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Jamie on TV

Our esteemed leader, Jamie Murray Wells, has been appearing recently on a couple of TV shows. Firstly on BBCs working lunch discussing the company and other matters (video only available until 26th november) Then reviewing some of the more interesting

2014-11-04T16:03:49+00:00 November 21st, 2008|

Asymmetric Specs

I think I've got some pretty cool specs, but these are pretty damn trendy: Asymmetric glasses, the latest thing from Italian designers SugarKane. I'm not convinced I could carry them off, but I still think they're fantastic.

2014-11-04T16:03:49+00:00 November 18th, 2008|

Halloween Horrors

Yes it might be scary out there on All Hallows Eve, opening your door to find a 4-foot devil demanding something sugary to satisfy his wicked tooth. Or more than likely these days finding a gaggle on your doorstep requesting

2008-10-31T15:28:18+00:00 October 31st, 2008|

The optical hit list

Thought I'd just publish this little list of songs I found which are related to glasses and/or eyes. You will find a selection of them on our 'on-hold' music Let me know if you can think of any others you

2014-11-04T16:04:05+00:00 October 21st, 2008|

Britney, Lohan, Arnie & Bosworth – trying on specs

One major issue that lots of people have with trying glasses online is wondering what they'll look like on your face. At Glasses Direct we have the most advanced facial recognition software in the UK industry on our site -

2014-11-04T16:04:06+00:00 September 26th, 2008|

PD’s and the real views of opticians

Image from zach_manchester In my last post I discussed some of the basic reasons that glasses are so expensive - cross subsidisation of the services offered by the glasses themselves (ie, they don't charge the true cost for eye tests,

2014-11-04T16:04:06+00:00 August 22nd, 2008|

Great glasses style advice video

Glasses - stylebayarea.com from pb on Vimeo This is a video from the San Francisco blog stylebayarea.com The presenter discusses different styles, touches on how to choose your glasses, and generally gives some ideas for glasses style. It has some

2014-11-04T16:04:06+00:00 August 18th, 2008|

Glasses are important to how you’re perceived!

It really cheeses me off that a lot of people don't realise how important glasses really are. A recent family do highlighted the fact to me. A distant relation, a bank manager, had a broken pair of glasses, yet hadn't

2014-11-04T16:04:06+00:00 August 15th, 2008|