Best Fashion Optician in the UK

Best Fashion Optician in the UK

We are delighted to share that 'The Optical Gallery' has been nominated for the esteemed title of best fashion practice of 2023 at the 'Optician Awards'.

The Optician Awards recognise excellence, innovation and impact. The judges will be looking for examples of excellent projects, services, teams, and individuals.

Our journey has been quite a ride, from navigating the challenges of COVID to rebuilding after the unfortunate fire outbreak that led to the closure of our Twickenham gallery for over a year. Yet, here we are, honoured to be amongst 5 other exceptional practices across the UK. This nomination is a testament to the relentless hard work, passion, and dedication we put into making eyewear not just a necessity, but an accessory of expression and individuality.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to our amazing clients for trusting us with their visual needs and style, our incredible staff for their unwavering dedication through the good times and the bad times, and our suppliers for allowing us to represent you.

A big thank you to the esteemed organisers of the awards for recognising our efforts. 

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Optician


Uncover the keys to selecting your ideal optician with "The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Optician" by Nicos Antoniades FBDO. Drawing upon over two decades of experience and a deep-rooted family heritage in opticianry, Antoniades presents an essential guide for anyone in search of exceptional eye care. This book is distinguished by its practical advice and real-life testimonials, complemented by authentic client photographs, underscoring the quality of service and attention to detail.

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"The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Optician" transcends its reflections on The Optical Gallery's renowned service to serve as an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to ensure their eye care provider upholds the utmost standards of professionalism, knowledge, and client care. Allow Nicos Antoniades to steer you through the essential considerations, empowering you to select an optician that best suits your health and lifestyle needs, all presented without unnecessary complexity or jargon.

The Art of Choosing Eyewear: From Prescription to Personal Style


Discover the art of selecting the perfect eyewear with Nicos Antoniades FBDO, the eldest of three brothers at the helm of the fashion award-nominated 'The Optical Gallery.' This book goes beyond the conventional, turning the task of finding new glasses into an engaging and seamless experience.

Leveraging over twenty years of expertise, Nicos offers insights into understanding your prescription, staying ahead of eyewear trends, and aligning your glasses with your lifestyle. Filled with real client photographs showcasing their stylish frames, this guide celebrates the fusion of fashion and vision like never before.

Included are essential tips to consider when choosing your glasses, ensuring you're well-informed and confident in your selections. Whether you're a seasoned eyewear enthusiast or exploring options for the first time, this book is your gateway to eyewear that not only enhances your vision but also complements your individual style. Welcome to a fresh perspective on eyewear, where every choice is a reflection of your unique personality and aesthetic.