Birchbox Folding Sunglasses

With hinges along the sides and bridge, these shades are the ultimate grab-and-go accessory. Available in both black and tortoiseshell, they feature a timeless silhouette that will flatter any face, and a handy storage case to keep them safe when not in use.

Birchbox Folding Sunglasses
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Looks can be Deceiving
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The idea, style, packaging, and color of this product is spot-on. I was happy after opening the package and finding a pair of back-up sunglasses. Unfortunately, the shades broke after 3 uses - and not by accident.... by design.

The metal clip that forms the hinge of the folding shades is made of cheap pot metal. After minimal use and ZERO stress on the product structure, the pot metal gave way and left me with two halves of sunglasses.

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Only as Strong as the Weakest Link
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I liked the compact size and the overall look, so I figured they'd be good backup/beach sunglasses. Unfortunately, the small plastic bar in the bridge snapped in half after an hour or so at the beach, leaving me with two fairly useless folding monocles. The piece is painted silver to look metal, and wish they would have splurged on the real thing.

Before they broke, the fit wasn't the best. I have a large head though, so that part's on me and my genes.

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Not for me
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The glasses are unique in the way they fold up. I like the size and look of the case. I just dont think they glasses look that good on me.

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cheap
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Granted this only cost $25 but i would much rather they charge $50 and spend a little more on quality.....they feel like cheap plastic. Good idea, just bad execution.

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Sits low
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The folding aspect of the glasses is totally cool and makes it easy to carry around, but the glasses sit very, very low on your nose. The lenses sat on my cheeks (I've got big cheeks and deep set eyes). A friend tried them on and they sat really low on her as well.

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Defective
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These sunglasses broke after 5 uses (that's 10 times folded, maximum). Even at $25 dollars, you'd be throwing your money away. In fact, getting them free in my Birchbox still upset me because I pay for the service. I would NEVER buy something as defective as these sun glasses. What a waste. I was really excited to have them packed in my work bag.

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Cool idea - cheap around the edges
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The initial idea of these are cool but the actual materials used make the sunglasses feel a little on the inexpensive side. Granted these sunglasses are on the inexpensive side, so you get what you pay for. They also didn't fit my face properly so I ended up giving them to a friend of mine who loved them.

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Cool Idea
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Cool idea but not for me. The shape of these sunglasses just don't work for my face. They're for a very specific shape. Like classic RayBans can look good on everyone... These sunglasses fit a very limited face type. Cool idea though.

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Great idea; Looks ridiculous
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I have a large head so these glasses look goofy on me; luckily my (female) roommate really likes them so at least someone is getting use out of them.

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bad fit
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Looks really wierd on my face. They are also too short on the sides and pull on my ears

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