Retrofitted Blog

Retrofitted Blog

The Last 10 Years of Selfies

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 19:55
Women in Glasses Collage

A pictorial documentary depicting the many 'faces' of me (in addition to my hair color transitions) and the vast variety of styles I've offered on my website.

Just Changing My Chucks

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 18:00
Retro Focus Eyewear:  Time to Change My Chucks

My readers may have been the coolest, or pretty unique compared to most online shops, but when I’m competing against social marketing and search engine algorithms, businesses with larger capital and a hefty allowance for paid advertising, has pretty much made me reconsider continuing.

About Vintage Eyewear

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 13:09
New Old Stock of vintage eyeglass frames.

Vintage eyewear are frames that are at least 20 years old, made generally before the year 2000.

It's All Good 2016 in Review

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 20:14
Retro Focus Eyewear Year in Review 2016, every picture tells my story.

Man o man where do I begin. Where did the time go? I look back at my last blog entry and realized that I really put my dreams on hold. .

Spring Clean Out!

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 18:14
A FREE pair of Reading Glasses with every order over $50

Let's face it. If you wear reading glasses, you can never have too many pairs. Eh hemmmm... But I do!

Yves Saint Laurent

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 01:51
The absolute best in desginer eyewear.  Yves Saint Laurent oversized wood grain eyeglasses. Tremendous statement in size, shape and unique style. Not another pair out there like them.

Highly coveted by collectors all over the world.
To own a pair of Yves Saint Laurent frames was and still is the ultimate fashion statement.
True vintage 1960's YSL oversized square wood grain eyeglass frames made in France.

Eyewear Color Wheel for March

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 17:39
Color Wheel for the month of March.  Green Eyeglasses, Antique Eyewear and Reading Glasses.

With Saint Patrick's Day coming up and Mother Nature nudging dormant plants and trees to rise from their winter's sleep, green welcomes spring.

Mod 60's Eyewear

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 00:08
Mod 60's Round Eyewear Fashion. Ultimate expression of who you are.  Dare to be different.

Having been born in 1960, I lived the explosion of color and clean simplistic graphics through my mother who was a fashionista in her own way. By the time I was a teanager I frequented second hand shops and clearly remember my most favorite maxi coat that I picked up for $2.50.

Spring Basics with Shades of Red-Burgundy Eyewear

Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 14:44
Vintage Eyewear.  Back to Basics with Shades of Red Cherry Blossoms.

A vintage collection of spectacles in reds, and burgundy in today's sought after styles. Some made in Italy, Austria, the USA or Hong Kong. Most all these frames have strong riveted barrel hinges which was standard back in the 70's and 80's.

Eclectic Eyewear for Petite Adult Faces

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 01:25
Most Unique collection of Petite Fit reading Glasses, Antique, Vintage and New Eyeglass Frames for Small Adult sized Faces

It's not hard to find your frame size with the selection we have at Retro Focus Eyewear. Buyers have a unique choice of narrow widths in a variety of frame styles which will accommodate multi prescriptions within one lens (bifocal and progressives).