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  • Spring Summer Trends 2020

    As we spot the long-awaited first signs of spring, what better time to take a look at this year’s hottest sunglass trends. We are booking in deliveries of the latest designs on a daily basis right now, and here is our stylist’s guide to the four key shapes. Granny glasses Yep, your grandma is now [...] Continue Reading
  • Spring Summer 2020 New Releases

    After the wind and rain of Storm Ciara and Dennis, who wouldn’t want to look ahead to brighter times? This week we are focusing on three core brands from the Tortoise+Black family. The JC Collection - Look out for the latest interlocking JC initials logo, which according to the brand’s creative director Sandra Choi "reflects the [...] Continue Reading
  • Fashion Week Trends

    Fashion Week Trends Despite being battered by storms and coronavirus affecting travel plans, the spring fashion weeks have managed to still sparkle. So what will be hot come Autumn/Winter 2020? Here we focus on some key fashion trends for later in the year, whilst also keeping an eye on what eyewear the in crowd are [...] Continue Reading
  • Bottega Veneta Bottega Veneta – New for Spring Summer 2020

    "When your own initials are enough" Expressing a philosophy of individuality and confidence, Bottega Veneta is defined by outstanding craftmanship, innovative design, contemporary functionality and the highest quality materials. Expect to find luxurious acetates, delicate metal designs and uniquely understated branding. Whilst their legendary leather goods can be identified by the intrecciato weave, the eyewear [...] Continue Reading
  • Eye On Optics: Saint Laurent Prescription Glasses – NEW Blue Light Lenses

    Our buyers have just returned from the Kering headquarters reviewing the new Saint Laurent Eyewear collections which will touch down in February 2020. Some beautiful glasses and sunglasses coming soon and they will not disappoint! In the meantime, here are our buyers' top picks from the current Saint Laurent glasses collection. Whether you are a [...] Continue Reading
  • Eye On Trends: Chloé launches vintage-inspired ‘Bonnie’ style

    The debut of “Bonnie” draws inspiration from the free-spirited attitude and enduring femininity at the heart of Chloé. With a view to both the past and the present, this new design simultaneously expresses a vintage feel with a strong contemporary edge. Distinguished by an oversize infinity shape, “Bonnie” has been conceived in light acetate profiles […]

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  • Eye On Style: A Splash Of Green For Autumn

    Eyewear: Ray-Ban RX3532V Glasses | Skirt: TopShop Satin Skirt| Jacket: Goldsign Denim Jacket | T-Shirt: Ninety Percent Organic Tee | Footwear: Miu Miu Cracked Leather Chelsea Boots The leaves may be changing colour but this outfit will add a welcomed splash of green to your wardrobe. The satin skirt from TopShop pairs perfectly with the […]

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  • Eye On Style: Cropped Chunky Knits

    Eyewear: GG0332O | Sweater: Miu Miu Cropped Sweater | Jeans: Agolde Flared Jeans | Boots: TopShop Western Boots | Accessories: Ted Baker Bag Chunky knit simply screams Autumnal fashion, but this cropped design from Miu Miu adds a touch of glam to the traditional cosy item. The cropped flared jeans with statement piece snakeskin boots […]

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  • Eye On Trends: Head Bands Are In!

    A memorable 90’s trend is once again seeing the light of day - padded headbands. Leading this seasons hair accessory trend are these bold beauties, emerging in all shapes and sizes featuring glittering beads and dazzling studs. Marc Jacobs said it best, "any opportunity to adorn oneself is human, and accessories are an easy way [...] Continue Reading
  • Eye On Trends: Tortoise+Black Head To London Fashion Week

    London pavements are once again littered with golden leaves which tend to sway delicately in the breezes which race along the entrances of polished white houses. Drawing the summer months to a close is the one event which diverts conversation away from the changing seasons and focuses on the latest emerging fashion trends - London [...] Continue Reading