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Why buying preloved is more important than ever in 2024 – that includes your eyewear.

Every year more than 5 million pairs of glasses are sold worldwide, and as the average person changes their glasses every 2 years that’s approximately 1.6 million pairs of glasses that get thrown away each year. And that’s just those that have been sold, many more pairs end up unsold, stored away. Due to their composition, glasses frames are tricky to recycle so the majority of them end up in landfill… but there is another option. With a beautiful collection of pre-loved and vintage glasses and sunglasses, Queen of Specs offers a more sustainable option when it comes to choosing your next pair of glasses. Based in Cheltenham and with over 50 years in optics, Queen of Specs have curated...

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