Check out our cool web customers!
By sending us their photo in their sunglasses
they qualified for a 10% discount on their next pair.

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Timothy from Vancouver, Canada has been a regular customer over the years - and here he is in the Greek Isles
in the first pair he bought from us, the 1960's Ray-Ban Plainsman, here in Amber with the original BAUSCH &
LOMB green glass lenses. He has bought a few since, but this remains his favourite. We can see why, Tim -
they look great!
1960s Ray-Ban Plainsman by BAUSCH & LOMB
Andrew from Weybridge, UK bought a classic 1960's Rodenstock Mentone and asked for it to be fitted with
some prescription sun lenses. Great choice, Andrew, who has kindly sent us his photo relaxing on his lawn -
and for all our American friends, yes, we all live like this!
1930's leather sideshields
Johnny from Göteburg, Sweden loves his American Optical Everglades so much, he's asked us to tell him
when we get another in as he wants a spare. We know what you mean, Johnny - once you have tried the 60's
classics, you just want more! Don't worry, we'll let you know.
1930's leather sideshields
Here is Alan from Sunderland, UK by the River Wear next to Durham Cathedral. We realise it is a picturesque
scene but we also understand that you can't take your eyes off his 1940's/50's Windsor frame by Algha that we
fitted with our Klasik Brown mineral glass lenses. Nice Tootal scarf too, Alan!
1930's leather sideshields
Here is Martin from Leigh-on-Sea again - (see below). He was so impressed with his web site purchase, he took
a trip to London a few Sundays ago to visit our stall. Of course he was spoilt for choice, but pounced on these
crystal NHS frames from the 60's. Then he took them snowboarding in Norway! Too cool for words, Martin!
James from London is a tall guy and need a large frame - he found a perfect fit in this late 60's/early 70's pair
from Spanish makers, Barbudo. We happily fitted James' lenses and he kindly sent us his photo. Good choice,
Sólon from São Paulo need some cool sunglasses to wear driving in all that Brazilian sunshine and went for these
English 1950's Algha frames fitted with our Klasik G15 mineral glass lenses. Now he is okay to keep the top down
in his fabulous 1960's Shelby AC Cobra. Says Sólon : "Thanks my friend. Few days ago I received my sunglasses,
very nice!!! Now I got photos with my Cobra and the Sunglasses, good combination. Hope you can use it in your
site gallery."
Our pleasure, Sólon!
This is Wild Evel from Austria. He bought this 1960's Rodenstock frame from us at our Sunday stall at Old
Spitalfields Market here in London. Wow - great look Wild! (If you also like Wild's look, check out his bands
The Staggers and Wild Evel and the Trashbones.
Martin from Leigh-on-Sea, UK went for class and purchased this classic timeless pair: Danté, by Oliver
. Although made in the 1960's, it looks like it could have been made this season. And where better
to wear such sunglasses royalty - the Trooping of the Colour...oh, okay, it was just the rehearsal. But this was
no doubt the better weather day.
1930's leather sideshields
Both Aaron and his brother, Mat are some of our best and most long-standing customers from Los Angeles.
This is Aaron in a pair of tortoise Ray-Ban Wayfarer II's that were a present from Mat. (If you want to see the
magnanimous Mat, click the photo.) Bottom's up, bros!
1930's leather sideshields
Edward from London is one of our more regular customers who buys his eyewear from our Sunday stall at Old
Spitalfields Market and has us fit his lenses. He used to work on the glamorous BBC One Show from where he sent
us this photo wearing his 1960's NHS crystal frame. "Arrived this morning and you're right they do look great. I've
even attached a picture taken in the office, as you can tell it's balloon week. Regards, Edward."
1960's NHS England
John from Maryland, USA sent us this arty photo - he's wearing his 1930's sunglasses with leather sideshields
and we can see he's driving a cool convertible, but who is in the box below taking the photo?
1930's leather sideshields
Richard from Kent, UK is a collector or all things WWII, particularly US Airforce. He sent us his picture in his full
uniform. "Sorry, i took awhile to get around to have a photo taken wearing your beaut of a pair of WW2 U.S.A.A.F
Sunglasses - thanks again. Great addition to my U.S.A.A.F collection. Sincerely, Richard."
Amongst other great
collectibles, he's wearing a 1940's Bausch & Lomb AN6531 and it is the Type 2 shape with the paler (50% LTF)
lenses. Chocks away, Richard! (Or the US equivalent!)
1940's US military issue aviators by BAUSCH & LOMB
Jerry from Rugby, England got into the swing for her photo. She bought some 1930's sunglasses by BOLLÉ
when they were being made in England. "I felt like a film star - until the sun went in!" You look like a film star too,
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Tyson from Kelowna, Canada pictured himself indoors. "I did my best to meet your request for eloquence: the
piano is a 1911 Heinzman & Co. - anyone interested may know its a serious piano!"
The shades are a 1960's
Ray-Ban Plainsman
with a gradient tint: serious sunglasses too, and if you don't believe us, here is a better photo.
See you again soon, Tyson.
1960's Ray-Ban Plainsman by BAUSCH & LOMB
Luis from Coimbra, Portugal looks to have taken a risk getting us this action shot. Nice one, Luis - but don't try
this at home, kids. Luis is wearing a great large format 1980's pair by Paco Rabanne, made in France.
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Julian from Paris wears his glasses to work - at the famous Social Club in the French capital where he regularly dj's.
1930's-40's hand-made frame. Quality is timeless, non? Merci, Julian!
1930's-40's hand-made frame
Tommy from Victoria (BC) Canada saw this 60's classic on our web site and had to have it and then kindly
sent us his photo: "Finally got around to a pic of me in my Vertex frames from klasik, constant comment -
thanks a million!"
Likewise Tommy - thanks for the photo. 1960's Keytex by Vertex (England).
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Dameion from Brooklyn, NY collects rare Cazals and by buying this 607/2 in dark amber, completed this set.
He's now a big fan: "I intend on buying many more frames!! I visit your website everyday!" Thanks, Dameion -
it was a pleasure, see you again soon, we hope. (Jan. 2011)
cazal 607/2
Tim from Bournemouth, England has bought sunglasses from us in the past but this time decided to visit us
at our Sunday stall at Old Spitalfields Market in London's East End to buy some glasses. He found this great
70's frame, black plastic front and gold aluminium temples by Framex (UK) and we gladly had his lenses fitted.
He then sent us this digital collage of him wearing them...thanks, Tim!
framex uk

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