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Vicky Viola

August 26, 2018

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 it was a fabulous opportunity to showcase them and Miss Vicky Viola herself.

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

July 29, 2018

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 plastic use, helping to create a cleaner future for generations to come.

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Interview with Andy Crofts

Interview with Andy Crofts

July 18, 2018

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 Northampton and is the bass guitarist in Paul Wellers band. 

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Spring Summer Style 2018

Spring Summer Style 2018

May 23, 2018

Our latest blog brings you an insight into the latest trends for Spring/Summer 2018.

Its a lasting trend that vintage inspired frames are topping the charts and throughout all the style that are appearing on the catwalks, vintage influence can be seen throughout.

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Carrera - 60 Years

Carrera - 60 Years

November 27, 2017

It was in 1956 that Wilhelm Anger decided to name the company Carrera after the Carrera Panamericana border to border car race. Founded in Austria the company continues to pioneer the eyewear sector.

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Autumn Winter 2017 Style Trends

Autumn Winter 2017 Style Trends

September 28, 2017

Now Autumn is upon us we thought it was the perfect time to announce the key eyewear trends for Autumn Winter 2017. Patterns are all over the catwalks with clothing, accessories and eyewear being no exception. All the current trends have been seen over the decades and our vintage glasses and sunglasses demonstrate this.

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Summer Sunglasses 2017

Summer Sunglasses 2017

May 02, 2017

With summer 2017 fast approaching, we wanted to let you in on this seasons latest sunglasses trends, mixing old with the new. Our original vintage sunglasses collection includes brands such as Christian Dior, Anglo American Eyewear, Carrera, Cutler & Gross and many more. Linking in with our vintage sunglasses collection we have the Cazal Legends collection, which is based on the original 1980’s designs

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Brand Focus - Christian Dior

Brand Focus - Christian Dior

March 21, 2017

This week we focus our attention on Christian Dior eyewear and Christian Dior Monsieur Eyewear. The Dior fashion house was established in the 1940’s yet the eyewear we currently stock online originate from the 1980’s. Despite early models from Christian Dior collection being manufactured by Tura in the USA, it was in 1966 that Austrian Born Wilhelm Anger claimed the Dior license .

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Cazal Legends - Offical Cazal Stockist

Cazal Legends - Offical Cazal Stockist

March 02, 2017

Were super excited to have just launched our first instalment of the Cazal Legends collection at Retro Spectacle. As an official stockist we are able to provide our growing customer base with one of the most renowned and iconic eyewear brands of the last half century.

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Brand Focus - Anglo American Eyewear

Brand Focus - Anglo American Eyewear

February 07, 2017

Were focusing our attention to the fabulous Anglo American Optical. Founded in London in 1882, it is to date one of the longest standing optical frame manufacturers around.

When viewing our collection, it's interesting to note of the correlation between Anglo American frames and the leading styles marketed today.

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All I Want For Christmas Is....

All I Want For Christmas Is....

December 08, 2016

With the festive season now upon us and party invites beginning to flow be sure not to disappoint with lack lustre eyewear.

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Black Friday - Cyber Monday 20% off all frames

Black Friday - Cyber Monday 20% off all frames

November 13, 2016

To enable our customers to get ahead of the sales crowd Retro Spectacle will start its Black Friday sale a day earlier - from 0700 hours GMT on Thursday 24th November

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