Announcement Quality Designer Vintage Frames, with Brand new UV protected lenses! Don't risk UV rays damaging your vision by wearing old lenses in old frames. Retrospecks uses high quality Carl Zeiss lenses, all UV protected, and individually colored, to provide the best sun protection possible.
Quality Designer Vintage Frames, with Brand new UV protected lenses! Don't risk UV rays damaging your vision by wearing old lenses in old frames. Retrospecks uses high quality Carl Zeiss lenses, all UV protected, and individually colored, to provide the best sun protection possible.
Clifton Mariney on Aug 26, 2014
Awesome pair of.glasses to have
Retrospecks: Made in the Shade
Some 8 years ago I worked at a big optical store. It was here that I learned the trade. The works. How to make lenses from scratch, cut them out, and of course, how to colour them into extracool sunglasses. That was my favorite part of the job. We'd bring old frames in and make them into shades.
Anyhow, years later I was in a new city, kickin around the less glamourous side of the optic biz (customer service) when it struck me that I should just go out on my own, and voila Retrospecks was born.
I gathered up some optical lab equipment from craigslist (it immediately broke down, don't ever buy technical machinery from craigslist) and was on my way. For the past couple years I've been battling to make the best shades I know how. Honing my coloring technique, and developing new ways of customizing lenses.
More recently, I have allied with an optical store called North Shore Optical and now have the capability of providing polarized, and prescription lenses as well.
That brings us today. Still battlin, makin shade for all you fine folks for the upcoming summer months.
Thanks for checking them out.
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A few years ago Logan moved from the pastoral surroundings of the central Albertan prairies to the lush and temperate coast of British Columbia, where he works on sunglasses in his workshop in East Vancouver. It has a big aquarium in it.
Picking up a pair of vintage sunglasses can be tricky, the lenses are often damaged, missing, and/or not UV protected. All of our shades are fitted with brand new UV protected lenses, individually colored with care. Thanks for looking!
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