Guides

Cellulose Acetate

Cellulose acetate for spectacle making

9 min read

What the heck is cellulose acetate? Click to discover this fantastic bio-plastic, how & where it's made and why we use it to make our glasses.
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Look timeless in tortoiseshell

Look timeless in tortoiseshell

6 min read

The backstory of how tortoiseshell got its name, it’s eternal popularity and how it became the most iconic glasses pattern of all time.
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Best glasses for a big nose

Best glasses for a big nose

4 min read

Find flattering glasses to bring balance to your face. The ultimate 8 step guide to finding a frame that fits and helps make your nose look smaller.
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What do the numbers on your glasses mean?

What do the numbers on your glasses mean?

3 min read

Demystify those weird numbers on your glasses to understand the size of your glasses frame. A handy guide to know your dimensions & for buying glasses online.
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Parts of glasses

What are the parts of glasses called?

24 min read

What are the parts of a glasses frame actually called? In this detailed article, you can learn to locate and name the basic and the detailed components of a spectacle frame.
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Glass lenses

Shedding light on glass lenses

6 min read

Can you still get glass lenses? And are they better than plastic ones? Discover the OG of mineral optics in this handy guide.
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Stylish glasses for men: 7 things to look for in 2021

6 min read

Materials, construction, style and shape... These are the 7 things to look for when shopping for stylish glasses for men in 2021.
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Glasses for bald men

Glasses for bald men | 4 step guide

8 min read

No hair? No problem. Choosing glasses for bald men just got easier thanks to these 4 easy steps. Follow this handy guide to find the perfect glasses.
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Gentlemans style guide over 50

Gentleman’s style guide: over 50

4 min read

Gentleman's style guide by Christopher Legard, Managing Director at men’s fashion retailer Joseph Turner. 5 expert tips for gentleman over 50.
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Glasses frames for mens face shape

Glasses frames for men’s face shape: the ultimate guide

5 min read

What's your face shape? Take a minute to find out. It'll pay dividends when choosing your new pair of men's glasses.
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Popular men’s glasses

Popular men's glasses: round vs square.

4 min read

The two most popular men's glasses frame styles. Discover why round and square glasses styles became so fashionable and which will suit you best.
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