February 24th, 2014
We Brits love nothing more than staying indoors on a cold, blustery day and watching a good movie. So many great films were nominated for this year’s BAFTAS, we couldn’t help but share our favourites with you and congratulate the winners!
Blue Jasmine – “Leading Actress in 2014”
Directed by Woody Allen, Jasmine (Cate Blanchett), removes herself from the New York socialite lifestyle and moves in with her estranged sister in San Francisco to try and repair her self-image.
Sleeping with the fishes – “British short animation 2014”
A struggling young widow Alexis, (Gina Rodriguez), has hit rock bottom until her sister Kayla, (Ana Ortiz) persuades her to try a different career, find love again and makes a fresh start.
American Hustle – “Make-up and hair 2014” & “Supporting Actress 2014″
Con-man Irving (Christian Bale) and partner Sydney (Amy Adams) are forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie (Bradley Cooper). Pushed into the world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia, Rosalyn, Irving’s unpredictable wife, (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the plug and bring their world’s crashing down.
The Great Beauty – “Film not in the English language 2014”
Journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. At 65, he now looks past the extravagant parties and cafés to find Rome in all its glory: a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
December 9th, 2013
Marking the 50th anniversary of the Great Train Robbery comes a highly anticipated two-part drama from the BBC with plenty of 60′s frames to keep Roope Vintage lovers entertained!
Keep your eyes pealed for the premier on 18th Dec.
November 21st, 2013
Last month Courtney Pine was a headlining act at the Cork Guinness Jazz Festival. Promoting the show he was snapped proudly showing off his Courtney sunglasses in Red Transparent.
November 17th, 2013
Brighten up your wardrobe this Winter with our Zoot sunglasses, now available in 6 more vibrant colours;
Crimson, Lavender, Navy, Petrol, Plum and Toffee.
November 13th, 2013
What better way to kick-start the month than showcasing a collection of our boldest and brightest sunglasses on the UK’s longest catwalk, all part of St. Albans Fashion Week.
September 30th, 2013
Roope Vintage was at Goodwood again this year and with a record number of attendees we were pleased to see a large proportion of them in our stand over the 3 day event!
Here is a selection of our favourite photos. If you would like to see more of our photos please visit our Facebook Album and YouTube video.
September 27th, 2013
Did you see the Channel 4 Cutting Edge documentary Fabulous Fashionistas? Six ladies with an average age of 80 not afraid to be bold when it comes to fashion and eyewear!
If you are similarly daring go for colour and size, the brighter and bigger the better. We recommend the following Black Eyewear and Vintage 80s frames for making a statement.