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Winners of spectacle wearer competition announced

By Wednesday, 25 June 2014 17:47 0

Winners of the Spectacle Wearer of the Year Competition Announced

After a month-long competition, Specsavers Opticas have announced the winners of the first Spectacle Wearer of the Year Awards in Spain. The first prize has been awarded to Daniela Mari Curtis from Torrevieja, who submitted a lovely picture of herself in her bold, dark rimmed glasses. The judges thought the photo was really natural and that Daniela summed up clearly and simply the reasons many people love their glasses. She commented; “They make the most of my eyes. They represent who I am, I don’t feel the same without my glasses on.” Daniela has won a makeover, photo-shoot and a pair of designer frames in celebration of all those people in Spain who look amazing in their glasses.


There are also 7 semi-finalists who have all won one pair of designer glasses with single vision lenses worth159€

  • Aina Bibiloni Valle, Mallorca
  • Salome Aguilar Sanchez¸ Marbella
  • Sarah May Lofthouse, Fuengirola
  • Mrs Poulter, Torrevieja
  • Kathleen Misson, Javea
  • Nigel Webb, Calpe
  • Manuel Fajardo, Benidorm 


They were chosen as runners up as they are all really proud of wearing glasses and have given great reasons why they love them. Sarah May Lofthouse – “I can see better and look good at the same time :)”, Nigel Webb “My glasses are an extension of my personality. I like unusual colours and people are always complimenting me on my glasses. So I get to talk to people I would not normally speak to.”


Specsavers staff are fully trained to offer style advice on the latest trends and styles to suit all face shapes and help make glasses wearers look and feel great. To find your nearest store visit www.specsavers.es 


For more information please contact:

Georgina Shaw – [email protected] 952 903 154


  • Specsavers was founded by Doug and Dame Mary Perkins in 1984 and is now the largest privately owned opticians in the world. The couple still run the company, along with their three children. Their son John is joint managing director
  • Specsavers has more than 1,650 stores throughout the UK, Spain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand
  • Total revenue for the Specsavers Group was £1.8 billion in 2012/2013, a 6.9% increase since 2011/ 2012
  • Specsavers sold more than 13million frames and 340million contact lenses in 2012/2013
  • Specsavers employs more than 30,000 staff
  • In 2013 Specsavers was voted the UK's most trusted optician in YouGov Plc’s online survey
  • Specsavers Opticas currently has eight stores in Spain; Marbella and Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol, Santa Ponça Mallorca, Calpe, Javea, Benidorm, Guardamar del Segura and Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca. 

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