Get Ready for the Summer | Ordering sunglasses online Part I – The Challenge

June 20, 2019

Summer is the time to search for the perfect eyewear to match your look. For those who don’t wear shades all year round – as UV rays never take holidays – temperatures on the rise and Summer right at the door means grabbing your favourite pair of sunglasses and getting ready to rock. Here are a few tips in case you need to buy an extra pair of shades or order eyewear online this summer.

Virtual apps

Buying shades online, like any other fashion item, is not easy. Yet shopping online can help you save up to 50% off of average retail prices. And technology has evolved in a way that some websites and brands now have apps that let you try on products in a virtual environment. Usually all you need to do is upload a picture of yourself or answer some simple questions about your main physical  characteristics. So why not give it a go?

How to choose sunglasses lenses?

UV Protection. Polarized. Plastics. Poly-carbonate. Are you familiar with these terms and how they are important when choosing the right lenses? If not, please read one of our previous articles with Helpful Tips When Choosing Sunglasses Lenses.

Brand sunglasses vs Budget sunglasses

Today, even bargain eyewear needs to comply with European test standards regarding protection from sunlight. Usually you can check UV protection information in the sticker in the lens or on the frames.

So are expensive sunglasses better than budget sunglasses or is it just a myth? This old post may help you make up your mind. Have a read and decide for yourself.

Buying brand sunglasses online

If you wish to buy brand shades online on places like ebay or Amazon, we have come up with 5 simple tips that will help you minimize the chances of buying fake shades. Here’s one: deals too good to be true are usually too good to be true.

Euro Optics UK Ltd is one of the UK’s largest importer, wholesaler and distributor of eyewear, with over 30 years’ experience. If you wish to know more about, keep checking our blog or visit Euro Optics UK | Wholesaler of Sunglasses, Reading Glasses and Optical Frames at

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