5 Tips on How to Choose Sunglasses for Someone Else

Sunglasses make great Christmas and birthday gifts because they are an affordable kind of luxury when compared to gifting favourites such as designer handbags and shoes; so if you’re feeling the pinch this year, you can still make someone feel really special with a pair of designer sunnies. They also make great gifts because they are relatively easy to choose and can be used all year round. But we’re not saying that shopping for eyewear gifts is a walk in the park either; there are still a few style rules to follow if you’re shopping for a friend or family member. So to give you some assistance

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How to Choose Sunglasses for the Winter

I once had a friend called The Fonz. My friends and I first gave him this nickname when we first discovered that he never left the house without his leather jacket and a pair of sunglasses. In fact, he rarely attended an event, day or night, summer or winter, without his trusty Ray Bans. We holidayed in Ibiza; naturally, he sported sunglasses throughout the duration. We holidayed in Prague over Christmas; again, he wasn’t without his shades. That was ten years ago. Ten years ago, when I (and maybe the rest of the world too) were less educated about eye health. But today, my friends and I realise

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Another busy month in the SelectSpecs Towers

Not content with working late into the night to launch our first high street store in April, we have been breaking our backs to keep refreshing and updating our website and product ranges too.

Our goal is to give our customers – both online and in-store – the best choice of budget and designer prescription glasses and sunglasses available.

Updating existing ranges with the latest models and colour options is only the beginning, there are also price changes throughout many

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Designer Sunglasses Competition Winners Announced!

It’s been a busy week in the Selectspecs office as we cut the ribbon to open the doors of our first high street store in Kent!

Not only that, the virtual mailbag has been overflowing with entries to our online competitions to win the Police and Ray-Ban sunglasses.

Here’s a selection of some of the best photos we received:

It was a tough decision to choose the winner of the Ray-Ban designer sunglasses with so many fantastic and creative entries, but the glasses are on their way to Sophia Kearnley for her imaginative pose.

And the winner is…

Sophia Kearnley for this fun and clever use of

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Thousands of New Products Every Month

Every month at SelectSpecs we are working overtime to keep on bringing you the most up-to-date selection of Prescription Glasses and Designer Sunglasses possible.  Here are some stats from the month of October alone: –

  • 4562 – Total new items added to site
  • 7058 – New images uploaded to site
  • 3479 – Old or discontinued models removed
  • 49 – Different ranges updated with the latest models, colours and prices
  • 1 – New designer brand
  • 2 – New budget brands

More to come

Each and every month we are pushing to add more choice to our (already massive) selection, which grows literally by the day, so you’re sure to find something new every time you visit our site.  If you follow our facebook page you may have seen that we have just taken delivery of yet another new Designer Brand.

This new luxury brand looks to have some real quality and

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Deal of the Day – Carrera ENDURANCE Sunglasses

Day 7 of the SelectSpecs Advent Calendaris now open and these would make an ideal Christmas present for the fashion/music obsessed friend or family member.

Carrera ENDURANCE sunglasses have been all the rage in 2010 and have been worn by countless celebrities or featured in a number of music videos by artists such as Rihanna, Christina Aguilera and Usher to name just a few.

We’re giving impressive discounts across the various Carrera Endurance models and colour options with prices as low as £61 – that’s £24 OFF the normal £85 RRP.

Only while stocks last.

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Andrew Coltart Rises to the Top of The Open Championship

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 sunglasses

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