• Cutler and Gross at Dipple & Conway

    We are pleased to be stocking Cutler and Gross at Dipple & Conway this season. Here we share some stunning images from their current look book..

    British luxury eyewear brand Cutler and Gross, founded in 1969, creates sunglasses and optical frames with signature creativity and an excellent quality. Since its establishment in fashion’s halcyon days, Cutler and Gross has been synonymous with quintessential British style, creativity and craftsmanship.   The brand produces the highest quality frames, now made in Italy. A […]

  • The Dipple & Conway Archive collection: 1989

    We will be running a series of posts over the coming year featuring a collection of photographs commissioned by Dipple & Conway. The pictures use items from our archive, to celebrate our centenary: 1916 – 1920

      These eccentric ‘paint splattered’ frames are from c.1989, and characterise how fashion had become a major part of how people chose their eyewear. By the latter half of the 20th century, spectacles were considered part of a person’s wardrobe. Similar to clothes, spectacles needed to be continually updated or a person could be perceived […]

  • Inspired by our archive: part 2

    The second post containing a series of images inspired by the Dipple & Conway archive collection, which we will be featuring in our Castle Street window over the coming months.

    Artist Jo Conway was inspired by the vast collection of frames, charts and equipment held in the Dipple & Conway archive, using them to create a series of beautiful and striking photographs. Jo has spent several months discovering and sorting, arranging and photographing hundreds of objects and documents. These images can be seen currently on […]