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Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 | 0 comments


I think most of us have heard (or has been asked) this question:  What three items would you take to a deserted island?

I know people who have been asked this question on interviews or behavioral tests.  It is used in jokes too.

Well, if I am asked this, I have an answer for at least one of the items. If I know I am going to be on that island, I need to take my glasses with me.

Call it being practical or realistic but I know what I cannot live without.

On a daily basis, I prefer to use contact lenses. However, when I am traveling, camping or exploring, I always keep my glasses with me.  Not in my luggage, not in my carry on but in a bag that it is not going to separate from me.  I deem them that important.

With time, I have got used to glasses.  Nowadays, it is fashionable to wear them.  The challenge is to acquire the glasses and take good care of them.  Let’s face it. They are not the cheapest need to accommodate for.  I remember how much my parents struggled to get me a par every year (since the prescription was changing). Once, I sat over my metal glasses and my mom grounded me for two weeks.  As an adult, I have been in situations where the insurance covers them every two years. So, yes, I considered my glasses one of my most prized possessions.

Because of the reasons I have mentioned above, I was surprised when I was invited to review


This website offers trendy, high-quality, cheap glasses.  Their aim is to provide a decent pair of glasses to all those who need it.  There are hundreds of styles to choose from.  The best part of are the prices. A lot of frames are sold as low as $19.95 (lens packages are an additional $19.85).

Discovering all this was really exciting to me.  First, do you know how much I paid for my last pair of glasses (even with insurance)? Second, I already order my contact lenses from a reputable website.  It feels great to have the opportunity to get your eyeglasses online too.

Without hesitation, I proceeded to the GlassesShop website.  Once on the page, you search by gender, by frame, by material or by shape.

Purple is my favorite color.  Because of that, I wanted a frame on that color.  I decided for the Ardmore Rectangle – Black Purple.


After deciding on a frame, I selected a lens package (if prescription glasses are needed), entered my prescription, filled out my shipping information and placed the order.

Before I knew it, my new glasses were home.  I took the opportunity to have fun with them by creating some flatlays.  Oh, the places these glasses will go!






What I liked about

  • Affordable prices ($60 to $80 for the entire package)
  • Tons of styles
  • Easy ordering process (you can even order from your phone or tablet)
  • Clear shipping policy
  • Toll free number and live chat
  • Wide variety of sales and coupon codes (which can decrease your total price considerably)
  • Availability of prescription sunglasses (I need a pair ASAP!)

What I liked about my glasses

  • Comfortable fit
  • Trendy color combination
  • Strong material used for the frame
  • Sleek and thin lenses
  • Correct prescription

In summary, I am very pleased with my new glasses. I got them just in time to tackle summer adventures!

Special Discount Code is offering 50% off on eyeglasses and sunglasses with free lenses to readers of the blog (sales frame excluded).  Simply use code: GSHOT50 at checkout to save on your first order!

Feel free to send me a picture of your glasses once you get yours.

What style of glasses (or sunglasses) would you like to try?

Disclaimer: kindly provided a pair of glasses for review. My opinions are mine as always.

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