Rushing to a Stand Still

Rushing to a Stand Still

RUSHING TO A STAND STILL Words Lottie Lewis & Sarah Bird 16 April 2020   4 minute read (you can do it) Practically overnight, everyone went home. Suitcases were packed and planes were boarded. Vans loaded and ferry tickets booked. Schools closed and jobs were...
Kaka New Frame Launch

Kaka New Frame Launch

Introducing The KAKA Bird x Mazzucchelli Acetate collection  Made with Cellulose acetate, a natural and renewable material providing an eco-friendly alternative to petroleum-based plastics typically used in most eyewear.  Cellulose acetate is made by extracting...
Our impact so far

Our impact so far

Changing the world while looking good: Our Impact so far 2 minute read With the new year bringing clarity, fresh ideas and new projects for the Bird flock, we wanted to take a look back on how our Share Your Sun movement has impacted lives for good. Working with...
The Islands Less Explored: Secret Sumba

The Islands Less Explored: Secret Sumba

Words Lottie Lewis, photos © Charlie Bakewell 11 February 2020 As with many of the best plans, the idea of venturing to the eastern Indonesian island of Sumba came about over a few beers with an old Australian bloke. “Yeah it’s a weird place ay… They sacrifice...
Taking-flight

Taking-flight

Bird News:   We’ve got investment and now we’re taking flight! Follow us on our journey and if you have any eyewear needs be sure to get in touch. We might even send you a personalised discount.  We’re so excited to share this news! Some of you will...
What’s your 2020 Vision?

What’s your 2020 Vision?

Louis Armstrong reminds us that “when you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you”, and the same sentiment is behind our mantra, Share your Sun. This can be interpreted in a number of different ways; from donating to a good cause such as SolarAid, which happens...
The Bird Gift Guide

The Bird Gift Guide

With the imminent arrival of the shortest day, who wouldn’t want to receive a little sunshine for Christmas?   Our Share Your Sun programme allows you to not only gift your loved ones, but by purchasing a pair of our handcrafted sunglasses, you’ll also be...
Blackcap frame on display in the British Museum of Optometry

Blackcap frame on display in the British Museum of Optometry

Our Blackcap frame is continuing its journey to stardom.  Not only has this model won Frame of the Year in this year’s Optician Awards, alongside some huge names, but the London Museum of Optometry have asked us if they can feature our Blackcap frame as part of their...
Bright and bold – our Limited Edition Petrel

Bright and bold – our Limited Edition Petrel

One of our best selling real wood frames has a new look! Stand out this summer with this bold Limited Edition Petrel frame. Featuring an azure blue beechwood layer to brighten up your day. Feather etching along the temples completes this unique pair of sunnies.  These...