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Keeping your glasses clean – How to and Tips!

We wash our clothes to keep them clean after we wear them; so why are glasses any different? Natural salts and oils in your skin can have a negative impact on your glasses if you don’t keep them tip-top, especially if they’re worn through action-packed sports hobbies or nearly demolished by the kids.  That’s why we’ve decided to give you a word of advice, or two, to ensure any new glasses you’ve purchased from us stay looking that way.

Keep them protected

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see the benefits of locking away your glasses in a hard case when you’re not

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Fashion Ambassador – Sam Stanley

Official launch – ‘SelectSpecs Fashion Ambassadors’

In this feature, we will regularly show you both the trendiest and most interesting characters, that are selected by our team. The Ambassadors will get the opportunity to vote for their favourite SelectSpecs frames.

The Ambassadors will also be asked questions so that we can get to know them better!

To become an Ambassador you simply need to complete our on-line form.

This is Sam Stanley

Professional actor, singer and dancer, Sam Stanley, became the first SelectSpecs Fashion Ambassador.  It was an absolute pleasure to work with and be around this talented young man!  We spotted him by hashtagging on Instagram and

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Behind The Specs

Eyewear is by all means a necessity and a frill at the same time, but when it comes to quirky facts about it, can you think of any interesting pieces of information that is worth knowing?  If you do… well, lucky you I have dug out a few interesting facts about the so-beloved spectacles.

Eyewear has undergone quite a few transformations since its inception and it’s still evolving

Back in the day, around 1000 AD, the so-called reading stone, which represented a hemispherical lens, was first used as a reading-facilitating tool. It was quite simple, if we look at it from our modern, ultra tech point of view, but it did the job. The reading stone went on to take a more sophisticated

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Google Glass – Hot or Not!

Google glass is being tested by a wide range of people, such as Doctors, Hikers, Teachers, DJ’s and even Zookeepers. At the moment the design looks like a prop for a science fiction movie, however they are looking into implementing the technology on designer glasses. The idea of the Google Glass is to wear it like a Smartphone. Some 10000 people are testing the early version at the moment. So I think ideally those glasses are being made for anyone and everyone. Having said that the initial version looks like a prop for a science fiction movie, as mentioned the designers Ray-Ban</strong

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Five Star Wars Characters Who Need Glasses #StarWarsDay

The Stormtrooper with poor height perception

Yep, we all know and kind of love this guy. We bet you’ve at least once sat down to watch ‘A New Hope’ and pointed this clanger out to your friends/family/pets. It’s a classic and fully unintended moment in the legendary original Holy Trinity of Star Wars movies.

Enjoy it in repeated and slo-mo glory by watching the video below:

 

Those totally were the droids you were looking for

It appears Stormtroopers, as a species, need to come to us to get their eyes checked.

While you watch this scene, bear in mind

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Celebrity Status for SelectSpecs – Our Wayfarer Style Glasses are Featured in a Play

SelectSpecs glasses are to be featured in ‘The Seagull’ play performed at Margate Theatre Royal.

Selectspecs are proud to announce that our popular Savannah P2383 budget glasses will be reaching stardom and making an appearance in the play ‘The Seagull’ at the Theatre Royal in Margate, Kent between the 6 – 9th February.

The P2383 Black frame is being worn by the established actor and writer Paul Curd who is playing the role of Dr Dorn.  This frame

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