At The Novel Eye, our hand-picked Frame Selection focuses solely on Independent Eyewear!
What does this mean?
We support businesses who support Local Business. Beautiful, Fashion-Forward & Highly Functional Eyeglasses & Sunglasses from companies that have a rich tradition of making their own eyewear & using only high quality frame materials like Italian Mazzucchelli Acetate, Japanese Titanium & Cotton-Based Acetates, Surgical Stainless Steel and more!
Known for Color and family-owned since the 1950s, Etnia Barcelona frames are made using Mazzucchelli Acetate in Spain.
A first of its’ kind Luxury Brand, exclusively Designed and meticulously hand-crafted in Chicago, “Made in America.”
Vintage, South Beach inspired, with emphasis on Color, Cat Eyes and Femininity. Optician-Designed & Based in Paris.
Timeless Styles, inspired by Nature’s Effortless Beauty and an optimal fit. Designed in CA, by Opticians, manufactured in Japan.
Proudly Made in the USA since 1833 (formerly in Southbridge, MA), AO has always been a pioneer, having created timeless silhouettes worn by Presidents, Activists & Astronauts.
100% Titanium, manufactured in Italy and every bit Colorful, Flexible & Durable to stand the test of time.
Based in Hawaii, known for proprietary lens technology and designed to change the way you see the world. Once in Maui’s, you’ll never go back.
Established in 1997, Minnesota-Based & Designed, this eyewear fashion house manufactures exclusively in Japan.
Handmade in Northern Italy, with High Quality you can feel, meant to last and be passed on to future generations.
Bred & Based in Boston, frames for any occasion. Made with an Optician’s mindset behind every detail.