Warby Parker burst onto the scene back in 2010 elevating the eyeglasses shopping experience online and at relatively affordable prices anchored by social mission by giving back and the e-tailer has been making moves into brick-and-mortar shops following its growth. Warby launched their first Chicago “frame studio” and first Midwest store back in 2014 and on Saturday August 21 will open its sixth Chicago store and ninth greater Chicagoland area location. The new store decked out with white oak open shelving and Carrara marble-topped tables will be located in Wicker Park at (1611 N Damen Avenue).
The new Wicker Park location will offer eye exams and carry our full sun and optical eyewear offerings (including their new Fall 2021 collection), their first brand of daily contact lenses Scout by Warby Parker as well as third-party contacts, their retrospective art book, The Alphabet of ART at Warby Parker though this location or any of the Chicago locations WILL NOT carry the Entireworld x Warby Parker collection.
Photo courtesy: Warby Parker
To celebrate the sixth Chicago store grand opening, there will be special gift-with-purchase, ‘Nice to See You’ tote and donuts from Stan’s Donuts throughout opening weekend (while supplies last).
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