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POSTED BY MOSCOT 6/13/2011
Praised by both music magazines and bloggers alike, MOSCOT Music was honored to have NYC artists Minerva Lions and pow wow! play at our Orchard Street shop this past Saturday, June 11th.

Following a performance the night before at Highline Ballroom, Minerva Lions brought their whimsical and psychedelic blues-rock set to The MOSCOT Gallery, playing songs from their forthcoming EP titled, Great Strides, Priestess & Queen.

Afterwards, pow wow!, took the stage with their brand of poppy garage rock tunes -- smiles and dancing included.

All in all, another great Saturday Session in the books!
 


 
POSTED BY MOSCOT 6/8/2011
                                  

 

Get to know a MOSCOT Employee. Introducing Milko!

 

What is your position at MOSCOT?  

I’m the Lab Manager for the 14th Street shop.

 

How long have you worked for MOSCOT?  

Almost 12 years. Since September 1999, to be exact.

 

What is your favorite thing about working for MOSCOT?  

Working with many beautiful people.

 

What is your favorite thing to do when you’re not at work?  

Spending time with my beautiful daughter and my lovely wife. By the way, today is my wife's birthday. Happy birthday baby!

 

What is your favorite frame/ which frame do you wear?  

I love The ZULU. I wear the Matte Silver ZULU with polarized lenses.

 

Where would you take your favorite MOSCOT Sun on vacation?  

The next time I travel to Peru, I will take my MOSCOT Sun to Machu Picchu and the Nazca lines. 


 

POSTED BY MOSCOT 6/3/2011

Check out this video of extremely talented industrial designer John Cho Moore wearing The MILTZEN! Cho Moore designs bags, working primarily with bamboo for its durability and sustainability. We're overjoyed to have such a talented visionary wearing our frames and looking so fantastic in The MILTZEN!



                                      



POSTED BY MOSCOT 5/31/2011
         

If you're in Denmark or headed there soon, make sure to check out Storm Fashion's amazing windows that recreate our Rivington Street shop circa 1934! Sol would be very proud!! Thank you to our awesome friends at Storm for an amazing job! 

        
        
POSTED BY MOSCOT 5/27/2011
        
        MOSCOT, 118 Orchard Street, 1980

       
      MOSCOT, 118 Orchard Street, 2011

Check out these incredible images taken by, photographer, Brian Rose, of the MOSCOT shop on Orchard Street in 1980 and again in 2011, from his book, Time and Space! Way back when in 1980, Ed Koch was the Mayor of NYC and MOSCOT had just one shop on the LES. Now in 2011, Michael Bloomberg is the Mayor and MOSCOT is a global lifestyle brand, sold at over 400 retailers worldwide.

 

It's amazing to see how much has changed in the past 30 years in NYC and at MOSCOT, and...how much has stayed the same! (we still see guys on skateboards and headphones in the LES daily!)


 

POSTED BY MOSCOT 5/23/2011
                  

We're so excited and humbled by all of the attention The TERRY has received since launching just last week! A HUGE thanks to all of our amazing blogging friends. 

 

Click the following to see what they had to say!

 

Click here for heartymagazine.com

 

Click here for thecitrusreport.com

 

Click here for streetgiant.com

 

Click here for hypemeanseverything.com

 

Click here for f5fresh.com



POSTED BY MOSCOT 5/19/2011
                

Introducing Three New MOSCOT Spirit Collection Styles: The AVERY, CHARLA, and TAYLOR,

Plus Brand New Colors for Existing Spirit Styles.

 

Say adios to Old Man Winter with three vibrant new styles from the MOSCOT Spirit Collection that will have flowers blooming and birds singing. MOSCOT introduces The AVERY, CHARLA, and TAYLOR, the newest additions to The MOSCOT Spirit Collection.

 

The AVERY – A classic, rounded silhouette, The AVERY is for the super smart professor who happens to be hot enough that he distracts from his own lecture. Made from acetate, The AVERY features a five barrel hinge, saddle bridge, two dot rivets on the temple, and an oversized temple tip. Available in Grey and Tortoise. 

Click here for The AVERY

 

The CHARLA – This delicate cat eye frame is for the woman who’s equally comfortable scouring the flea market for vintage couture as she is scouring the skies for Cassiopeia. Made from acetate, The CHARLA features a five barrel hinge, two dot rivets on the temples, and a saddle bridge. Available in Matte Black and Olive Horn. 

Click here for The CHARLA

 

The TAYLOR – This classic full-vu shaped frame is perfect for taking in the scenery whether you’re downtown, uptown, cross-town or all around town. Sleek, light and narrow, The TAYLOR is made from acetate and features a keyhole bridge, slim temples, and five barrel hinge. Available in Black and Tortoise.

Click here for The TAYLOR


Additionally, The EMILE, a chunky yet tailored style, is now available in Black Crystal and Tortoise. The sleek, sophisticated, and hardware free, LYNNIE, is now available in Black Crystal and Tortoise, and The HENRY, based on The LEMTOSH but with a slimmed down look, is available in Matte Black with new, all acetate temples. 

Click here for The EMILE

Click here for The LYNNIE

Click here for The HENRY


POSTED BY MOSCOT 5/17/2011
                     

Big THANKS to our friends at GQ for this awesome post on their blog about the amazing collaboration between MOSCOT and photographer, Terry Richardson. The limited edition frame was launched yesterday and we're psyched for this awesome coverage. Here's what they had to say about The TERRY: As it's impossible for you to have forgot, many of our favorite GQ shoots — Megan Fox eating this nice cherry, the Glee kids looking grown-up, Paul Rudd wearing hair curlers — have been shot by Terry Richardson, the infamously bespectacled photographer. Made in collaboration with the man himself, Moscot's The TERRY replicates the same bold, curved, and key hole bridge-equipped pair worn by Richardson at every shoot—and, as evidenced by the exclusive first look above, Dr. Moscot, too. There's only 350 available, so act fast.

 

Click here for The TERRY


POSTED BY MOSCOT 5/16/2011
            
                                                                                                              Left to Right - The NEBB, The LEMTOSH, The MILTZEN
                        
            
                                                                                                                                                                              The LEMTOSH

Seattle-based Fences played a great set on Saturday with their subtle yet striking music that filled up The MOSCOT Gallery. Fans packed it in to hear favorites from their self-titled debut album. It was a great show and we look forward to hearing more from Fences in the future!


  
              
              

Made for the man who has spent countless hours shooting his own originals, MOSCOT introduces The TERRY LE – a new limited edition collaboration inspired by iconic photographer, Terry Richardson and his signature aviator specs.

A fixture on Terry, and often spotted on the faces of his subjects and the celebrities he shoots, The TERRY LE is as angular as it is oversized – essential for hours spent creating magic behind the lens. The frames – limited to only 350 pairs (225 Black, 125 Grey) – are laser numbered for authenticity and shipped in their own special edition cases. 

The faithfully reproduced TERRY LE is made of acetate with a key hole bridge with cut out detail, a five barrel hinge, and two dot rivets at the temples, and is available as ophthalmic eyewear or sunglasses, with or without a prescription.

 

Click here for The TERRY LE

 




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