Fashion Ambassador – Sam Stanley

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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.

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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 we knew that we wanted to have him as a face of our brand.

His Story

I have always wanted to be a dancer all my life.  I used to watch music channels for hours and hours and watch the dancers and I wished that one day that would be me.  I started dancing at about 14.  It was the first time I felt like me and I started to feel comfortable with myself.  I found out who I wanted to be. I then somehow managed to get a scholarship to dance college.  My dream was to get into dance college and just experience what it would be like. I was raised on a council estate and could never have gone with out a scholarship. I never imagined in my life I would get the chance to go. I remember crying my eyes out when I found out.  It was the best day of my life. I then went on to learn my craft at college to graduate in 2010. It was the hardest but best years of my life . Finding out who I was and what I wanted to do with my life. Since graduating I have worked in the industry doing various different jobs.  It’s always a struggle and never plain sailing but when you have a passion for something you take what ever life will throw at you.  I have been blessed with the most amazing family and the gift of doing what I love every day.

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Name: Sam

Age: 25

Where do you live? London

What do you do? Umm… a professional dancer, singer , actor, I suppose!

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Which glasses did you vote for in our SelectSpecs range? I chose the Antares 6746 Tortoiseshell (pictured above) and the Savannah 2439 – Black and Blue (pictured below).

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How would other people describe you? Sarcastic, loyal, hard working and loving.

Where can we follow you on social media? Twitter – @ScdStanley and Instagram @SAMSTANLEY23

If you had to eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be? McDonalds double cheeseburgers with loads of ketchup!

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If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be and why? I would be myself as I feel that everyone should be proud of who they are.

What is the weirdest thing about you? Weirdest thing about me is probably my dad…he is strange.

What was the last song you listened to? Cheryl Cole ‘Ghetto baby’ as I was choreographing to it for my dance class.

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Who is your current (fashion, career) inspiration and why? Jonny Depp. I think his fashion is interesting and unique.

How do you benefit from your glasses? They add to an overall look for when I’m in meetings to make me look professional but still stylish.

What is on your playlist right now? My playlist varies from, Rock music to Pop to Musical theatre because I teach,  however, I do love a good old Celine Dion album.

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Could you be a SelectSpecs Fashion Ambassador?

DO YOU inspire people with your interpretation of fashion?
DO YOU believe that you can create trends and lead a new fashion generation?
DO YOU wish to be recognised worldwide?
If so……
Fill in our form and upload your photos here.

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