Eyewear History: Metal Combination Frames
BROWLINE – OR METAL COMBINATION – FRAMES ARE A STYLE OF EYEWEAR FEATURING “BOLD” ACETATE UPPER RIMS THAT RESEMBLE EYEBROWS COMBINED WITH LOWER METAL RIMS.
Black Eyewear designs capture the spirit of the 1950s. This reverence for the past comes with a unique challenge: today’s faces are distinctively bigger than 70 years ago. Browse our LARGE COLLECTION For economic reasons, the manufacture of eyewear has focused on small and medium-sized frames and sunglasses. This has left a gap in the availability of larger sizes […]
Black Eyewear designer Robert Roope is a master of ‘the fit’ – having worked for more than 50 years in the business of optics – and he shares with us his tips on finding the perfect frame for your unique face shape starting from one of the fit early markers: the upper rim design.
Round glasses have stood the test of time. Meet our bestselling round eyewear styles for all face shapes. The enduring legacy of round frames began during the roaring 20s, where they were pushed to the forefront of style by the increasing affordability and accessibility of eyewear. Worn by luminaries of the day, the shape finds itself living […]
For those of you who are good at DIY, we’ve put together some tips for you to try temporary fixes for damaged or uncomfortable glasses which should help you manage until you get proper help at your local optician. As always, proceed with care! These tips are intended to tide you over until you get […]
It really is all about ‘the fit’. Your frames should beautifully and architecturally frame the structure of your face. Black Eyewear designer Robert Roope is a master of ‘the fit’ – having worked for more than 50 years in the business of optics. “Like Frank Gehry‘s architecture embraces the landscapes […]
We speak to Chaz Langley of Langley’s Eye Photography about keeping the creative spirit alive during these challenging times and on the tools and rituals that help everyday practice. Chaz Langley is no stranger to the camera lens – from behind it, that is. A multi-talented singer and photographer, Chaz hails from Nashville, TN and […]
“MOORE is all about the curves and the lines. The designer was very inspired by the work of Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore.”– Robert Roope A fashion editor’s favourite, MOORE was inspired by the work of Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. Now available in two bridge sizes! The MOORE is a sculptured angular design with […]