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Discover the 5 sunglasses categories and which is best for you. A handy guide for choosing lenses which are safe, comfortable and UV protective.
Your chance to design your own pair of bespoke sunglasses using this handy template guide. Click to download your free designing sunglasses PDF kit.
Anti glare glasses helps to increase light transmission, reduce glare and gives people a better view of your eyes. Read the benefits of this worthy lens coating.
An easy to understand guide on double aspheric lenses. It's time to reduce your lens-bulk for thinner, flatter, sleeker looking lenses.
Jargon bust those strange abbreviations on your eye prescription paper using this helpful guide. SPH, CYL, AXIS and PRISM explained.
A helpful guide so you can decide if you should get high index lenses. Using your prescription, let’s see which lens thickness is best for you.
Update your lenses but keep your current frame. We’ll happily fit your new prescription in any of our handmade glasses. Here's how.
Strong prescription? A guide spherical vs aspherical lenses for flatter, lighter, sleeker looking lenses. Ideal for reducing lens-bulk.
Depending on where you live and your personal circumstances, your test can be free of charge. Discover if your eligible...
Missing your pupillary distance from your prescription information? No worries. Here's a free PD ruler you can use to easily measure it yourself.
A reassuring explanation of what to expect during your eye test. Read about each stage of the process in this helpful article.
Read about the symptoms and causes of astigmatism and the ways of which it can be corrected.
Find out what EXACT pair of glasses Stanley wears in "Searching for Italy" as we review his most iconic eyewear across his 40 year acting career.
Brad Pitt’s sunglasses have become some of the most iconic accessories in Hollywood history. In this article we'll relive some of his best movie moments and talk about his most...
Audrey Hepburn steps out of a New York taxi in her oversized sunglasses and little black dress; an eyewear icon was born. “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” 1961.
Discover the marvellous mind and spectacular glasses style of America’s most prominent pop-art genius, Andy Warhol. An eyewear icon and ambassador of clear glasses frames.
Tribute to Jackie O’s eternally stylish glasses. A handmade sunglasses frame, cut from premium tortoise acetate, homage to America’s most stylish 1st lady.
Tribute to James Dean's eternally stylish glasses. A handmade spectacle frame, cut from premium tortoise acetate, homage to one of Hollywood's most iconic glasses wearers.
Examine the career, ideologies and spectacular glasses style of the architectural icon; Le Corbusier, an eyewear icon. The originator of the round architect glasses style.
Explore the work, inspiration and spectacular glasses style of one of Britain’s most prominent artists of the 20th century; David Hockney.
A limited edition gloss black spectacle frame inspired by one of the most influential industrial designers of the century; Dieter Rams.
Discover the spectacular glasses style of Beatles singer song writer, John Lennon. A true eyewear icon and ambassador of round wire spectacles.
A tribute to the spectacular glasses style of the architectural legend; Philip Johnson, an eyewear icon. An ambassador of the round architect glasses style.
For men & women, this is the ultimate optical guide for heart shaped faces. Follow these helpful tips and suggestions to find the perfect spectacles to flatter your facial attributes.
Boxy face? It can be hard to know which glasses will look best on you with so many styles and shapes to choose from. This article explains how to pick the...
Should glasses cover your eyebrows? A handy guide explaining whether your spectacles should cover your brow line or simply be above or below them.
Find the perfect glasses for your diamond face shape. Celebrate your defined cheekbones, jawline and chine in some high-quality handmade frames.
As Scotland's only eyewear manufacturer, we wanted to show you how glasses frames are made. Here's a step by step guide to how we make our frames.
Yes, really. We make spectacle frames. A rare skill to have, especially when other “spectacle makers” are better at making social-noise than making glasses frames. Because the reality is, there’s...
Flatter your triangular face with the right choice of glasses. Follow this helpful guide to find which glasses frame suits you best.
A handy guide to choosing the right pair of glasses if you have an oval face. Check out these suggestions to find your perfect spectacle style.
A guide to choosing glasses for long faces. The perfect article if you struggle finding the perfect spectacle frame for you oblong face.
A helpful guide explaining how to return your new frame to us for an adjustment, exchange or a refund. Follow these simple steps for hassle free returns.
The ultimate guide on how to choose the perfect glasses frame to suit your face shape, hair colour and skin tone.
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.
The ultimate guide to choosing glasses for blonde hair. For men & women. Check out these inspiring examples of blonde hair glasses styles.
Round face? Discover which glasses suit you the best. Flatter your best features with this helpful spectacle style guide.
What's your face shape? Take a minute to find out. It'll pay dividends when choosing your new pair of men's glasses.
12 examples of architect glasses worn by some of the world's most iconic architects. What's your favourite style?
Can you still get glass lenses? And are they better than plastic ones? Discover the OG of mineral optics in this handy guide.
Find your best eyeglass styles for 2022. For men and women, this is the definitive guide to new eyewear trends and age-old classics.
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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The backstory of how tortoiseshell got its name, it’s eternal popularity and how it became the most iconic glasses pattern of all time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Materials, construction, style and shape... These are the 7 things to look for when shopping for stylish glasses for men in 2021.
Gentleman's style guide by Christopher Legard, Managing Director at men’s fashion retailer Joseph Turner. 5 expert tips for gentleman over 50.
Finding glasses just got a whole lot easier. Using the new virtual try-on app, you can see which spectacle style suits you the best.
Avoid long-term lens damage and clean your glasses properly. Here's two simple ways to keep your lenses crystal clear and scratch free.
Ordering varifocals online? Learn to measure your OC height to maximise accuracy, perfectly align your pupils and get the most from your progressive lenses.
A helpful guide to show you how to measure your pupillary distance. Discover the different types of P.D's there are and what they're used for.
A simply three-step guide to show you how to assemble the Banton Frameworks spectacle holder. It's easy to follow and only takes a few minutes.
Go into greater detail and learn how to choose glasses based on your eye colour.