Sunday, April 25, 2010

Seeing Clearly... something I take for granted that could be considered a luxury in some parts of the world, as well as here in the US. I am a contact/glasses wearer and am fortunate enough to afford quality eye care with insurance, but not everyone is so lucky. I love the benevolent business concept of the Tom's shoe company, (charitable donations funded by a sustainable business model = genius!), and the same concept is at the core of the Warby Parker mission statement. A group of friends decided to make a company that sells low-cost, fashionable eye wear and donate a pair of glasses to the needy with every purchase. The glasses are so cute and really reasonably priced, so my next pair will definitely be coming from their website. I am in love with the Light Tortoise and Sandalwood colors and lots of the frames.

Here is the Roark style:

And the Finn style:

Just two great options- I can't decide! Which are your fav's? Know any companies with a heart of gold? Give a shout-out! :)

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