Sunglasses – How do they Work to Protect you?

By hbdadminopti on March 19, 2018
Most of us tend to view sunglasses as an awesome fashion accessory that gives us that glamourous, celebrity look, but there is so much more to them than meets the eye… The primary function of sunglasses? To... Read More

Reasons to get outside this Spring

By hbdadminopti on March 08, 2018
The UK went into panic when the snow decided to invade the land however that seems a distant memory with blue skies and the sunshine starting to peek through. Yes, spring is just around the corner and March brings with... Read More

Winter Eye Health Tips

By hbdadminopti on February 20, 2018
With all this Valentine’s Day romance in the air, it’s easy to forget to spare some tender love and care for your eyes. Whether you’re on the commute, skiing down mountains or curled up by the fire, the winter... Read More

From Suits to Sunglasses: Thom Browne

By hbdadminopti on February 13, 2018
“As a designer, I’m supposed to be provoking people’s reactions, and getting people to see things differently.” - Thom Browne   Fresh from New York, Thom Browne eyewear has hit the world stage... Read More

Freedom from Your Frames with Contact Lenses

By hbdadminopti on January 03, 2018
What do you want to achieve in 2018?  Perhaps you want to sculpt your waistline, start pottery, run a marathon, change careers, climb a mountain… or perhaps you’d like to achieve freedom from your... Read More

The HBD Guide to the Hottest 2018 Eyewear Trends

By hbdadminopti on December 20, 2017
As we cruise towards the end of 2018, the team at Hodd Barnes and Dickins is looking forward to the New Year and introducing you to the latest SS18 eyewear trends.  And it turns out there’s a lot to get excited... Read More


By hbdadminopti on October 04, 2017
The bus, train, tram, tube, GP waiting room, airport waiting lounges – what do they all have in common? People glued to their phones. Gone are the days of chugging 4 cups of coffee to start your day and in with the... Read More