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Archive for the ‘Round’ Category

Round Glasses

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Looking for a little individuality, a way to stand out from the crowd?  Try a pair of round glasses.  They will make you look studious, inquisitive and can soften an angular face.

Three Days in May

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Now on at Trafalgar Studios in London is history play Three Days in May by Ben Brown.  With Warren Clarke starring as Churchill you would be correct in thinking there is going to be some vintage eyewear 1940s style eyewear throughout.  Here’s a preview:

Famous Analysts Prefer Round Frames

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Freud, Adler and Jung all wore round glasses.   Were they merely following the fashion of their time or does this say something of their psyches?

Shopping for Prescription Sunglasses?

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Just because you wear glasses doesn’t mean you must suffer in the sun!  We can fit prescription sunglass lenses to most of our frames.  Simply choose a frame, enter prescription details and choose the sunglass tint you prefer.  Here are a few style recommendations for Summer!

Retro 50s


Designer Vintage

Cats Eye


Linda Hunt AKA ‘Hettie Lang’ in Round Frames

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

The iconic actress Linda Hunt who plays the irascible and infinitely curious character ‘Hetty Lang’ in hit TV show NCIS LA wears some fantastic large round frames which are identical to the Anglo American 400.  In spite of her tiny size the other characters find her quite intimidating.  Might it have something to do with her imposing glasses?

We also spot a resemblance with ‘Edna Mode’; cartoon character fashion designer from the Disney film The Incredibles.  Edna’s no-nonsense personality and round glasses are a direct homage to Edith Head, Hollywood costume designer extraordinaire, but we think she looks a lot like Hetty Lang as well.