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Take centre stage with Vivienne Westwood glasses

The Vivienne Westwood X Specsavers eyewear collection takes inspiration from key design notes from the British fashion house — centred around the Westwood orb logo.

The inspiration behind the collection

Taking inspiration from key design signatures of the British fashion house, these contemporary Vivienne Westwood glasses and sunglasses are adorned with Westwood’s signature orb, classic tartan patterns and Rococo inspired details. Each frame features a signature Vivienne Westwood design; from monochrome DIY style graffiti to V-cut temples.

Each stylish frame is partially made from Eastman Acetate Renew, which is a combination of recycled single-use plastic and bio-based materials that come from sustainably sourced wood pulp. 

For every one million frames made with Acetate Renew, Eastman uses 50 tons of water plastic as a raw material. This is plastic that is not currently recycled which means it is being diverted from landfill and the ocean to be crafted into beautiful eyewear.

Vivienne Westwood Glasses

The contemporary range of glasses and sunglasses are crafted out of acetate and metals and feature designs and styles for everyone. Read on to discover our top picks from the new eyewear collection.

Classic tartan patterns

These oversized, iconic tartan-patterned sunglasses by Vivienne Westwood are emblematic of the brand. The chunky temples create maximum impact and are finished with the futuristic royal orb in striking silver. These statement sunglasses are essential for all Vivienne Westwood fans.

Another classic tartan option is the beautifully crafted, round-eye glasses by Vivienne Westwood featuring a bold tartan print across the brow line. The delicately etched gold metal rims and slim gold metal temples contrast against the crystal-black acetate temple tips.

Sustainable eyewear

In line with the Vivienne Westwood ethos, the glasses collection has been developed with consideration to its design, durability and sustainability. Each frame is partially made from Eastman Acetate Renew, which is a combination of recycled single-use plastic and bio-based materials. For instance, these statement cat-eye glasses by Vivienne Westwood in striking red tortoiseshell acetate.

The collection packaging has also been designed with an environmental conscience, a subtle, grey shell case envelopes the eyewear in recycled felt, accompanied by a tartan polish cloth in recycled nylon.

Rococo inspired details

Rococo inspired details are featured in the collection. For example, these beautiful, feminine sunglasses by Vivienne Westwood with softly rounded triangular lenses. The rococo inspired detailing on the hinge incorporates the iconic orb, finished with delicate pink crystal acetate temple tips, making this a standout piece.

An acetate alternative is these modern, square glasses by Vivienne Westwood with the Rococo-inspired details etched onto the gold wire core. The futuristic royal orb emblem sat prominently on the contoured acetate sides perfectly represents the fusion of past and present.

Monochrome graffiti

The classic Vivienne Westwood graffiti, in a monochrome graphic print, delivers a hand-painted DIY feel to the bold black optical frames. Take these Vivienne Westwood rounded glasses in a rich, dark, crystal acetate. The iconic orb on the front of the frame adds delicate detail that contrasts against the Vivienne Westwood graffiti design on the oversized temples.

Signature V-cutting

V-cut temples add the final detail to a range of the optical and sun designs. These rose-gold metal statement glasses by Vivienne Westwood feature a deep, square semi-rimless front and double bridge. It is the hinge that features the cut-out signature ‘V’.

Another example is the geometric Vivienne Westwood metal glasses. Subtle orb etching on the wire rim leads the eye to the cut-out signature ‘V’ on the temple and prominent futuristic orb.

Want to see more?

See the full Vivienne Westwood X Specsavers eyewear collection here, and make use of our virtual try-on guide before you buy online. Read our Buyer’s Guide on hair colour and face shape for more style guidance. For more popular glasses and trends read our #LoveGlasses blog.