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Polarised Sunglasses

You’ve probably heard of polarised sunglasses by now, with a wide range of designer brands now offering many of their popular styles in the extra protective lens. But what exactly are polarised lenses and what do they do? We’re sure you have a number of questions about these unique sunglasses and their benefits, so check out all the information below.

Benefits

Polarised lenses are treated with a special chemical film that acts to neutralise the glare from reflective surfaces. Thanks to this chemical film objects are much clearer and the harmful effects of glare (and light in general) on the eyes

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My First OCT Advanced Eye Test at SelectSpecs Opticians

I have been wearing glasses for a few years now, my eyesight is not exactly terrible but as I suffer from really irritating migraines with aura, its important to me that my eyes are not strained. I was well overdue an eye-test so decided to book one in with SelectSpecs. I was also given the opportunity to have an OCT eye scan (the most cutting edge scan in eye health) which was quite an experience.

The Eye-Test

The initial eye-test was detailed but straight-forward. After the Pre-Screening, I was asked by the wonderfully friendly optician to read out certain lines of letters and text, I was then asked to

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Top 3 Budget Frames for Fashion

Glasses can be expensive, with high end designer frames going from around £100 upwards but they can be a great investment if you heavily rely on glasses. However, for those of you as clumsy or as fussy as I am, then budget frames can be the way forward because cheaper frames can easily be replaced which is a huge bonus. I am also an avid fashion lover so my style changes and evolves constantly. I would therefore love to have the option to own a frame for every outfit and buying numerous budget frames allows me to achieve that.

Here is my pick of the top 3 most fashion forward frames that also

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Fabulous Frames for Fabulous Face Shapes

We all know that choosing the right frames and glasses can be difficult. What colour shall I go for?  What style suits me best?  Will it look good with my facial features?  These are all the questions that often run through your mind, however to make this task easier you should know your face shape. By knowing what shape your face is, you can determine which styles will make you look hot to trot.  To determine your face shape, use a camera to capture your face then trace around the outline of your face using tracing paper or even an online drawing app.  Another method is to look in the

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Lenny Kravitz Wearing Aviator Sunglasses and a Chuffin’ MASSIVE Scarf!!!

Lenny Kravitz was out Christmas shopping in New York this week, wearing a hat, sunglasses and scarf and looking all fashionable and what-not. Who says you can’t wear sunglasses in Winter, when the sun is low in the sky?

Lenny Kravitz was wearing Aviator Sunglasses, one of his favourite styles (based on previous sightings).  But its hard not to notice that MASSIVE carpet off-cut he seems to be wearing for a scarf.  That’s probably a field-full of sheep that has gone into producing that fashion accessory… The thing must weigh an absolute tonne.  Whatever way

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Burberry Wood Veneer Eyewear

Burberry’s latest publicity campaign features two very sexy and fashionable frames from the Prorsum Collection. These new prescription glasses by Burberry feature genuine walnut wood inserted into the temples, then finished with a laser engraved Burberry logo and filled with black enamel for a sophisticated and refined look.

The men’s and ladies glasses featured in the Burberry Imagery above are: –

Burberry Men’s BE2115

This rounded Burberry BE 2115 frame in colour 3002 is stylish and elegant in dark havana, with spring hinges. They look just like something Johnny Depp would wear.

 

Burberry Ladies BE2121

The Burberry

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Twilight Star Dakota Fanning Wears Prada PR61OS Sunglasses

Twilight star Dakota Fanning may still be only 18 years old but the young actress isn’t afraid to be a bit brave when it comes to fashion. She has been regularly seen wearing the same Prada Sunglasses as Katy Perry – albeit in a different colour.

The Prada sunglasses worn by Dakota Fanning here are available in a rich colour palette of options with metal detailing recalling the American 50’s Vintage Cadillac designs. Dakota has chosen a frame here in soft pink with silver and green highlights. The young movie star has even painted her nails the same colour as the green highlights

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