Retrofitted Blog

Retrofitted Blog

Yolanda Foster has lost her aqua eyeglasses!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:23

Should I tweet her and tell her where she can get another pair? Hmmmm..... seems like she's a little miffed about all the attention she's getting.

Yolanda Foster's (eh hem..) 'green eyeglasses' are our 'Grant' Aqua Readers

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 01:34
Yolanda Foster and Grant Reading Glasses

Many thanks to Blog who posted where to find the aqua eyeglasses that Yolanda Foster was wearing on the reality show 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'. For a good laugh, you've gotta read it.

Oliver Peoples: Their history.

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 10:32
Our latest vintage find, a pair of Oliver Peoples Photochromic Sunglasses

They aren't our competition.
They're our idols. Oliver Peoples

Loving Fabulous Eyewear

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 13:37
Me & L.A. Eyeworks 'Cornu' vintage electric blue cat eye frames

We love eyewear, and sometimes represent other designers here, purely because they fit within our standards and design. L.A.Eyeworks, formed by 2 women based in Los Angeles, California, know how to turn heads with their specs. My first pair of L.A.

Steampunk Eyewear Collection

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 15:13
Steampunk Eyewear Collection by Retro Focus Eyewear

Original early 20th century googles, and safety glasses inspire today's fashion designers. The Aviator Sunglasses with the aqua beaded shields are offered by Armani in this spring's line.

Your browser and shopping online....Does it really matter which one you use?

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 12:51

Ahem... yup. It does.

Retro Focus Eyewear Peep Gallery/Thomas

Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 09:36
Wizard of Oz Collection, autographed memorabilia wizard of oz, with Tom wearing Retro Focus Eyewear's orange reading glassses called 'Edward'

Good mornin' RFE peeps! It's a brisk 26º here in NYC, and where one of our RFE peeps lives, a balmy 106º in Australia.

Modern meets Victoriana, Understanding the Steampunk Genre

Monday, January 21, 2013 - 04:32
understanding the steampunk genre. It's eyewear, interior design, and fashion.

The Steampunk genre intrigued me a couple of years ago (where have I been!) when I attended the Pier Antique Show in Manhattan, in 2010. There were more and more vendors selling antiques that were 'refurbished' with a twist. Almost with a 'Clockwork Orange' feel but without the violence.

Having fun with big, bold color in eyewear

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 12:38
inspiration for individuality for retro focus eyewear comes from all generations

More and more common than you think. More and more folks casting away their fears about size and color. Large frames seem to make their way back into our lives every 20 years.

'Eye' want these:

Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 01:27
Dolabany styled 2 tone hipster geek unisex reading glasses by Retro Focus Eyewear

Happy New Year RFE peeps! RFE is always on the look out for the newest styles in eyewear, applying our finds within our search for the coolest readers to offer our customers.