WELCOME TO HOT FRAMES
A Stella accessory - may 2017
I'm Hooked - as seen on tv - April 2017
seeing clearly - April 2017
Demonstrating the versatility of the frame designs of Bottega Veneta, this transparant frame has lost none of the intricacy of the brand. Such a wild contrast to the bold black frames below!
bold and stylish - march 2017
The beautiful and luxurious range of eyewear from the renowned Italian brand, Bottega Veneta, demonstrating discretion, quality and unsurpassed craftsmanship detailed the brand’s characteristic leather weave motif: the intrecciato. Be bold and stylish!
classic persol - 2016
Synonymous with intrinsic class and elegance - Persol.
Visit us and view the Reflex Edition range.
18 Karat Vintage - 2016
A vintage frame that never goes out of style, handcrafted from 18kt rolled gold. This shape has been worn by Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones (a Chestnut Beaufort), Johnny Depp in the Ninth Gate (a Chestnut Beaufort), John Lennon (a Centre-Joint Panto), and Eric Clapton (a Diaflex Panto), among others. Every pair of Savile Row glasses made by hand in London and manufactured in the Algha factory, which dates back to the 1920s.
Reflect Your Style - 2016
A reflection of colors, style, life and fun, our new brand Glossi brings a new light to eyewear.
Glossi is not only limited to look and style - made from their own material, NCP™, that accentuates the wearing comfort.
Glossi will always put you at the forefront of fashion. We love the word avant-garde in this instance!
I dare you - 2016
Face a Face eyewear is designed by French architect Alyson Magee and handmade by the finest craftsmen - in France for the optical frames, and in Italy for the sunglasses - who combine artistic skills with mastery of technological innovations. This frame from Face a Face is a new ultra feminine and smart shape - sexy and tailored, it's enough to make you the envy of any room.
beat the winter blues - 2016
Etnia Barcelona is art, colour, light, it is Barcelona - their slogan “impersonality kills” says it all!
Oakley A Frame 2.0 ski goggles - 2016
The Oakley A Frame 2.0 ski goggles feature a stylish low profile jet black frame with sleek lines and features you will look great in these out on the slopes this season.
The lenses are Iridium which balances light transmission and reduces glare. Prizm technology is designed for snow to enhance visibility, detail and contours - the jade tint is recommended for mixed light conditions.
LATEST Pearl Optical Collection From Chanel - 2016
French Chic - 2016
Céline minimalism with a twist to show who you are. Thick rimmed frames with smooth edges, well defined lines and minimazed logos.
Magnificent Marc Jacobs - 2015
REAL. GENUINE. AUTHENTICATED. - 2015
rhythm in blues - 2015
Céline frames are the epitome of style and class with their incomparable quality, and fashionable design. Seen here, a classic iteration by Céline in a subtle navy - assured to have heads turning for all the right reasons.
Green piece - 2015
Eyewear connoisseur Oliver Peoples present a futuristic take on a retro style with these sunglasses featuring tinted lenses and transparent frames - fusing traditional elements and modern materials. Finish off any look with this touch of effortless cool.
Get your Celine on! - 2015
Sophisticated, inspiring, visionary. This is what the Céline eyewear collection is about, expressing the essence of the 21st-century woman. Vintage models which reveal a timeless elegance.
Our own Chelsea Flower Show in Bath - 2015
Classic Rayban with a splash of colour - 2015
Ray-Ban has been a byword for American cool since the brand was founded in 1937. Famed for its Aviator sunglasses, the brand reinforced its cult status with the launch of the Wayfarer in 1952. With new shapes and colors regularly added to the lineup, no fashion lover should be without a pair.
MARC JACOBS CLEARLY - 2015
Characterised by sophisticated and slightly retro shapes the Marc Jacobs eyewear collection is distinguished by its exclusive and glamorous style. A discreet collection that creates a refined image with impeccable attention to detail.
FLOWER POWER - 2015
This week our hot new frame is a pair of Chanel sunglasses from the current season's collection. An oversized square acetate frame featuring lambskins camellias and the iconic 'CC' logo to the temple.
