opticians begins contest for 'best spectacle wearer'
Coyle is asking glasses wearers in Burnham-On-Sea to prove their
'specs appeal' and be in with a chance of winning £10,000
of the multi-award winning girl group Girls Aloud, took part in
a special photo shoot to launch Specsavers annual search for
the Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2017.
specs wearers from across the area can enter the competition, as
long as they are aged 16 and over.
will attend a star-studded awards ceremony in London, with one overall
victor claiming the coveted title and the five figure prize.
Venkat, store director at Specsavers in Burnham-On-Sea, says: "Were
asking all glasses wearers in the area to pucker up and share their
best selfie. Not only is it perfect opportunity to showcase their
personal specs style to the country, each entry helps raise funds
for anti-bullying charity Kidscape."
competition has raised more than £400,000 for Kidscape over
the past six years.
competition has five age categories 16-24, 25-34, 35-44,
45-59 and over 60s plus a Facebook favourite voted for by
the public. A winner from each category will win a VIP makeover
and the opportunity to mingle with celebrities at the awards in
London in October.
will be donated to Kidscape for each entry made. The money raised
will help to support the charity in providing training, support
and advice for children, parents, schools, and those who may be
affected by cases of bullying and abuse in the UK.
be in with a chance of scooping the biggest accolade in the specs-wearing
world, glasses wearers can enter the competition online at www.specsavers.co.uk/loveglassescomp.
who was crowned Best Specs Newcomer at the 2016 Spectacle Wearer
of the Year Awards, says: "I realised I needed glasses to drive
and read last year and Ive been building up my specs wardrobe
ever since. Ive been experimenting with some fab new optical
styles, such as cats eyes and transparent frames. I cant
believe what Ive been missing for all these years!"
was thrilled to win the newcomer award last year, so its a
real honour to help with the search to find the 2017 Spectacle Wearer
of the Year."