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Your go-to place for tips and advice on all things eye and eyewear related, as well as style notes and inspiration.

  • Have You Used Our Free Home Trial Service Yet?

    If you’ve ever wanted to try on your glasses before you buy them, you’ll love our free Home Trial. Created with the purpose of making buying glasses easier, this is a service to know.

  • Find My Shape: The Heart Face Shape Guide

    We’re back with the last instalment of our Find My Shape series. We’re ending the series with a spotlight on heart-shaped faces. Read on to find out more! You could say we left

  • Find My Shape: The Round Face Shape Guide

    We’re back with another instalment of our Find My Shape series. Today, it’s all about round faces and how to make this shape truly shine. Read on to find out more! Look to

Are We Seeing The End Of Glasses As We Know It?

September 15th, 2010|

The question in the news right now is 'could glasses soon be history?' It turns out scientists have identified a gene that causes short-sightedness and have predicted they will reduce the number of individuals with short-sightedness within a decade. So

David Beckham’s New Specs

September 13th, 2010|

It appears that even David Beckham can't resist a pair of geek chic specs! The thick black frames have also been worn by celebs including Myleene Klass and Justin Timberlake. Fancy a pair? See our stylish retro collection for a

Glasses Direct In The Press: Sunday Times Style

September 8th, 2010|

See Jamie Murray Wells in the weekend's Sunday Times Style magazine alongside a carefully selected group of other successful individuals in their twenties. This interesting article describes the notion of  'Generation Y' and how these could be the ones shaking

New Frame Design By Prada

September 8th, 2010|

Check out this very cool new frame design from Prada's eyewear collection spotted in the Evening Standard and Grazia magazine today. You can view our retro frame collection here.

Top Tips: How Often Should You Have An Eye Test?

September 6th, 2010|

Check out our blog for regular updates from one of our Dispensing Opticians here at Glasses Direct. Jon will be talking about a range of issues that you will find helpful. Feel free to post comments or contact us through

Glasses Through The Ages

August 24th, 2010|

Many of us fashionistas discovered a long time ago that the global fashion wardrobe works in mysterious ways. Time after time the once-forgotten styles jump back into our closets – often with added jazzy details. This realisation got my glasses

A Special Thank You To Glasses Direct

August 24th, 2010|

Here at Glasses Direct we always love to hear from our customers and Kathleen Marshall has kindly taken the time to thank us in a poem! After giving her a call to let her know how impressed we all were,

Glasses Direct In The press: The Guardian

August 24th, 2010|

Our perception of glasses has moved on so much over the years. Whereas glasses used to be seen as geeky and unfashionable, you now see people who don't even need to wear glasses lining up for a pair of frames