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Sunglasses at Franklin Square
Sunglasses at Franklin Square

Where to Buy Your Next Favorite Pair of Sunglasses

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Sunglasses at Franklin Square

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While they often end up forgotten in a glove compartment or cracked under the weight of a butt, sunglasses remain the most indispensable, multi-tasking accessory out there. (What other item from your closet can hide a sleepless night's puffy eyes, disguise you from frenemies, and shield you from the sun at the same time?)

Here, we've mapped out ten Philly stores that offer a sunglass shopping experience with less sterility than the big-name chains, but with all the brands, styles, and price points you expect.


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Addiction Studio

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This upscale consignment boutique puts designer label frames on the faces of the budget-minded.

Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

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Fans of Warby Parker's nerd-cool aesthetic can shop the brand's entire line of specs and sunglasses at AITA.

Eyesite

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Bring your bankroll for sunglass styles that bridge the gap between function and luxury.

Franklin Square Boutique

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Fun and funky, sunglasses at Franklin Square add flair to every face shape.

Innervision Fine Eyewear

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On the menu at Innervision? Shades and frames from Oliver Peoples, Lindberg, Salt, Barton Pereriera, l.a.Eyeworks, IC Berlin, and Francois Pinton, to name a few.

Joan Shepp

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Sunnies by Sunettes and Thierry Lasry deliver a dose of European-chic to Walnut Street's Joan Shepp.

Modern Eye

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With an inventory of quirky and emerging labels, Modern Eye has made wearing glasses cool again. Expect sunglasses from Ray-Ban, Drift Eyewear, Moss Lipow, and many more.

Retrospect

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Retrospect's array of fresh frames complement the store's vintage/retro apparel and kitschy housewares.

Smak Parlour

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Shop Smak Parlour's Old City store (or its newly-launched boutique-on-wheels) for trendy frames priced under $20.

West Coast Optical

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Premium brands like Ray-Ban, Oliver Peoples, Gucci, and Prada occupy the display cases at this Rittenhouse Row eyeglass spot.

Addiction Studio

This upscale consignment boutique puts designer label frames on the faces of the budget-minded.

Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Fans of Warby Parker's nerd-cool aesthetic can shop the brand's entire line of specs and sunglasses at AITA.

Eyesite

Bring your bankroll for sunglass styles that bridge the gap between function and luxury.

Franklin Square Boutique

Fun and funky, sunglasses at Franklin Square add flair to every face shape.

Innervision Fine Eyewear

On the menu at Innervision? Shades and frames from Oliver Peoples, Lindberg, Salt, Barton Pereriera, l.a.Eyeworks, IC Berlin, and Francois Pinton, to name a few.

Joan Shepp

Sunnies by Sunettes and Thierry Lasry deliver a dose of European-chic to Walnut Street's Joan Shepp.

Modern Eye

With an inventory of quirky and emerging labels, Modern Eye has made wearing glasses cool again. Expect sunglasses from Ray-Ban, Drift Eyewear, Moss Lipow, and many more.

Retrospect

Retrospect's array of fresh frames complement the store's vintage/retro apparel and kitschy housewares.

Smak Parlour

Shop Smak Parlour's Old City store (or its newly-launched boutique-on-wheels) for trendy frames priced under $20.

West Coast Optical

Premium brands like Ray-Ban, Oliver Peoples, Gucci, and Prada occupy the display cases at this Rittenhouse Row eyeglass spot.