cotton-blend corset belt


Hammock leather and raffia tote


Lace-up cotton-blend waist belt


Small textured-leather tote

Mother Of Pearl

Cotton-blend tweed hooded top

The Row

Strapless smocked stretch cotton-blend poplin midi dress


Silk crepe de chine and ribbed-knit dress


Stretch-knit boots


Cotton-blend poplin trench coat


Cropped cotton-blend straight-leg pants


Poplin midi dress

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  • I plan on upgrading this spring with a pair from Warby Parker. I’m going for the elegant tomboy nerd look. I’m hoping it doesn’t come off as the harried tired mom wearing her husband’s glasses look.

    Jill AnthonyJanuary 21st, 2015  10:20 AM

  • Unfortunately, I am a tired mom of 4; and also allergic to contacts. I sport a chunky translucent frame from Oliver Peoples 24/7, and receive compliments on them daily. Adopting the mind set of a “naughty librarian/ naughty scientist” look sells the chic and swagger. Going on three years with this frame and the compliments are still fresh.
    I would love your view on a selection of glasses to pair with delicate dresses and elegant evening wear. That issue can be tougher to pull off well.

    J L LillyJanuary 21st, 2015  11:18 AM

  • If you don’t need prescription lenses eyebobs have some nice frames for about $80 and the lenses are pretty good quality.

    Sue TothJanuary 21st, 2015  12:08 PM

  • My daughter got a pair of light green/brown tortoise, book worm type frames from Warby Parker. She has red hair, and they look great on her. I wear contacts, but they have never been totally comfortable on me, so I always have a pair of glasses meeting my current needs prescription wise. They are like an old friend at the end of the day.

    AprilJanuary 21st, 2015  12:18 PM

  • Love these! I have Warby Parker- multiple pairs as well as Persol and even J Crew lately has a really cute tortoise pair. Readers are a definite accessory for any outfit.

    Jennifer OverhoffJanuary 21st, 2015  12:19 PM

  • My regular glasses are similar – dark tortoise sexy librarian, as my husband calls them! Always get compliments on them. However, I recently had a cataract removed from my left eye (the right one is miniscule and doesn’t need to come out) and I can see better than I have since I was a teenager!

    Before surgery, I didn’t need readers, although my lenses were progressive so I didn’t have to remove them to read. Now, my right eye is still good for reading, but the left eye has issues, SO I purchased a pair of black nerdy readers (that I love) for a little extra help!

    bisbeeJanuary 22nd, 2015  9:38 AM

  • Oh I like these – been meaning to get my eyes tested #thatismyage

    That's Not My AgeJanuary 22nd, 2015  2:58 PM

  • Oh these Saint Laurent frames are just lovely! I have a pair of nerdy girl glasses from Oliver Peoples that receive many compliments (I alternate between these and contact lenses) but this pic makes me want to add to my collection. Oui to Saint Laurent!!

    AnitaJanuary 24th, 2015  3:30 AM

  • Where can I get those nerdy glasses and how much are they

    Louise gJanuary 30th, 2015  5:33 PM


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