Autumn Blog Post

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At The Specky Wren Opticians this autumn we’ve started transforming for darker days and scarf weather! Our new window display reflects the changing seasons with a warm pair of giant upswept specs made of red, orange and yellow autumn foliage. It even glows bright after dark like a toasty log fire!  Come and visit us just inside the entrance of the Open Market in Brighton to have a peek.

We’ve been busy passionately picking out fab new specs for the shops autumn collection. From frames in vibrant colours for those that like to brighten up the darker months, to winter shades for those of us who love to embrace the greens, dark reds and purples that reflect the season.

Smack bang in centre of the shop, on the famous Specky Wren blue cart, you’ll find the Modo collection. Fusing modern titanium and TR90 materials with vibrant colours (from cobalt blue to orange) and minimalist 90’s glasses shapes. Incredibly light and strong the Modo collection is perfect for embracing a sleek and refined specs style.

Our Entourage of 7 collection is jam packed with new styles. Designed in slightly warmer California, with Japanese manufacture, these specs are contemporary stylish designs with retro influence that epitomise cool. The oversized translucent ice blue, crystal and golden yellow frames just have to be tried on and posed in!

We also have a brand spanking nouveau French La Font ladies spectacle collection. Magnificent spray painted metal specs, and pure vintage glamour upswept styles. La font use ingenious colour combinations and imaginative patterns including metallic gold over purple and modernised leopard print. So come have cheeky look and channel you inner Parisian fashionista.

Our Facebook selfie competition is still going strong, and it’s definitely not too late to join us by uploading an awesome snap of you or loved one rocking some killer specs. You could win a Pair of Glasses/Sunglasses to the Value of £300, just in time for the Christmas office party!

As always if you’re due an eye test, or a contact lens check, we’d be thrilled to see you at The Specky Wren Opticians. We feel incredibly proud and privileged to be ranked as Brighton’s best Opticians by our customers, and providing a professional and totally enjoyable experience is always our top priority. To come in and chat, try on frames, ask for advice, or have moral support trying on that completely different style you’ve dreamed about, no appointment is necessary! We feel that specs are an expression or your personality and style, and we love working with you to find that perfectly perfect pair. But be advised, we will may want to take a picture of you in your new specs for The Specky Wren hall of fame!

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The Specky Wren is now an official stockist of Lindberg frames

We’re very proud to announce that we’ve been appointed as official stockists of Lindberg spectacles, hand-crafted in Denmark and widely recognised as one of the world’s finest frame-makers. Denmark is home to some of the greatest, yet understated, design that there is. Quiet minimalism, based on the form-follows-function ethos, informs all of the finest Danish design work, whether its Georg Jensen cutlery or the architecture of Arne Jacobsen. Firmly in that tradition are minimalist spectacle frames by Denmark’s Lindberg, which...
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Christmas Gift Vouchers

There’s lots of Christmas excitement here at The Specky Wren as we hit December, starting with our lovely neighbours at The Open Market putting up their stunning tree. We’ve joined in with a new seasonal giant specs window display – a winter retro round style covered in individual silver, pink and blue metallic snowflakes, glowing in a chilly frosty blue. We’re in the process of extending the shop floor, so keep your eyes peeled for an exciting brand spanking new...
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