EyeyGoggles Galore

Allyn Scura eyewear.

December 1, 2005

Photo: Seng Chen; Model: Danielle Katzen

Allyn Scura and Scott Iseyama invite you to a veritable smorgasbord of antique and vintage eyewear. Wait—scratch that. With an inventory of more than 50,000 pairs ranging from the 18th century to the 1970s their offerings surpass any Vegas buffet we’ve ever seen. The difference behind allynscura.com is that virtually all of its eyewear is vintage but never worn. This means you can score Elton John eye goggles at Elton John standards without paying Elton John prices.

These “recycled” glasses are part of Scura and Iseyama’s green philosophy—they use recycled shipping products and the company car is a hybrid. If you can’t catch up with these fantastic folks at one of their many shows, co-owner Iseyama, who is also the voice behind their 800 line, takes the mystery out of online ordering by walking you through styles and sizing. As if you need another reason to shop Allyn Scura, for $49 they can fill your plastic wood-grained 1960s Buddy Holly’s with any standard prescription. —Sita Bhaumik

Find more for four-eyes at allynscura.com.

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