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Specs Appeal 2017 has now ended.

Thank you to everyone that placed bids, and congratulations to all the new owners of celebrity specs!

Specs Appeal 2017 auctioned glasses kindly donated by celebrities including Liam Gallagher, Kate Moss, Lewis Hamilton, Ella Eyre, Annie Lennox, Charlotte Crosby, Katie Piper, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cher, Michael Caine, Charlie Cox, Mark Webber, Bill Nighy, Erin O’Connor, Paul Weller and Emma Watson.


  • A pair of chunky sunglasses donated to the Specs Appeal auction by Kate Moss, accompanied by a photo and a handwritten note saying: 'I'm supporting Specs Appeal 2017 because it spreads the love! Kate'.

    Kate Moss has kindly donated this amazing pair of Linda Farrow sunglasses.

  • Liam Gallagher sunglasses

    Liam Gallagher has kindly donated these orange-tinted round glasses (case and cloth included).

  • Sarah Jessica Parker sunglasses

    Sarah Jessica Parker has kindly donated these leopard-print sunglasses by Stella McCartney (case and box included).

  • Michael Caine sunglasses

    Michael Caine has kindly donated these black-framed sunglasses by Auerbach and Steele (case included).

  • Mark Webber sunglasses

    Mark Webber has kindly donated these mirrored wraparound sunglasses.

  • Lewis Hamilton sunglasses

    Three time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton has kindly donated these black sunglasses by Gucci (case included).

  • Cher sunglasses

    Cher has kindly donated a pair of aviator-style sunglasses by Maison Martin Margiela. The auction includes a signed photo.

  • Bill Nighy sunglasses

    Bill Nighy has kindly donated these black-framed glasses by Cutler and Gross (hard case included).

  • Annie Lennox sunglasses

    Annie Lennox has kindly donated these tortoiseshell sunglasses by Dolce and Gabbana

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8-year-old Saukat and his brother Liakat, 10, try on their new spectacles after getting their eyes tested in India.

Eight-year-old Saukat and his 10-year-old brother Liakat have been given glasses and paired up with a specialist teacher so that they can attend school with their siblings.

Helping children like Saukat and Liakat to see clearly

The money raised from the Specs Appeal auction could help children such as eight-year-old Saukat and 10-year-old Liakat. They have visual impairments, but their parents can’t afford eye tests and they have never been to school. Thanks to the support of people like you, Sightsavers worked with its local partners to arrange for the children to have their eyes tested. They were given spectacles and now go to school. The brothers tell Sightsavers that their new spectacles “are a gateway to our new, bright world”.

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