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Posts Tagged ‘oval frames’

D-Day Anniversary

Friday, June 6th, 2014

As the nation and the world commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings today, we look at some popular frame styles of the time; antique vintage and authentic reproduction.




Vintage Oval Glasses in Anna Karenina

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Russian classic Anna Karenina has yet again been made into a film.  This version features a screenplay written by Tom Stoppard and stars Kiera Knightley (Anna Karenina) and Jude Law (Count Vronsky).  The character Count Vronsky wears vintage oval glasses appropriate to the period and similar to our Saville Row Oval Padless Gold frames.



Oval Glasses in Hugo

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Billed as the movie to see this Christmas Martin Scorcese’s adaptation of the book The Invention of Hugo Cabret is a heart warming story of an orphan boy’s quest to solve the mystery rregarding the death of his father and disappearance of his uncle.  The film boasts a stellar cast including Jude Law, Christopher Lee, Emily Mortimer, Ray Winstone, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Ben Kingsley.  Jude Law, as Hugo’s mechanically minded father, wears classic metal oval glasses.   Be sure not to miss this film that is destined to become a classic, in cinemas now.