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Monocle

What is a monocle?

A Monocle is an optical device consisting of a single lens. It is used to primarily to correct reading vision in one eye for people that struggle with reading glasses. It leaves the other eye not covered to see normally into the distance which is a very practical solution for quick close task like reading mobile phone texts etc. Our monocles include a gallery, which is an extension to the inner frame to make it easier to wear. It is attached to a string or chain. The other end of the string is then connected to the wearer's clothing or looped around the wearer's neck to avoid misplacing or losing the monocle.

The History of the Monocle

Our Reading Monocles

Each or our monocle glasses are crafted with a robust stainless steel frame, which is available in three distinctive colours, vintage silver, gold and black. Each monocle is 37mm in diameter. The rim has a gallery on the back for...

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How to wear a monocle

The key to the success of the monocle is its portability, you won't even know when your carrying it, so its never an inconvenience and never left behind. Like putting a watch on in a morning, its always there when you need it.

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Brand Story

Jonathan Elvidge is happiest when faced with a problem. His entire career has been spent driving forward solutions, specifically in the deployment of gadgets, and how they can be utilised to make our daily lives better.

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Why Do People Wear A Monocle?

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How Do Monocles Stay On Your Face?

How Do Monocles Stay On Your Face?

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