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Geek Chic #Fashion And A Marc Jacobs Hobo Giveaway #RivetandSway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Rivet & Sway.

I always loved the sexy librarian look…maybe because I love to read and want to imagine myself as a hottie despite being bookish. When I see someone sporting the geek chic look and pulling it off, it inspires me to want to try it myself- but I hadn’t quite nailed it yet.

Shopping for eyeglasses has always been hard for me. There are sites that allow you to upload your photo and virtually try eyeglasses on, and that is definitely a step in the right direction, but it’s never the same as actually trying a pair on yourself. Stores don’t necessarily carry what you are looking for and the salesperson may not always understand your taste or style either (and who wants to tell a salesperson “I want to look like a sexy librarian”?)

Rivet & Sway is an online site that offers eye glasses for women with a boutique shopping experience. They not only have free personal stylists who will recommend three styles based on your face shape and preferences, but they will send you the three pairs to try for free (any three pairs you want to try). Based on my face shape (oval/square) and coloring, the three styles that were suggested to me were Faster Pussycat, Punchline, and Je Nais Se Quoi…and because I wanted the Geek Chic look, I ordered my try-ons all in black!

rivet and sway try on eyeglasses

Punchline is gorgeous but doesn’t look right with my brows (reminded me of Groucho Marx brows) and I guess my face is unsymmetrical (ack!), because Je Nais Se Quois didn’t sit right on me or flatter my face (though they were kind of cool too). Third times the charm? Kind of liking this cat-eye shape:

faster pussycat geek chic eyeglasses

So how do I look? My son said I look beautiful 🙂 I fell in love with Faster Pussycat, it’s so me! (and can’t wait to surprise my husband with them once my official, brand new, complete with ultra-thin prescription lenses pair of eyeglasses arrives- he loves this look!)

Rivet & Sway is the only online eyewear boutique exclusively for women. Their main goal is to make women look beautiful in glasses, by way of their unique products and excellent service. Rivet & Sway glasses are exclusively designed and include ultra-thin Rx lenses, fancy coatings and a free stylist to help their customers select the perfect pair. They offer free home try-ons, meaning that if a customer decides they do not like a specific pair of glasses they can ship them back free of cost!

Rivet & Sway wants your experience at their eyeglass boutique to be as easy and fun as buying new shoes or a new handbag. Gorgeous glasses can be a fun accessory too, and they are the first thing people see when they look at you!

All of Rivet & Sway’s glasses cost $199, including the ultra-thin Rx lenses, fancy coatings and free shipping. No up-selling, ever!

Win a Marc Jacobs “Too Hot To Handle” Medium Hobo and a pair of Rivet & Sway frames of your choice! (Total RV over $600)

From July 24-31, you can enter the rafflecopter below to win this gorgeous cement colored medium hobo from Marc Jacobs valued at $428 (like Faster Pussycat, it’s “Too Hot To Handle”), and a pair of frames of your choice from Rivet & Sway ($199 value)

marc jacobs hobo giveaway

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Winner will be announced on August 1, 2013 via Rivet & Sway’s Facebook page and on Twitter.

Rivet & Sway is the only online eyewear boutique exclusively for women whose purpose is to make women feel more beautiful in glasses. Through Rivet & Sway’s Home Try On selection process and the assistance of a free personal stylish, women can select three pairs of glasses that will be shipped directly to them so they can try them on. All Rivet & Sway glasses include a frame and ultra-thin Rx lenses.

To encourage YOU to try them out, Rivet & Sway is happy to offer an exclusive discount: $99 per frame (save $100) through August 15, 2013. One pair per customer. Use code SUMMERSPECS99 at checkout.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Rivet & Sway.




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  • Kimberly Herzig

    Want this, love it! Great bag

  • I love these frames on you! You look beautiful in anything you put on but the Faster Pussycat is definitely the most flattering!

  • Entered! That bag is SO cute and I definitely need some new glasses! Thanks for the giveaway! Fingers crossed!

  • gorgeous bag and i love the @rivetandsway website, so many pretty frames!

  • I love the one you picked. You look great!

  • Entered! You are absolutely adorable!

  • I love those frames on you! I have been wearing glasses every minute of every day since 1st grade and have never looked that good in them!

  • Katie

    I want this for me.

  • Sheelah Jamieson

    Wow, nice bag

  • Sheila Hall

    I love that Marc Jacobs hobo and I actually need a new pair of frames. I hope I win!!

  • Dawn Ganey

    I like #2, mine are similar in brown.

  • jean louise

    Love these shades, especially because I am allergic to contacts…really! MJ bags are fantastic too, what a great all around neutral! Wonderful combo to kick off the back to school season for the already graduated way too long ago crowd! jl

  • You look stunning in the frames you chose and I just love all of the candid photos you included.