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The sun has been peeking through the fog lately, and we're about a month away from our annual 60 days or so of summer-like weather. In any case, that fog can cast quite a glare. So we've scoured the city for the best places to purchase eye protection that will not only shield your vision but add oomph to your look. Whether you're into huge and fashiony or chic and retro, you'll find a frame you love at one of these local shops. And a special shout-out to Wooed, pictured above, an eco-friendly line of wooden sunglasses made right here in San Francisco!


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ACRE/SF

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ACRE/SF in North Beach carries these amazing Super brand sunglasses (that's owner Jenny Chung), which will not only protect your eyes but half your face as well. Also check out sister store Acrimony in Hayes Valley for coveted Karen Walker and more.

Carrots

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Carrots carries Salt Optics, an independent California optical company making some of the chicest eyewear around.

Barneys New York, San Francisco

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For some seriously fancy eye protection, Barneys in Union Square is your go to. Lanvin, Tom Ford, Oliver Peoples, Thom Browne—they're all there, plus Barneys own line of sunglasses is super stylish.

The Perish Trust

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This is one of the few places where you can touch and try on Warby Parker eyewear.

Fine Arts Optical

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FAO has the most amazing collection of dead stock vintage sunglasses you've ever seen. From the '40s all the way through the '90s, you'll find never-worn vintage sunglasses in mint condition.

Loft 1513

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Head to Loft 1513 in Noe Valle for the amazing and eco-friendly Wooed sunglasses. They're made from, you guessed it, wood. And they have a slew of frame shapes and colors to choose from.

Mollusk Surf Shop

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Look for hard-to-find eyewear brands including Han Kjobenhavn, Costalots at this uber-cool surf shop.

ACRE/SF

ACRE/SF in North Beach carries these amazing Super brand sunglasses (that's owner Jenny Chung), which will not only protect your eyes but half your face as well. Also check out sister store Acrimony in Hayes Valley for coveted Karen Walker and more.

Carrots

Carrots carries Salt Optics, an independent California optical company making some of the chicest eyewear around.

Barneys New York, San Francisco

For some seriously fancy eye protection, Barneys in Union Square is your go to. Lanvin, Tom Ford, Oliver Peoples, Thom Browne—they're all there, plus Barneys own line of sunglasses is super stylish.

The Perish Trust

This is one of the few places where you can touch and try on Warby Parker eyewear.

Fine Arts Optical

FAO has the most amazing collection of dead stock vintage sunglasses you've ever seen. From the '40s all the way through the '90s, you'll find never-worn vintage sunglasses in mint condition.

Loft 1513

Head to Loft 1513 in Noe Valle for the amazing and eco-friendly Wooed sunglasses. They're made from, you guessed it, wood. And they have a slew of frame shapes and colors to choose from.

Mollusk Surf Shop

Look for hard-to-find eyewear brands including Han Kjobenhavn, Costalots at this uber-cool surf shop.