Retro Spectacle: History of White Sunglasses

With National Sunglass Day coming up, we thought we would give you a brief pictorial of white fashionable sunglasses throughout history. The first mass...

#TBT: 1958 French Fashions in Glasses Video

Most of the Vintage Fashion Eyewear videos were filmed in the UK. But France is known for fashion as well as eyewear. This video...

#TBT: 1953 History of Spectacles Video

This video goes back to the days of when men and women wore wigs. Various shots show spectacles through the ages. A man in 18th...

#TBT: Optical Glass Making in Italy (1950)

Sorry this is in Italian, but you can tell what is being done. History of glass optical lenses with a short film from the...

#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...

#TBT: Making Spectacles (1950)

Alperton, London. A man at machine in Wiseman Ltd. spectacle making factory... churning out lenses, they slide down the chute. Man then inspects lenses in...

Eyewear Now And Then: Drop Temples

Drop temples made their entry into eyewear in the late 1970's, early 1980's. The Versailles by Martin Wells took the market by storm and...

Video: The History of Harlequin Eyeglasses

Have you ever wondered how cat-eye eyeglasses came into being? How did Harlequin eyeglasses come about? This interesting video/documentary with Altina Schinasi, the creator...

Family Owned A&A Optical Celebrates 45 Years Of Business

Dallas, 2016: A&A Optical is proud to announce its forty-fifth year in business. In a competitive industry where companies have come and gone, A&A Optical...

Playing With A Full Deck of Eyewear- National Playing Card Day

Playing cards have been around for 100's of years. They have shown up in China, in Persia and in Egypt with some of the...

Throw Back Thursday: Temple Clasps

Sometimes we just run into old quackish stuff. The Temple Clasps were meant for those who 'valued their eyes'. From Briggs Optical Company in...

The Origins of Eyeglasses Video

Fun video about the origins of Eyeglasses.  It is believed that the Roman philosopher named Seneca utilized a glass globe filled with water as...

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...

Video: Silhouette Eyewear History

One has to love this video. Silhouette was created in 1964 and this video shows how they evolved over the last 60 years. From...

WayBack Wednesday: Vintage Eyewear Ads 1950

Just a splish and splash of vintage eyewear ads in the 1950's. Amazing how we are still wearing the same thing... What's that all...

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