Choosing The Right Sunglasses

Sunglasses are a must have item all year round, although for many of us it is something we only think of needing in the summer or when we go on holiday . But how much do we really know when it comes to picking sunglasses? Is it as simple as being able to pick up […]

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Looking After Your Eyes During The Party Season

It’s that time of year again when we’re getting dolled up for the Christmas party, putting on more make up than we would ever usually wear and perhaps getting a little bit merry. Although it may be the season of over indulging and all health plans going out of the window, looking after your eyes […]

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Top Trends for Autumn/Winter 2018

Although we have had an absolutely glorious Summer, which definitely makes a change for the UK, it appears that Autumn is now upon us bringing with it a change in fashion and styles to get us through chillier months. Wandering round the shops there is an abundance of autumnal colours, mustards seem to be a […]

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Hooked on Hook LDN

We have recently introduced a fantastic new brand to our eye wear collection. Hook LDN is a British eye wear brand that specialises in creating high quality styles that are heavily influenced by music and fashion. Hook LDN was created by Zak Biddu, an artist manager which has previously worked within the music industry at […]

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What’s Hot This Season?

Richard Petrie Optometrists’ social media whizz, Emma, talks about the new Spring/Summer fashion trends for 2018 and the most fashionable frames in stock this season.  It’s a good job the Spring/Summer fashion this year is hot because the weather certainly hasn’t been! The Spring/Summer fashion this year has seen the 1980’s return to fashion, ice […]

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winter frame trends from Calvin Klein

The Christmas Style Edit

Our super spectacle stylist and Optical Assistant, Joanna talks us through the latest designer frame trends and styling tips for the winter party season. Eyewear trends have been a big hit on the fashion scene this year, they’ve been featured all over the catwalks and have become hugely popular amongst lots of the top designers. […]

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Best of British Designers

For avid fashionistas, September is a hot month for fashion. Top designers will be showcasing their Spring/Summer collections across fashion weeks which are taking place in New York, London, Milan and Paris. At the end of this week, it’s London’s turn. To mark the occasion, we’re celebrating the ‘best of British’ designer frames that we […]

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Cute Blinx charms for children's glasses

Blinx – Spectacle Accessories for Children

Talking to Blink founder Stephanie Collier about Blinx glasses accessories. What are Blinx? Blinx are an eye-catching range of accessories for children who wear glasses, allowing them to easily customise their existing spectacle frames. Designed to easily slip on and off the arms of children’s spectacles, the small silicon charms can be swapped and changed […]

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Winter Eye Trends with Davina

Now that it’s chillier in the mornings and darker in the evenings, the chances are you’re turning up the heating and cosying up in chunky jumpers. This season brings us family get-togethers, lots of shopping trips and (with any luck) some snow. But it also carries some not so fun effects for our eyes. Here’s […]

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Video: Children’s Contact Lenses

There’s no age criteria for wearing contact lenses – it all depends on the individual. In her video, Davina talks about the advantages of contact lenses over spectacles and how at the practice we can help children to learn how to handle and fit them safely.

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