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Dutch esport athletes discover glasses to protect their eyes

Millions of people spend hours behind their computers to play all kind of games and FIFA is definitely among the most popular ones. All famous soccer teams worldwide contracted the best players to compete in serious competitions and fans love to watch...

All those hours behind screens seriously demand something from your eyes and that’s why the professional players start to discover the benefits of glasses to protect their eyes. Equipped with special lenses these glasses offer a comfortable and relaxed yet razorsharp view while at the same time protecting your eyes againts annoying blue light from your screen. Dutch professional player Aristote Ndunu of Sparta Rotterdam is a trendsetter. People start to notice that he plays his games with glasses and recently he was asked about it in a live broadcast just before his game against Ajax. Interviewer Koen Weiland, who is a professional himself and the coach of the Dutch national team, confirms the benefits and the relaxation for the eyes during the game.

The topic isn’t new but lens manufacturer SEIKO Vision decided to put some extra effort in protecting the eyes of those who love to play games online and apparently, helped by players like Aristote, they are pretty succesfull putting this topic on the map! Want to know more about it yourself? Just ask a professional optician in your neighbourhood. They will love to tell you everything about it!          




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Time to spoil your father

Time to spoil your father

Have you got your father’s day present ready yet? If not, why not buy him a fresh pair of sunglasses this year? It’s the perfect accessory for every father, including yours...

Of course, not all fathers are the same. But in the world of sunglasses, this doesn’t matter at all. So many fathers, so many brands and styles to choose from.

For the fathers who only leave the house when they are impeccably dressed and who follow all latest the fashion trends, we suggest you have a look at for instance the collections of Tom Ford, Balmain, Scotch & Soda, AM Eyewear and Calvin Klein. Here, you’ll definitely find a pair that complements your father’s fashion style.

For fathers that love being outside and that value functionality above anything else, we recommend you check out the sunglasses from Rēvo, Serengeti  or Rodenstock. They not only look good but also protect your father’s eyes from harmful UV rays.

Some fathers seem to have everything and buying a gift for them seems almost impossible. But even in this case, a new pair of sunglasses is the perfect gift idea. With a pair of sunglasses from Porsche Design, JaguarCazal, or Ørgreen, you’ll give your father a luxury accessory that never goes out of style.

For more inspiration, check out our showroom or visit one of our selected stores.

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Sun is shining and so are you

Sun is shining and so are you

It took some – okay, a lot of – patience from our side, but it looks like the sun is finally here. That calls for a celebration! Al fresco lunches in the park, pre-dinner drinks on the beach, and dinner in the city. See and be seen, all day long.

And what better way to look good in the summertime, than with some nice new sunglasses? Not only are they the first thing people see when they look at you, but they also protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. And let’s be honest, you only have one pair of eyes so better take good care of them.



The beauty is there are sunglasses for everyone’s taste. It doesn’t matter if you are the sporty type that loves to go and hike in nature or if you haven’t been out of the city in years. There are sunglasses for people who spent a lot of time on the road and therefore need high functionality from their glasses. And if you want to perfectly match your sunglasses with your new shoes and handbag, that’s also not a problem.



Retro-inspired styles are never out of style, and this year is of course no exception. New for 2021 are the big acetate frames with rectangular or cat-eye shapes with bold temples. For those who prefer metal frames, there are loads of options too. Oversized or small and understated, like we saw in the nineties.



But, where to find that perfect pair? At your local high-end optician of course. For the Netherlands, we selected a few of the best opticians for you to choose from. In each of those stores, you will find a great selection of frames from the best brands, for you to try on. And while you are there, why not have your eyes checked? Whether you need prescription glasses or not, an eye check-up is the best gift to your eyes.

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The new trend in sunglasses is ‘flat’

The new trend in sunglasses is ‘flat’

We had and will ever have large vintage inspired glamorous sunglasses, we recently had round and hexagon shapes with thin rims in metal or acetate and this Summer we see the birth of more ‘flat’ shapes…

AM Eyewear

We mean ‘flat’ as in undeep instead of the deeper shapes that cover much more of your face. The styles can be rectangular of more cat-eye and instantly provide a fresh new and modern look that differs seriously from the glamour and minimalism of the past years. So dare to be the first and change your sunglasses for this season to something really new and instacool!    

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ECO eyewear wins Seventeen magazine's sustainable style award

ECO eyewear wins Seventeen magazine's sustainable style award

Making sustainable fashion choices is not as easy as it might sound. Loads of brands boast about being sustainable, but only a few actually are. There is so much more to take into account than recycled packaging or trying to reduce carbon footprint...



So, how do you know that when a brand calls itself sustainable, it actually is? To make life easier, American magazine Seventeen handed out their #sustainablestyleawards of 2021 to fashion and accessories brands that truly try to make the world a better place.



ECO eyewear is the proud winner of the award for best sustainable eyewear brand. Why? Because their frames are made of 95 % recycled metals, bio-based castor oil and recycled ocean plastics. And anyone who has seen Netflix's documentary Seaspiracy  knows just how much plastic garbage is floating around in our oceans right now. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - the world's largest collection of floating plastic garbage - consists of 46% of old fishing nets. That's why ECO eyewear is recycling exactly that into their optical frames and sunglasses. Together with the NGO Waste Free Oceans, they have turned over 30 tons of recycled plastic into eyewear.



Add to that the fact that their packaging is completely made from recycled and biodegradable materials. And last but not least, they plant a tree for every frame that is purchased. So, they are cleaning up oceans and building forests at the same time. If that isn't sustainable, we don't know what is. And of course, no compromises are made in the style or quality department.



Besides an award for best sustainable eyewear brand, awards were handed out by Seventeen for best denim brand, best shoe brand and even the best sustainable brand for face masks. Click here to discover all those brands that really want to make a change for a better world!



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Dutch esport athletes discover glasses to protect their eyes

Dutch esport athletes discover glasses to protect their eyes

Millions of people spend hours behind their computers to play all kind of games and FIFA is definitely among the most popular ones. All famous soccer teams worldwide contracted the best players to compete in serious competitions and fans love to watch...

All those hours behind screens seriously demand something from your eyes and that’s why the professional players start to discover the benefits of glasses to protect their eyes. Equipped with special lenses these glasses offer a comfortable and relaxed yet razorsharp view while at the same time protecting your eyes againts annoying blue light from your screen. Dutch professional player Aristote Ndunu of Sparta Rotterdam is a trendsetter. People start to notice that he plays his games with glasses and recently he was asked about it in a live broadcast just before his game against Ajax. Interviewer Koen Weiland, who is a professional himself and the coach of the Dutch national team, confirms the benefits and the relaxation for the eyes during the game.

The topic isn’t new but lens manufacturer SEIKO Vision decided to put some extra effort in protecting the eyes of those who love to play games online and apparently, helped by players like Aristote, they are pretty succesfull putting this topic on the map! Want to know more about it yourself? Just ask a professional optician in your neighbourhood. They will love to tell you everything about it!