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Where to Shop For Sunglasses in Washington, D.C.

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We brainstormed a list of ten shops in Washington, D.C. for all your sunglasses shopping needs, whether you want to splurge on designer frames or hand over a $20 and get change back. Click through for Racked DC's sunglasses map, which covers everything from Prada and Ray Bans to cult brands like Le Specs and Moscot to vintage.


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1. Ilori

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5330 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, D.C. 20815
(301) 656-1703
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The Ray Bans selection at sunglasses boutique Ilori in Chevy Chase is pretty epic, and they stock brands like Oakley, Dolce & Gabanna, and more. [Image]

2. Meeps

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2104 18th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009
Meeps carries tons of crazy-fun vintage sunglasses that won't break the bank at $15. [Image]

3. Georgetown Optician

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1919 14th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009
(202) 644-7500
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This year, Georgetown Optician added a third location with a fancy new store right on 14th Street. Look for sunglasses here from high fashion brands like Thom Browne. [Image]

4. Junction Vintage

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1510 U St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009
(202) 483-0261
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Junction Vintage shop also sells retro-style sunglasses in styles like cat eyes, mirrored wayfarers, and clubmasters. [Image}

5. Federal

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2216 14th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009
(202) 299-9008
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On 14th Street, Federal carries sunglasses from NYC's iconic eyeglasses brand Moscot. This is the only place you'll find them in D.C. [Image]

6. Redeem

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1810 14th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009
(202) 332-7447
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Once you start trying on Le Specs sunglasses at Redeem, you won't be able to stop. And if you decide you need more than one pair, be comforted by the fact that they retail for less than $80 each. [Image]

7. Lou Lou

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1601 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009
(202) 588-0027
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Sunglasses at Lou Lou locations are all $25, which means if you lose or break your pair of aviators or wayfarers, it's not the end of the world. [Image]

8. Blink Optical

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1431 P St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20005
(202) 234-1051
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Local shop Blink Optical carries sunglasses in addition to funky and unique eyeglasses. [Image]

9. SEE Eyewear

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1261 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20007
(202) 337-5988
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Cool affordable eyewear chain See also carries statement sunglasses. [Image]

10. Sunglass Hut

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3251 M Street
Washington DC, D.C. 20007
(202) 965-1012
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It's always summer at the Sunglass Hut, and the chain has 10 outposts in the D.C. area, including an outlet store at Tanger Outlets at National Harbor. [Image]

1. Ilori

5330 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, D.C. 20815
The Ray Bans selection at sunglasses boutique Ilori in Chevy Chase is pretty epic, and they stock brands like Oakley, Dolce & Gabanna, and more. [Image]
5330 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, D.C. 20815

2. Meeps

2104 18th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20009
Meeps carries tons of crazy-fun vintage sunglasses that won't break the bank at $15. [Image]
2104 18th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009

3. Georgetown Optician

1919 14th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20009
This year, Georgetown Optician added a third location with a fancy new store right on 14th Street. Look for sunglasses here from high fashion brands like Thom Browne. [Image]
1919 14th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009

4. Junction Vintage

1510 U St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20009
Junction Vintage shop also sells retro-style sunglasses in styles like cat eyes, mirrored wayfarers, and clubmasters. [Image}
1510 U St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009

5. Federal

2216 14th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20009
On 14th Street, Federal carries sunglasses from NYC's iconic eyeglasses brand Moscot. This is the only place you'll find them in D.C. [Image]
2216 14th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009

6. Redeem

1810 14th St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20009
Once you start trying on Le Specs sunglasses at Redeem, you won't be able to stop. And if you decide you need more than one pair, be comforted by the fact that they retail for less than $80 each. [Image]
1810 14th St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009

7. Lou Lou

1601 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20009
Sunglasses at Lou Lou locations are all $25, which means if you lose or break your pair of aviators or wayfarers, it's not the end of the world. [Image]
1601 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20009

8. Blink Optical

1431 P St NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20005
Local shop Blink Optical carries sunglasses in addition to funky and unique eyeglasses. [Image]
1431 P St NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20005

9. SEE Eyewear

1261 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, D.C. 20007
Cool affordable eyewear chain See also carries statement sunglasses. [Image]
1261 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington DC, D.C. 20007

10. Sunglass Hut

3251 M Street, Washington DC, D.C. 20007
It's always summer at the Sunglass Hut, and the chain has 10 outposts in the D.C. area, including an outlet store at Tanger Outlets at National Harbor. [Image]
3251 M Street
Washington DC, D.C. 20007