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Robert Marc

400 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10017 40.756311 -73.97675
nr. 47th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-319-2900 Send to Phone
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Official Website

robertmarc.com

Hours

Mon-Wed and Fri, 8:30am-6:30pm; Thu, 8:30am-7pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6, 7, S at Grand Central-42nd St.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Eyewear

Profile

He’s not as cheap as you might find at a discounter or mass chain, but Robert Marc’s frames are handmade (meaning the eyepieces won’t wobble and the screws won’t break two months in). He uses excellent materials (Italian acetate, Japanese titanium), and prices start at $295. He’s best known for his trendy acetates, which come in an exhaustive variety of custom colors and shapes, but he also makes straightforward titanium and rimless styles and stocks cult brands that you won’t find elsewhere, like Lunor, a pricey, minimalist German line made from precious metals, and Retrospecs, a line of refurbished antique frames boasting that holy grail of modern eyewear: original forties and fifties aviators.

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