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Where to Shop for Fancy Eyeglass Frames in Dallas

By Raya Ramsey |
Ask Raya

Ask RayaA reader writes in:

I just moved in Dallas. I am originally from Europe. I show your article about Cicada Collections and I felt that I can trust your taste. I was wondering if you know any place that sells nice frames for eye glasses as well as a store for fashion jewelry. –Anna-Maria

Eyeglass Shops
Fashion Optical: Local celebs (like Abi Ferrin and Jan Strimple) love owner Morgan Metcalf’s ability to find the perfect frames for every face.
Goo Goo Eyes: This shop has a digital scanner so you can virtually try on frames before making a decision.
Illori: This NorthPark boutique used to be all designer sunglasses, but now you can bring in your prescription and be fitted with trendy eyeglass frames, too.
Occhiali Modern Optics: If you don’t have a clue what you’re looking for, experts here will help you navigate through their upscale selection.
Tom Barrett Optical: This eyewear shop has pairing faces with the perfect frames for 30 years. No eye exams here, so style is the focus.

Jump for jewelry shops.

Fashion Jewelry
Castle Gap: For on-trend Native American designs in silver and turquoise.
F. is for Frank: For funky metal rings, bangles, necklaces, and cufflinks inspired by animals and geometrical shapes.
The Gypsy Wagon: For cute, Texas-inspired, locally create jewels like bullet necklaces and personalized vintage charms.
Kendra Scott: For affordable jewels using bold colored stones and dainty metal details.
SWAG: For trendy fashion jewelry from lines like Virgin Saints and Angels, Otazu, and a few local lines.
Stephanie Anne: For heavy, chunky gold pieces with ornate stone designs.
Grange Hall: For high-end, off-the-cuff designs like fly earrings and spider necklaces you won’t find anywhere else in town.
Ylang23: For a little bit of everything from a huge selection of designers from Alexis Bittar to Cathy Waterman.

See all jewelry shops here.

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