Rushing to a Stand Still

Rushing to a Stand Still

Practically over night, everyone went home. Suitcases were packed and planes were boarded. Vans loaded and ferry tickets booked. Schools closed and jobs were put on hold. However anyone had been spending March, everyone suddenly found themselves in the same position on an otherwise uneventful Wednesday morning - at home.
April 15, 2020 — Ed Bird
Our impact so far

Our impact so far

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.
February 17, 2020 — Lawrence Bird
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.
December 29, 2019 — Lawrence Bird
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 highly curated collection.

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.
July 11, 2019 — Ed Bird
The Satellite Range - Frames that are out of this world.

The Satellite Range - Frames that are out of this world.

The Satellite Range. Recycled aerospace aluminium frames, made with the same material used to make CubeSat satellites. Weighing less than 20 grams, you won’t even notice you are wearing it. We’ve engineered the hinges to sit neatly within the arms which can be moulded to fit your head shape. These are extraodinary metal sunglasses built for adventure. 
Winning Frame of the Year 2019

Winning Frame of the Year 2019

Winning Frame of the Year at the 2019 Opticians Awards is a huge achievement, beating competition from major players in the industry, including frames from Specsavers and LA Eyeworks.

Bird | Our journey to sustainable sunglasses and ethical eyewear

Bird | Our journey to sustainable sunglasses and ethical eyewear

The team philosophy behind Bird sunglasses is all about enjoying life - exploring the great outdoors, spending time with people, building connections, and doing good.

March 22, 2019 — Ed Bird
Disconnect / Reconnect. A 3 minute read to change your year. 

Disconnect / Reconnect. A 3 minute read to change your year. 

Taking a moment to reflect on 2018 and align your vision for the coming year gives you the best chance of making 2019 a success – whatever that means for you. Here’s a few tips and rituals that Team Bird have been using as we prepare for the year ahead, so grab a pen and your favourite beverage and join us as we disconnect and reconnect

Impact Stories : Sunglasses with Superpowers!

Impact Stories : Sunglasses with Superpowers!

We've been reflecting on the superpowers of sunglasses, and the impact you’ve had so far through our #shareyoursun partnership with SolarAid. It's truly amazing to see how solar light can power up lives for the better!
December 29, 2018 — Ed Bird
Clarity in the Faroe Islands

Clarity in the Faroe Islands

Tucked between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic Ocean is the self governing archipelago of the Faroe Islands. Connected by road tunnels, ferries, causeways and bridges this tightly spaced group of 18 volcanic islands is a visual wonder with steep cliffs, hiking trails, waterfalls, and rocky coastlines in abundance.
August 31, 2018 — Lawrence Bird
The Clarity Range - sleek, sophisticated and prescription-ready

The Clarity Range - sleek, sophisticated and prescription-ready

The Clarity range is made with cotton based acetate and wood, these frames are sleek and sophisticated, with ultra clear CR39 lenses to give clean, crisp vision as well as protection from the sun.