The launch of the Goodge Street Shop took place Thursday 11th July 2013 and was a huge success thanks to friends and colleagues who joined us. There were drinks, canapés, live jazz (thanks to Nathan Haines), a competition and of course Black Eyewear glasses and sunglasses!
Posts Tagged ‘eyewear designer’
Yes that’s right, we’ve hit the big time! It is every designer’s dream to make the cut and be featured in the great tome that is the September Issue of a popular fashion magazine. Black Eyewear Monk has succeeded where others have failed and if you go down to a newstand today and pick up Elle Magazine September 2011 you will see our contribution to the future of fashion.
Robert Roope Opticians has launched a new website, RobertRoope.com! On it you will find information about the Opticians as well as about Roope Vintage and Black Eyewear. The website offers directions to the shop in St Albans and keeps our customers up to date through our Press pages and Blog. We also provide Videos to advise customers on how to choose glasses and sunglasses. If you wish to make an appointment to visit us simply Contact us. We hope you enjoy browsing our new site!
Jazz great Dave Brubeck turns 90 next week on 6th December!
This week he is being celebrated across the UK with a variety of tributes, interviews, and concerts.
Tonight don’t miss the first in a two part interview where Jamie Cullum interviews the legendary jazz pianist and composer. This interview will be broadcast on BBC Radio 2 at 7 pm this evening. In a unique interview recorded at the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival, Jamie asks his hero all the questions he has always wanted answered. The second part will go out next week 7th December.
Friday 3rd December BBC4 at 9pm a new documentary, (co-produced by Clint Eastwood) Dave Brubeck – In His Own Sweet Way, tells Brubeck’s personal story. This Arena program traces Brubeck’s career from his first musical experiences to the overwhelming success of the Dave Brubeck Quartet and the iconic status he and his varied forms of musical expression have achieved.
Dave Brubeck is one of the Jazz Greats who inspired the Black Eyewear collection at www.blackeyewear.com. His style led to the creation of glasses such as the Bix, Tatum, and most recently the JayJay.
Please join us in wishing Jazz Great Dave Brubeck a very happy birthday!