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Respectacle Company’s response to Covid-19

Since closing at the end of March, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes during lockdown and using our time at Respectacle Company to refresh the store and redecorate. We have also been busy sourcing new equipment and supplies to ensure that we are Covid-19 secure as soon as we are allowed to reopen for […]

Eco friendly eyewear fashion

You may have noticed that the eyewear game is making a conscious shift towards sustainability, with the market for eco friendly glasses growing considerably over the last few years. We’re seeing more and more glasses frames being made from a variety of materials including wood, bamboo, recycled plastics and even coffee grounds and recycled fishing […]

Six reasons why we love Theo

Theo has been a pivotal part of our eyewear collections for the last four years. In fact, before we even opened the doors to Respectacle Company, we knew that Theo was a brand we simply had to showcase in our store. Fast forward four years and Theo remains one of our most loved eyewear designers. […]

Advanced Eye Test Using Optical Coherence Tomography

2019 was an exciting year for us here at Respectacle Company. As well as expanding our eyewear collections, we invested in Optical Coherence Tomography technology (OCT). A type of advanced eye test, this produces a detailed 3D scan of your eye which is similar to an ultrasound scan.

2020 Eyewear Trends

Another new year is almost upon us. Which means it’s the perfect time to revamp your look and your eyewear game. We’re as keen as mustard to bring you the latest designs in fashionable eyewear as we head into 2020. So we thought, why not get the inside scoop on this year’s eyewear trends directly […]

Common Eye Conditions: Cataracts

Welcome to the next blog in our series about common eye conditions. This month we are talking about cataracts, which is a very common age-related eye condition. Cataracts can occur in one eye or in both eyes, and causes your vision to appear blurred, dim or misty. If left untreated it can lead to blindness.

Spotlight on Market Harborough’s independent retail scene…part 2

  Part two Welcome to the second instalment of our feature about the small business shopping scene in Market Harborough. In part one we put some of our favourite local shops under the spotlight. Being the fabulous town that it is for small independents, we had a rather long list of amazing businesses we wanted […]

Road Safety Week highlights the benefits of regular eye tests

This month signals the national campaign “road safety week”. This initiative was founded and is promoted yearly by Brake, a national road safety and sustainable transport charity. This year’s campaign, which we are supporting, runs from the 18th – 24th November and is entitled “step up for safe streets”. Brake want people to learn about […]

Spotlight on Market Harborough’s independent retail scene

  Part one Ever since we opened the doors to Respectacle Company in 2016, we’ve very much enjoyed being part of Market Harborough’s independent retailers’ scene. We love this beautiful market town so much, and feel very lucky that so many fabulous small businesses and shops call it home too. So we’ve decided to shine […]