STEP 4 OF 4: Choose Lenses Material
A high index lens provides a number of benefits to the wearer:
- Are thinner and less noticeable in the profile of the glasses.
- High index lenses reduce eye distortion. (also known as the "coke bottle" effect)
- These lenses are more lightweight making the glasses more comfortable to wear.
I love Vint & York frames so much, the Mina was my third purchase! I’m very happy with the frames themselves. They’re super comfortable, lightweight, they fit my narrow face perfectly, and the modern take on the cat eye is very chic. I paid extra for photochromatic lenses, and that’s where I’m disappointed. They barely darken at all, only to an ochre color, no darker. I expected ZEISS PhotoFusion X Lenses, which darken to a true brown. Regardless, I love my Mina’s and will rotate them with the Stardust when I’m feeling edgy (they’re green!) and Rarebird when I’m feeling retro (the most classic cat eye of the three) after I take the latter to get sized. They’re too wide, and because they’re a hefty, oversized frame, they slide down my nose constantly! Oh, but they do get the most attention, resulting in compliments from strangers while I’m walking down the city streets! My bank account hates you, V&Y, but eye love you!
These are just great! I have a difficult time choosing glasses that fit my face, since I have high cheekbones but Vint and York made it easy with their virtual try on option and measurements on description! You can really feel the quality in these frames, and the design fits my personal aesthetic!
These glasses are beautiful and very fashionable.
The red is fantastic.
I’m so glad I chose these glasses. They are vintage with modern twist that I love.. Cateyes are my go to. They go well with every.. my new everyday frames. Can’t wait to buy more
I get nonstop compliments on these glasses. It's almost annoying. thread is a tad bit brighter than expected but it still works. it would have been nice for the arms on the glasses to be hinge so they don't stretch out.