Robert recommends

Robert Roope has been the optician to celebrities and discerning individuals for 50 years. He has now trained an AI to help you find the perfect frame, that is both a sound geometric fit and a design that really suits you.

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Our Frames.


Explore the designs that have endured the test of time.
All your favourite frames in one page.

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Kiera Courtt wears Cozy glasses by @kirktruman.

Browse our selection and discover the latest bestselling acetate from the Black Eyewear collection.

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Our frames

The Quartet

A selection of frames inspired by Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue", a classic 1950s jazz albums.
Davis played trumpet sublime with his ensemble featuring some of the greatest jazz musicians of the era: pianist Bill Evans, saxophonists John Coltrane and Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley.

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Black Eyewear's panto glasses collection.

Make a subtle statement with our panto glasses, these retro-inspired iconic styles are designed to add a vintage feel to your everyday look.

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  • AVIATOR SUNGLASSES. Whether you're hitting the road or lounging by the beach, these timeless shades offer both style and sun protection.

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  • LARGE GLASSES. Browse our collection of frames designed to beautifully fit and architecturally frame wider faces.

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Discover the story behind Black Eyewear.

"I wanted to rescue the bold, iconic eyewear styles of the 50s"

Our lab.

Prescription lenses

With a catalogue of over 200 frames, it’s nice to remember that Black Eyewear originated from our independent optical practice just outside of London.

For more than 40 years, our Lab Team’s focus and passion has been to make sure that you’ll be seeing the world with the best possible vision. 

Now you can order high-quality prescription glasses and sunglasses online.

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