Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Sunglasses and Me

I've never had much luck with sunglasses, so I've never really invested much in them. I've decided now that I'm a big girl, I deserve a nice pair to protect my aging eyes.

My husband bought me a pair of Maui Jim's and they are OK, but I'm not in love, so I'm selling them on eBay (they are currently in the midst of a bidding war so I'm getting good money for them- yeah!) and buying these. Aren't they pretty? I'm wondering if I should get the brown ones or the grey ones? What do you guys think? (these are the brown, but you can see the grey here)

Now if I can just trust myself not to loose them, drop them, scratch them, leave them in a store....Does anyone offer sunglasses insurance? I mean, I have it for my cell phone.

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13 comments:

  1. Haha, I am just like you. I ALWAYS lose my sunglasses. My Hubby keeps bugging me to get a nice pair...but I know they'll end up broken or lost..so I get mine at TJMAXX!

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  2. I am loving the gunmetal pair, these might could tide me over till I save enough for the Chanel sunglasses of my dreams.

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  3. I would LOVE a pair of designer sunglasses but I'm a bit stuck with prescription glasses. For now, my Vera Wang's are good to go!

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  4. wow, those are gorgeous! But since I lose, scratch, and break mine on a weekly basis, I'd better stick with Walmart/Target specials!

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  5. I always get scratches on mine. So, I've decided not to spend too much on them and to carry them in a soft pouch in my purse. I think Nordtrom Rack has a nice selection if you have one near you.

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  6. OH they sure are good looking! Love the fact they combine the tortoise, metal and oversized frame without being too bulky. Great find pretty lady!

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  7. Oh - I like these! I was like that too, until I got a nice Kate Spade pair. I've had them for a few years and so far they've lasted. They came with a hard case, which I think has kept them protected. And now, I'm just careful - they always go in the case, instead of just thrown in my bag! Makes a big difference.

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  8. I love those! I just got a pair of Ray Bans and I am pretty anal about keeping them scratch free! We'll see!

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  9. You are way ahead of me. Forgot my readers when I went shopping and had to buy a $7( the cheapest they had) pair in order to see what is was doing! xo A

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  10. I'm too irresponsible for "Big Girl Sunglasses." I'll stick to Target or TJ Maxx for mine, however, I had to chime in and say I like the grey. Very pretty!

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  11. Oh wow...those are pretty! I confess that I don't spend over $16.99 at Target. If they are $18, that is too high rollin' for me and my clumsiness.

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  12. I'm with you - after losing 3 pairs of expensive sunglasses when I was younger, I took a hiatus from big girl glasses and only bought cheapies for years. I reinvested in some real ones last Fall and so far, I'm still the proud owner. I vote brown- those are pretty!

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  13. Those are a friday favorite!
    I'd go brown... with one of those neck chains that librarians wear.

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