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Where to Get Discounts on Eyeglasses Online and In Stores

Have you ever wondered why your glasses cost so much at your optometrist’s office? Well, it’s because you’re paying mainly for rent, labor, marketing, designer licensing fees, and a huge markup.When you’re looking for a new pair of glasses that are fashionable yet won’t break the bank it’s hard to decide on the best place to start. Fortunately, I’ve done some research and have come up with some good suggestions.Steer away from the top high-fashion brands and look for a similar style without...

Style Q&A: Vancouver brand Kingsley Eyewear creates glasses that give back

When does a pair of glasses become more than just, well, glasses?Models wear glasses from the new Vancouver-based company Kingsley Eyewear. TYLER SCOMAZZONWhen does a pair of glasses become more than just, well, glasses? Easy: When they give back to a person in need. That’s exactly what happens when someone purchases a pair of frames or sunglasses from the new Vancouver-based brand Kingsley Eyewear.Harbir Sian, the brand’s founder, chatted with Postmedia News about having a passion for eye...

6 Stores to Shop for Stylish Optical Glasses on a Budget

If you’re in the process of shopping for a new pair of optical glasses, you’ve probably figured out that there are plenty of new and legacy brands alike that’ll charge you $300, $400, or more for a new pair of glasses. That may be worth it if you love a specific company or are attached to a given style, but for most guys, it’s more of a priority to find stylish glasses on a budget. As luck would have it, there are plenty of brands that enable you to buy a new pair of glasses for...