April 2017


Our Guide To The Festival Frames You Need This Summer

Coachella has officially been and gone but festival season for the rest of us is only just beginning! In this blog we highlight some of this Spring’s most popular eyewear trends and how to get the celeb looks for less. You can shop all of these styles on our website with an extra 10% off just for you lovely readers. Use promotion code FOLLOWER10 at the checkout. Nowadays it wouldn’t be Coachella without the Jenner sisters, particularly the festival boho babe that is Kendall. Rarely papped without her favourite shades... Read More


Etnia’s Seven Floors of Eyewear Wonder

Inside Etnia’s Flagship Store The newly opened flagship store in their hometown, Barcelona. More than just a store but a concept. Independent brand Etnia has brought their vision and values to life using colour, art and culture. It holds two shop floors, showrooms, workshops, a terrace and a bar at the rooftop with views of the Basilica of Santa Maria Del Mar, showing the brands inner values of Mediterranean nature and unique architecture.  The two ground floors are dedicated to beautiful eyewear offering collaborative line and core collection. The unique concept... Read More


Meet The Founder

Meet The Founder Of Eyeconic Society   Abby Arkley Founded Retrospex in 2014 to pursue her love for beautiful eyewear – whilst helping her customers to look and feel great, by encouraging them to break the mould and wear more out of the ordinary eyewear for people to talk about. Being a glasses wearer since she was 8 years old and sunglasses obsessed from an early age, Abby personally selects all of the pieces to ensure only the best quality products are available. Within the first year of business the company had... Read More


The Classic Sunglasses Styles You Need To Know

It’s Spring, it’s sunny – it’s that time to invest and choose the perfect pair of shades. Besides the obvious benefit of protecting our eyes from UV rays, a well selected set of sunglasses can add a touch of glamour to our everyday wardrobe, whilst flattering our best features. However, sunglasses can be pricey and with a massive variety of frames, colours and styles on the market it can be a daunting task selecting the perfect pair. It is important to make a wise investment and select those that not only... Read More