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MY EYEWEAR STORY – CLAIRE GOLDSMITH

Over the coming months we will be running a series of stories looking at influential people and their relationship with...

THE AVIATOR

The aviator is arguably the most famous eyewear shape ever manufactured.  It’s classic teardrop shape is instantly familiar and more...

MARY QUANT

Mary Quant is undoubtedly one of the most famous fashion designers in the world.  Much like our fore-fathers, both Philip...

THE V&A AND GOLDSMITH

The Victoria and Albert Museum , also know as the V&A, was founded in 1852 and is named after Queen Victoria and Prince...

THE OG SUNGLASS SHOP

Have you been to our shop? Just a stone’s throw away from Portobello Road is a lovely little street called...

ROCKETMAN: THE ELTON JOHN BIOPIC

ROCKETMAN is the highly anticipated musical fantasy about the life of Elton John and his breakthrough years.  The film features...

FASHION WEEK AND STREETSTYLE

For the world of fashion, February is a busy and important month.  Fashion week kicked off in New York, followed...

KARL LAGERFELD

There are fashion designers a plenty, but few as iconic and notorious as the late Karl Lagerfeld  who sadly passed...

THE MARVEL OF THE MANHATTAN

The Manhattan might just be one of the most famous pairs of sunglasses in movie history.  Originally worn by the...

SUNGLASSES FOR SMALL FACES

Did you know that Audrey Hepburn supposedly had the same size face as a six-year-old child? As one of the...

AUDREY HEPBURN & OLIVER GOLDSMITH – EYEWEAR HISTORY

Oliver Goldsmith was established in 1926. The brands reputation gained momentum during the 1940’s, but it was throughout the mid...

THE RISE OF RETRO

Is there more a sartorial splendour than that of the retro sunglass? There is just something about them that transcends...