Journal

An archive of insight into our inspirations and journey. Famous names, thoughfully crafted frames, and all things Black Eyewear.
Garland in New Colours January 02 2023 Voluminous, super square sunglasses for extra mystery. Bold and beautiful oversized Garland is one of the most recognizable frames in...
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Black Eyewear Woman | Chef Andi Oliver on lockdown life, food and music. January 02 2023 The utterly brilliant Andi Oliver takes us through a few of her favourite cookbooks, music and projects, against the backdrop...
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THE ICONS ARE BACK! January 02 2023 Timelessness is one of the principles guiding Black Eyewear’s design process. We strive to create a product that will remain...
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Optician’s Notes: Sunglasses Lenses January 04 2023 As Sunglasses Season approaches, our optical team walks us through Black Eyewear’s offer of sunglasses lenses. “At Black Eyewear we...
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What is my pupillary distance and how to measure it? January 02 2023 The pupillary distance (PD for short) is the distance between the centers of each pupil. We need this measurement so...
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Eyewear History: The 1950s & the Origins of Modern Eyewear January 04 2023 One of the great eyewear innovations of the 19th century initially had nothing to do with eyewear. Rather it was...
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The Perfect Fit: The Centre Joint VS The High Joint January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer Robert Roope explains how joints design can have quite specific effects on the architecture of...
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A Modern Take on Tortoiseshells January 04 2023 The new. The classic. The funny. The daring. Black Eyewear Founder and Designer Robert Roope walks us through the variety...
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Composer and documentary maker Peter Urpeth on creativity and the unstoppable power of community and jazz in Harlem. January 04 2023 You’re a pianist and composer who for more than thirty years has worked in jazz and free improvisation. What brought...
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The Perfect Fit: Large Frames January 04 2023 For this chapter of the Black Eyewear's perfect fit series, we talk large frames and how to choose them.
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Remembering The Great Trudy Pitts January 04 2023 A gifted organist, pianist and vocalist, Dr. Trudy Pitts played with some of the finest jazz musicians around (including Coltrane,...
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Black Eyewear Woman: Jane Foster, Illustrator January 04 2023 Jane Foster is both an inspiration and a motivating force for finding your own rhythm and turning it into a...
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The Perfect Fit: The Upper Rim design January 04 2023 Black Eyewear designer Robert Roope is a master of ‘the fit’ – having worked for more than 50 years in...
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Babs Odunlami on Black Excellence January 04 2023 Babs Odunlami is a London-based men’s stylist with a deeply rooted respect and affinity for menswear. He founded the men’s...
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Jazz Documentaries for Streaming Now January 04 2023 Watch | Our picks of Jazz documentaries to stream now. Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser | Expanding on footage of...
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The Perfect Fit: The Keyhole Bridge vs the Regular Bridge January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer illustrates the main differences between the always popular Keyhole bridge and the regular bridge design,...
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Garland in New Colours January 02 2023 Voluminous, super square sunglasses for extra mystery. Bold and beautiful oversized Garland is one of the most recognizable frames in...
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Black Eyewear Woman | Chef Andi Oliver on lockdown life, food and music. January 02 2023 The utterly brilliant Andi Oliver takes us through a few of her favourite cookbooks, music and projects, against the backdrop...
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THE ICONS ARE BACK! January 02 2023 Timelessness is one of the principles guiding Black Eyewear’s design process. We strive to create a product that will remain...
Continue reading
Optician’s Notes: Sunglasses Lenses January 04 2023 As Sunglasses Season approaches, our optical team walks us through Black Eyewear’s offer of sunglasses lenses. “At Black Eyewear we...
Continue reading
What is my pupillary distance and how to measure it? January 02 2023 The pupillary distance (PD for short) is the distance between the centers of each pupil. We need this measurement so...
Continue reading
Eyewear History: The 1950s & the Origins of Modern Eyewear January 04 2023 One of the great eyewear innovations of the 19th century initially had nothing to do with eyewear. Rather it was...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Centre Joint VS The High Joint January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer Robert Roope explains how joints design can have quite specific effects on the architecture of...
Continue reading
A Modern Take on Tortoiseshells January 04 2023 The new. The classic. The funny. The daring. Black Eyewear Founder and Designer Robert Roope walks us through the variety...
Continue reading
Composer and documentary maker Peter Urpeth on creativity and the unstoppable power of community and jazz in Harlem. January 04 2023 You’re a pianist and composer who for more than thirty years has worked in jazz and free improvisation. What brought...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: Large Frames January 04 2023 For this chapter of the Black Eyewear's perfect fit series, we talk large frames and how to choose them.
