Coming as I do, from South Dublin, I think it most unlikely.“You see the monocle appearing in Berlin, parts of South Dublin.”
.The owner, James Berry, said that his customers include many men in their 40s and 50s who are finding that no amount of squinting with the naked eye enables them to decide if an iPhone emoticon is a nurse or a grinning devil. These wearers can’t bear the thought of soiling their noses with those banners of middle age, drugstore reading glasses
Often when out and about though, I'm finding I can't read things like the ingredients on food packaging, and other small print. Maybe these guys have a point.
Oh I can just see it now. :rolleyes2: Reading glasses in the shirt pocket, a standard monocle on the other end of the Edwardian watch chain in the vest and a 10X monocle hanging from the lapel buttonhole. I thought about it but have about decided that if the hipsters are going the monocle route, I'm going the other way . . . fast!
IMO the last people to pull off a monocle in were...