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The Crown and Oliver Goldsmith

Celebrity and sunglasses go hand in hand and Oliver Goldsmith has been pivotal in framing some of the most famous faces on the planet.  The Royal Family have always played a special part in the historic make-up of the Oliver Goldsmith story; from Princess Caroline of Hanover to Grace Kelly (Princess Grace of Monaco) who…

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Our Best Sellers are Back

Since the 1900’s, the styles, colours and of course materials used to make sunglasses has diversified no end, making them one of the most adaptable, stylish and fun accessories you can have in your fashion armoury. Whether you’re feeling sleep-deprived, looking to sass up an outfit, hide away from the world or make an entrance,…

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New Winter Sun is here!

Winter Sun continues to be one of the most exciting collections in the Oliver Goldsmith catalogue and we’re pleased to announce the arrival of not only brand-new colourways for LORD, OASIS, WINSTON, Y-NOT and YATTON Winter Sun, but the launch of possibly one of the most iconic sunglass designs ever, the MANHATTAN. Audrey Hepburn’s most…

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A Valentine Gift

Love is in the air this month! Love it or loathe it, its Valentine’s Day on Monday 14th February and Oliver Goldsmith have got the perfect present for you or your loved one.  From today until February 18th (2022) we’ll custom print your or their initials on the outside temple of any of our acetate…

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Three of the Best Sunglasses for Winter 2022

In today’s economic (and meteorological) climate, holidays are more of a luxury than ever.  Whether its sun-kissed lunches or off-piste thrill seeking you’re after, Oliver Goldsmith has a pair of frames to suit everyone.  From big, beautiful sunglasses that capture attention to understated classics, these pieces will see you through every boat, bar, piste or…

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UUKSUU – ‘Square peg in a round hole’

‘Square peg in a round hole’ was an expression devised by Sydney Smith in 1804.  This little nugget of British vernacular is often used to describe an individualist that does not fit into the niche of their society.  For some it can been deemed negative, whilst for others, it’s an alliance; that with this person…

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HEP – Be more Audrey

HEP was designed specifically for Audrey Hepburn in the 1963 American romantic comedy Charade and is oh so very chic.  Timeless, entirely elegant, and a perfect representation of Hepburn herself, it’s set to become one of our most iconic pieces. Charade, directed by Stanley Donen, stars Carey Grant and Audrey Hepburn in a repartee that…

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EGO – Excess never looked so good

In 1926, Phillip Oliver Goldsmith stood at the door of his first mobile showroom and presented his latest eyewear designs to the London public.  His frames were made mostly of metal, since this was the only material readily available apart from real tortoiseshell, which was expensive, brittle and tricky to work with.  Despite the success…

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SEÑOR –  Perhaps the perfect pair of sunglasses

Oliver Goldsmith were pioneers within their industry and almost single-handedly put the accessory we now know as sunglasses onto the fashion map. No longer were spectacles with tinted lenses considered a medical necessity, they were now a coveted fashion accessory and everyone and anyone had to be seen wearing a pair. Señor was designed in…

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THE BENEFITS OF BLUE LIGHT LENSES

As screen time continues to be a more prevalent part of our lives, it’s vital to look at ways to protect our eyes from the potential effects of digital devices and the blue light they emit.  But what is blue light, and how can we safeguard the health of our eyes? The light emitted from…

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