Warby Parker will open its next D.C.-area store in Bethesda, with the shop’s opening day planned for Saturday.
It’s the first store in the Maryland suburbs for the New York-based brand, which launched as an online-only business and entered the market in 2015 with a Georgetown store. It has since opened in Shaw at The Shay and in Tysons Corner Center.
The 1,170-square-foot store, with its library motif, plush leather seating and “Reference Desk” front counter that features a mural by French illustrators Maxime Prou and Adele Favreau, is located at 4821 Bethesda Ave.
It will not have a eye-exam facility, but it will have opticians on hand for frame adjustments. True to form, the store will have an exclusive, Bethesda-only pair of sunglasses available for the opening.
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