Peter Orlovsky and Allen Ginsberg in Paris in 1956.
photograph by Harold Chapman

Peter Orlovsky and Allen Ginsberg in Paris in 1956.

photograph by Harold Chapman

New display of vintage  sunglasses at General Eyewear’s flagship store in Camden Town, London

New display of vintage  sunglasses at General Eyewear’s flagship store in Camden Town, London

British frames from the 60s.  General Eyewear has astounding wealth of these with subtle variations of size,  shape and colour.

British frames from the 60s.  General Eyewear has astounding wealth of these with subtle variations of size,  shape and colour.

"Prehistoric Punk," Spray Magazine #2 March-April 2011, photography by Jonathan Hallam, styling by David Nolan. Industrial glasses from General Eyewear’s historical collection.

"Prehistoric Punk," Spray Magazine #2 March-April 2011, photography by Jonathan Hallam,
styling by David Nolan. Industrial glasses from General Eyewear’s historical collection.

photography by Kamil Szkopik featuring "the Kafka" - limited edition sunglasses from General Eyewear’s 2013 collection, hand-made in England from slabs of vintage Italian acetate.

"The Incredible Shrinking Woman," Another Fashion Book, writer Jefferson Hack, published by Steidl, 2009
Photography: Horst Diekgerdes, Stylist: Jane How, Model: Angela Lindvall 
The Lem frame from the Inner and Outer Space series,  designed and produced by General Eyewear and handmade in England.

"The Incredible Shrinking Woman," Another Fashion Book, writer Jefferson Hack, published by Steidl, 2009

Photography: Horst Diekgerdes, Stylist: Jane How, Model: Angela Lindvall 

The Lem frame from the Inner and Outer Space series,  designed and produced by General Eyewear and handmade in England.

First screen trailer: Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything.”  All Eddie Redmayne’s frames in the movie were designed and made by General Eyewear.

Spectacle frames in faux tortoiseshell, hand made and polished in France in the 1940s. From General Eyewear’s 790-995 series.

Spectacle frames in faux tortoiseshell, hand made and polished in France in the 1940s. From General Eyewear’s 790-995 series.

Salvador Dali, photography by Philippe Halsman, 1966

Salvador Dali, photography by Philippe Halsman, 1966

Vladimir Nabokov, Montreux, 1968. Photo by Philippe Halsman

Vladimir Nabokov, Montreux, 1968. Photo by Philippe Halsman