Eyewear Changing Lives : Impact from our Share Your Sun Project

Eyewear Changing Lives : Impact from our Share Your Sun Project

We have some incredible news to share from our Share Your Sun project. 
Because of you, we've been able to do some serious work on our world-changing goals. You've helped thousands of people and racked up some pretty impressive statistics. That deserves a pat on the back.
January 15, 2021 — Hello Bird
Seeing out 2020 from the middle of the Atlantic

Seeing out 2020 from the middle of the Atlantic

2020 taught me a lot, and I think the main thing is to not get affected or upset by situations outside of our control. Were very grateful to be sharing this experience. The main lesson is to loosen our grip’ on the things we can't change, and stop trying to control everything, and focus on enjoying the present moment.
December 31, 2020 — Hello Bird
Errr, there's been a few changes around here...

Errr, there's been a few changes around here...

If you have the eye of a hawk you might have noticed a subtle shift in our website setup over the past few weeks. This is nothing to worry about, just a bit of tidying up on our end. If you need anything at all or can't find something in particular just let us know!

- The Bird bros

December 16, 2020 — Lawrence Bird
BIRD + TOBEFRANK : The ultimate recycled giveaway.

BIRD + TOBEFRANK : The ultimate recycled giveaway.

Win over £360 worth of sustainable & recycled gear from Bird Eyewear & TOBEFRANK
October 13, 2020 — Ed Bird
Your guide to prescription eyewear

Your guide to prescription eyewear

Did you know that almost 3/4 of people wear glasses? That’s a serious amount of frames on faces. It's key that glasses correct your vision, and they should protect your eyes from the sun's harsh UV rays as well. You'll be glad to hear that Bird offers both clear and sun lenses that will suit your needs down to a T.
September 18, 2020 — Ed Bird
Wooden sunglasses: why wood is best

Wooden sunglasses: why wood is best

An abundant, renewable and natural resource that we love; wood. The material has been utilised by humans since the beginning of civilisation, and it’s our pleasure to continue incorporating it into our designs. The Bird wooden sunglasses range is entirely eco-friendly, lightweight, durable, stylish and our bamboo frames even float
Surfing with Steph Rogers

Surfing with Steph Rogers

Steph Rogers on how surfing in the South West has changed her mindset and the accessible ways in which she leads a more eco-friendly existence.
Wild swimming with Clare James

Wild swimming with Clare James

Whether you need to calm or cool down, energise yourself or simply clear your mind - we don’t think there’s anything that quite matches the feeling of taking the plunge. Is there anything that a cold dip can’t cure?

June 19, 2020 — Lawrence Bird
Virtual Try-on has Arrived

Virtual Try-on has Arrived

Finding the right pair of glasses or sunglasses can feel like a never ending struggle, whether your browsing in store with a limited selection, or sifting through the endless selections of shades online. We decided to change the way people buy sunglasses by making the whole process a little easier.
An Offshore Adventure

An Offshore Adventure

Circumnavigating the world on the hunt for unexplored shores and perfect waves in a sailing boat from the 70’s; it sounds like an adventure only read about in old novels or the plot to a wanderlust-provoking film, but for Max, Harry, Chloe and Lily, life onboard their beloved Elixir is a reality.
Tested to Mongolia and back in the world's toughest rally

Tested to Mongolia and back in the world's toughest rally

Last year we sent a few of our sunnies off on the most epic adventure – The Mongol Rally.  The greatest motoring adventure on the planet. 10,000 miles of chaos across mountains, deserts, dirt-tracks and jungle, from Prague to Mongolia. There’s no backup. There’s no set route. There’s no guarantee you’ll make it to the end. It’s just you, your tiny vehicle and planet-earth sized bucket of adventure.
Bird becomes certified B Corp - the first eyewear company in the UK

Bird becomes certified B Corp - the first eyewear company in the UK

In April 2020 Bird Eyewear became the first UK eyewear company to become a certified B Corp, in recognition of their outstanding commitment to sustainable and ethical business. Bird make beautiful, design-led eyewear using high quality and sustainable materials, and for every pair sold they distribute solar light to remote communities in Africa through their Share Your Sun partnership with SolarAid.