27/03/2013 13:15 | By Hugh Wilson, contributor, MSN Him
Heston Blumenthal's glasses and the most iconic glasses-wearing men

Heston Blumenthal's iconic glasses

Heston Blumenthal with Team GB rhythmic gymnast Georgina Cassar (© Vision Express)
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  • Heston Blumenthal with Team GB rhythmic gymnast Georgina Cassar (© Vision Express)
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Design features and technical details include three dot rivets, smooth brushed metals, beveled edges and brushed metal curves.

“I found the microscopic attention to detail needed when designing eyewear fascinating," said Heston. "Like great food, great eyewear is the result of meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to making a product that surpasses expectation, where every millimetre needs careful consideration.”

Available now at all Vision Express stores priced from £179, or two-for-one for a limited time.

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