Styles fluctuate throughout the years but there will always be a need for glasses. Whether for sight correction, eye protection or a way to keep the sun out of our eyes, glasses serve an important purpose. While a necessity, wearing glasses doesn’t have to ruin your look. In fact, a stylish pair of spectacles can change your look entirely. Frames now come in all shapes and sizes. From designer brands to a basic look, where you get your frames can determine your look. These places offer suggestions and a great selection to help you find the perfect frames.
Spectacle Shoppe
2405 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 584-4142
www.spectacleshoppe.biz

One of the trendiest shops for designer frames has expanded into four locations throughout the Twin Cities and its suburbs. With a great selection and fantastic service, there is a pair of frames that match your personality perfectly at the Spectacle Shoppe. They pride themselves on having the most unique selection that ranges from vintage to modern frames. Spectacle Shoppe also makes their lenses in-house, so there is no long wait while they send out your glasses. If you want something durable and fashionable, Spectacle Shoppe is a safe bet.

Huxley Optical
10 Rosedale Court, Suite 310
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 621-3684
www.huxleyeyewear.com

It may be in a mall, but it isn’t your typical optical franchise. Huxley Optical, in fact, isn’t a franchise at all. It is a locally-owned business committed to providing Minnesotans with the best designer frames at the best prices. The service here works to find customers the best prices and looks at all possible ways to get discounts (military, student, frequent customer, etc). They have a cool selection of frames for prescription lenses and even sunglasses. Huxley works hard to keep up with the trends and deliver a great selection with superior service.

Perspectives Vision Clinic
3102 W 50th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 920-3938
www.perspectivesvisionclinic.com

It may be a small shop in Southwest Minneapolis, but the selection at Perspectives Vision Clinic is huge. Find eyewear that matches your personality with their fashion-conscious staff and fun space to choose your next pair. Perspectives is getting new frames in daily, making the selection different and unique every time you go. Find children’s frames and a friendly space to bring your children shopping with you. They have a fun “play corner” with toys and building blocks to keep the kids busy while you shop.

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Northern Minnesota Eye Care
1001 Cloquet Ave.
Cloquet, MN 55720
(218) 879-1558
www.northernmneyecare.com

If you’re stuck up north or just live in the area, there’s no need to drive to the Twin Cities to get some great designer frames. Aside from being a full-service eye care center, Northern Minnesota Eye Care offers a large selection of designer frames and sunglasses. Check out the latest from Vera Wang to Banana Republic. In a relaxing setting, get all the help you need picking out the best frames for your face. The staff is super helpful and ready to help you perfect your look.

Owl Optical
4318 Upton Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 367-4106
www.owloptical.com

In the intimate Minneapolis neighborhood of Linden Hills, a little eye shop sits to welcome guests in for a great selection of frames. Owl Optical works hard to carry brands and styles other shops don’t stock. They make your experience unique by offering assistance from a fashion consultant when selecting your frames. Get personalized service and an amazing pair of glasses at this family-owned eyewear center.

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Andrea Wodele is a freelance writer who has lived in the Twin Cities for the last 10 years. Her hobbies include exercising, driving kids around, watching Minnesota sports, and reading self-help literature. Examiner.com.