With the motto, "If you have to wear them, make it fun," Fabulous Fanny's indulges in eyeglass frames for the more eccentric wearer, carrying everything from 60s cateyes to Mad Hatter monocles (!). Unlike other boutique owners, the charming Stan and Ken don't ream their customers, offering their hand-selected unusual vintage frames at reasonable prices (mostly in the $60-$70 range). Check out their own homegrown line of "spectaculars."
Forget contact lenses: There's a New York eyewear boutique that'll make you glad you don't have 20/20 vision. Its selection of vintage frames and sunglasses at incredible prices (many for under $100) has made the place the go-to spot for fashion trendsetters for more than a decade. And finding the right frames for your face couldn't be simpler thanks to the knowledgeable staff and a well-organized system of drawers you can pull out yourself. Cat's-eye, wraparound, oval, square,... More »
You'll almost feel overwhelmed when you step inside the vintage eyewear boutique Fabulous Fanny's, which is stuffed with hundreds of one-of-a-kind glasses and shades. It's easy to lose an hour or two in this tiny shop, where all the frames, except a select expensive and antique few (some date back to the 19th century), are stacked on racks and in drawers so you can try them on yourself--an exciting bonus for those of us who hate having to ask the shop clerk to fetch pairs from locked... More »
Frames appearing in The Aviator and Spamalot testify to FABULOUS FANNY'S impressive range of optical oddity options, from cat-eyes on. As their motto says: "If you have to wear them, make it fun." More »