Jack's Eyewear in Los Angeles is an excellent place to pick up a pair of vintage sunglasses. The shop is in the Mid-City West neighborhood of LA, and carries about 2,000 pairs of vintage sunglasses and glasses.
Its owner Jack Bernstein is an expert on vintage eyewear and the shop reflects this expertise. It carries; antique glasses dating back to the 18th century, some amazing multi-colored Casels (Gwen Stefani picked out a pair to wear on her album cover), great thick rimmed 1960's Persols, Ray-Bans, eyewear by Dior, Dunhill, Playboy, among others, and selection of Porsche Design original 6522 aviators (handcrafted by Carrera in its Austrian workrooms). They also carry a small collection from Oliver Peoples.
Their website isn't yet full launched, but is anxiously awaited by those who can't make it out to L.A. to see the great stuff Jack's store has in stock.
Address: 120 S. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Tel: 3239331402 Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-7pm; Sun 12pm-7pm