Sunwise Sunglasses

As Spring approaches, we’re all dreaming of longer days and warmer, sunnier, drier weather. Many of us have embarked on new outdoor activities to keep our spirits up over the last 12 months since the start of the global pandemic. More people than ever have rekindled existing interests in different outdoor sports, not least cycling, which has also become a practical method of transport to get to and from work.

We thought now would be a good time to introduce you to our range of sports prescription eyewear from British company Sunwise. They offer a very practical solution of lightweight, wraparound affordable sports eyewear, ideal for cyclists, runners, and golfers.

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Seiko Smartzoom Lenses

Whatever you’ve been doing today, it’s likely to have involved using one of the many digital devices that seem to dominate our lives. From checking the weather forecast, catching up on the news, texting friends, or carrying out meetings via Zoom, chances are you’ve been staring at a ‘screen’ for several hours. And we all know the negative effects long-term use of digital devices can have on our eyes.

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As hard as it is to believe, it’s five years since we opened the doors to Respectacle Company here in Manor Walk, Market Harborough. That was back in January 2016, and like any new business we knew how important it was to have a digital presence.

Good news! We have been given the go ahead from our governing bodies to carry out routine examinations, provided we are COVID-19 secure. Therefore, we are now open and offering appointments for all our usual services.

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 […]

At the beginning of January this year we celebrated our fourth birthday. It seems a world away from now when Alison was sat in the solicitor’s office at 5.00pm on New Year’s Eve waiting to sign the documents, committing Rob and herself to a new and exciting adventure in..

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, […]

Theo Eyewear

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.
As February is the month of love, we thought we would take this opportunity to share the Theo love and talk a little bit about what it is we so adore about this Belgian eyewear brand.

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The glasses you wear are an intrinsic part of your identity, and a reflection of your personality. While you wear them to correct your vision, glasses can also play a crucial role in creating an image you want to portray to the world. If you have ever wondered what type of eyewear is best suited to your personality, wonder no more because it’s the subject of our latest blog.

Read on to find out which of our luxury eyewear brands will perfectly match your personality. From extroverts and hipsters to fashionistas and retro lovers, we’ve rounded up the frames that are perfect for your personality type. Read more

Eye Tests

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.
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