Welcome to Götti

We are thrilled at North to be the exclusive stockist of the stylish brand Götti in Chichester.

The  collections cultivate simplicity in its most beautiful form,  providing expression of a person’s individual character. We’re very excited to introduce this beautiful brand to you.

Götti combines traditional craftsmanship and industrial innovation at the highest level; precise carefully chosen details result in the ideal fit. With their harmonious proportions and an insistence on state-of-the-art technology, the frames stand equally for timeless design and functionality.

Handmade in Switzerland

The company was founded by designer Sven Götti in 1993. From the beginning, Götti has worked with renowned manufacturers of eyeglasses. The development of their own eyeglass production in Wädenswil, Switzerland, began in 2016. First and foremost, the objective was to make their own ideas a reality.

Sven Götti says of his brand, ‘When I look at everything that has changed here, and how much we have learned so far, I sometimes feel amazed. It gives me a sense of confidence in our ability to reinvent ourselves over and over again and thus meet the needs of our customers around the world. Innovation is always positive and something other projects benefit from as well.’

Handmade in Switzerland

Every acetate frame is hand-polished–with the polisher’s personal quality seal. Their names are Barbara, Ludmilla, Renate, and Waltraud, and their hands bear the traces of many years of experience. With trained movements, talent, and precision, they create the unmistakable Götti shine on their acetate frames. Moving with precise hands, the nuances of each pair of Götti glasses are lovingly brought to life.

Gotti Melia

Götti Melia

The Melia is a beautifully feminine soft cat eye, available at North in the purple shown above.


Gotti Waby

Götti Waby

Waby is a fantastically contemporary unisex frame; the soft square is dramatic, but tempered down with its use of natural colours. Currently available at North in the olive green shade.


Come into North and explore our range for yourself. We have Covid policies in place for your comfort and safety.  We know you’re going to be as impressed as we are!

Autumn/Winter 2018 – what’s new?

What do you think of when we say Autumn/Winter? Colder, darker mornings. The year coming to an end, a chance for new beginnings. Well…..

You know here at North Opticians we adore glasses. When I say adore I mean ADORE – we could talk optics until the cows come home. We’ve recently updated our frames to suit the coming season, so here’s a peek at our new collections!


Rich, jewel-toned colours

We’re a bit spoilt for choice in this category. New glasses in shades of violet, pearl, deep teal blue and burgundy are making our shop feel warm and cosy, but here are two of my favourites.

juneau by etnia barcelona

Juneau by Etnia Barcelona

A really pared back look for this frame, just the outline suggesting cat eye. But what really makes it stand out is the use of colour. Matte teal shifting into purple metal embellishments with honey coloured temple tips – the result is warm and playful!

balvi by etnia barcelona

Balvi by Etnia Barcelona

This frame is reminiscent of the bug eye style popular in the 60’s and 70’s, but updated in it’s simplicity. The contrast between rose gold metal and periwinkle blue acetate looks really stunning, but in keeping a petite frame, the result isn’t overwhelming. A beautiful splash of colour for Autumn/Winter.



Contemporary shapes

Though we like to keep a range of styles here at North, from classic to crazy, a common theme for our new ranges of glasses seems to be edges – we’ve gone for angular frames. These can look fantastic on anyone, and the mix of a hard edge against a rounded point can look beautiful.

style 4511 in crygn by modo

Style 4511 in CRYGN by Modo

Although the shape of this frame is quite traditional, the use of gunmetal titanium to outline clear acetate looks so fresh and light. These glasses would be perfect for someone who wants to steer away from the current trend of bold glasses – subtle and stylish.

dakar by eco modo

Dakar by Eco

This frame is beautiful! Delicate and feminine with a bold edge along the top, the silver at the temples highlights the cheekbone and eye area, contrasting with the warm burgundy. Really lovely on lots of different faces.



Something new

It’s nice to stand out a little bit sometimes, and glasses can be the perfect accessory to show off your personality. The frames below stand out in different ways – which is your style?

hamilton in tea by salt

Hamilton in Tea by Salt

It’s the details that really make this frame extraordinary. The etchings in the arms and across the bridge, coloured antique gold, and the screws you can see holding the bridge and nosepads in place, all give a feeling of luxury and workmanship. Added to this, the colour of the acetate compliments the gold perfectly, and has the best name – tea. Just right for Autumn/Winter!

reading glasses in parrot by wolf eyewear

Style 3068 in Parrot by Wolf Eyewear

Just look at this frame – how different can you get?! The bright colours (aptly named parrot) are toned down by the matte finish and free space across the top of the frame. These reading glasses are perfect for perching on your nose, and are nice and lightweight.


So there we have it! Just a sample of the new frames available this season here at North Opticians. Pop in soon for a hot cup of coffee and a browse!