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Derek Cardigan 7005 Black

$89.00
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Details

  • Gender:
  • Female
  • Material:
  • Acetate
  • Color:
  • Black
  • Spring Hinges:
  • Yes
  • Progressive Eligible:
  • Yes

Measurements

  • Lens Width:
  • Lens Height:
  • Bridge Width:
  • Arm Length:
  • 55 mm
  • 39 mm
  • 17 mm
  • 148 mm

Product Description

Make a bold statement with these Derek Cardigan 7005 B Black eyeglasses. The classic cat-eye style is pumped up and made bigger in glossy black acetate. To help show off your geek pride, the division and multiplication symbols are featured on the sides with the equal sign on the arms. For added comfort, the arms are attached with spring hinges. This style is also perfect for sunglasses, just add a tint!

About the Brand

Derek Cardigan’s vintage inspired line of eyewear reflects Derek’s joie de vivre philosophy on fashion and life. Bold yet subtle, Derek Cardigan eyewear evokes the spirit of a swinging by-gone-age brought right up-to-date full of color, whimsy, joy and style.
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Customer Reviews

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Derek Cardigan 7005 Black
 
4.2

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (25)
  • High quality (21)
  • Accurate magnification (20)
  • Durable (18)
  • Lightweight (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Reading (10)
  • Low light (9)
  • Menus (9)
  • Outdoors (9)
  • Travel (8)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      88% 

      (21 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Trendy/stylish dresser (20), Casual dresser (6), Classic dresser (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I am completely & utterly obsessed.

When my cousin first purchased these in November, I immediately needed to have them, but they were out of stock! I contacted Coastal representatives on Facebook who reassured me they were doing their...Read complete review

When my cousin first purchased these in November, I immediately needed to have them, but they were out of stock! I contacted Coastal representatives on Facebook who reassured me they were doing their best to restock them, so I had to wait patiently until the end of January to order mine. I just received them in the mail yesterday (February 6th), and they were SO worth the wait :) I am in love, and so obsessed! I've already gotten compliments on them from strangers, and my friends are all asking me where I get my amazing frames from! I feel like they fit my face perfectly and make my eyes stand out. They complete my outfits perfectly. Alternate frames of the same shape are actually extremely difficult to find, so if you like these, get them while you can!! You will NOT be disappointed.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

A little disappointed

Like afm, who commented below, I was so excited when I saw that these frames were back in stock. I've been wanting a dramatic pair of cateyes and thought that these were the...Read complete review

Like afm, who commented below, I was so excited when I saw that these frames were back in stock. I've been wanting a dramatic pair of cateyes and thought that these were the ones - sadly, when they arrived in the post yesterday, I realised that I was wrong. They're not nearly as dramatically curved as they appear both in the product shot and on the model; the top portion of the frames is much straighter than pictured. I have a narrow face, but these are proving to be much too tight for me. I know that often with eyeglasses you have to take them to be reshaped and melted a bit to achieve the perfect fit, but I think their narrowness combined with the weight of the frame is making them too uncomfortable to bother, (I've only been able to wear them for a few hours daily, before the bridge of my nose becomes too sore and red with indents).

I'm considering exchanging them for the Love L747 frames, which I do not like as much based on their photo, but since these ones look different from how pictured on the website, perhaps I'll like the Love frames more in real life.

They're cute frames, but I'm disappointed that in reality they're not as contoured as they appear and they really aren't proving to be comfortable/wearable.

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5.0

My Dream Glasses

By MargaretCruz

from Brownsville, Texas

About Me Classic Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate Magnification
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight
  • Scratch Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Low Light
    • Menus
    • Reading
    • Travel

    Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

    As a plus sized gal it's always difficult to find glasses that frame my chubby cheeks nicely. Usually glasses, especially cat eye glasses never fit well on my face. They were always too small... BUT these! These are just amazing gift's from glasses Gods! They fit perfectly on my face and I've been getting compliments from absolutely everyone I pass by. Even complete strangers ask me where I got them. I can't wait until I can afford to get the clear ice versions.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size

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    5.0

    My aboslute favorite pair of glasses!

