Are you looking for this season’s hottest shades, or trying to hide from the bright Michigan sun? Before you head to the beach or the gig, make sure you check out the best sunglass stores in Detroit.

(credit: Showtime Detroit)

Showtime Detroit

5708 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 875-9280

It’s like a gigantic rock star closet! Showtime Detroit has everything you need to show your troubled rocker side including sunglasses, leather pants and lots of black t-shirts. A local institution since 1988, the store exudes the essence of Detroit.



160 S Old Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 723-1900

This is the place to go if you need prescription shades. Founded by Richard Golden of D.O.C. Sexy Specs fame, SEE is a chain of stores promising the cutting edge in prescription fashion eyewear. Fans of the store love the fact that they label the price right on the frames. In other words … there are no hidden costs.


Sunglass Hut

Somerset Collection
2750 W Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084
(248) 637-0797

It’s the ultimate sunglass shop if you need lots of selection. Conveniently located in Somerset, you’ll also be able to shop for a swimsuit nearby. Bonus — if you’re looking for Cartier shades, you can head down to the other side of the mall. Find this shop in the north, level two wing of Somerset. The closest parking would be the north structure level two.



323 S Main St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 548-2980

Since 1982, this retail store in Royal Oak has been one of the main attractions for the music lifestyle crowd. It is chock full of trendy fashion from head to toe. They sell their eyewear retail and wholesale through the web at