My New Glasses

Lifestyle blogger Mollie Sheperdson shares her new Prada glasses

Happy Monday! Er… I mean Tuesday ha! Don’t you just love 3 day weekends? I spent my day off yesterday shooting some fun content for the blog (desk post is coming next week, yay!), going on a nice long run, and getting in some relaxation as well. Today I’m sharing something I’ve never worn on the blog before – my glasses! I recently got a new pair, and I’m totally in love with them. I’ve had glasses since I was 12, and I’ve always hated wearing them until I found these. Keep reading to get the deets on my fab new Prada glasses!

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Real talk, my vision is bad. My prescription is a -4 (if you wear glasses, you know what that means!), so I don’t have the option of leaving the apartment without my glasses or putting in contacts. I literally wouldn’t be able to see. I got glasses when I was 11, and after wearing them for the first year, my eye doctor allowed me to try contacts. Since that moment in 7th grade, I’ve pretty much only worn my glasses when I’m at home. I wore my contacts everyday for years, until recently when I switched to daily contacts. For those of you wondering if daily contacts are worth the extra cash, the answer is YES! They are amazing, and much more comfortable. Anyways, I realized that I had an opportunity to actually save money by wearing daily contacts, even though they’re more expensive. And that’s by wearing my glasses more frequently! A day of wearing glasses is one less pair of contacts used.

However, if I was going to commit to this, I knew I needed a cute pair of glasses that I actually wanted to wear out of the house! I ordered a new pair from Warby Parker, and was so excited to get them in mail. I know that people love WP, especially because of the price point, but I ended up being really disappointed in the quality of glasses that I received. They felt cheap and they were ridiculously wide on my face, even after getting them tightened! I ended up returning them, and decided to stop in a LensCrafters just to try some styles on. That’s where I found my current frames – they were the first pair I tried on! I’ve honestly never been so happy with a pair of glasses before, and I LOVE wearing them. Not only is this good for my eyes, but I’m saving money by not wearing my contacts everyday. I’ve been wearing my new glasses so often, I think I can make my year supply of daily contacts last 18 months! Which is awesome. I plan on wearing/ styling my glasses more frequently in blog posts this year!

Do you wear contacts/ glasses?? Share your experience with them below!!

Fair Isle Sweater, sold out (similar here) | White Shirt | Black Jeans | Chanel Ballet Flats | Celine Belt Bag | Prada Glasses

xx Mollie

Photos by Allie Provost

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Elle

Love the glasses and your sweater is so cute!
xo elle // https://splashofpreppy.com

Mindy Thompson

LOVE these glasses. I just got a new pair last week and love them! I have a -5 prescription, so I totally know what you mean about not being able to leave the house without them!

Mindy II

    Mollie | Mollie Moore

    Oh my goodness, you totally get me girl! I’m planning on getting Lasik in a few years as a 30th birthday present to myself 😉

    xx Mollie

Stephanie

Your glasses are SO cute! I found out in May of 2015 that I needed glasses (not a huge shocker since my mom has to wear glasses, and both my dad and sister wear reading glasses), and I fell so in love with my pair from Bebe, that even when I was eligible through my eye insurance to get a new pair this year, I chose the same pair all over again haha! Maybe next time I’ll branch out and grab a printed pair like yours!

Stephanie // SheSawStyle.com

    Mollie | Mollie Moore

    If you found a pair of glasses you love, you gotta stick with them ha! It’s SO hard to find frames that you really enjoy wearing, I’m glad you found a pair!

    xx Mollie

Lauren

I wear contacts but I’ve never tried dailies before! I’m in desperate need of a glasses update though! Mine are several years old!

By Lauren M

    Mollie | Mollie Moore

    I HIGHLY recommend talking to your eye doctor about dailies. They are seriously awesome! I love putting in a fresh pair every morning and not having to worry about contact solution and all that jazz 🙂

    xx Mollie

Lexi

This is SUCH a cute look! I’m also totally crushing on all of your accessories!

Brooke

So cute! I’m on the hunt for new glasses and love these! xx

Kasey

These are such cute glasses! I love when people wear their glasses out of the house they are definitely a good look on you!

Greta

Your glasses look adorable on you! I love the tortoise frames!

Greta | http://www.gretahollar.com

Brittany Boone

Love this look and I feel your pain girl I am a -7 which means I am basically blind lol

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Jaime

Love how Warby Parker allows you to try on so many styles before choosing. LOVE the ones you picked!!

    Mollie | Mollie Moore

    Hey Jaime, I actually ended up returning the ones I ordered from Warby Parker. The glasses I’m wearing are by Prada. Thanks for stopping by!

    xx Mollie

Lindsey Lutz

I LOVE them!! You looks so cute!