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Check Out The Evolution Of Eyewear In Under Two Minutes

Outta sight!

Boys have been making passes at girls in glasses since forever.

AND VICE VERSA.
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AND VICE VERSA.

Which is why Laforge Eyewear decided to make this handy video chronicling some of the most notable eyewear trends of the last 400 years.

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There was, of course, the monocle, which was popular in the 1700s, and meant that you could only ever see really well out of one eye.

If you're really feeling this ~lewk~ you can get your very own monocle from the folks at Warby Parker.

YUP.

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In the 1880s, the pince-nez were popular reading glasses. They're basically just glasses without any side arms.

You can still buy them today, if you're into that sort of thing.

In the 1950s, cat-eye glasses were all the rage.

But by the '80s, oversized frames had taken over.

These days, it's not just what a frame looks like, but what it can do for you.

Glasses that fuse optics and technology — like these Laforge frames on the left and these Google Glass smartglasses on the right — are the next wave.

Now go forth and see better!

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