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How to Choose Retro Eyewear?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Retro eyewear refers to eyewear with very old styles, like 1940s, 1950s, etc. Don’t think they are styles decades before so that they must be out of date. On the contrary, retro eyewear are one of the most popular and fashionalbe eyewear in today’s market.

However, do you know how to find reteo eyewear, following are some ways maybe will help you.

Firstly, determine what era glasses you are interested In. Retro eyewear can be found from the 1200s through the 1950s and 1960s. To be an authentic antique, they should be 100 years old or older. Refer to books, websites and antique shops. Consult experts in the field as well as collectors.

Secondly, go to prowl antique shops, flea markets and yard sales. Surf online websites for experts in the field who also offer antique eyeglasses for sale. Determine what you can afford. Retro eyewear can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars. Set a budget and before you buy, be sure you know what you are getting for your money. Enlist an expert. Consulting an expert can save you both money and time. An expert will know exactly what to look for and how much a pair of spectacles is worth.

Then, choose the style eye glasses you are interested In. With the development in glasses industry, glasses in relatively complicated designs come into being. Based on those designs, people can now get antique glasses of the following designs and styles. Some of them are made simply from metal, in full-rimmed frames, in round or oval shapes; some others are from mix-tinted plastic, which has similar color and features as those ancient materials, like horn rim; those retro glasses with typical styles of last century are seemed much classic.  Eyeglasses can be round, square, wire rimmed, horn-rimmed or rimless. They can include lorgnettes, sunglasses, reading glasses, goggles and many more. Of course, there are still some other patterns, such as those eye glasses with both antique and contemporary elements.

Retro eyewear can not only create an nostalgic feeling, but can also give their wearers a special image and highlight their personal taste and personality.
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How to Choose Retro Eyewear?

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Retro eyewear refers to eyewear with very old styles, like 1940s, 1950s, etc. Don’t think they are styles decades before so that they must be out of date. On the contrary, retro eyewear are one of the most popular and fashionalbe eyewear in today’s market.

However, do you know how to find reteo eyewear, following are some ways maybe will help you.

Firstly, determine what era glasses you are interested In. Retro eyewear can be found from the 1200s through the 1950s and 1960s. To be an authentic antique, they should be 100 years old or older. Refer to books, websites and antique shops. Consult experts in the field as well as collectors.

Secondly, go to prowl antique shops, flea markets and yard sales. Surf online websites for experts in the field who also offer antique eyeglasses for sale. Determine what you can afford. Retro eyewear can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars. Set a budget and before you buy, be sure you know what you are getting for your money. Enlist an expert. Consulting an expert can save you both money and time. An expert will know exactly what to look for and how much a pair of spectacles is worth.

Then, choose the style eye glasses you are interested In. With the development in glasses industry, glasses in relatively complicated designs come into being. Based on those designs, people can now get antique glasses of the following designs and styles. Some of them are made simply from metal, in full-rimmed frames, in round or oval shapes; some others are from mix-tinted plastic, which has similar color and features as those ancient materials, like horn rim; those retro glasses with typical styles of last century are seemed much classic.  Eyeglasses can be round, square, wire rimmed, horn-rimmed or rimless. They can include lorgnettes, sunglasses, reading glasses, goggles and many more. Of course, there are still some other patterns, such as those eye glasses with both antique and contemporary elements.

Retro eyewear can not only create an nostalgic feeling, but can also give their wearers a special image and highlight their personal taste and personality.

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