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Spotlight Licensing, Bonavista Optics Eye ‘Downton Abbey’ Line

The eyewear will begin rollouts in the U.S. and Canada, followed by the U.K. and EU within the year.

Spotlight Licensing has teamed with Bonavista Optics to create a “Downton Abbey”-inspired line of custom sunglasses and eyeglasses.

“Downton Abbey’s” story, music, photography and talent are a feast for the senses,” says Bonnie Ashley, owner, Bonavista Optics. “This has been an exciting process, bringing some of that art and ambiance into eyewear. We are presenting an optimum product to the discerning ‘Downton’ fans and anyone who loves sophisticated and stylish eyewear.”

The eyewear will be available first in the U.S. and Canada, followed by the U.K. and European region. Purchases can include prescription sun or computer lenses.

“Downton Abbey” sunglasses will be sold online at, as well as on Amazon. Pre-sales began in May. In addition, the ophthalmic line of eyewear will be available exclusively at participating optical stores or eye doctors’ offices in the U.S., U.K., Canada and EU within the year.

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