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Glasses for people who dont need them!

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bigstripeytiger Fri 07-Aug-09 16:56:57

My DD is desperate for glasses. She doesnt have any problems with her eyesight, she just wants them to wear as an accessory. I have had a look in some shops, I saw that TK Maxx sold some frames with just plain glass lenses, but I havent found them anywhere else.

Are there any shops or websites that sell this sort of thing? Or could I order glasses from any on-line retailer, and just get a 0.00 strength for both lenses?

sarah293 Fri 07-Aug-09 16:59:10

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bigstripeytiger Fri 07-Aug-09 17:10:12

She thinks that they will look nice.
I dont want to put her off because I have quite a strong prescription myself, and so I expect she might need to wear glasses one day, so if she wants to get a pair now to wear for fun I thought it might be a good way for her to have a postive attitude to glasses.

PinkyDink Fri 07-Aug-09 19:00:32

I think I may have seen some in Primark? Not sure, have seen some in a clothes shop somewhere as fashion accessories.

I also had a quick look online and there are quite a few sites that do them (some a bit pricey though). There were some on sight station for around £15 I think.

Hope that helps!

bigstripeytiger Sat 08-Aug-09 07:47:45

Thanks PinkyDink, I will have a look in Primark.

shhhh Mon 10-Aug-09 14:10:06

Can't you just buy a set from an opticians..? but don't ask for lenses..? im sure they will do it..?

Isn't it like can buy them as they are or request prescription lenses..

hth x

EyeballsintheSky Mon 10-Aug-09 14:49:27

Odd as it sounds, I always think if I had laser eye surgery, I would have clear lenses put in my glasses and wear them sometimes. Mostly I wear contacts but sometimes glasses complete the look IYSWIM, so I know where your daughter is coming from. Not sure where you'd get them from though. Optician would probably think you were barking

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