face shapes and glasses

Choosing The Right Frames For Your Face Shape

The wide variety of different styles and shaped glasses make choosing the right pair no easy task. As well as supporting your vision with quality lenses, your glasses should fit effortlessly with your personal style and reflect your personality.

The first step starts with determining your face shape. Is it round, oval, oblong, triangular, square, heart or diamond shaped? If the answer isn’t immediately obvious, ask for a second opinion from a friend or family member or take a selfie of yourself facing directly into the camera to get a better idea.

With that in mind here are a few tips for choosing...   read more

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David Starkey in Cool Glasses on Question Time

Any Question Time fans out there? David Starkey was present on last nights (1st March 2012) show rocking a cool pair of round style specs similar in style to the Persol PO3002V frames (below).  While many may not agree with his open minded opinions, we do think this frame style suits him remarkably well and goes go to show that being in your 60’s is no reason not to be adventurous with your choice of frame style.

The Persol PO3002CV

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Daniel Craig to wear Tom Ford Sunglasses in James Bond: Skyfall

Well well well, it’s been officially confirmed that Daniel Craig will be wearing Tom Ford Sunglasses in the next installment of the James Bond franchise, Skyfall, to be released on the 26th October 2012 in UK cinemas.

When the Skyfall announcement was made on the 3rd November 2011 we did ponder whether Daniel Craig would be wearing Persol’s or Tom Ford’s, or something completely different (I think he would look marvellous in a pair of sparkly Chopards myself!). It looks like our ponderings were proved to be correct!

Tom Ford said:-

“I...   read more

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Daniel Craig Glasses – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

James Bond star Daniel Craig stars in Oscar Nominee David Fincher’s remake of the Swedish film, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

Daniel Craig who is best known for sporting a pair of either Persol or Tom Ford Sunglasses in his two James Bond movies (Casino Royale & Quantum of Solace) swaps in the suave image for the role of a journalist wearing a classic pair of specs in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.  Unfortunately we’re unable to identify the glasses that Daniel Craig wears as there are no clear identifying marks on the frames, so if you...   read more

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Celebrity Glasses #2: Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords)

A friend of ours has asked us to ID the glasses worn by Jemaine Clement from the comedy series Flight of the Conchords.  We’ve scoured high and low on the internet but haven’t been able to find an exact match.  We have however found a number of frames that are close matches…

Ray-Ban RX5092 Prescription Glasses

Persol PO2907V Prescription Glasses

Ray-Ban RX5069 Prescription Glasses

If you think you know what Jemaine is actually wearing, why not leave a message below.

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