Black Eyewear is known for anything but black! The glasses and sunglasses are available in striking colours which are very popular for use in eye catching fashion shoots. It came as no surprise then that the ‘Abbey‘, Red Cherry, featured in the September issue of Cosmopolitan.
That’s right, our favourite time of year, this weekend is Goodwood Revival! We’re back exhibiting in the Revival Market, Stand 103. We look forward to catching up with old friends, making new acquaintances and generally having a good time so stop by, visit us and try on a few pairs of glasses.
Last week’s BBC 2 historical drama Castles in the Sky was the wonderful telling of the invention of the radar which was so important in the Battle of Britain. Starring Eddie Izzard as spectacle-wearing inventor Robert Watson-Watt, actors Alex Jennings and Julian Rhind-Tutt also wore glasses appropriate to the 1940s as Henry Tizzard and Albert Percival Rowe.
Roope Vintage loves exhibiting at Goodwood Revival where there is such a fantastic atmosphere and so much fun to be had! We will be there again this year and are sharing this video we made of last year’s escapades to help to heighten the anticipation.
Television presenter Dawn O’Porter is currently host of the Channel 4 show This Old Thing: The Vintage Clothes Show. A vintage lover herself, we spotted Dawn and her husband Chris O’Dowd browsing the vintage eyewear styles on the Roope Vintage stand at Goodwood Revival last year.
We say grab any excuse to celebrate on a lovely day like today. Did you know July 14th is Bastille Day. Embrace your inner Francophile, get decked out in blue white and red and don’t forget your Eiffel Tower sunglasses!
There has been some controversy recently about Education Secretary Michael Gove’s proposal to exclude certain American literary texts from the English Literature GCSE syllabus. One title bandied about is Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird.
This classic story will be adapted for the stage and presented at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre from 28 August 2014 – 13 September 2014. We’ve looked at the glasses worn by Gregory Peck in the film version in a previous blog post. Here we speculate about those featuring in this stage production.