|Me and Sarah Drinkwater of the enchanted hunters geeking out at the London Retro launch party.|
I think we all know by now that the only glasses that should be sitting on fashionable faces are of the thick-rimmed variety. If you're – heaven forbid – wearing rimless frames, or those shallow rectangles that we all wore in the noughties, read the heck on.
London Retro is a very covetable new range of perfectly designed and affordable frames, inspired by areas of London. So, the Shoreditch frames are chunky graphic designer inspired. The Fitzrovia frames are bookish. And so on. I chose the Carnaby frames.
|Please excuse my bedhead. And apparently I have worked out how to use the caption button.|
More than just quirky designs, they are really well-made. I already have a pair of geeky glasses which I love so I was sceptical that the London Retro frames would measure up. I was mistaken. My London Retro frames are now my favourite pair, really comfortable. And awesomely, you can also have the lenses made with sunglasses tints. I am now the proud owner of my first ever pair of prescription sunglasses and am loving it! Great for staring at planes in the park. These are the Carnaby frames in red, with a grey tint.
The best part is that London Retro are currently offering buy one get one free at £99 so you can get a pair of everyday frames and a pair of sunglasses for the price of one. Sweet deal.
[Do you like my Photo Booth pics? I take pictures of myself on my MacBook from time to time, usually if I'm feeling rough, to check out how bad I look. I now have 539 self portraits on there, spanning over 5 years, like some kind of art project. And I can't resist posting this picture I found on there! Me and Hoops.]