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Leather Ray Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses – Whatever Next?

23 February 2014

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The iconic Ray Ban Wayfarer has been re-invented more times than Robbie Williams’s career. That said, it just goes to prove how timeless this classic piece of eyewear really is. The last resurgence of the Wayfarer was seen back in 2006 as US and UK mainstream pop icons started to adorn the trendy eyewear accessory […]

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Playne Eyewear Comes To London

15 January 2014

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The Boxpark ‘pop-up-shop’ retail centre in Shorditch, London is home to a new up-and-coming eyewear designer brand hoping to take the London eyewear scene by storm. ‘PLAYNE EYEWEAR’ was born from an idea by creative genius Denis Beyer and entrepreneur Jonas Koblin.  They have already established themselves in the bustling city of Bangkok where they […]

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Handmade Eyewear by Rigards

4 January 2013

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Handmade Eyewear by Rigards

The world of fashion eyewear is certainly changing very rapidly these days, and the over the past 3 years we have seen a mixed explosion of modern and retro designs making an appearance on the catwalks at the annual optical trade shows.  One of main things that struck me, after coming back from the ‘Silmo’ […]

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Modern-Retro Sunglasses

2 January 2013

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Modern-Retro Sunglasses

Check out the new collection of modern vintage eyewear by Kris Van Assche. Kris, who has worked as artistic direct for ‘Dior Homme’ since 2007, has gone it alone and started his very own label ‘KRISVANASSHE’. Kris has removed all the rules and codes of masculine fashion with his very own unique style. For anyone […]

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Persol Capri Sunglasses – Contemporary Italian styling

10 April 2012

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For me, just the very mention of the word ‘Capri’ conjures up images of 1980’s sports cars, ‘Alfie Moon’ from Eastenders and those uber slick detectives, Bodie and Doyle, ‘The Professionals’. The last ‘Ford Capri’ car was produced in 1986 but 30 years on, the name ‘Capri’ is about to become very cool again Thanks […]

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Podium Glasses – Vintage Luxury Eyewear

2 March 2012

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Podium Glasses – Vintage Luxury Eyewear

Check out the brand new range of podium glasses from UK frame designers Jai Kudo. This collection of vintage styled eye-wear has great attention to detail whilst keeping in tradition the use of classic colours and eye shapes. Each frame in the podium glasses collection is a contemporary interpretation of some of the most classic […]

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3D glasses of a different kind

3 October 2011

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3D glasses of a different kind

If you've been keeping one eye on the world of technology then you will almost have certainly come across the concept of 3D printing. This method involves creating a 3D object by laying down successive layers of material through a '3D printing device'.

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Adidas ID2 ski goggles

20 September 2010

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Adidas ID2 ski goggles

With the summer season almost a distant memory what better way to spend the imminent cold winter months by enjoying a holiday in the errr, cold! Yes that’s correct; over a million people every year take the slopes between the months of November to February in order to beat the British Winter blues. However, if […]

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Saturn range from Kirk Originals

10 August 2010

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Saturn range from Kirk Originals

Exemplary British frame designers ‘Kirk Originals’ have always wowed us with their innovative and cutting edge designs over past years but nothing comes close to their latest range of prescription glasses frames from the ‘Saturn’ collection which manages to capture the very essence of the neon eighties with vibrant colours and a touch of classic […]

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Rimless glasses back in fashion

28 July 2010

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Rimless glasses back in fashion

Rimless glasses have been around for many years now and have changed the optical eyewear industry by offering a complete alternative to the traditional steel frame. For those of us who dislike the idea of having to wear any kind of visual aid then the idea of wearing a rimless frame can be a very attractive prospect.

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