Dispensing Optician Claire looks at the History of two Cult Eyewear Brands

Dispensing Optician CLaire Atkinson Allegro Optical

Two Cult Eyewear Brands, a brief history There are hundreds of brands associated with eyewear, but few have a history which has stood the test of time. It is always interesting to see how a company has grown. Usually from humble origins and through tough economic climates. Quality prevails and here is the history of […]

William Morris eyewear – Designed in London and unashamedly British


William Morris eyewear is proud to be British 1996 was quite a year, Bill Clinton was re-elected President, Oprah Winfrey started her famous book club. Incredibly the Macarena became a worldwide hit. 1996 was also the year in which Robert Morris created British eyewear brand William Morris London. Robert’s aim was to create a very […]

Xanthe explains her love of Walter and Herbert eyewear

Walter & Herbert Eyewear madin in the UK from Allegro OPtical the musicians optician

My love of Walter and Herbert Here at Allegro Optical we believe it should always be quality, design and comfort over anything else. So that’s why we love Walter & Herbert. They are a UK  based company which started over 70 years ago, from very humble beginnings, a bit like ourselves. Walter & Herbert were […]