November 21st, 2014
We’re pleased to announce that Robert Roope, designer of Black Eyewear, has been chosen by Selfridges for a new initiative, Bright Old Things, to take place in the new year. Robert has been given a dedicated Oxford street window which will spotlight his creative vision, he is collaborating with a designer who will participate in London Collections:Men, Todd Selby has visited Goodge Street to capture Robert in his creative space and Black Eyewear glasses and sunglasses will be sold in Selfridges!
Read more on Selfridges’ Press Release below:
Selfridges announces a new twist on Bright Young Things – press release
November 14th, 2014
Choirmaster Gareth Malone coached a group of celebrities in order to produce a single for Children in Need. A specs wearer, you can see Gareth in frames very reminiscent of the NHS 524 here:
BBC I-Player: Gareth Malone’s All Star Choir
November 3rd, 2014
Black Eyewear took part in St Albans Fashion Week once again this year with frames modelled in two catwalk shows, the Luxe Show and the Cathedral Catwalk Show. Here are some photos from the week.
September 26th, 2014
The Goodwood Revival is not only the world’s most historic motor race meeting but is also the only meeting to be staged completely in a nostalgic time capsule of the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
Every year Robert Roope heads to Goodwood with vintage eyewear and his own collection, Black Eyewear.
Here are a few of our favourite moments from the weekend:
September 14th, 2014
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.
September 12th, 2014
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.
August 18th, 2014
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.
GOODWOOD REVIVAL 2013 PORTRAITS
July 30th, 2014
A burst of pink for your summer sunglasses!