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What Happens When You Discover Specs, Morgues & Vitriol

A new client brought a pair of spectacles that she bought online for us to glaze (to add lenses). "Sure!" I positively said, but half expecting to see a shoddily built plastic frame with dreadful spring hinges to hide the weakness of the material. I could not have been more wrong. To my pleasant surprise, she brought from her lovely bag a wonderfully colourful case that shrouded a rare frame from our friends at Kirk & Kirk! The frame in question was from the new collaboration with the lover of all things anatomical: the ❤️Wife ❤️❤️❤️Mother🔪🔪🔪Human Dissector 💀 Mrs Angemi. A brief glimpse through Mrs Angemi's Instagram page will have you gagging for the bin or, if you are of a morbid dispo

The Winner Of Best UK Fashion Practice 2018 Is...

Spectacle Emporium! We are proud to announce that we won the highly coveted prize at the Optician Awards, on Saturday, in a category where every entry would have been worthy winners. Nominees hailing from London to Ireland graced the fabulous event at the Birmingham Metropole. It was a beautifully organised event with comedian Mark Watson bringing the house down, and wonderfully supported by the voice of Strictly Come Dancing, Alan Dedicoat. The (hefty) Art Deco inspired trophy sits proudly atop our shelves amongst our many tinned soup cans, catching the brightly coloured store and blending them with a sliver of sunshine creating a psychedelic, kaleidoscopic, silhouette. The result itself wa

Say Cheese! The Seasonal Markets Are Back!

On Saturday 21st April at The Bond Company, the Seasonal Markets will be hosting the first ever themed market of the year. And it's all about cheese! Join us, and a host of other delectable indie traders and designers at this year's Spring Market. It's a one-day urban festival with the very best cheeses, and we're there to celebrate them, but it will mean that we shall be closed all day! Fret not, however, as we shall be available at the Bond Company. Mention this blog and you will be offered an exclusive one-day events only 20% discount off on all awesome sunglasses - to add more cheese to your summer selfies, of course. Join us for a family-friendly fromage fest! Just £2 entry & under 12's

 
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