Robert Roope Vintage

Archive for January, 2013

Hyde Park on Hudson

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Hyde Park on Hudson is a film about the love affair between FDR and Margaret Suckley and is based on her diaries.  The story centers around the weekend in  1939 when FDR was visited by the King and Queen of England in upstate New York.  With a touch of comedy Bill Murray portrays FDR and wears wonderful pince-nez glasses.  This British production has a stellar cast and will be released in the UK on the 1st of February.

 

 

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.  Our best selling round glasses include: ‘Chico‘ ‘Monk‘ and ‘Zoot’.

James Dean Glasses

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Cultural icon James Dean is known for his early tragic death and brooding good looks.  He was also a specs wearer and poster boy for classic frame styles of the 1950s.  Here we match his look with vintage eyewear from Roope Vintage.

 

 

 

Black Eyewear London

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Black Eyewear London has just opened at 38 Goodge Street, making journeys to our St Albans showroom unnecessary.  We welcomed our first customers Friday as we were setting up.  Be sure to visit soon for designer glasses and sunglasses.

38 Goodge Street

London

W1T 2QW

02076372144

 

Cat Eye Glasses

Monday, January 14th, 2013

A popular shape for ladies worn by glamour girls such as Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly, cat eye glasses are back in fashion!