• All About Eyecare

    The History of Glasses

    Glasses are now an everyday norm, not only for practical, obvious reasons, to improve our vision but also worn as fashion accessories or to protect our eyes from the sun. However, glasses are a luxury we take for granted.  The first-ever inventor to wear and use glasses is unknown. However, the Romans are first recognised as discovering the ability to use glass to enhance their ability to see and read by creating a small magnifying glass.  The first wearable pair of glasses, however, dates back to the 13th Century in Murano Italy. This small island is to the north of Venice and home to Murano glassworks. Glasses were made by…

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    What to do with your unwanted glasses…

    At Fashion Eyewear we try to be as sustainable as possible. We understand the scrutiny that the fashion industry is under when it comes to the environment and how important saving our planet is. It is crucial we all try and make an effort as a business and as individuals, here are some ways our business is sustainable: Recycling all paper and waste used in our head office.Limiting package waste and recycling all boxes which can’t be reused.Stocking sustainable brands (Stella McCartney – read how she is a sustainable brand here).Any returned frames which we can’t re-sell are donated to the charity ‘Vision Aid Overseas’. About Vision Aid Overseas Vision…