Robert Roope Vintage

Archive for May, 2011

Plumen Lightbulb Designer Wears Vintage

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Design is important to us at Roope Vintage and is evident in our collection of vintage and reproduction glasses and sunglasses.  Design also runs in the Roope family.

London design group Hulger has won awards for its eco friendly light bulb, Plumen. The world’s first designer low-energy light bulb was co-designed by Nicholas Roope, son of Robert Roope.  Here he is wearing fab retro Anglo American Princeton glasses while demonstrating the versitility of the Plumen!

 

Dr Who in Black Eyewear

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The latest series of Dr Who got off to an exciting start over the Bank Holiday weekends.  The first two episodes were packed with fantastic 1950s frames as well as lots of FBI agents in black sunglasses.  Roope Vintage supplied frames to the show earlier this year so look out for Black Eyewear in future episodes!

 

 

 

 

 

Cool Colors for Summer

Monday, May 9th, 2011

We have added six fantastic new candy colors to our range of Retro 50s Retro 1D glasses.  They are the perfect specs for summer and are available as sunglasses.