A Very Shady History

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Sunglasses are synonymous with summer, purveying effortless cool and protecting our eyes from the sun’s harmful ultra-violet rays.  From Hollywood celebrities to entrepreneurs, rock stars to families, high quality polarised sunglasses help keep you stylish – and your vision healthy – throughout the sunny months. But shades weren’t always the ultimate summer accessory. Glasses for […]

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Sunglasses: How Will You Pick Yours?

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Choosing a sunglasses style can sometimes be frustrating, and leave you wondering exactly how that person you saw walking to the tube station yesterday pulled off those stylish shades. One way to get ahead of the game for summer and wear sunglasses with confidence, is to know what your face shape is so you can […]

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Top Ten Tips for Your Eye Health in 2018

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Top Ten Tips for Your Eye Health in 2018 As 2017 draws to an end, we know what you’re thinking… Why didn’t you stick to your New Year’s resolution of hitting the gym every day? Or maybe it was to take better care of your health? Perhaps your goal for this year was to watch […]

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Eye on the Facts – 10 Incredible Things You Didn’t Know About Your Eyes

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As optometrists we think that your eyes are the most miraculous creation on the planet.  Comprised of over two million working parts, eyes combine the ability to absorb light, focus and deconstruct colours to provide us with the extraordinary gift of vision, which is why we’ve dedicated our lives to looking after yours.  But in […]

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How to Travel with Contact Lenses Like a Pro

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Contact lenses are the ideal travel companion, giving you the freedom to enjoy an active holiday strolling through foreign cities, swimming in the sea, skiing down the slopes, hiking through the jungle or partying the night away without having to worry about wearing or damaging your prescription glasses.  However, if you use reusable contact lenses […]

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Festival Fashion: How to Make a Statement with Your Sunglasses

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Festival season is upon us – this means if you are heading to Bestival, V Festival, Creamfields or Elrow, we hope you’ve got your wellies ready! It also means: Festival Fashion. Yes, the sun is playing a game of hide and seek with us however, those festival sunnies are just as important. So, how do […]

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An Interview with Emma Krestin

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Hi Emma, how would you describe just4specs in 3 words? Friendly. Honest. Affordable. What is your background and how did you get into the Optics industry? At the end of 2004 I joined my Father’s Opticians, working downstairs as a lab technician. As part of gaining my apprenticeship I went to work for different opticians specialising in […]

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Try Minima Glasses for Effortless Style

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“Simplicity, comfort, innovation, sturdiness, and subtlety.” These are the five qualities that combine to make Minima glasses some of the most sought-after spectacles in the world. As the brand’s name suggests, Minima eyewear represents the pinnacle of minimalist optical design.  Every pair of frames is stripped back to the essentials, resulting in stylish yet simple […]

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Dress Up With Lipsy Glasses for A Feminine Summer

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Feminine, fun and fashionable, Lipsy glasses are the ideal eyewear accessory to sass-up any summer outfit – whether you’re dressing up for a party, sprucing up for a date, or heading out on the high street with friends. Featuring an array of striking styles, the 2017 collection has hit our shelves with all the brand’s […]

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Minimal and Cool

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Q: What’s minimal, frosty and sees everything you see? A: MINIMA GLASSES AND ICY GLASSES. How amazing is it that each and every individual carries a unique DNA? There is absolutely no one in the world who carries the same DNA as you. No one. So, why do we insist on conforming to look like […]

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Buying Designer Eyewear Online With A Dash Of Confidence And Infinite Style

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The New York Times recently published an article entitled “Aviators Return: An Old-School Frame is New Again”, however, here at Just4Specs, we don’t believe they actually ever went away. With e-commerce sales in the optical industry at an all-time high, all consumers ever seem to read are taglines such as, “50% designer sunglasses online here” […]

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The 5 rules of wearing sunglasses for men

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  You might not think, when you throw on a pair of sunglasses on a sunny day or on holiday, that there are rules to follow. According to FHM, there most definitely are rules for wearing sunglasses, and breaking them can be fairly disastrous both for your street cred and your love life.

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How big do you dare to go with your sunglasses?

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  On the catwalks and on the red carpet, sunglasses seem to be getting bigger and bigger. Some of the most popular designer sunglasses of the moment seem to be almost comically large, but whopping frames can also look quite chic. After all, Audrey Hepburn – the epitome of elegance and chic – shot to […]

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