Glasses and sunglasses

We have scoured the web to bring you our short list of the best online shops to buy glasses and sunglasses. Below in words and pictures.

 

The most hipster - Jimmy Fairly : This brand designs, makes and sells their covetable sunglasses at very reasonable prices, and, for each pair bought, they will donate a pair to someone in need. 


The most west coast - Waiting For The Sun : This is one for the surfers. Designer or retro sunglasses with 100% natural frames made from wood and finished with hypoallergenic paint.

 

The most famous - Oliver Peoples : This brand was first created almost 30 years ago in LA and quickly caught the eyes of the local celebrities, who popularised them. Hand finished, with a vintage feel and no logo in sight.

 

The chicest - Linda Farrow : Well known for its vintage glasses, this English brand also collaborates with designers such as Dries Van Noten, Oscar de la Renta, and Alexander Wang. Luxury, innovation and elegance, all on one site.

 

The most accessible – L'Usines à Lunettes : Quality glasses at factory level prices, only available online. This witty, quirky site offers a huge choice of frames ranging from €9.99 to €89.99.  

 

The most colorful See Concept : They created SeeUp (handheld glasses), SeeHome (glasses-as-furniture) and SeeMagnet ( glasses that stick to the fridge) and now See Concept is bringing you LetMeSee, a single frame design, available in multiple colours and as sunglasses. 

 

The most fashionnable - NET-A-PORTER : Whether it’s aviator, cat’s eye, half-moon, round or rectangular, this season’s indispensable sunglasses are always to be found on Net-A-Porter.

 

The most English - Cutler and Gross : They have no visible logos, a sharp design, are often vintage inspired, and are of exceptional quality. The practical, functional and beautiful glasses made by London based optician duo Graham Cutler and Tony Gross have now been cultivating a very British approach to spectacles for over 45 years.

 

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