Retrofitted Blog

Retrofitted Blog

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.

Welcome my peeps.....

Friday, December 21, 2012 - 04:11
Retro Focus Eyewear launches new retail website for unique, hipster, geek, nerd reading glasses and eyeglass frames.

It's been quite the ride. I have finally reached my destination. The independent e-commerce site for Retro Focus Eyewear LLC. I am packing up my stuff and leaving eBay after 10 years of being one of the top sellers of readers.

Late night with Retro Focus Eyewear

Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 12:43
retro focus eyewear getting ready to launch new website for geek style, hipster, nerd reading glasses and cool eyeglass frames

The last month, my sleeping habits have changed from the usual 5-6 hours each night, to merely 2-5. Most of the time, it's less than more. Reaching my goal to launch this site as quickly as possible.