Silmo report: The Brexit brands on show

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The UK referendum may be done and dusted, but opticians can now decide whether to leave their European eyewear brands and remain British instead. Simon Jones reports

Like so many other industries, the impact of Brexit has been the talk of optics over the summer and Silmo presented visitors from all over Europe with the first opportunity to talk about matters face to face.

The performance of the pound and the increased cost of buying European eyewear was one subject of discussion, but until the full details of single markets and free movement are thrashed out, a lot of exhibition chatter is conjecture.

In the mean time, Optician takes a light-hearted look at some of the best British and European brands at the show and asks whether you would vote to remain or leave.

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