Will Mr Sloane ever get his life together? Followers of Sky Atlantic’s new series Mr Sloane will be tuning in Friday night at 9pm to find out. While eagerly anticipated this romantic comedy, created by Robert B. Weide and starring Nick Frost, won’t appeal to everyone as Mr Sloane’s antics are totally cringe-worthy! True to character, slightly behind the times, Mr Sloane wears glasses of the 1950s while the rest of the world is speeding into the swinging sixties. Here are our picks that best match his classic retro 50s and metal combination eyewear choices.
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Last night’s episode of Mr Selfridge showcased lead character, Harry Gordon in a pair of round frames similar to our Black Eyewear Chico. A fabulous period drama based on London’s famous Oxford Street store.
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!
Have you seen BBC Two drama Top of the Lake? We spotted director Jane Campion, in a film about the making of the TV miniseries, in some very stylish glasses and sunglasses along with her co creator Gerard Lee.
Gerard Lee’s glasses are like the very traditional Saville Row.
Marple – a Caribbean Mystery, which was shown Sunday night on ITV, featured some stunning cat eye sunglasses. Classic 1950s styles were worn by Hermione Norris as Evelyn Hillingdon and MyAnna Buring as Lucky Dyson who turned out not to be so lucky. Miss Marple managed to make quite an impression on the crochety old Rafiel played by Antony Sher who wore frames similar to the Black Eyewear ‘Artie’.
If you happened to see Agnetha: Abba and After last night on BBC One last night you will have seen a fantastic selection of eyewear from the 60s and 70s as well as an interesting and informative documentary. If you didn’t see it, go to iPlayer now! Here is a selection of optical highlights.
Agnetha and her father