Top tips for looking after your sunglasses & eyewear

Top tips for looking after your sunglasses & eyewear

Cleaning Don’t use a handkerchief or corner of a shirt/blouse. These can contain particles of dust and dirt which can scratch your lenses when you start rubbing. Paper towels and napkins are just as bad. They’re essentially pulped wood and...
Friends across the pond

Friends across the pond

Loads of new stock just arrived - including 2024 models - from two of our American brands: Eagle Eyes based in Calabasas, California and Floats based in Miami, Florida. Both specialise in polarized sunglasses but they’re very different! Eagle Eyes...
New models from Evolution Eyewear

New models from Evolution Eyewear

It’s been a busy last 6 months for our sister company Evolution Eyewear with several new models introduced - here's a quick overview of them: Match Evolution's first ever photochromic model with lenses that automatically adjust to changing light (Cat....
Deceptive sun strength

Deceptive sun strength

Sunshine in mid-May in the UK is just as strong as that in mid-August so skin is now vulnerable to sunburn. It’s worth remembering that the strength of the sun isn't linked to temperature, so you can still burn even...
We have a new brand – Bliz – active eyewear

We have a new brand – Bliz – active eyewear

It isn’t often we take on a new brand – but our new arrival was an opportunity to add something different. Bliz is a Swedish eyewear maker that offers high performance sunglasses and ski goggles at affordable prices. Starting out...
And more new stock!

And more new stock!

Another new delivery! This time from Swiss brand INVU - one the fastest growing eyewear brands of the last 10 years. We took INVU on shortly after they started up in 2013 as they are terrific value for money: all...
Lots of new arrivals!

Lots of new arrivals!

Around now we take in new deliveries from our many suppliers, ahead of our busiest time of the year. Just arrived in the last few weeks we have new stock from: Montana Swiss designed, a very extensive range of amazing...
What are different lens colours for?

What are different lens colours for?

A question we’re often asked (especially at exhibitions) is what are the different lens colours for – what do they do? So, here’s a quick overview of lens colours and their uses. Grey – the most popular, widely used colour, it...
Costa Sunrise Silver Mirror lens sunglasses

Costa Sunrise Silver Mirror lens sunglasses

Costa Sunrise Silver Mirror lenses will enhance vision in low light conditions. With a 25% VLT (Visible Light Transmission) they will help to amplify brightness during dusk and dawn activities, providing heightened contrast and superior visibility. Also featuring Costa’s multi-patented...
Going skiing – goggle or sunglass?

Going skiing – goggle or sunglass?

If you're going skiing this winter will you take a pair of ski goggles or sunglasses? 25 years ago most skiers wore sunglasses and a minority wore goggles; but the huge growth of snowboarding coupled with greater awareness of the...
Beware of the dangers of low sun at this time of year

Beware of the dangers of low sun at this time of year

We have covered this subject before but it’s such a critical safety issue it’s worth revisiting - we're at the time of the year when the sun is lower in the sky. For drivers a lower sun means it's closer...
Do yellow lenses help when driving at night?

Do yellow lenses help when driving at night?

It’s a long-standing debate and certainly not everyone agrees that yellow lenses are helpful for driving at night and to our knowledge there has not been any ‘definitive’ research undertaken. Some ‘experts’ claim they offer no benefit and others say...
Evolution expands its cycling range with new Aero sunglasses

Evolution expands its cycling range with new Aero sunglasses

Our sister company Evolution Eyewear has just launched another addition to its cycling range; called Aero and manufactured exclusively for the company. Evolution Aero cycling sunglasses have been designed specifically to appeal to cyclists and mountain bikers. Aero is available...
Why lenses mist up – and how to prevent it

Why lenses mist up – and how to prevent it

Fogged up lenses are the result of condensation, the simple chemical process that occurs when water vapor cools down enough to turn from a gas back into its liquid state. This can happen quite suddenly when there is a drastic...
What are Category 4 sunglasses and where are they used?

What are Category 4 sunglasses and where are they used?

Sunglasses For Sport sell a wide range of Category 4 sunglasses – probably the largest selection available in the UK. But what are they and where are they used? What are Category 4 sunglasses The lens category number equates to...
A visit from Adam Henson at The Game Fair

A visit from Adam Henson at The Game Fair

We’ve just got back from exhibiting at the UK’s largest field sports event celebrating its 65th year: The Game Fair held at Ragley Hall near Stratford upon Avon. Adam Henson, Britain’s best-known farmer and long-standing BBC Countryfile presenter, popped onto...
How polarised sunglasses work

How polarised sunglasses work

If your summer holiday plans mean spending time on or near to water it’s a good idea to have polarised lenses for your sunglasses. You might have wondered how polarised sunglasses work and what causes glare on water. Polarised Light...
Bollé Micro Edge – timeless performance

Bollé Micro Edge – timeless performance

A part of Bollé’s history and worn by the best athletes in the world, the Bollé Micro Edge sunglass is a symbol of the brand’s advanced design and creativity. Featuring a narrow shield lens and half-rim frame it is 100% focused on...
Keep an eye on the UV Index

Keep an eye on the UV Index

The UV Index (or UVI) is a standard international measure of ultraviolet radiation emitted by the Sun - which penetrates the Earth's atmosphere and can cause sunburn. Index values start at zero and then can rise above 10. The higher...
Just in! Brand new Evolutions!

Just in! Brand new Evolutions!

Just arrived and manufactured exclusively for our sister company, Evolution Eyewear Ltd: Evolution Carmel A terrific looking unisex cross-over sport-leisure sunglass, Evolution Carmel has a matte black frame and brown polarised polycarbonate (Category 3) lenses. As the lenses are made...
2023 Fab Floats are here!

2023 Fab Floats are here!

We first started selling Floats sunglasses in 2008 and it’s one of our favourite brands! Floats, based in South Beach, Florida, specialise in superior quality yet highly affordable polarised sunglasses in both sport and leisure styles. The glare blocking lenses...
More Articles