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Happy Halloween – From Dusk ‘Til Dawn

We are celebrating the dark, sinister and haunting time of year – Halloween. Want to get your hands on a pair of LED night reading glasses? The sun is slowly fading and the nights are drawing in so grab a pair of these LED reading glasses and continue to read into the wee small hours. RT & Follow us on Twitter @ReadOptics to be in with a chance!! One winner chosen every 2 days for 10 days, so be sure to follow! Or as Edgar Allan Poe so eloquently puts... Read More

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Coming Soon – Read Optics New Lightweight Frames

We have been working on some new styles for Autumn / Winter and we think they’re pretty cool. Berry colours, tortoiseshell, black and crystals will all be available in extra super-lightweight frames. We call them pod styles as they will slide easily into a very handy and protective pod. What do you think? These new frames should be available this winter on our site. Sign up for our newsletter at www.readoptics.com for the latest news on these and other new frames available soon.

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5 Ridiculous Travel Accessories You Will Never Need (Or Want)

Further to our post “Ridiculous Summer Accessories You Will Never Want or Need”, which looked at some ridiculous summer accessories for the beach, comes our next post about ridiculous travel accessories. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, we tend to analyse our packing list, pack and unpack several times before we are satisfied. Space saving accessories and those that can be used for multiple tasks are the best things to take but we are not sure about the following items. If you own any of these items we would love... Read More

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Men’s Styling – Autumn 2014

Well, the summer is finally bowing out and saying farewell. Many of us are placing our summer clothing in the back of our wardrobes and jackets and shoes are replacing shorts and t-shirts. We have taken a new look at some Autumn fashion shots from catwalks and the streets of some of the most fashionable cities and just love some of the seasons styling for men. Pairing jackets over lightweight sweaters or shirts looks stylish and contemporary, especially when worn with elegant, classic reading glasses. Browse our selection of men’s... Read More

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Air Rage – Flying Not Crying

A few days ago a US airline had to divert a plane after a row broke out over a passenger using a device to prevent the seat infront of them from reclining. I know that I have had many situations where the seat infront has reclined and it felt like the person was almost lying on my lap. Personal space is a major issue for people, especially on long-haul flights where the confinement and length of flight can really be an issue for some people. This particular incident began when... Read More

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Tour de France Stages and the “Selfie” Craze

The Tour de France 2014 is well under way. It kicked off on Saturday 5th July in Leeds and ended in Harrogate, covering 190KM. Stage 2 saw the riders cycle from York to Sheffield covering 201KM and yesterday saw the riders cycle from Cambridge to London covering a distance of 155KM. Today sees them covering a distance of 163.5KM from Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Lille Métropole. Have you been keeping up with the latest news? You can keep up to date by reading the latest here. Or click here to keep... Read More

24/06/2014
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Tricks for 4 Eyes

Although wearing reading glasses has its benefits — like, you know, help you to see — they can also put a burden on your daily life. People who wear glasses face annoyances and struggles that people with perfect sight just don’t understand: a misty rain coating your freshly wiped spectacles, a greasy smudge in a dark movie theatre or showering blind. Luckily, there are a few tips and tricks to help keep these daily irritations to a minimum, so you can go about your day streak/squint-free and get back to... Read More

20/06/2014
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Summer Solstice 2014: 5 Facts To Know About The First Day Of Summer

Dust off your swimsuits, clean that BBQ and grab your sunglasses or tinted reading glasses, becasue the summer if finally here. This Saturday, June 21st, marks the first official day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Did you know, that the summer solstice, as it is called, is the longest day of the year? Here are 5 interesting facts to know about the first day of summer: When does the summer solstice begin, exactly? In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice begins at 6:51 a.m. EDT on June 21, officially... Read More

06/06/2014
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NEW Unisex Compact Readers

We would like to introduce you to yet another new member to our collection…….the Read Optics Unisex Matt Gunmetal Compact Reading Glass complete with Black Rubberised Protective Case. This little discreet case holds a foldaway reading glass in a matt gunmetal finish. This frame is also a half frame which means once again, they are lightweight and delicate and extremely stylish. The arms are telescopic so they can be folded down to a very small size and put back into the protective case. This protective case has a pop up... Read More

29/05/2014

Who Wears Tinted Reading Glasses?

So, who exactly wears tinted reading glasses? Have you ever wondered why you would need tinted reading glasses, or in fact, who on earth wears them? We all know Sir Elton John is renowned for his tinted specs and he’s not always that subtle. His over-sized over-the-top frames may have had some negative effect on the tinted reading glasses world and so we have decided to make them cool again. Celebrities do wear them and not only do we think they are bringing them back into the cool stratosphere but... Read More