Journal

Spitalfields

The Cubitts × Tracey Emin Spitalfields Launch Party

Last week saw the launch of the latest in our series of charity cleaning cloths, this time designed by the acclaimed British artist, Tracey Emin.

Cubitts

Cubitts × Tracey Emin

Presenting our latest cleaning cloth, designed by Tracey Emin CBE RA.

Spectacles

A brief history of British spectacle sizes.

The human head comes in many shapes and sizes. But, as anyone who has ever spent hours grasping fruitlessly at frames will tell you, spectacles often do not.

Sunglasses

CUBITTS × LEIF PODHAJSKY

There are many words we could use to describe the work of Australian graphic designer Leif Podhajsky, and none of them would do him any justice.

Sunglasses • Cubitts Bespoke

The Rake X Cubitts Exclusive ‘La Dolce Vita’ Sunglasses

We recently collaborated with the international luxury men's magazine and online store, The Rake, to recreate an extremely limited run of the iconic sunglasses

King's Cross

Our new frame, Pakenham

Pakenham takes its name from Pakenham Street, which meets Cubitt Street in lower King's Cross. The land upon which the junction now sits was once home to the public resort of Bagnigge Wells spa.

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Spectacles • Design

Introducing Pakenham and Holford

We welcome a quintuple of new pastel colours, in two slender silhouettes, Pakenham and Holford. Pakenham takes more than a nod to 80s style, Holford is a lightweight understated frame.

Spectacles • Bespoke

A frame made of wool

In 2017 we collaborated with British company SolidWool, a company that manufactures a beautiful, unique and sustainable composite material made from wool, to make a truly unique pair of spectacles.

Cubitts

INTRODUCING OUR NEW COLOUR, BEECHWOOD

In the 70th year of the NHS, we were inspired to create our own version of one of their most iconic colours, 'brown mottle'.

King's Cross

KEYSTONE CRESCENT, KING’S CROSS

Keystone Crescent, namesake of our Keystone frame. Formerly Caledonian Crescent, this Victorian terrace curves off the Pentonville end of ‘the Cally’, veering away from the towering gothic spires of St. Pancras.

Cubitts • Spectacles • King's Cross

Introducing Keystone.

Keystone. A curving confluence of lightweight acetate and sleek engineering.

Cubitts • Spectacles • Glasses

INTRODUCING BROADFIELD AND GUILFORD

They say good things come in pairs, and we’re inclined to agree. Case in point, the arrival of two new members of the metals collection: Broadfield and Guilford.