Official Eyeglasses for IBD Thread


I figured I would start this thread as previous ones are old and outdated. For those on the street, particularly NYC/SanFran/Chicago, what eyeglasses do you rock on a daily basis? Do you have a rotation?

What do people think about Silhouettes, Oliver Peoples, Persol, Tom Ford, Anglo-American?

Do you prefer a traditional tortoise frame P3 frame like the O'Malley's, or a conservative minimalist frame like Silhouettes?


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May 17, 2017 - 7:37pm

Make it clear you're a shark with these babies

put the fin back in lev fin

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May 17, 2017 - 7:42pm

AndyLouis it says I have alt text that says "put the fin back in lev fin" that doesn't seem to be showing up

pls advise because i think the alt text will give me more bananas and i need the dopamine rush asap

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May 17, 2017 - 8:29pm

I look so young (for my age) that I got fake "prescription" glasses to look older.
But I wear contacts. Get the daily ones - wear and throw every day. It's great.

Oh and my frames are Ferragamo. 100% authentic with 100% fake (non prescrip) lenses.

May 21, 2017 - 10:40am

Personally, I like Montblanc, Ray Ban, Giorgio Armani and Tom Ford ... but I think that that the brand doesn't really matter. Just don't wear something too fancy, flashy and/or weird

May 21, 2017 - 3:41pm

I have some tortoise masunaga glasses. Have some cheeky red and a pair or blue glasses from Warby .

Aug 19, 2017 - 1:02am

There are a few helpful suggestions to aid you when purchasing sunglasses. It is important that the frame fits comfortably on your face, if you do select a frame that is too large keep in mind it can often be adjusted. If metal frames are chosen they can sometimes be slightly bent for a better fit, plastic frames can often be heated for a better fit. There are recommendations for finding sunglass shapes and colors that will complement your own face shape and coloring, ask your salesperson for ideas. It might be noted that sunglasses in general are taking on larger sizes, as wearers want ultimate protection from the sun's harmful rays.

Jan 26, 2018 - 9:44pm

i have a big head. i wish oliver people's fit me but alas my brain is too big and much more powerful than the average human.

What concert costs 45 cents? 50 Cent feat. Nickelback.

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Jan 31, 2018 - 1:01pm

Dark Bow? What the fuck -- I'm gonna have to remove you from my friends list. Take your bank and go buy a Twisted bow, or I'm going to have to twist your ankles.

On another note: funny how Runescape probably ruined your eye-sight too. After I completed Desert Treasure for the first time I gained ancient spells on my 6 def pure but traded in my vision.

Oliver People's do not fit my head sadly, so I stick to contacts.

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Feb 22, 2018 - 10:59pm

Ray Ban(work), Burberry (Casual & sometimes work)

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Mar 14, 2018 - 1:46pm

Horn-Rimmed Glasses as a SA (Originally Posted: 11/19/2014)

I currently wear tortoise horn-rimmed eyeglasses, and have for awhile. They take the same shape as Patrick Bateman's. I was wondering if I should avoid wearing them to SA interviews.. How would they be seen from an interviewer's perspective?


Mar 14, 2018 - 2:02pm

I think they're good.

"You are neither right nor wrong because the crowd disagrees with you. You are right because your data and reasoning are right." -Warren Buffett
Mar 14, 2018 - 2:06pm

.... moscot makes some of the best frames in the business and has a history of excellence. warby parker is a cheaper, lower quality version of moscot that's cashing in on a trend.

If he can afford it, more power to OP.

Mar 14, 2018 - 2:05pm

I don't like those. I have a penchant for Oliver Peoples glasses.

Mar 14, 2018 - 2:07pm

lightweight eyeglasses? (Originally Posted: 05/14/2012)

Hey guys, I'm looking to replace my old glasses with something a little more lightweight... Any brand suggestions? Been looking at Silhouettes but I've been getting mixed reviews, couple friends of mine say they're the best while another's been telling me to treat them like the plague (too flexible, too thin, etc). Anybody here wearing them? What frames do you guys wear anyway?


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Mar 14, 2018 - 2:09pm

Oliver Peoples' Emerson are not commonly seen; however, to wear these you need a considerably better haircut than the common folk.

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Mar 14, 2018 - 2:10pm


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Mar 14, 2018 - 2:11pm

Thanks guys, I'll be looking into those. Any other suggestions?

@heister, can't stand contacts man, something about fiddling with my own eyeballs that doesn't really appeal to me. Thanks though.

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