Rub elbows with Ripley. Browse galleries with Percey. Sip on a cold brew with Winston. A sophisticated set of eyeglass frames is heading to Wynwood for your viewing pleasure. The Warby Parker Annex opened shop on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Miami’s eclectic art district.
Warby Parker first graced the Magic City with The Readery, its 1960s-inspired newsstand at The Standard Spa Miami Beach, in 2012. Now just around the corner from The Wynwood Walls, the socially conscious eyewear brand fits in at the helm of a neighborhood known for its novelties — just don’t call it mainstream.
Shoppers can dive in to try on the full collection in true Miami fashion. Paying tribute to the city’s eternal summer, the store is a quintessential swimming pool of style, designed with aquatic-patterned floors and tropical décor. The boutique wouldn’t be complete without an overhead photo booth to snap a picture of you and your frames — we’re not the city of selfies for nothing.
The Warby Parker Annex will offer optical measurements and progressive lenses as well as same-day purchases for those who prefer their shades sans Rx. While the affordable price of frames (starting at $95) is enticing enough, for each purchase made a pair will be donated to someone in need through the brand’s nonprofit partners.
Whether you’re a maverick, intellectual or just curiously chic, the Warby Parker Annex will be open to shoppers daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. See you in the deep end.
This article was authored by Jillian Goltzman for Miami.com.
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