Alston Eyeglasses Review for Men and Women
Warby Parker is a socially conscious company that gives back with its “Buy a Pair, Give a Pair” program. The brand has been making affordable, designer eyewear; and has recently introduced the Alston collection. It is an oversized frame that became popular in the 1960s when Jackie Kennedy wore them to immortalize her style. It is also regarded as “Jackie O’s Eyeglass” worldwide. Anne Hathaway wore a similar style at the Rio movie premiere, which created a lot of buzz.
These stylish eyeglasses have an exquisite design with details that create a balanced but bold look on your face. They are retro with a touch of modernity. They resemble the ‘Bug-eye’ design of eyewear as it sits snugly on your face. Thinly carved acetate embeds the colossal lenses that maintain a sophisticated look with an element of style. It is an ideal accessory for events from brunch to dinner dates. Wrap your eyes around Alston for a magnified and expressive look.
With a well-tailored, low bridge fit, the frame exudes a bold statement. The slim and narrow bridge fits comfortably in the center of your nose. Broader lenses ensure viewing ease. While oversized eyewear is ideal for oval, triangular, and round faces, this series is available in a medium fit which works well for any face shape. With its impeccable fit and impressive design, Alston will suit your wardrobe perfectly.
Like most eyewear brands, measurements for Warby Parker glasses can be found on the inside of the temple arm. There you’ll find lens width (55 mm), bridge (15 mm), and temple length (140 mm). If you already have a pair that you like, you can compare it to those measurements.
- Frame width 136 mm: The horizontal diameter of the full frame width, and it’s the primary way we determine fit. (Note: You will not find this number on your glasses.)
- Lens width 55 mm: The horizontal diameter of one lens.
- Bridge 15 mm: The width of the bridge section.
- Temple length 140 mm: The length of the entire temple arm, from the front of the frame to the tip.
- Made from hand-polished cellulose acetate
- Akulon-coated screws for durability
Alston Design Details
Featuring a softly angular and curvy browline, Alston highlights your brows perfectly. A slightly arched top rim covers your eyebrows, while the almost straight bottom highlights your eyes and defines your face, simultaneously. Alston is an aesthetically crafted eyewear with long and sleek temple arms that extend flawlessly behind your ear. The elegant and well-groomed ends merge smoothly on the hinges and arms. A runway favorite for years, Alston’s expansive silhouette is a must in your accessory style list!
Custom cellulose acetate is used to make the frames. It is a plant-based, renewable material. Not only are acetate frames environmentally friendly, but they’re also durable, flexible, and hypoallergenic. Acetate also helps Alston keep its shape, brilliance, vibrant hues, and patterns. Akulon-coated screws and barrel hinges ensure the durability of these frames. The eyeglasses are hand-buffed repeatedly, using a polishing wheel to achieve a glossy finish. Fully acetate, Alston is lightweight and comfortable to wear all day long.
Alston Color Options and Price
The charmingly balanced and bold Alston is all you need for a fresh look. Available in new and bold hues, these oversized glasses are available to buy at $95.
This shade is inspired by the high-quality brandy that is distilled in Cognac in western France. Its base has a darker tint derived from the glowing and resplendent palette of deep golden Cognac hues. This coincides with an earthy pigment that confers a rustic touch to these glasses. Mottled with specks of tortoiseshells that balance the shade, the eyewear makes your face look charming and flawless. Alston in Cognac Tortoise evokes regal sophistication
This shade takes its inspiration from the vivid hues of Champagne. It is a mixture of yellowish-orange shades with undertones of neutral beige hues. Translucent Alston in Champagne has a warm and beaming vibe that promotes liveliness. You can go from an expertly focused workday look to a glam evening date with these oversized eyeglasses. Polished and playful stands for Alston in Champagne.