flap copy: Spectacles can make us look intelligent, sexy, or mysterious. Chic Simple guides you through the practical details of frame, fit, and comfort to lenses and their tints. It also examines the vast array of shapes and materials available, looking at glasses as style and as objects of beauty. Assemble a collection: a pair for every occasion--work, dinner, lunch, skiing, and more. Discover how to pick the right frame for your face; choose the best lens tint for sun, snow, or computer protection; have eyewear tailor-made for your favorite sport; and find the best spectacles for your prescription. Chic Simple takes the familiar and makes it new. A primer of affordable style, each title contains an international directory of sources and can be used both for reference at home and as a portable handbook for shopping--real design for real life.