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How To Wear Your Monocle

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The monocle is a simple alternative to reading glasses and it works, it pre-dates electricity and despite being in the shadow for 100 years it is more relevant now in the 21st century digital age, than when it was invented in the 18th century.

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Gift Ideas For Somebody Who Is Impossible To Buy For

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Gift Ideas For Somebody Who Is Impossible To Buy For

With Christmas around the corner, it’s that time of year where we all give some thought to the gifts we are going to be treating our friends and family with. We all have that one person in our lives who is impossible to buy for so save yourself the headache this year. We bring you the best gift ideas this side of Santa’s Grotto. Football Freaks -Glasses Case - www.fanframes.co.uk Gadget Geeks - Smartphone Aeroplane - www.uncommongoods.com Nature Lovers - Reusable Drinking Straws - www.turtlesavers.uk For The Kids - Rocking Mammoth - www.cuckooland.com For Him - Reading Monocle - www.monoclemadness.com For Her - Prosecco Bon Bon Jar - www.iwantoneofthose.com For The Foodie -...

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Popular monocle accessories

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Popular monocle accessories

Some popular monocle accessories can be found below: Bowler Hat The Bowler hat can also be called the Derby or Coke and it is a truly iconic British classic. The Bowler hat is believed to have been invented by Edward Coke when he needed something to protect his head when riding a horse.  Before that Top Hats kept getting knocked off from over-hanging branches. The Bowler became fashionable with the gentry, civil servants and bankers but over the years has become a mainstream fashion statement. The Bowler is usually made from luxury Black Fur Felt and comes with a 2.5cm Ribbon Band and...

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How do monocles stay on your face

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How do monocles stay on your face

If you can't quite get the hang of your monocle don't worry!  "How do I wear a monocle?" is the most common question we get from customers.  We've put together the guide below to help you figure things out.We recommend practicing in front of a mirror; it should only take a few minutes before you're a monocle pro. You can view our how to wear guide.

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Surge in monocles being worn

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Surge in monocles being worn

Citation: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-26482529 Reports suggest there has been a surge in hipsters wearing monocles. But why do people usually wear them, asks Denise Winterman. Sir Patrick Moore started wearing one at the age of 16 and always accessorised it with a bushy eyebrow. Where he led, hipsters are reportedly following. The monocle, a corrective lens for a single eye, is making a comeback in cities as far flung as Manhattan, Cape Town and Berlin, according to the New York Times. But apart from being a fashion statement, why do people wear them? They're usually worn by people who are long-sighted to see things...

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