    By Kebs

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

    Pros

    • Accurate Magnification
    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • High Quality
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

        I purchased these about 3 years ago when Coastal offered the first pair free. I had no idea I would love these glasses so much. I was nervous that the frames would be too big, but they actually fit the size and shape of my face really well. A few months ago the arm to the frames just fell off when I picked them up, not sure how that happened, it couldn't be screwed back on so I just super glued it and they've been great ever since. The only downside is that they have faded on the sides and it's pretty noticeable since they're black. But I guess that's to be expected after all these years. I'd definitely purchase another pair at full price.

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        4.0

        AWESOME EYEGLASSES!!

        By Kiddio

        from Racine, WI.

        About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate Magnification
        • Comfortable
        • High Quality
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Reading

          Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

          I really LOVE my eyeglasses! There a prescription for reading glasses, I may have get another pair for everyday wear.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I love these glasses oh so much

          By Valerie

          from Northwest Indiana

          About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

          Pros

          • Accurate Magnification
          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • High Quality
          • Hip
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Low Light
            • Menus
            • Outdoors
            • Reading
            • Travel

            Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

            I love these glasses so much. This is my second pair of Derek Cardigan cat eyes. I love them so much, I have just ordered them in purple and ordered the brown/aqua ones as sunglasses. I get so many compliments on these. They are just on the verge of being over the top but they work great for casual or dressy occasions. I'm so glad I found these. They are my favorite glasses ever.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best Cat Eye Frames on the Market!

            By BAllen

            from Houston, TX

            About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

            Pros

            • Accurate Magnification
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • High Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

                I'm absolutely OBSESSED with coastal.com and the Derek Cardigan line. I saw these glasses in the Brown Tortoiseshell and fell in love. Opening a box from Coastal is like opening a present. These gorgeous frames literally go with everything and I get compliments on these glasses each and every day I wear them.

                They're a larger frame, so be wary of that when you buy them. If oversized frames are your thing, these are PERFECT!

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Love these big bold frames

                By Nida Nidsy

                from Mississauga, Ontario

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate Magnification
                • Comfortable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Scratch Easily

                Best Uses

                • Low Light
                • Menus
                • Outdoors
                • Reading
                • Travel

                Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

                I love these frames, they fit really well and I really like that the cateye is so subtle, but the symbols fall out after a long time of continued wear. I wish I could buy the equals signs to put them back in! These are perfect big bold frames, I love that they're a bit cateye too. I've seen a lot of complaints about the change in style from the original model but I think both styles are lovely and I'd love to have both. I would definitely recommend these and buy them again for myself!

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Dem specs tho...

                By Darling Deer

                from Long Beach, CA

                About Me Classic Dresser

                Pros

                • Accurate Magnification
                • Comfortable
                • Durable
                • High Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Low Light
                  • Menus
                  • Outdoors
                  • Reading
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

                  Out of my 20 year career of wearing glasses, these are by far my most favourite pair I've ever owned. This actually my second pair of black 7005's and I've got the brown as well. I think I have a fairly round face and these specs suit it well. I get compliments on these glasses nearly everyday. They're sturdy, thick frames and they hold up well. Hopefully Derek Cardigan keeps making these frames because I'm certain that these are "the ones" for me.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love Love Love

                  By SaidTheGirl

                  from Kingwood, TX

                  About Me Casual Dresser

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • High Quality
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

                      Out of all of my frames, this pair is my all time favorite. Traditional cat-eye frames are usually made for small faces...which I do not have. Nice and large, this frame compliments any face shape.

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                      5.0

                      Compliment magnet

                      By Nora G.

                      from San Jose, CA

                      About Me Casual Dresser

                      Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

                      I am in love with these glasses. They are pretty big but thats the best part of this frame. I find that they feel dirty at times because the lenses are big however thats ok I dont mind cleaning them. I ordered mine as prescription glasses even though they would make fun sunglasses. I do recommend this frame because it goes with just about any outfit.

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                      5.0

                      Amazing

                      By Kater8

                      from Las Vegas, NV

                      About Me Casual Dresser

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Style

                        Comments about Derek Cardigan 7005 Black:

                        These glasses are great for my huge face. I love them and I always get compliments. I also have the RB cats but love the width of these frames better!

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size

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