Tag Archives: Retrospecced

Stylewise: Retrospecced Review

A Sustainable and Charitable Glasses Home Try-On The following post is a copy of the Stylewise Blog post about us, written by the lovely Leah Wise. Thank you for writing about us, and for letting us repost this here Leah. To everyone else, enjoy! This post is not sponsored, but Retrospecced sent try-on items free […]

Your Perfect Pair

So you’ve stumbled upon a great ethical and sustainable brand that upcycles, refurbishes and sells pre-worn glasses for a fabulous price (that’s us btw). Only problem is…which ones do you chose? Fear not, we are here to help. One of the biggest factors in finding your perfect pair of specs is your face shape. Different […]

We’re finalists in the #BeTheChangeAwards2019!

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re finalists in this year’s Be The Change Awards! The Be The Change Awards are an up and coming new initiative for the social impact sector, recognising ethical & sustainable brands with a powerful impact story to tell. To enter, we had to submit a short video where we talk […]

#EthicalHour Guest Post: Why Do We Buy What We Buy?

Why do we buy what we buy? Does it matter? Do we buy brand new stuff because it’s shiny and lovely and exciting? Yes, sometimes. Do we buy second hand stuff because it’s good value? Because we like ‘vintage’ things? Or because we’re trying to reduce our impact on the planet and not buy new […]

Ski in Style

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean that you don’t need to wear sunglasses. The sun’s rays are still as damaging as they are in the summer (on the odd occasion when they manage to make it through the clouds..!). We promised a little more information about why it is extra important to wear sunglasses if […]

Launch of New Website!

Today we’re very excited to announce that we are launching our new website…we have lift off!   Retrospecced is nearing its 2nd Birthday and we thought it was time for a refresh. Over the last year we’ve received so much support and found many new friends who are also trying to promote sustainable fashion and […]

50s Fashion Frames

Here at Retrospecced we love a pair of ‘retro’ specs, and we know our customers do too. So we have got a list together of our favourite 50s styles. Read on to see your favourite frames on some pretty famous faces and the chance to get your own authentic vintage pair!   Cateyes   This […]

Our Ethical and Eco Friendly 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

2018 has been a steep learning curve for us: we’ve become so much more aware of ways in which we can become more eco friendly and make more ethical decisions in our day-to-day life, so we’re making the resolution to shop more consciously in 2019. Read on for our top three tips for a more […]

Cosy Christmas!

Christmas can mean different things to different people, the gift of giving, faith and religion, family, good food. For us here at Retrospecced…we love a Christmas jumper – second only to a classic spectacle frame of course! (Shop our awesome range here).   So to celebrate this we have gathered our favourite styles of Christmas […]

The 2018 ethical Christmas gift guide

We have gathered the ultimate Christmas Gift guide that’s as kind to the environment as it is to your wallet. Christmas can be an expensive time of year, but we have found some great gifts that don’t break the bank and can even make you feel a little warm and fuzzy inside. All of our […]