Where To Buy Eyewear In New York

Where To Buy Eyewear In New York


Eyewear is the new footwear. With so many trendy and flattering shapes available the insult of being named four eyes has become a thing of the past. In fact, you can now even find the 20/20 visioners sporting a pair of thick framed non-prescription glasses to get with the trend. So whether it's sunglasses, bifocals, retro or vintage frames, check out the list we've compiled below of New York eyewear shops and find your perfect frame! 


  1. Surreal Eyewear

    Surreal Eyewear is not your typical glasses shop. Customers don’t simply walk in, pick out a pair of frames and order them in their size, explains owner Oleg Rabinovich. “We sit you down and we fit you,” he says, highlighting that…

    70 Greenwich Avenue, 10011 New York

  2. Jeffrey New York

    Jeffrey’s deserves their status on the list of legendary New York department stores. Since opening, the brand has attracted the best and brightest of fashionistas and fashion-admirers, catering to every possible stylistic desire…

    449 West 14th Street, 10014 New York

  3. Beacon’s Closet

    This Brooklyn staple founded by Carrie Peterson opened its Park Slope location in 2002, expanding the business from the Williamsburg store, which opened six years earlier. All the affordably priced merchandise stocked here is…

    74 Guernsey St, 11222 Brooklyn

  4. Selima Optique

    Selima Salaun opened her first boutique in 1993 and one look explains why she has been so successful. She knows her eyewear. The designer has collaborated with some great creative forces including Catherine Malandrino and Adam…

    59 Wooster Street, 10014 New York


    Moscot’s is a New York institution, founded in 1915 by the Moscot family and it has stayed in the family ever since. Moscot carries their own brand, along with cool wayfarer and aviator styles by Mykita and Lafont. The two floor…

    108 Orchard Street, 10002 New York

  6. Silver Lining Opticians

    Jordan Silver and Eric Sacher, owners of Silver Lining Opticians, started their business out of a shared passion for vintage eyewear. After years working in eyewear retail businesses (and supplying vintage frames to majors…

    92 Thompson Street, 10012 New York