About Us

Fan Frames is a licensing and eyewear company established in February 2011 by former Optometrist and Dispensing Optician Mr Paul Gibson.

The company works with some of the largest UK and European sporting brands to develop eyewear and accessories that fans can wear to feel closer to the team they love.

The company specialises in developing niche eyewear products such as Spectacle Frames, Reading Glasses, Sunglasses, Monocles, Glasses Cases, Glasses Chains and other accessories.

Our mission is to provide great products fans love while looking after our in-house team that make this all possible.

Other brands we distribute and manage include:

JOIUSS™ a new designer brand inspired by post-war fashion eyewear, launched in May 2019.

Monocle Madness™ a retro reading and custom prescription monocles brand.

TURTLE SAVERS™ a reusable drinking straw brand to reduce plastic waste, raise awareness and develop great sustainable products.


A behind the scenes look at our picking and packing process during the COVID lockdown, our other brands and a huge thank you to customers supporting us!

Meet the team

Paul Gibson - Founding CEO

The founding CEO of the business and all round entrepreneur. Paul left his 18 year career in the eyewear industry as an Optometrist back in 2011 to build his vision called Fan Frames to the company it is today. Active on social media, blogger and Vlogger and always happy to chat and help anyone.

Nikki Brocklesby - General Operations Manager

Second longest serving member of the team, started in our customer service department and has rapidly excelled to become our General Operations Manager running all day to day activities of the business.

Cameron Park-Blackburn - Digital Marketing Apprentice

Joined us in 2018 as a digital apprentice to specialise in SEO, data analysis and paid advertising.

Our clients

The Works

The Works is a large national retailer with a huge range of products. Selling more than 40,000 different products every year and appeals to anyone looking for wide variety at great value prices.

Fanatics International

A global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics delivers to over 180 countries, runs stores in more than 12 languages. It now supports and compliments Fanatics’ successful U.S. operation by focusing on partnerships with the biggest sporting teams and organisations around the world.

Leeds United Stores

The superstore offers fans the opportunity to purchase the full range of Leeds United merchandise. The Leeds United store provides a comprehensive choice of official Kappa Kits, Kappa Trainingwear, fashion, souvenirs and accessories. Fan Frames was proud to supply the official Leeds United Sunglasses range.

Derby County Store

Fan Frames designed and supplied Derby County Football Club their 2018 adult and kids range of sunglasses.

West Bromwich Albion Store

Fan Frames designed and supplied WBA 2018 adult and kids range of sunglasses.