AFB’s history is synonymous with the growth of the sunglass and reading glass markets in the UK. Our reputation for quality, reliability and efficiency is second to none and as such our knowledge and expertise in these fields give our customers peace of mind. Quality is the cornerstone of our business and we ensure that we de-risk all of our customers so they can buy with confidence that all applicable quality standards are being met in these highly technical product areas.

  • No1 – Importer of sunglasses and reading glasses in the UK
  • Preferred supplier to major High Street Retailers and Supermarkets across Europe
  • Design led bespoke product development to ensure point of difference at retail.
  • Skilled and experienced account handlers and managers to deliver the right product at the right price at the right time
  • State of the art ‘in house’ Testing Lab and Design Studio at our offices in St Albans
  • Warehousing Facilities
  • Stocks of general trade product so customers can maximise sales in season

​Reading Glasses

Now an acknowledged fashion accessory, the consumer demand for purchasing readers is growing.

Whether you are looking to create your own range of readers under private label or you are looking to buy ‘off the peg’ we can help you.  Our ‘Own Brand’ stocks are competitively priced and can be supplied in either assorted SRP’s or as separate style strengths.

​Children’s Licensed Sunglasses

As leaders in this category AFB have the best and most topical range of Children’s Licensed Sunglasses.

Our in house designers create bespoke styles and designs for our customers often tying in with other product ranges such as swimwear and caps.  Our experience with style guides is vast and ensures each of our customers have fun and exciting individual offers for their ranges.


As major suppliers to the High Street our experience in this field is considerable.  Whether you are looking for high fashion, classic, private label, stock or promotional items – we can help you.  Our designers create exclusive bespoke ranges with their trend insight gleaned from travelling to the fashion capitals.  Our speciality is to create a high end look at a fraction of the anticipated cost, without compromising on quality.