The Forbes Magazine: 7th November 2011. Opera Opera relies on word of mouth recommendations and we do not generally like our styles in glossy magazines or newspaper product placements. Exceptions are when a supporting write up tells of our unique expertise in manufacturing frames and sunglasses. The USA Forbes magazine has included us in an article on 5 companies making bespoke items. Our bespoke eyeglasses sit alongside bespoke cycles, boots, computers & of course whiskey from Scotland!