Focus on pure retail element of Eyewear Styling and lenses.
Location not in traditional high street premises, we are based within a clothing boutique. With a social following of 88k this boutique has helped expand the Spexbox audience.
April 2020 launched Virtual Styling Sessions. Followed up by a Personal Style Guide showcasing eyewear that would suit them best and the option of a home trial box. The only qualified Dispensing Optician in the UK offering this unique combination of personal eyewear Styling Sessions, unique eyewear, try-on boxes and the fulfilment of prescription lenses. Clients from London in the South to the Isle of Harris in the North. Glasses wearers can experience Spexbox Styling from anywhere in the UK.
July 2020 re-launch website as online store.
August 2020 Featured in Rock & Roll Bride magazine.
October 2020 Finalist Rossendale Business Awards Independent Business and Sole Trader. Winner Sole Trader Award.
200% revenue growth in 2021 despite enforced business closures and challenges of supply.
Summer 2021 Developed Spexbox collaboration eyewear collection with bespoke supplier FEB31st. Developed the concept and worked with makers to bring it to life.
September 2021 Business feature Rossendale Free Press.
October 2021 presented via video at Great British Eyewear Show discussing the business and client benefits of a bespoke eyewear collection.
October 2021 Finalist Rossendale Business Awards Independent Retailer and Sole Trader.
November 2021 Front Cover Dispensing Optics Magazine with feature interview.
November 2021 Spexbox photoshoot to showcase new collaboration collection. Concept and styling by myself. Secured very well-known Spexbox Ambassador to wear and promote Futura Brillante Collection.
Our biggest success has been personal recommendation. UK wide and now our first international clients too!
- Eyewear retailer of the year