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Spectacles

Welcome, Rufford. Our first library frame.

Perhaps a little overdue, like every book we’ve ever borrowed, we've added a library frame to our shelves.

Spectacles

Somers, of Somers Town.

Somers’ shape is what you might call a modern classic, inspired by the NHS’ 524 spectacle.

Spectacles

Welcome, Grafton.

Grafton’s name derives from Grafton Place, a quiet side street just south of Euston station, in the district of Somers Town.

Spectacles

The Evolution of the Folding Eyeglass

Calshot Fold is our first folding frame, elegantly sliding into its diminutively-sized, handmade leather case.

Spectacles

A brief history of British spectacle sizes.

The human head comes in many shapes and sizes. But, as anyone who has ever spent hours grasping fruitlessly at frames will tell you, spectacles often do not.

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Spectacles • Design

Introducing Pakenham and Holford

We welcome a quintuple of new pastel colours, in two slender silhouettes, Pakenham and Holford. Pakenham takes more than a nod to 80s style, Holford is a lightweight understated frame.

Spectacles • Bespoke

A frame made of wool

In 2017 we collaborated with British company SolidWool, a company that manufactures a beautiful, unique and sustainable composite material made from wool, to make a truly unique pair of spectacles.

Cubitts • Spectacles • King's Cross

Introducing Keystone.

Keystone. A curving confluence of lightweight acetate and sleek engineering.

Cubitts • Spectacles • Glasses

INTRODUCING BROADFIELD AND GUILFORD

They say good things come in pairs, and we’re inclined to agree. Case in point, the arrival of two new members of the metals collection: Broadfield and Guilford.