Holborn: Home to Hodd Barnes and Dickins

By glassms on July 11, 2017
Hodd Barnes and Dickins has been lucky enough to call Holborn home for over a hundred years.  We love being part of the rich history of the area, which we’ve shared with Charles Dickens, the legal Inns of Chancery,... Read More

All You Need to Know About Gucci Sunglasses

By glassms on July 04, 2017
Self-styled as ‘eclectic, contemporary, romantic,’ Gucci wields immense influence in the fashion industry and beyond.  Over decades of excellence, the Italian fashion house has built its reputation around an... Read More

Snapchat Specs: The Future (Or Not) Of Eyewear?

By glassms on June 02, 2017
When it comes to #smartglasses technology there’s a new cool kid on the block.  Following in Google, Samsung and Microsoft’s wake, Snapchat is the latest tech goliath to foray into high tech specs.  But rather... Read More

The Hot Box: Maui Jim Sunglasses in London

By glassms on April 10, 2017
Move over Ray-Ban, there’s a new shade in town. Fresh from the shores of Hawaii, Maui Jim is fast becoming the most sought-after sunglasses designer amongst the global fashion elite. The brand was launched in 1980... Read More

Why Everyone Should Book an OCT Scan

By glassms on March 31, 2017
Have you ever wondered what the inside of your eyes looks like? It’s a great irony that the very things we use to see with have always been the most invisible. But that’s all changing thanks to revolutionary... Read More

Hoya – What is vision worth to you?

By glassms on December 07, 2016
Happy December everyone! Did you know that it costs just one pound to give the gift of sight to someone who can’t afford it? This year as part of our annual Christmas appeal, Hodd Barnes and Dickins will be... Read More

Introducing New York’s MOSCOT

By glassms on November 11, 2016
At Hodd Barnes and Dickins we pride ourselves on our ability to handpick the most innovative and iconic eyewear from the global stage.  MOSCOT caught our eye a while back, and this October we’re thrilled to... Read More

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