The Dipple & Conway Archive collection: 1989

25th August 2016
woman wearing floral glasses

 

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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 as old-fashioned.

Posted by Dipple Conway

"I’m very impressed by the friendly and helpful attitude of the staff at Dipple and Conway, and by the very competent and professional service my optometrist provided. It really is a pleasure to ones eyes tested there."

Mike Lindsay
Optician Awards Finalist Investor in People The College of Optometrists British Contact Lens Association Association of Dispensing Opticians Best Family Business 2020

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