Continue reading
Remembering The Great Trudy Pitts January 04 2023 A gifted organist, pianist and vocalist, Dr. Trudy Pitts played with some of the finest jazz musicians around (including Coltrane,...
Continue reading
Black Eyewear Woman: Jane Foster, Illustrator January 04 2023 Jane Foster is both an inspiration and a motivating force for finding your own rhythm and turning it into a...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Upper Rim design January 04 2023 Black Eyewear designer Robert Roope is a master of ‘the fit’ – having worked for more than 50 years in...
Continue reading
Babs Odunlami on Black Excellence January 04 2023 Babs Odunlami is a London-based men’s stylist with a deeply rooted respect and affinity for menswear. He founded the men’s...
Continue reading
Jazz Documentaries for Streaming Now January 04 2023 Watch | Our picks of Jazz documentaries to stream now. Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser | Expanding on footage of...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Keyhole Bridge vs the Regular Bridge January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer illustrates the main differences between the always popular Keyhole bridge and the regular bridge design,...
Continue reading
Garland in New Colours January 02 2023 Voluminous, super square sunglasses for extra mystery. Bold and beautiful oversized Garland is one of the most recognizable frames in...
Continue reading
Black Eyewear Woman | Chef Andi Oliver on lockdown life, food and music. January 02 2023 The utterly brilliant Andi Oliver takes us through a few of her favourite cookbooks, music and projects, against the backdrop...
Continue reading
THE ICONS ARE BACK! January 02 2023 Timelessness is one of the principles guiding Black Eyewear’s design process. We strive to create a product that will remain...
Continue reading
Optician’s Notes: Sunglasses Lenses January 04 2023 As Sunglasses Season approaches, our optical team walks us through Black Eyewear’s offer of sunglasses lenses. “At Black Eyewear we...
Continue reading
What is my pupillary distance and how to measure it? January 02 2023 The pupillary distance (PD for short) is the distance between the centers of each pupil. We need this measurement so...
Continue reading
Eyewear History: The 1950s & the Origins of Modern Eyewear January 04 2023 One of the great eyewear innovations of the 19th century initially had nothing to do with eyewear. Rather it was...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Centre Joint VS The High Joint January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer Robert Roope explains how joints design can have quite specific effects on the architecture of...
Continue reading
A Modern Take on Tortoiseshells January 04 2023 The new. The classic. The funny. The daring. Black Eyewear Founder and Designer Robert Roope walks us through the variety...
Continue reading
Composer and documentary maker Peter Urpeth on creativity and the unstoppable power of community and jazz in Harlem. January 04 2023 You’re a pianist and composer who for more than thirty years has worked in jazz and free improvisation. What brought...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: Large Frames January 04 2023 For this chapter of the Black Eyewear's perfect fit series, we talk large frames and how to choose them.
Continue reading
Remembering The Great Trudy Pitts January 04 2023 A gifted organist, pianist and vocalist, Dr. Trudy Pitts played with some of the finest jazz musicians around (including Coltrane,...
Continue reading
Black Eyewear Woman: Jane Foster, Illustrator January 04 2023 Jane Foster is both an inspiration and a motivating force for finding your own rhythm and turning it into a...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Upper Rim design January 04 2023 Black Eyewear designer Robert Roope is a master of ‘the fit’ – having worked for more than 50 years in...
Continue reading
Babs Odunlami on Black Excellence January 04 2023 Babs Odunlami is a London-based men’s stylist with a deeply rooted respect and affinity for menswear. He founded the men’s...
Continue reading
Jazz Documentaries for Streaming Now January 04 2023 Watch | Our picks of Jazz documentaries to stream now. Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser | Expanding on footage of...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Keyhole Bridge vs the Regular Bridge January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer illustrates the main differences between the always popular Keyhole bridge and the regular bridge design,...
Continue reading
Garland in New Colours January 02 2023 Voluminous, super square sunglasses for extra mystery. Bold and beautiful oversized Garland is one of the most recognizable frames in...
Continue reading
Black Eyewear Woman | Chef Andi Oliver on lockdown life, food and music. January 02 2023 The utterly brilliant Andi Oliver takes us through a few of her favourite cookbooks, music and projects, against the backdrop...
Continue reading
THE ICONS ARE BACK! January 02 2023 Timelessness is one of the principles guiding Black Eyewear’s design process. We strive to create a product that will remain...
Continue reading
Optician’s Notes: Sunglasses Lenses January 04 2023 As Sunglasses Season approaches, our optical team walks us through Black Eyewear’s offer of sunglasses lenses. “At Black Eyewear we...
Continue reading
What is my pupillary distance and how to measure it? January 02 2023 The pupillary distance (PD for short) is the distance between the centers of each pupil. We need this measurement so...
