london: general eyewear

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fashion

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products

careful selection of vintage eyewear with emphasis on maximalist flashiness showcase for new brand, zechstein london, which creates limited edition eyewear from original 60s and 70s materials and components. can make any frame to customers own specifications. porsche carrera, persol, cazal, zechstein london

clientele

camden still maintains its reputation as the place to watch out for developing trends [much more than staid portobello] and in spite of its rough edge it's still the place where the movers and shakers go to plug into the zeitgeist. designers, style consul

service

basic, unpretentious, well informed. will go to almost any lengths to find tricky pieces for fussy customers.

interior

functional, general feel of work in progress, but good music and people make it a happening place on a sunday afternoon

address

arch 67, the stables market, chalk farm road, london NW1 8AH

phone

+44 7790 102 204

website

www.generaleyewear.com

author

superfuture

date

15 march 2011

last checked

15 march 2011

influential eyewear store where designers and style scouts and designers go cheek by jowl with pioneering london fashion kids. market location provides reality check and creative interaction with very varied clientele.