Startacus Join Now! /
View Our Toolkit

Startup of the Week - Scarlett of Soho

Startacus RSS

by Startacus Admin

scarlett of sohoIf you are in the market for a new pair of glasses, your options would traditionally involve paying a visit to a high street optician or perhaps ordering from a website (provided you have your prescription details of course). And as anyone who wears glasses knows, the entire process of choosing a new pair can be both challenging and time consuming and even more so if you’re the indecisive type!

Now however thanks to an innovative new startup, the process has just become a whole lot easier.

Scarlett of Soho is the world’s first designer eyewear subscription service.

To avail of the service, they suggest that you initially start with their Home Try On box. This will enable you to select 3 pairs of glasses which are then sent to you free of charge for 7 days. The purpose of this is so that you can take your time deliberating over your choice and thereby ensure that you really like the frames you end up buying! Once you’ve made your choice, you simply return the frames in the prepaid box which is provided and then register for their subscription service.

The subscription service has two options - The Staple which is £12 per month and which entitles you to 1 pair of glasses a year and The Seasonal which is £18 per month and entitles you to 2 pairs of glasses a year. Once you’ve subscribed, their personal eyewear concierge will call you to confirm the finer details - everything from your prescription to your measurements.
Any time you fancy a change of frames, you can do so easily - select another Home Try On box, choose the frames you'd like and if you're still in subscription, simply return your old frames and receive the shiny new ones in their place! Simple huh?

Scarlett of Soho also provide great aftercare and offer a warranty service to help cover you should you lose, break or damage a pair of glasses when under subscription.
We love what these guys are doing. They’re innovating in quite a traditional marketplace and the service they’re providing is second to none.

Check out the Scarlett of Soho website and see (*sorry) for yourself!

Like finding out about innovative startups? Why not check out our previous Startup of the Week?  

The Startacus Startup of the Week is supported by Rackspace, the global leader in cloud hosting. Rackspace are committed to helping startups and through the Rackspace Startup Program they offer selected tech startups a whole host of benefits including 12 months free Rackspace Cloud Hosting and Services. Further details on the Rackspace Startup Program can be found here.

Startacus RSS
Business DealsSubmit Your Startup
Win TicketsNetwork and Collaborate
Our Latest Features

Published on: 2nd September 2015

If you would like to enable commenting via your Startacus account, please enable Disqus functionality in your Account Settings.

Create an Idea!View Other Ideas, Projects or Startups
Drive with Belron Why not Sign Up?
Create Projects
Edit Projects
Self Interviews
Self Starter of the Year
Product Giveaways
Subscribe to our Newsletter
  • Top Startup Events UK and Ireland 2017 20th Jan 2017 In honoured tradition we return with our roundup and list of the top UK and Ireland Startup Events and Conferences for 2017.
  • AIB Start-up Academy Summit returns to Belfast! 13th Jan 2017 Northern Ireland startups and entrepreneurs listen up! The AIB Start-up Academy Summit will be back in Belfast and we’ve all the important info you need to bag your free ticket to attend!
  • Newcastle Startup Week Set to Inspire 11th Jan 2017 Newcastle Startup Week - a new festival of entrepreneurship aims to inspire local people to start businesses and attract greater inward investment to the city and wider North East of England region.
  • Drive with Belron Accelerator seeks disruptive Startups 7th Jan 2017 The world’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement service provider Belron is back on the hunt for innovative startups to joins its ten week accelerator Drive.
Check us out at our Google+ page!