Maison Bonnet glasses: Review

October 4th 2019

These glasses I had made at Maison Bonnet recently are absolutely superb. As I wrote in the recent post ‘My glasses’ I’ve tried several different makers over the years, including cheaper and expensive, ready-made, bespoke and made...

Maison Bonnet glasses: Review

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Three years later, yes, I meant the name of the color of the frame. I finally picked up my second pair of glasses in February 2023. The panto frame is also the model Pure, but the material is acetate instead of buffalo h...

Glasses and jewelleryOctober 4th 2019

My glasses: A journey in eyewear

August 2nd 2019

I’ve been short-sighted since I was young, and as a result have always worn glasses. Even when I switched to contact lenses as a teenager, I continued to have glasses as an alternative, both for style and health. Once you start to become inte...

My glasses: A journey in eyewear

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Agreed. So many companies, including Oliver Peoples, were inspired by the Anglo American 406 model....

Glasses and jewelleryAugust 2nd 2019

Paris: A sartorial shopping guide – 2019 up...

July 22nd 2019

There are some interesting things going on in French menswear. Although France has generally been the poor cousin to Britain and Italy here, in the last 30 years it seemed to get worse. Most of the good shops closed (Old England, Arnys) and accordin...

Paris: A sartorial shopping guide – 2019 up...

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Ah, amazing, thank you Isaac...

July 22nd 2019

Maison Bonnet bespoke glasses: The craft in London

April 22nd 2019

Maison Bonnet was one of the few world-renowned menswear makers I hadn’t tried until recently. So it has been great to get to know Franck and the team, since they opened a shop in Mayfair last year. Having been short-sighted from a young age, ...

Maison Bonnet bespoke glasses: The craft in London

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What sunglasses did Brad Pitt wear in De longhorn ad commercial & price please...

Glasses and jewelleryApril 22nd 2019