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· June 27th, 2016

· 05/06/2016

Look out! Two new stores!

We opened two long-awaited stores this past month on opposite coasts in Baltimore and Newport Beach—and we couldn’t be happier with how they turned out!

We opened two long-awaited stores this past month on opposite coasts in Baltimore and Newport Beach—and we couldn’t be happier with how they turned out!

When looking for a neighborhood to settle in Baltimore, we couldn’t resist the nautical charm of Harbor East. Located right along the beautiful waterfront, east of the historic Inner Harbor and adjacent to Fell’s Point, Harbor East is a vibrant and bustling area—and full of a wonderful retailers, restaurants, and residents. (Plus, we don’t mind that Camden Yards isn’t far.)

The interior of the space takes cues from a classic library, with elegant displays of books, brass library lamps, and terrazzo flooring—and our entire collection of glasses housed on dark-walnut library shelves. Also on view: exclusive artwork by illustrator and animator Otto Steininger, whose work we have admired in The New Yorker and many other publications.

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And now to the west, our new Map Room inside Alchemy Works: Harbor House in Newport Beach’s Lido Marina Village. (If Alchemy Works sounds familiar, it should! Back in 2014, we opened the Warby Parker Glass House inside their Los Angeles Arts District space.) We’re pretty partial to Alchemy Works’ husband-and-wife owners, Raan and Lindsay, and brother Shea, a crew with good taste and generosity to spare, so we were pumped to continue this partnership.

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Alchemy Works: Harbor House is a dedicated outpost for brothers Shea and Raan Partons’ Apolis, a socially motivated lifestyle brand that empowers communities worldwide. Inside, the Warby Parker Map Room adds a topographic flavor to the maritime-influenced space. You’ll notice a cartography-inspired floor design, walls decorated with a world map illustrating every time zone, and an antique brass map installation. Peek inside a card catalogue credenza to find even more (Yep! More!) maps, and spin a globe to determine your next adventure.

 

Harbor East
807 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
443.552.7015
Monday–Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Warby Parker Map inside Alchemy Works: Harbor House
3408 Via Oporto
Suite 101
Newport Beach, CA 92663
949.274.4636
Daily 11 a.m.–7 p.m.

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TO READ · 05/03/2016

To Read: Who Runs the World?

You’re on top! No, you are! No, he is! No matter who’s the center of your cosmology, find within the book to lead your worship. Hallelujah!

You’re on top! No, you are! No, he is! No matter who’s the center of your cosmology, find within the book to lead your worship. Hallelujah!

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TO BUY · 04/29/2016

We Like Your Photos: April 2016

Every month, we’re tagged in bundles of adorable/cute/clever/well-shot photos on Instagram. Here’s a roundup of our favorites. Enjoy!

Every month, we’re tagged in bundles of adorable/cute/clever/well-shot photos on Instagram. Here’s a roundup of our favorites. Enjoy!

12599460_1689805827937859_345514305_n@simply_cima     Shop Holcomb>

13098915_1702109210077898_1910872752_n@theboulevardhouse     Shop Lyle>

12907221_812486612219834_1298301437_n@chelseatheterrier     Shop Ingles> 

12907297_831858816914280_872483457_n@mgb.photo     Shop Coley>

12976512_233175903709116_1912999199_n@kronosp     Shop Laurel 16>

12383691_1320793117937085_647095596_n@littlebisonstudio     Shop Finch>

12519386_989773734439122_333951255_n@linseymonster     Shop Finch>

12912707_1743033049251172_996430344_n@itslittlelily     Shop Laurel>

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TO READ · 04/28/2016

What Spring Fever Symptoms Are You Suffering From?

Spring fever’s catching! It’s enough to make you want to stay in quarantine. Pass the time while the disease runs its course with titles suited for your sanatorium.

Spring fever’s catching! It’s enough to make you want to stay in quarantine. Pass the time while the disease runs its course with titles suited for your sanatorium.

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TO BUY · 04/26/2016

We Spy: Cecily in Ocean Mint

Warm weather calls for sunglasses that will cool you down. Cecily in Ocean Mint, a new pair for Summer 2016, is as chilled as can be.

Warm weather calls for sunglasses that will cool you down. Cecily in Ocean Mint, a new pair for Summer 2016, is as chilled as can be.

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TO BUY · 04/20/2016

We Spy: Roland in Rose Guava

Roland in Rose Guava, a boldly proportioned new frame from our Summer 2016 lineup, looks good enough to eat. (It’s not, but it’s still straight-up delectable.)

Roland in Rose Guava, a boldly proportioned new frame from our Summer 2016 lineup, looks good enough to eat. (It’s not, but it’s still straight-up delectable.)

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TO READ · 04/18/2016

To Read: Why Are You Broke?

Are you unpopular? Or just a pauper? Do you paup out at parties? Let’s get fiscal: take a searching moral inventory of your Venmo account as you, ahem, get that tax extension, with tales from the mouth of Mammon.

Are you unpopular? Or just a pauper? Do you paup out at parties? Let’s get fiscal: take a searching moral inventory of your Venmo account as you, ahem, get that tax extension, with tales from the mouth of Mammon.

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