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Mr Essentialist on Garrett Leight

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Mr Essentialist on Garrett Leight
    New York based New Zealander, Mr Essentialist is a menswear, fashion and grooming blogger making waves across Instagram with his crisp, minimalist and pinterest-worthy feed.   We’ve admired h...

Getting to Know Garrett

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Garrett Leight
        It’s 2011, hoards of middle aged women are reading 50 Shades of Grey, people everywhere are lying face down in public under the guise of ‘planking’ and somewhere in deepest darkest Los Ange...

Iconic Eyewear- From Screen to Seen

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From-Screen-to-Seen
    From those big tortoiseshell frames worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, to Maverick’s classic aviators in Top Gun, the world of film has always relied on amazing eyewear to give i...

Make way for MYKITA & MYKITA MYLON

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Mykita
  If you’re a fan of fine designer eyewear brands then it’s reasonable to expect you’d quite like to know where those brands hail from, so in order to quench your thirst for knowledge and to ge...

An Interview with Garrett Leight

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Garrett Leight
  Garrett Leight is a man from Los Angeles who makes very, very nice glasses. We first met him a few years back when he landed at Seen with a suitcase full of his designs to show us. Off the back o...

What is Seen? An interview with Tareq

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  If you’ve made it to this page, you’re probably aware that Seen is an opticians—you might even know that it’s based in Manchester. But there’s a lot more to it than that—this place isn’t just...

Tell you friends! Seen is open once again

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    Celebrations erupted all across Manchester earlier today when Seen re-opened its doors looking fantastic in metal and wood. More photographs to come but the best thing is to come down and see ...

The Making of Mykita. Part 1…

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  So, how do those Berlin based folk put together their steel? Part 1 of a series or videos we’re going to show you on the making of Mykita frames. At Seen, we’ve been huge Mykita fans for 6 years...

New Brand Alert! ... Reiz | Germany

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  We all get a little excited when a new brand joins the ranks at Seen. It’s like a new born needing attention and love to get settled on the shelves here! Well Reiz|Germany is a little bit differ...