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Tura - Making Eyewear since 1938

The opulent styles created were something to treasure. The frames were made of aluminium,  and the brand were granted a patent design in 1947.  In the 1950's the brand...

The Importance of Face Shapes

Our guide to face shapes has all the tips to help you choose your perfect pair of vintage specs.

Insight into Vintage

Some of the definitions of vintage are a time of origin, a group of objects of the same period and a style or fashion of the past. My...

Interview with Illustrator Alexandra Barnes

We are interviewing Alexandra Barnes, full time spectacle wearer and illustrator from the West Country.

Interview with Lyndsay Cooper from Pyewacket Millinery

Our blog interview this week features one of our super talented customers Lyndsay Cooper who owns Pyewacket Millinery. Based in Stockport in the North West of England, Lyndsay...

Interview with Luke from Watch U Wareing

Having just had Small Business Saturday 2018 we thought what better way to promote small businesses than feature a fellow trader on our website. Luke from Watch U Wareing...

Retro Spectacle selects its Charity of the Year for 2018/19

Retro Spectacle are delighted to announce that we have a commercial participator agreement with Guide Dogs www.guidedogs.org.uk We will donate 3% of our annual gross profit to Guide Dogs...

Vicky Viola

Our blog post this week features the fabulous Vicky Viola from missvickyviola.com Having purchased a pair of vintage spectacles and sunglasses, both fitted with prescription lenses, we thought...

Plastic Free July

With July coming to a close, we wanted to let you know that we have supported the Plastic Free July campaign. The campaign encourages people to become more aware of their...

Interview with Andy Crofts

This week we have been lucky enough to interview the fabulous Andy Crofts, an English singer-songwriter, musician and photographer. Andy is is in the indie rock band The Moons from...