Recent Updates – Including Police Eyewear with up to 15% OFF

Apart from recently adding new brands like Salvatore Ferragamo to our website we are always updating all the rest of our ranges too.  There are literally updates daily throughout the site.

This week alone we have updated the following ranges on our site: -

  • Police Optical Glasses
  • Police Sunglasses
  • Police Kids Sunglasses
  • Lanvin Paris Optical
  • Lanvin Paris Sunglasses
  • Oakley Optical
  • Oakley Women Optical
  • Bolle Sunglasses
  • Bolle Kids Sunglasses
  • Cebe Sunglasses
  • Cebe Junior Sunglasses
  • Serengeti Sunglasses

Get Up To 15% OFF for a Limited Time

Police Eyewear in particular has received a major update to its optical and sunglasses collections.  As a result we would like to offer our customers a significant discount of Up To 15% OFF our normal prices on Police eyewear for a limited time only.

Don’t worry, you don’t have to enter any tricky codes or select the right... read more

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Andrew Coltart Rises to the Top of The Open Championship

andrew coltart

Could Andrew Coltart’s return to form at St Andrew’s yesterday have anything to do with the fact that, unlike many of his opponents, he was very sensibly wearing appropriate sunglasses? Who knows, maybe. Well, whatever it was that helped propel him to the top of the leaderboard yesterday morning after spending too long in the golfing doldrums has got to be a good thing.

Golf demands a high degree of accurate visual perception to correctly judge alignment and distances and adjust to changing weather conditions so wearing sung... read more

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Bollé Success at the Winter Olympics 2010


We’re pretty big sports fans at SelectSpecs and two years ago we were glued to our TV screens as we had our most successful Summer Olympics in 100 years at Beijing.  London 2012 couldn’t come soon enough in our eyes, but in the meantime we’ve been enjoying the Winter Olympics in Vancouver just as much, even if Team GB aren’t likely to do so well in these Winter events.  I would suggest that we don’t get the snow in this country, but lately it seems the Canadians could borrow some of ours!

We’re quite looking forward to seeing what Team GB’s fi... read more

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Review: Rudy Project Rydon Sunglasses – ImpactX Photochromic Red

Rudy Project Rydon Sunglasses Review

Continuing on from my previous post about Sunglasses for Mountain Biking I had the opportunity to try a pair of the Rudy Project Rydon Sunglasses featuring the ImpactX Photochromic Red Lenses during a Sunday ride out at a local 20 mile (30km) route through part of the beautiful North Downs in Kent, UK.

The Ride

Our route took us through some of the most beautiful and picturesque parts of the Kent countryside found in between Canterbury and Ashford on the North Downs.  Starting in Chilham we rode along quiet country roads, up steep rocky inclines, down insanely quick single tracks, and through f... read more

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The Hills are Alive – with MTB’ers! Sunglasses for Mountain Biking/Cycling

Sunglasses for Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking is a fantastic sport for both the weekend warrior or the seasoned pro’s amongst us, whether you’re riding on a quaint English countryside single-track or blasting down the side of a mountain in the French Alps at over 60mph, Mountain Biking is guaranteed to get your heart pounding and the adrenalin flowing! Now that you’ve invested £100′s or £1000′s of pounds on your weapon of choice (bike), helmet and clothing, you seriously need to consider buying an appropriate pair of sunglasses to not only protect your eyes from UV ... read more

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Will Somebody Think of the Children!?


With all this lovely sunshine lately there has been fresh concern in the press recently about parents neglecting to protect their children’s eyesight from harmful UV Rays.  As many as three out of four parents are guilty of such disregard towards their children’s own health.

A poll of 2,000 people for the College of Optometrists revealed some interesting, if somewhat scary results: -

  • Nearly a third of parents in Britain do not buy their children sunglasses at all
  • Half of those that do buy sunglasses for their children put price before protection
  • Only a quarter buy sunglasses of a trusted brand

Exposure to UV rays from sunlight can cause irreparable damage to the retina and lens of the eye and can lead to long-term damage and conditions like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration later... read more

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New premier range of prescription glasses available

Hawaii Prescription Glasses by

SelectSpecs are pleased to announce the addition of a new range of affordable premier prescription glasses to our range of growing products.  These sporty and stylish frames have been influenced by a number of top selling sporting designer brands including Bolle, Oakley and Quiksilver.  These high quality metal frames are available in both full rimmed and semi-rimless designs with the addition of spring hinges all at affordable prices making these practical frames an essential purchase for under £50 (including standard thin and light prescription lenses, UV protection, Scratch Resi... read more

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