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The Oscars of Cleaning Cloth design

And the winner is...... On January 27th we launched a competition to design our new cleaning cloth. Our microfibre cloths go out free with all our glasses and needed an overhaul. You can see the old cloth design, my own


Jamie and Kevin pick and pack your glasses

Ever since we launched our 10-day Home Trial program last week, our fulfillment team have been heroically picking and packing thousands of glasses to ship out to customers. So today our Founder, Jamie Murray Wells and our CEO Kevin Cornils


Getting Crafty With Your Specs

One of our customers, Liz, sent in this fantastic patchwork glasses case that she made for her blue Cuba Libre glasses. We think it's really creative and would love to see if you have made anything similar for looking after


UK First: 10-day Home Trials Launched.

Ever since we first made buying spectacles over the web possible, we’ve been searching for innovative ways to let you ‘try before you buy’. Back in 2005 we launched the world’s first virtual mirror on our website. Today, we’ve created


Scandal, or storm in a teacup?

Lot 364 at New York's Antiquorum Auctioneers had a reserve of about $20,000 and by the end of the auction, bids had been received for up to the staggering amount of $2 million. But the highly popular auction for Mahatma


The Glasses Direct Red Nose Day cake bake

All week we've been deciding on our recipes and cooking up ideas for our Red Nose Day cake baking competition! Rick, our Online Marketing Manager even got his kids helping out: All day we're going to be trying to sell


Update on our Cleaning Cloth Design Competition

This year we asked for ideas, pictures, suggestions for the design on the front of our free microfibre cleaning cloth that comes with each pair of specs that we ship. You can see the original post about the competion here.