Sunday, October 7, 2007
New York, New York.
If you're around New York City and looking for some vintage eyewear, we've come across some nice sources for you.
This vintage shop in the east village is one of the best places on the east coast for vintage eyewear. They've got a great selection of vintage men's and women's frames, as well as a good selection of sunglasses and antique eyewear. They also rent to the film industry and for photoshoots, and their eyewear has been featured in "The American Gangster," "Capote" and "Night at the Museum." Also, check out their jewlery and vintage clothing.
Check out their catalog online or drop by the shop:
335 E 9th St
(between 1st Ave & 2nd Ave)
New York, NY 10003 (212) 533-0637
Sarita at the Greenflea Flea Market and East 67th Street Market
Although she doesn't have a website or store, Sarita, a kind eyewear enthusiast has a booth at the East 67th Street Market on Saturdays and the Greenflea Flea Market on Columbus Ave. on Sundays. She's got a decent selection of deadstock vintage frames, and some nice sunglasses as well. She does a great job helping visitors pick out frames, and unlike many vintage sellers, can put in prescription lenses for you as well.
She can typically be located in the back right of the Greenflea Flea Market located at 410 Columbus Ave. (at West 76th St.), New York City on Sundays year round (she's there down to 32 degrees in the winter she says)
and at the East 67th Street Market located at P.S. 183 - East 66th and East 67th Streets between 1st and York Avenues.