OP ART? - 2014
A definite favourite here, Alain Mikli stays ahead of the game with his unrivalled, unique range of eyewear. The contrast on this model is daring yet beautiful.
IT'S GUCCI DARLING... - 2014
Gucci needs no introduction, and we are proud to have this impeccable brand in our practice. Elegant yet daring this frame represents the brand truly.
WELL IF ITS GOOD ENOUGH FOR GEORGE CLOONEY... - 2014
This Persol sunglass was worn by George Clooney on his wedding day, a classic solid frame in a beautiful tortoise shell.
PRETTY IN PINK - 2014
The Bottega Veneta brand conveys a sense of exclusiveness, elegance and craftsmanlike skills, and its products are especially distinctive due to the use of the intertwined motif, the brand’s trademark, without using any particular logo. The first collection was launched in March 2003.
PURPLE REIGNS - 2014
Bvlgari glasses are jewellery for your face. The Italian luxury brand is famous for its fine jewellery collections and the eyewear lines features similar detailing in their spectacle designs. Traditional Italian craftsmanship and distinctive boldness is what sets Bvlgari apart.
Sought by those with the highest standards since 1884, Bulgari has captured the imagination of the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren. A Greco-Roman influence continues inspire its aesthetic.
Psychedelic or what! - 2014
In 1978, Mikli opened his design studio in Paris. By 1983, celebrities like Elton John helped bring the line recognition by wearing and touting Mikli products. Kanye West wore Alain Mikli sunglasses in his music video, Stronger, which he specifically requested from the designer.
Seen here, a pair of stunning frames from Alain Mikli's latest collection, in a beautiful modernisation of the classic cateye.
It's got legs! - 2014
Face à Face is brand from Paris and have 20 years long tradition, it attracted us with contemporary, daring shapes and innovative colour combinations. Designed by French architect Alyson Magee and handmade by the finest craftsmen – in France for the optical frames, and in Italy for the sunglasses – who combine artistic skills with mastery of technological innovations. Like an architect Face a Face works with volumes, shapes, materials, colours and textures to give its glasses the power to express the personality of their wearer. Each collection is preceded by a research and a design stage, resulting in new styles enhanced by innovative concepts incorporating new sensibilities. This multi award-winning brand indeed produces, little pieces of art.
Straight from the Outback - 2014
Rosemary Petyarre was born in 1945 at Utopia, north east of Alice Springs. Rosemary was one of a group of Anmatyerre women at the forefront of the art movement in the Utopia area, who travelled to Indonesia to learn techniques for producing batik.
In her paintings, she incorporates traditional iconography and realistic elements. The themes are primarily bush medicines, yam dreaming and body painting.
They would sing and dance in a ceremony demonstrationg their respect and love for the land. The body paint designs would vary from ceremony to ceremony and would depend on the subject and the time of year the ceremony is held.
Jono Hennessy have used Rosemary’s inspiring Bush Yam fabric to create a Limited Edition iconic fabrix frame.
The World of Optics is Round - 2013
Tom Ford has established international fame in optics for his timeless and distinctively chic designs.
The style and finish of each frame is superb - original and contemporary, with a key focus on detailing with each piece being completed by hand in Italy.
Chanel Christmas sparkle - 2013
Chanel sunglasses go far beyond basic functionality; timeless and striking they are a style statement that complete the Chanel silhouette. Extravagantly designed, yet effortlessly beautiful. Head designer and creative director Karl Largerfeld has gone baroque with this eyewear collection for Chanel. Entitled Bijou, the collection is inspired by the opulence of costume jewellery.
Pictured above, the cat eye acetate sunglasses from the Bijou collection. On the arms - metal laced with baguette strass with the fashion house's signature logo, the iconic double C, subtly sitting beneath.
The Future's Clear - 2013
Bottega Veneta is so confident of its frame lines, that it has long encompassed a 'no-logo' philosophy. The brand believes items of exceptional quality do not require excessive designer embellishments to confirm their worth. As such, many frames in the collections are discreetly marked with the iconic butterfly insignia only, allowing the unique style of each pair to 'do the talking' as demonstrated by the clear Greige frame pictured above.
These are just a collection of inspired frames in our collection. With over 1,000 frames available in store, do call in for a consultation.