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Confucius Plaza Opticals

17 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 40.714 -73.997
nr. Pell St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-431-4910 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Eyewear
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Daily, 10am-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F at East Broadway; 6, J, N, Q, R, Z to Canal St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Eyewear


Part of the Confucius Plaza shopping strip, this Chinese-owned-and-operated shop gives locals eye examinations in the L-shaped back area, and sells designer frames in the smaller front space. The offerings cover men, women, and children, and are grouped by style. One case holds thick geek-chic frames by the likes of Dior (with crystal temple details), Fendi (with interlocking-F logos), Prada (multicolored), Gucci, Chloé, Vivienne Westwood, and Karl Lagerfeld. Another holds sophisticated rimless versions by more accessible Banana Republic and Calvin Klein lines. The Danish brand ProDesign features pared-down round styles, as well as sharper architectural pairs with lattice-like cutouts. There are also protective lenses, plus sunglasses by major brands like Cartier and emerging designers like Christian Roth and Derek Lam.