The History of Windshield Wiper Eyewear

Due to a post we did on Windshield Wiper Eyeglasses, we have had several people ask us where to get Windshield Wiper Eyeglasses. This...

History of Handy Eyewear: Handwashing For World Health Day

In Honor of World Health Day, April 7th , we want to stress the importance of Washing Hands with Soap. As an FYI, World...

History Of Eyecare Equipment: Eyeball Demonstration Gadget

Recent discovery of a fun blog called Industrial Anatomy, which features rare and vintage industrial items including optical medical devices. 'The Demonstration Eye dates to...

#TBT: Vintage Spectacle Fashion Video 1952

In this video they bring up the phrase 'Men do make passes who wear glasses' Well defined rims can make flatter the face. 11...

12 Movies With Johnny Depp Wearing Glasses

Johnny Depp is one of the most versatile actors in the market. He got his start in the TV Series 21 Jump Street in...

RetroSpectacle-1950 Fashion With Eyewear

It was mentioned in a 50's fashion documentary that models didn't cross legs as they walked down the catwalk, they glided. Today runway models...

10 Quirky ‘Eye Therapy’ Cures Of The Past

1929 Helps You Pull A Cinder Out of Your Eye: Popular Science ; SAFETY-FIRST device, small enough to carry in a vest pocket, has been...

100 Years Of Disruptive Innovators in Eyecare History

We started a game-changing optical timeline and quickly realized that to gather all game-changers or AKA 'disruptive innovators' in eyecare over the last 100...

Wayback Wednesday: 1970’s Vogue Magazine Sunwear Ads

Vogue Magazine Covers and a few vintage sunwear ads from the 1970's. Yes, the Correna eyeglass add is risque especially for eyewear and in...

Eye Need To Know About Ancient Ophthalmology

Ancient doctrines on ophthalmology divided the eye into five portions in accordance with the five solid (Yin) organs. These portions are the five wheels:...

The History of Sunglasses

It is said that the Roman emperor Nero liked to watch gladiator fights through polished gems to recreate with the color and image distortion. 1300-Chinese...

Wayback Wednesday: Sylvie Vartan Eyewear

Sylvie Vartan, born in Bulgaria in 1944 is known for her her jazz ballads, show dance choreography. She is an actress in movies and...

Spexist Advertising: Eyewear Adorned Adonises

It's pretty hard to find beefcake mens eyewear ads.. why is it that? Advertisers don't think women want to look at men? Most ads...

RIP Jimi Hendrix 9/18/70- Celebrating Jimi Hendrix Eyewear

I was a Jimi Hendrix fan, unfortunately and to the best of my knowledge, I never saw him in concert. For those of us...

Wacky Wednesday- A Plethora Of Pierced Eyewear

One of the things I like to do, time permitting is check out some of the design blogs. You can view some of the...

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