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The Monocle

Monday, January 9th, 2017

 

For a vintage look you can’t go wrong with a monocle.  Eyewear doesn’t get much more vintage than that!  They can add the finishing touch to a fabulous retro revival outfit or you may simply find one incredibly useful as did a recent customer who purchased one to aid his map reading.  Roope Vintage offers both metal and acetate monocles on a cord.  They can be purchased as seen or fitted with a prescription lens.

 

Monocle Silver

 

 

 

 

 

Monocle Havana

We Wear Perfume

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Robert Roope, designer of Black Eyewear and founder of Roope Vintage was recently interviewed by We Wear Perfume on his thoughts on fragrance and why he wears Karl Lagerfeld for men.

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‘Life in Squares’ or in vintage glasses?

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Recent BBC2 drama mini-series Life in Squares was not received with huge acclaim however we noted it for the vintage frames.  Both the character of Lytton Strachey and that of the mature Virginia Woolf wear appropriate eyewear of the time.  For Lytton’s small metal oval gold frames try the OVAL ‘Olly‘ Gold.  Virginia’s bold round glasses are the spitting image of the Black Eyewear ‘Chico

Oval gold frames

Round vintage style glasses

Season’s Greetings

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Season’s Greetings from all of us at Roope Vintage.

Red and Green cat eye glasses

Blue Cat Eye Glasses

Goodwood Revival 2014

Friday, September 26th, 2014

The Goodwood Revival is not only the world’s most historic motor race meeting but is also the only meeting to be staged completely in a nostalgic time capsule of the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

Every year Robert Roope heads to Goodwood with vintage eyewear and his own collection, Black Eyewear.

Here are a few of our favourite moments from the weekend:

 

 

 

It’s Revival Time!

Friday, September 12th, 2014

That’s right, our favourite time of year, this weekend is Goodwood Revival!  We’re back exhibiting in the Revival Market, Stand 103.  We look forward to catching up with old friends, making new acquaintances and generally having a good time so stop by, visit us and try on a few pairs of glasses.

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Countdown to Goodwood Revival

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Roope Vintage loves exhibiting at Goodwood Revival where there is such a fantastic atmosphere and so much fun to be had!  We will be there again this year and are sharing this video we made of last year’s escapades to help to heighten the anticipation.

GOODWOOD REVIVAL 2013 PORTRAITS

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This Old Thing

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Television presenter Dawn O’Porter is currently host of the Channel 4 show This Old Thing: The Vintage Clothes Show.  A vintage lover herself, we spotted Dawn and her husband Chris O’Dowd browsing the vintage eyewear styles on the Roope Vintage stand at Goodwood Revival last year.

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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.

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Roope Vintage Goes to Goodwood Revival

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Roope Vintage was at Goodwood again this year and with a record number of attendees we were pleased to see a large proportion of them in our stand over the 3 day event!

Here is a selection of our favourite photos.  If you would like to see more of our photos please visit our Facebook Album and YouTube video.