guide to buying vintage glasses

A Guide to Shopping for Vintage Eyewear

There are so many reasons to shop vintage when it comes to eyeglasses including a wider range of styles, authentic looks from different decades, superb craftsmanship, and the opportunity to pick up some top bargains.

Don’t worry if you can’t find a pair of vintage spectacles with the right prescription lenses as you can always get them professionally reglazed so they are completely bespoke to you. So if you are in the market for some vintage eyeglasses, here are 5 easy steps to help you shop vintage like a pro!

1. Find Your Decade

Before you start shopping for your vintage specs, it’s good to know...   read more

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Lady Gaga Sunglasses – Fashion Icon or Fashion Fail?

In a bid to give you an idea of all the latest and supposedly “fashionable” eye wear I’ve endured countless hours of aural & visual pain and discomfort while studying videos (and images) of 2010 Brit Nominee Lady Gaga, also known as Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta born March 28 1986. As you can probably tell, I’m not really a big fan of her manufactured pop-tastic music and find her slightly irritating as an artist – perhaps due to her appearance on Jonathan Ross in 2009 and her futuristic if not wild/crazy dress sense.  I think I preferred...   read more

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