Continue reading
Eyewear History: The 1950s & the Origins of Modern Eyewear January 04 2023 One of the great eyewear innovations of the 19th century initially had nothing to do with eyewear. Rather it was...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Centre Joint VS The High Joint January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer Robert Roope explains how joints design can have quite specific effects on the architecture of...
Continue reading
A Modern Take on Tortoiseshells January 04 2023 The new. The classic. The funny. The daring. Black Eyewear Founder and Designer Robert Roope walks us through the variety...
Continue reading
Composer and documentary maker Peter Urpeth on creativity and the unstoppable power of community and jazz in Harlem. January 04 2023 You’re a pianist and composer who for more than thirty years has worked in jazz and free improvisation. What brought...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: Large Frames January 04 2023 For this chapter of the Black Eyewear's perfect fit series, we talk large frames and how to choose them.
Continue reading
Remembering The Great Trudy Pitts January 04 2023 A gifted organist, pianist and vocalist, Dr. Trudy Pitts played with some of the finest jazz musicians around (including Coltrane,...
Continue reading
Black Eyewear Woman: Jane Foster, Illustrator January 04 2023 Jane Foster is both an inspiration and a motivating force for finding your own rhythm and turning it into a...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Upper Rim design January 04 2023 Black Eyewear designer Robert Roope is a master of ‘the fit’ – having worked for more than 50 years in...
Continue reading
Babs Odunlami on Black Excellence January 04 2023 Babs Odunlami is a London-based men’s stylist with a deeply rooted respect and affinity for menswear. He founded the men’s...
Continue reading
Jazz Documentaries for Streaming Now January 04 2023 Watch | Our picks of Jazz documentaries to stream now. Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser | Expanding on footage of...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Keyhole Bridge vs the Regular Bridge January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer illustrates the main differences between the always popular Keyhole bridge and the regular bridge design,...
Continue reading
Garland in New Colours January 02 2023 Voluminous, super square sunglasses for extra mystery. Bold and beautiful oversized Garland is one of the most recognizable frames in...
Continue reading
Black Eyewear Woman | Chef Andi Oliver on lockdown life, food and music. January 02 2023 The utterly brilliant Andi Oliver takes us through a few of her favourite cookbooks, music and projects, against the backdrop...
Continue reading
THE ICONS ARE BACK! January 02 2023 Timelessness is one of the principles guiding Black Eyewear’s design process. We strive to create a product that will remain...
Continue reading
Optician’s Notes: Sunglasses Lenses January 04 2023 As Sunglasses Season approaches, our optical team walks us through Black Eyewear’s offer of sunglasses lenses. “At Black Eyewear we...
Continue reading
What is my pupillary distance and how to measure it? January 02 2023 The pupillary distance (PD for short) is the distance between the centers of each pupil. We need this measurement so...
Continue reading
Eyewear History: The 1950s & the Origins of Modern Eyewear January 04 2023 One of the great eyewear innovations of the 19th century initially had nothing to do with eyewear. Rather it was...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Centre Joint VS The High Joint January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer Robert Roope explains how joints design can have quite specific effects on the architecture of...
Continue reading
A Modern Take on Tortoiseshells January 04 2023 The new. The classic. The funny. The daring. Black Eyewear Founder and Designer Robert Roope walks us through the variety...
Continue reading
Composer and documentary maker Peter Urpeth on creativity and the unstoppable power of community and jazz in Harlem. January 04 2023 You’re a pianist and composer who for more than thirty years has worked in jazz and free improvisation. What brought...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: Large Frames January 04 2023 For this chapter of the Black Eyewear's perfect fit series, we talk large frames and how to choose them.
Continue reading
Remembering The Great Trudy Pitts January 04 2023 A gifted organist, pianist and vocalist, Dr. Trudy Pitts played with some of the finest jazz musicians around (including Coltrane,...
Continue reading
Black Eyewear Woman: Jane Foster, Illustrator January 04 2023 Jane Foster is both an inspiration and a motivating force for finding your own rhythm and turning it into a...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Upper Rim design January 04 2023 Black Eyewear designer Robert Roope is a master of ‘the fit’ – having worked for more than 50 years in...
Continue reading
Babs Odunlami on Black Excellence January 04 2023 Babs Odunlami is a London-based men’s stylist with a deeply rooted respect and affinity for menswear. He founded the men’s...
Continue reading
Jazz Documentaries for Streaming Now January 04 2023 Watch | Our picks of Jazz documentaries to stream now. Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser | Expanding on footage of...
Continue reading
The Perfect Fit: The Keyhole Bridge vs the Regular Bridge January 04 2023 Black Eyewear founder and designer illustrates the main differences between the always popular Keyhole bridge and the regular bridge design,...
Continue reading