Before the invention of sunglasses, rock 'n' roll musicians' trademark mystique was spoiled by constant, inescapable direct eye contact. Play it cool with today's Groupon: for $50, you get $150 worth of prescription lenses and designer eyewear at Margot & Camille Optique, valid in-store only.
Margot & Camille Optique, winner of the 2006 Best of Philly award for Best Eyewear, stocks a large inventory of designer eyeglasses and sunglasses and prescription lenses. Frames by Lafont ($249+) or Mikli ($149+) stylishly support prescription lenses ($45.80+). Sunglasses by Guess ($60+) add an air of mystery to wearers on high-profile grocery runs, and prescription sunglasses keep poolside study sessions in focus. The optique also outfits children with pint-size glasses, which are embellished with whimsical patterns and youthful colors and endow their owners with superpowers such as 3-D vision.
Margot & Camille Optique
French native Valerie Vittu created Margot & Camille Optique to pair clients with the European frame styles popular in her home country. Drawing from her experience working for designer Alain Mikli on Madison Avenue, Valerie selects unique, nonbranded eyewear that sets trends rather than follows them. Past designs have included efforts from Alain Mikli, Lafont, and Tom Davies's made-to-order Couture Horn collection of natural horn-rimmed frames. A hands-on presence in her shop, Valerie helps clients pick frames that fit their faces and styles, and she happily offers extended hours by appointment to accommodate clients who spend every daylight hour holding mirrors to the sky to see how the sun likes glare in its eyes.