Tag Archives: Upcycle

Reasons to be cheerful!

It is International Day of Happiness and we want to highlight some of the amazing things that there are to be happy about! Whether day-to-day events that go unnoticed, or global action that is changing the world, we want to showcase some of the wonderful things taking place both across the globe and right on […]

March is the month of women!

It is the month of women and female empowerment. With both International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day fast approaching, here at Retrospecced, we are celebrating our Mother-Daughter run business and our fellow women striving to promote sustainable fashion!  Retrospecced is run by two wonderful women who wanted to change the way in which we buy […]

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 […]

Sustainability tips for Festivals

The August Bank Holiday weekend is upon us, and whilst the weather may have us thinking it’s the end of September, it is believe it or not, the height of summer. There’s still time to dance in your wellies yet! Sustainability is becoming more of a concern and priority for us all as we learn […]

Spring Colours

Spring has Sprung finally – is it just us, or does it feel like this winter has been exceptionally long? For that springtime refresh we’re going to inject some colour through your ultimate accessory. When it comes to this time of year we often look to colour to liven up our outfit and to reflect […]