These one-lensed eyepiecies known as monocles were once favored by 19th-century military men, robber barons, countless villains, the Monopoly Man and Mr. Peanut. Today they are once-again finding themselves wedged into eye sockets of trendsetting gentlemen looking to emulate their awesomely cool predecessors. Nearsights Monocles [$40-$50] are as much a practical product as they are a fashion statement. Some folks welcome an alternative to the irritation of constantly putting on and taking off reading glasses. Others simply dig them as a fashion statement. A little steam punkish. Check out the different styles of monocles and tints and mirrored lenses to see how they work with your personality. They also have prescription monocles.