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Who Wears a Monocle?

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Who Wears a Monocle?

The popularity of the monocle has piggybacked the resurgent hipster revolution but apart from these wonderfully cool dudes who else wears a monocle?

Let’s start by firstly looking at who invented the monocle, the original pioneer who recognised that in the kingdom of the blind the one eyed man would be king.

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Why Do People Wear A Monocle?

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Why Do People Wear A Monocle?
With the hipster revolution in full swing, you may have noticed the monocle is making a comeback too, but apart from being a fashion statement, why do people wear them?

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How Do Monocles Stay On Your Face?

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How Do Monocles Stay On Your Face?

The monocle is designed to sit comfortably between the fleshy parts of the eyebrow and fleshy part of the lower eye socket above the cheekbone. The metal frame of the eyepiece has a protruding ledge called "The Gallery".  It is specifically located at the top and bottom sitting proud of the mainframe. Benefits of the Monocle Gallery Ensures the lens sits clear of the eyelashes to allow you to blink naturally. Allows a secure fit with relaxed muscles around the eye Allows custom prescriptions with astigmatism as the gallery orientates the lens each time it is positioned Prevents scratches if you...

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The Complete Guide To UK Steampunk Events 2019

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The Complete Guide To UK Steampunk Events 2019

Cast your eye over The Complete Guide To UK Steampunk Festivals and plot your perfect passage through the year.

For every month we have all your steampunk needs covered, here are our highlights.

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5 Essential Accessories To Complete A Mens Steampunk Outfit

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The steampunk scene is an explosion of outlandish statement piece fashion inspired by 18th-century steam-powered machinery.  Read the five essential guide to steampunk accessories.

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