MOSCOT DROPS ANCHOR IN LEIGH-ON-SEA, ESSEX
WITH FIRST UK POP UP SHOP
NEW YORK, October 30th, 2014 – MOSCOT, a New York City institution renowned worldwide for its iconic eyewear — The MOSCOT Originals, MOSCOT Spirit, and MOSCOT Sun Collections — today announced its first UK MOSCOT Pop Up Shop at the cutting edge White Wall Space art gallery located in the historically hip town of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. For eight weeks only, Glasseswebb will host a specially curated MOSCOT Pop Up Shop featuring a special selection of glasses and sunglasses from The MOSCOT Originals Collection, including MOSCOT's favorite and most edgy editorial frames from the past 100 years. Replete with MOSCOT Mannequin Heads, vintage family photographs, and other fun, funky, and historical tchotchkes, dispensing opticians Mo and Tim Webb have transformed the space into a true New York City MOSCOT Shop experience.
MOSCOT fans can visit the Pop Up Shop, which is open Thursday from 11:30-7:30PM, Friday and Saturday from 9:30-5:30PM, beginning on Thursday, October 30th through Saturday
December 27th, 2014. Opticians will be on hand to discuss styling and fitting of The MOSCOT Originals Collection frames, and prescription lenses will be available.
To celebrate the Pop Up Shop opening in true New York City fashion, Glasseswebb will hold an opening night bash on Friday October 31st, 2014 from 6:00-10:00 PM.
Glasseswebb LTD. was founded by Mo and Tim Webb who together have 35 years experience in the optical industry as dispensing opticians, spectacle makers and Freemen of the City. The company is driven by their passion for premium eyewear, with the duo sourcing frames travelling across the USA and Europe, with many vintage 80s, 90s and 00s styles.
Tim and Mo’s creative flair is apparent throughout the collection, attracting style-conscious Individuals looking for something a little more unusual, whether as a necessity or just as a fashionable accessory. The duo frequently collaborates alongside creative individuals such as musicians, photographers and designers.
Discover the collection at London’s Dover Street Market and online at www.glasseswebb.com.
ABOUT THE WHITE WALLSPACE:
White Wall Space is a space run by Simon Fowler and sits within the heart of Leigh-on-Sea. It is a changing space to suit all different kinds of pop up ideas, at 85 Broadway West (in the
alleyway opposite the Leigh Library).
The name White Wall Space has become synonymous with adventurous, yet accessible, contemporary art and has shown some fantastic artists from both the Leigh-on-Sea area and
further afield. Above all, White Wall Space has been unafraid to try something new and has gained a reputation for leading the way in cutting edge, affordable art.
For more information on new and existing styles from all MOSCOT Collections, and for a complete list of shops selling MOSCOT eyewear, please visit moscot.com.
For samples and/or high-resolution photos, or to speak with MOSCOT executives, please contact Jessica Penzari at Vendeloo Inc., 718.522.9875, or via email at Jessica@moscot.com.
For more information on Glasseswebb and sample/interview requests, contact Tim Webb at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT OUR COLLECTIONS
All MOSCOT eyewear is handmade using the highest quality materials, real hardware, and hinges that are riveted through the temple and frame fronts to ensure the sturdiest construction
possible. Every MOSCOT frame is available as ophthalmic eyewear or sunglasses, with or without a prescription, and is customizable in a variety of frame and lens color combinations
and sizes. With nearly 100 years of eyewear expertise, MOSCOT carefully inspects every frame for quality control in its own labs, housed within its New York City Shops, before dispensing eyewear to customers worldwide.
MOSCOT is a New York City institution renowned worldwide for its iconic eyewear — The MOSCOT Originals, MOSCOT Spirit, and MOSCOT Sun Collections. MOSCOT infuses its unmistakably refined, downtown aesthetic with nearly 100 years of eyewear expertise and unparalleled craftsmanship to create its timeless eyewear. While now recognized as a global fashion brand, MOSCOT remains, at heart, a neighborhood optical shop.
ABOUT MOSCOT ORIGINALS
The MOSCOT Originals Collection, based on styles from the Moscot family archives from the 1930s – 1970s, celebrates the classic good looks and timeless design born in decades
past. The eyewear retains the authenticity of the original frame styles including period details, traditional hardware, and real sunglass lenses that precisely duplicate the true old school
colors first fabricated by the Company in the 1940s. The faithfully reproduced Collection is available as ophthalmic eyewear or sunglasses, with or without prescription, in a variety of frame and lens color combinations and sizes. If it’s not a MOSCOT, it’s not an Original.