Viper in The Wolverine wears Tom Ford Sunglasses

Tom Ford FT0304 Nastasya Sunglasses - As Seen in The Wolverine

Okay, we admit it, it’s true, we like movies at and especially Superhero movies it seems.  This week we went to see The Wolverine with Hugh Jackman… We didn’t actually go with Hugh Jackman unfortunately, he’s just in the film.

The film features Russian actress Svetlana Khodchenkova as Viper, who is frequently seen wearing these rather stunning looking Tom Ford FT0304 Nastasya Cat’s Eye Style Sunglasses in colour 28G.  The shape is a perfect match for her character and the colour seemed to go with any outfit she was wearing... read more

Read More Sunglasses of the Year Award – Tom Ford Marko

Tom Ford Marko FT0144 - 18V - SelectSpecs Sunglasses of the Year are proud to announce Tom Ford Marko (FT0144) as our choice for the inaugural Sunglasses of the Year Award.

The sunglasses category was a fiercely fought battle with so many great brands and models fighting it out, but we chose the Tom Ford Marko as our eventual winner of the Sunglasses of the Year thanks to its stylish and well-built aviator design and the general feel of quality you get from this sunglasses frame when you hold it in your hands or wear it.

Not to mention, it was the Sunglasses of choice for 007 himself – James Bond &... read more

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

Lenny Kravitz wearing Aviator Sunglasses and a carpet off-cut for a 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.  Whate... read more

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James Bond: Skyfall – Daniel Craig wears Tom Ford Marko Sunglasses

As we move ever closer to the release date of James Bond: Skyfall the more movie set pictures we begin to see from the media and fans close to the filming action (we actually caught some of the filming for Die another Day at Manston Airport, Kent back in 2002!).  We reported back in December 2011 that Daniel Craig would be kitted out in Tom Ford clothing and accessories, now thanks to the media and fans we can see what Tom Ford sunglasses James Bond will be wearing in Skyfall.

James Bond in Tom Ford Sunglasses

We believe that Daniel Craig is wearing the Tom Ford Marko (FT0144 Colour 18V) in the below on set stills.

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Westgate on Sea’s Newest Optical Store – on the Highstreet

We are pleased to announce that our Westgate on Sea Optical Store is now open for business operating alongside the online presence.  Instore, you will find a selection of over 500 budget and designer frames and sunglasses from brands including, Ray-Ban, D&G, Lacoste, Prada, Oakley, Tom Ford and Tod’s.  Our friendly staff will be on hand to assist you with any questions you may have and to guide you through the purchasing process.


Opening Hours & Where to Find Us

Monday to Friday: 9:00 – 17:00
Saturday: 9:00 – 16:00
Sunday: Closed

Our flagship store is located in Westgate-on-... read more

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10 Frame Styles to Compliment Your Style This Spring

Try TY690 Rimless Glasses from SelectSpecs

With spring just around the corner, a new look is definitely in order, and that’s where new glasses frames can come in.  Whether you are looking for something to wear in the office, or out on the town, check out a few of these great options and choose the frames that you love.

Rimless Frames

Rimless glasses are held to the ear pieces and the nose pieces by tightly-strung, nearly invisible wire, giving the glasses an airy, almost floating look. When you want the absolute minimum interference around your face, these are the frames for you. They make any makeup that you wear more obvious, and they can... read more

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Top Specs to Make You Stand Out From the Crowd in 2012

Stand out from the crowd

The New Year might be well under way now, but it’s not too late to get a new look to go with it, that’s why we’ve created a page of specially selected prescription glasses to help you stand out from the crowd in 2012.  Why not try something completely different this year, make a statement about the way you look, or simply dare to wear something crazy like it’s your last year on Earth.

Here are some great examples of styles that are a little more attention grabbing or just a bit different from your average pair of glasses.

Antares 3006 feature an interesting ... read more

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