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Specs Appeal

In a city where funky eyewear is paramount, punch up your look in spectacles that scream Seattle st

By Seattle Mag June 13, 2011

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This article originally appeared in the July 2011 issue of Seattle magazine.

Clockwise from top Left: Funk Royal Optics mustard yellow round retro-style frames with teal inlay, $399, from the Pulp Lab  pop-up shop at Deli (Downtown, 1307 1st Ave.; 206.682.2446; deliseattle.com; also available at pulplab.com);

Theo “Thundra” purple titanium rectangular frames, made in Belgium, $412, Market Optical (Multiple locations including Pike Place Market, 1906 Pike Place, Suite 6; 206.448.7739; marketoptical.net);

Wonderglasses Blutsgeschwister “Tiki Kitchen” retro-style green plastic frames handmade in Germany, $395, Colaizzo Opticians (Queen Anne, 1623 Queen Anne Ave. N; 206.285.7212; colaizzooptical.com);

Studebaker Eyewear “Rita H.” black and gray stripe exaggerated cat-eye frames, $210, Eyes on Fremont (Fremont, 4254 Fremont Ave. N; 206.634.3375; eyesonfremont.com).

From right to left, L.A. Eyeworks “Quinn” cat-eye purple plastic frame with red titanium overlay, $525, Ottica (Downtown, 2025 1st Ave., Suite C 206.443.0320; otticaseattle.com);

Oko by Oko olive horn patterned plastic glasses with cherry red legs, $285, Eyes on Fremont;

Marc by Marc Jacobs handmade acetate pink and black tortoise shell frames (style MMJ 457), $165, from Seattle Eye M.D.s (Downtown, 523 Pine St., Suite 200; 206.652.9000; eyemeds.net);

L.A. Eyeworks “Pocket” blue-stripe round frames, $525, Ottica;

Rapp Eyewear “Franca” woodgrain matte purple frames with hand-milled titanium temples, handmade in Toronto, $595, Colaizzo Opticians.

 

Eyes on Seattle
From Fremont to Pike Place Market, we spied these spot-on eyewear styles out on the town

Scouting and text by Megan Phillips • Photos by Becky LeVeck

 

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