Retrofitted Blog

Retrofitted Blog

Leaving the eBay Marketplace: My Story

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 10:03
Once the Best place to buy your cool reading glasses and frames. Until eBay changed.

Life does have a way of throwing you curve balls. The biggest decision I've made to date was to move 95% of my products off the eBay marketplace onto my own website. A leap of faith you can call it. Well it was, considering I've been selling eyewear there since 2001.

RFE. It's Personal

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 23:03
Getting Personal with Desi Scheck of

I'm not just some random employee at Retro Focus Eyewear. I AM Retro Focus Eyewear. Everything about RFE is personal. Nothing pleases me more than when my buyers are happy and come back for another pair.

Top 10 Bullshit Lines From Your Optician

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 18:49
Replace the words 'Frames or Lenses' with 'Car'.  Would you feel comfortable leaving your car with your Mechanic?

You've probably heard one of these lines in your lifetime. I'm here to de-mystify you..... and open your eyes to a world of affordable eyewear outside of your optician's office.

Browlines Are Back?

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 08:45

Hellyeah. ++++

Harold Lloyd

Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 11:39

*HAROLD* Round Black Eyeglass Frame Harold Lloyd was an American film actor and producer most famous for his silent comedies. Harold Lloyd ranks alongside Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton as one of the most popular and influential film comedians of the silent film era.

Our Best Selling Frame/Reader in Milky Clear

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 23:41
Yolanda H. Foster's aqua glasses also come in sunny yellow and milky white.

*GRANT* Unisex Acetate Hornrim Hipster Reader/Eyeglass Frame I'm sooo excited! Happy to present a new color in our most popular frame Grant. It's a milky translucent white that looks great with every complexion, hair color and gender.

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.