Your regular frames feeling rather blah? Until recently, those of us who needed prescription vision help had few options: either pay gobs of cash for uber high-end brands or forego a fashionable look for the budget buys. Not anymore! Now we have oodles of websites getting in on the affordable-and-cute eyewear game, to our delight. The look now is vintage-recalling: thick, sizeable frames. While that could start to feel homogenous, we managed to rustle up 10 quality pairs with clever riffs on the look. Oh, and they all clock in at a decidedly reasonable price range. Click through for 10 choice eyeglass frames.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.