Nest & Dressed: Retrospecced Review

The following article is reposted in full from Nest & Dressed. The lovely Adele kindly wrote about Retrospecced in the summer, when she came across us as part of her quest to live more sustainably. If you follow me on Instagram you may have spotted my fancy new Emporio Armani glasses that were kindly sent […]

Seeing Your Way to Spec-tacular Style

There’s an aspect to your look which is so very often overlooked, if you’ll pardon the pun. We all know that style is less about having the right shoes or a coat that you worked the whole summer to pay for, and more about how everything you wear fits together to create an image that […]

Where Women Create Work!

We were absolutely over the moon to be asked to feature in a special Mother’s Day issue of the American magazine empire, Where Women Create Work! As a small, family run business, it’s amazing to get some recognition across the pond! We’ve reposted the article here for you to read. TRACEY and LUCY, a mother and daughter […]

You are all amazing! Thank you.

 Thanks to all of you lovely lot, we have raised enough money to provide the equivalent of 335 eye tests and pairs of glasses for people who need them, through our partner charity Vision Aid Overseas, in the last six months. Which is pretty wonderful! We think it’s a pretty neat relationship. We help Vision Aid […]

The Top 3 Reasons Retrospecced Deserves Your Attention!

The lovely Stefan from Project Caritas has done a short video blog all about Retrospecced, and why we deserve your attention! The content on their Youtube channel is focused around reviewing sustainable products that are good for us and the planet, as well as products and organisations that go above and beyond to tackle major […]

Gentleman’s Style Guide: 5 Ways to Look Fab in Your 50s

In this guest article, Christopher Legard, Managing Director of premium menswear retailers Joseph Turner, offers his advice for finding clothing and accessories that help you look your best. Confidence is supposed to come with age, but it doesn’t always feel like that’s the case. Perhaps you’re finding it more difficult to know what to wear as […]

World Sight Day 2019!

10th October 2019 Today is World Sight Day! A cause very close to our heart here at Retrospecced. World Sight Day (“WSD”) is an international day of awareness to focus attention on the global issue of eye health. Uncorrected poor vision is the world’s most common disability, with over 1.3 billion people affected worldwide. The […]

How to Match Your Frames with Your Outfit

If there’s one accessory that can tie the whole look together, it’s definitely glasses. They frame your face, enhance its shape and highlight your features, so it’s only natural you’d want them to work in your favor. While some women look past the form and only pick their shades based on their sole function as […]

The Power Within Your Wardrobe

The following blog post is by the glorious Emmeline Bramble, a visual and verbal apothecary, who kindly wrote about Retrospecced after she got in touch with us this summer about a collaboration. We sent her a pair of upcycled frames, and we’re thrilled with her beautifully-written piece; it’s balm for your eyes. Have a read […]