Dunelm - RETRO304  MODEL2 Charles Lea Opticians Ltd. Telephone: (0115) 960 6526 Dunelm - RETRO304 MODEL2 33 Plains Road, Mapperley, Nottingham, NG3 5JU Telephone: (0115) 960 6526 Fax: (0115) 960 6526 Practice Directors Michael Lea Bsc. (Hons) Boptom (Hons) Jennifer Lea Bsc. (Hons) FBDO Name & Registered Office:  CHARLES LEA OPTICIANS LIMITED, 27 CASTLEGATE, NEWARK ON TRENT, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND, NG24 1BA. Company No. 07202587 © Charles Lea Opticians Ltd     Company Policies | Site Map


We stock frames to fit all budgets, our designer ranges include Max Mara, Emporio Armani, Joop and many more.  For the patient who prefers a more traditional style we stock good quality stepper and ferucci brands

The Right Frame

There is a fantastic choice of frame styles and colours to choose from.  But how do you make sure you pick the right ones for your complexion?

We are here to help you of course, but you may want to consider the following few tips to help you look and feel great:

Pale Complexions

Lightweight metal frames, or those with a hint of colour such as rose or amber, can look good. Clear crystal frames are too colourless for most pale complexions, but tortoiseshell can often work well.

Dark Complexions

People with olive, Mediterranean, golden or Asian skin and rich black hair often look best in silver, gold or clear frames.  Black frames can be too heavy even if they are quite trendy.

Black Skin

All metallic frames suit black skins.  Amber usually works well too.  Other colours are worth trying but black may be too heavy.

Whatever you choose, couple the frames with plastic or glass lenses, and an anti-reflective coating, and you will have a pair of glasses that are functional as they are good looking.