Easy Ways to Refresh Your Style in 2018

New Year is a time for rethinking things and trying to refresh our outlook on life. Whether it be a change in lifestyle, a change of location or a change of style, all of us are looking to make 2018 a little bit different. When it comes to freshening up your look, it’s easy to get drawn into the January sales and feel as though you need a completely new wardrobe. This isn’t necessary though, as there are plenty of small changes you can make to alter your style that... Read More


Top Christmas Books for 2017

Now that December is upon us, the frantic buying of Christmas presents has begun and many of us will be looking for the perfect gift for the book lover in our lives. Rather than risking buying a book they already have or, even worse, one they won’t enjoy, why not really get into the festive spirit and buy them a book about Christmas? Ideal to open on Christmas Eve, these Christmas books range from crime to humour to history, offering something for everyone when it comes to a Christmas holiday... Read More


Halloween Reads that Will Leave You Spooked

Halloween just isn’t the same without a spooky story or two, read in front of a fire on a dark night, or told aloud to petrified family members. Whether you’re a long-time horror fan or are new to reading scary stories, we’ve got a selection of the most terrifying reads to really get you in the mood for Halloween. All you need is your reading glasses, a comfy chair and maybe a cushion to hide behind! These scary stories can provide the perfect inspiration for a Halloween costume, as well... Read More


Eyewear Fashion Tips for Autumn and Winter

Wearing reading glasses in autumn and winter is often more comfortable than wearing contacts and can help to avoid dry eyes. However, incorporating glasses into your winter wardrobe can be far easier said than done, particularly with the plethora of accessories that we often work into our looks during the colder months. If you’re not sure how to pair your glasses with your scarves, or whether you should forgo prints, take a peek at our eyewear fashion tips for autumn and winter, and step out with true confidence this year.... Read More


Why Regular Eye Tests are Essential

We all know the feeling of receiving a letter from our doctor, dentist or optician, telling us that’s it’s time for us to have a test or check-up. Many of us are so used to putting off these appointments that we automatically ignore the reminders, but is this necessarily a good idea? By postponing medical appointments, including eye tests, we’re not prioritising our health, and we all know how important it is to be healthy. Read on below to find out how often we really need to have an eye... Read More


Ever Considered a Reading Holiday?

Most of us bring a book or two when we go away on holiday. Some of us even savour the moments when we’re in a sun lounger with a cocktail in hand, flicking through our latest holiday read. There are few things as relaxing as reading a good book in the sun, so we thought we’d write a brief guide to organising a reading holiday to help our customers have the best, most relaxing holiday they can! Here are our top tips for how to dedicate a holiday to the... Read More


5 Eyewear Tips for Office Workers

Working in an office can be difficult at times for those of us who wear glasses, especially when computers are involved. Between swapping from distance to reading glasses, staring at screens all day and trying to find frames that suit our work and home wardrobes, there’s a lot to get stressed out about. But don’t worry if you’re finding office life tough on your eyes, simply follow the tips below and find out how to make wearing glasses work for you. Give Reading Glasses a Try If you wear glasses... Read More


Summer Reading Accessories to Make Your Holiday a Breeze

Looking forward to a sunny beach holiday this summer? There’s nothing like relaxing in the sun with your favourite book, escaping to another world while you top up your tan. Whether you’re an e-reader convert or prefer a classic paperback, a holiday just isn’t the same without a good book. In order to enjoy your holiday as much as possible, check out these ingenious reading accessories and make sure that absolutely nothing gets in the way of your reading experience. Sun Readers There’s nothing worse than unpacking your suitcase and... Read More

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Vision Care Jargon Buster

Have you ever had the experience of going to see your optician and not understanding what they’re talking about in the slightest? Well, you’re not alone. Many of us have had the confusing, and sometimes frightening, experience of being told what’s wrong with our eyes in very scientific terms that we don’t understand. This can lead to a lack of understanding about our own health and, consequently, a lack of knowledge about how to take care of our eyes. As we know how important it is to understand exactly how... Read More


Six Surprising Things That Can Damage Your Eyes

Looking after your eyesight should be a priority for anyone who wears glasses, and most of us take precautions when it comes to sunny days and straining our eyes. However, there are many surprising things that can damage your eyesight without you even realising it. Take a look at these potential risks and see how you can avoid causing any problems for your eyes. Not Enough Sleep A lack of sleep can have many negative affects on your health, one of the lesser known of these being eye problems. Although... Read More