About Us

Welcome to Eyeconic Society

Eyeconic Society is your home for exclusive brands, unique designs and contemporary eyewear.

We’re passionate about offering eyewear that makes an impression. Unlike high street optician chains, we’re committed to supporting independent and boutique brands that deliver quality, style and value for money.

All of our frames and brands have been hand-picked by our founder and fashionista Abby Arkley, and we aim to put a modern twist on everyday styles. Ideal for traditional fashion lovers and individualists, our website is jam-packed with both contemporary and vintage-inspired frames, each of which available in a range of colours and styles.

We’re passionate about making designer eyewear affordable. Not only are all of our frames competitively priced, but we also offer a price-match guarantee if you find the same frames available for less elsewhere. What’s more, all of our frames come with free single vision lenses to help you make the most out of your new eyewear.

We put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Feel free to peruse our website to see our latest fashion eyewear, or get in touch if you’d like to speak to a member of the team. Whether you’re looking for styling or sizing advice, we’re on hand to help.

About Abby Arkley

After training to become a chartered accountant, Abby Arkley soon found herself travelling the world and meeting different and unconventional individuals on her travels. As an avid fashionista and eyewear connoisseur, Abby noticed that other parts of the world were much more comfortable with wearing unique, brightly coloured frames that showed off their personalities. Spotting a gap in the market for high-quality, alternative glasses, Abby founded the Retrospex brand in 2013, and, after opening a practicing opticians, launched an e-commerce store to serve fashion-conscious customers across the United Kingdom.

Within Retrospex's first year Abby and Retrospex were awarded New Business of the Year at the Portfolio Awards 2014. Recently in 2017 Abby made the bold decision to rebrand Retrospex to Eyeconic Society. Her vision of a society for eyewear addicts like herself. A place for like minded people to find different brands and styles and also to be able to put her own stamp on the eyewear market with her own range of unique accessories, starting with the beautiful design of eyewear cases.


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