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Things we love: designer sunglasses. Things we extra-love: super-cool hard-to-find limited-edition designer sunglasses. More lovable things: saving money and looking cool. Check out the just-launched Monocle Order, a members-only sunglasses program that brings its members special savings and limited-edition designer frames.
Here's how it works: To join, buy a full-priced pair of glasses. With your order you'll get a personalized steel membership card which will entitle you to member benefits—replacement of lost sunglasses (50% off the replacement pair + postage), a one-year warranty on purchases, access to member-only styles, private event invitations, and stylist consultations via Skype. Reasons to join now: Membership is free for a limited time, but will eventually cost $99. Existing members get grandfathered in gratis.
The brand list for the launch collection includes hard-to-find sunglass makers including: Karen Walker (Australia), Lotho (France), Cassius (Australia), Waiting for the Sun (France), Entourage of 7 (California, USA), Paul Frank (USA), May Fourteenth (Argentina), and Brazen Device (USA). A connoisseur's list if we've ever seen one.
· Monocle Order [Official Site]