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No, Steven Alan hasn't thoroughly permeated New York City just yet. The boroughs might already be dotted with plenty of locations to shop men's and women's apparel from the house label and other beloved brands, but its next frontier is shops solely dedicated to its in-house eyewear. There's already two in Brooklyn (one's in Williamsburg, the other's on Atlantic Avenue) but now the boutique is coming in hard for Manhattan.
Last month saw the debut of an Steven Alan Optical store on Elizabeth Street, bringing the Nolita corridor's Steven Alan count to three (!!) separate locations, as well as a West Village store at the base of Eighth Avenue. And the brand's planning to open up more eyewear-only shops throughout the country, too — quick, warn your friends.
See what Steven Alan Optical is all about when the West Village shop, which carries a selection of puppy-favored Karen Walker frames, celebrates its grand opening with the public on Thursday, June 2nd beginning at 6 p.m. In addition to grabbing a drink and enjoying live music, you can try out some of the styles below:
Karen Walker Super Worship Sunglasses in black and gold, $280
Steven Alan Optical Ryder sunglasses in dark gray, $165
Steven Alan Optical Grace Lee Camilla sunglasses, $265
Karen Walker Super Duper Thistle sunglasses, $300
Steven Alan Optical Kingsley sunglasses, $225