Confused between lens classes & categories?

Confused between lens classes & categories?

It’s very easy to mix up lens ‘classes’ and ‘categories’ and so we hope what follows will help clarify the difference. Lens Class The Class of the lens refers to the refractive properties of the lens – these must be...
Just arrived! 3 brand new Evolution polarised sunglasses

Just arrived! 3 brand new Evolution polarised sunglasses

We have just added three terrific looking new polarised sunglasses from Evolution. They all feature lightweight, durable TR90 frames and spring hinges to the temples for added comfort. The glare-blocking polarised lenses are distortion-free, and UV400 rated for protection. The...
Gripsee – a clever new eyewear accessory

Gripsee – a clever new eyewear accessory

Manufactured in the UK, Gripsee® is a clever new patented innovation designed to attach sunglasses & spectacles (including reading glasses) to your clothing (and without damage to clothing). A simple, safe & secure way of keeping them ready to hand....
Why lenses mist up – and how to prevent it

Why lenses mist up – and how to prevent it

Autumn and Winter is the time of year (here in the UK) that eyewear lenses are more prone to misting up. You take your sports eyewear out of the kit bag, put them on your face and instantly they mist...
Changing Gear – Cycling Sunglasses Style

Changing Gear – Cycling Sunglasses Style

Active cyclists that keep abreast of the latest gear will have noticed a shift in the design of cycling and MTB eyewear in the last 12-18 months. The ‘on-trend’ design is for large, fairly square shaped frames and oversized lenses...
Eagles fly in

Eagles fly in

Just arrived, a new delivery from American brand Eagle Eyes included several new models: 2in1, Breeze, Cozmoz, Flash, Force & Triumph. Eagle Eyes TriLenium® Polarized lenses Featuring their unique TriLenium® Polarized lenses that block out 99.9% harmful UVA, UVB radiation...
Rize – high quality polarised sunglasses under £15

Rize – high quality polarised sunglasses under £15

We have just added Rize – a relatively new British sunglass brand with all models having polarised lenses. Featuring contemporary styles, they all have TR90 frames; a material associated with higher priced eyewear. TR90 Grilamid is a type of nylon...
UKCA Mark – what is it?

UKCA Mark – what is it?

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, the UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking is the new UK product marking used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland). It covers most goods which...
A common misconception about UV protection

A common misconception about UV protection

A common misconception about UV protection is that darker tint sunglasses provide extra UV protection. However, there is no relationship between the colour or darkness of your sunglasses/eyewear and the amount of UV protection. The lens tint colour and shade...
Not all Review Platforms are the same

Not all Review Platforms are the same

Regular media coverage about how authentic and accurate review sites and platforms are. It's well known that many companies “game” the system with a mass of fake (positive) reviews. One very high profile UK review platform is also not what...
Take no notice of sunglass scare stories

Take no notice of sunglass scare stories

The ludicrous scare story that has been in circulation with UK regional media for a few years now seems to be getting another round of coverage. These stories claim you could get fined for wearing sunglasses whilst driving and fined...
Come and see us at The Game Fair

Come and see us at The Game Fair

Due to the pandemic we last did an exhibition in September 2019. This year only one of the usual events we do is taking place but as it happens it’s the biggest and best! We’re delighted that the 2021 Game...
Just in! New Evolution leisure collection

Just in! New Evolution leisure collection

Our sister company Evolution Eyewear Ltd has made a new collection of Evolution leisure style sunglasses just for us! These fab looking sunglasses are exclusively available from Sunglasses For Sport. They feature both metal and acetate frames; the latter is...
Staycation? Don’t forget your sunscreen & sunnies!

Staycation? Don’t forget your sunscreen & sunnies!

With British families being encouraged to holiday within the British Isles this summer it’s easy to forget just how strong our sun can be. From late June when the sun is high in the sky it’s easily possible to get...
Phil Mickelson becomes oldest man to win a golf major title – must be the sunglasses!

Phil Mickelson becomes oldest man to win a golf major title – must be the sunglasses!

50-year old Phil Mickelson became the oldest man to win a golf major title at the US PGA Championship at Kiawah Island ending Sunday 23 May. He sported his sunglasses throughout the 4 rounds. Phil Mickelson will admit to being...
Just In! Brand new Evolution models

Just In! Brand new Evolution models

We have just taken delivery of 3 new models made by our sister company Evolution Eyewear Ltd. They are: Evolution Pace Cycling Sunglasses Contemporary styled cycling eyewear with large one-piece shield lens available in either a black or white frame,...
Cool air can be deceptive at this time of year

Cool air can be deceptive at this time of year

The UK’s Spring weather has yet to really warm up but the sun is getting much higher in the sky and the risk of sun burn is now ever-present. It’s time to think about UV protection and have sun screen...
INVU Sunglasses – Swiss engineered for comfort

INVU Sunglasses – Swiss engineered for comfort

We have just taken in some new 2021 models from INVU. This brand belongs to Swiss Eyewear Group; they specialise in designing and producing high quality, affordably priced polarised sunglasses. The company was founded as recently as 2013 (by a...
Just arrived! New Oakley Sutro cycling glasses

Just arrived! New Oakley Sutro cycling glasses

The new Oakley Sutro model is generating rave reviews amongst cycling enthusiasts and many of the elite professional riders have rapidly adopted it. Their distinctive look is certainly a bold statement but importantly the large lens gives maximum eye coverage/protection....
Just in! Brand new 2021 UVEX sports models

Just in! Brand new 2021 UVEX sports models

Best known for their unrivalled range of PPE including safety eyewear, UVEX have also long been the favoured sports eyewear brand for many of the world's elite sportsmen & women. Indeed UVEX sponsor over 1000 of them! Established over 90...
You don’t have to be anywhere near snow to get snow blindness

You don’t have to be anywhere near snow to get snow blindness

During mountaineering expeditions at high altitude incidents of snow blindness can be quite common. In medical terms the condition is known as photokeratitis. It’s a temporary but painful condition that occurs when exposure to ultraviolet rays creates inflammation on the...
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