The Complete Guide to Buying Sunglasses
All the information you need—from styles to brands to stores—to choose the right shades for your face and aesthetic.
The Best Eyewear Boutiques in America
This diminutive East Village store makes up for its size with a knowledgeable staff and affordable vintage frames that rarely top $300.
335 E. 9th St., New York City
Proprietor Jack Bernstein's central-L.A. boutique is packed with high-end, high-priced specs (we're talking five digits) from classic brands like Porsche and the hip-hop-endorsed Alpina.
120 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles
This downtown-Seattle shop carries a global array of avant-garde brands, including Germany's Wissing and Denmark's Fleye, whose glasses are practically art pieces.
2025 1st Ave., Seattle