Gazal Eyewear opens in Roswell
Picking out glasses with Andy and Gazal Tabrizipour is like shopping with a very savvy personal stylist who also happens to know everything about the technology behind the frames. They ask about lifestyle (do you workout? spend time in an office?). And, they study the prescription to determine specific needs that will affect a frame choice. Smart!
I’m nearly blind in one eye, so I depended on the staff for their honest opinions while trying on frames. I trusted them to help me look like a better me. I gravitated toward the styles designed by Gazal herself. The shapes, colors and sturdiness of her frames were appealing and varied, making the choice a challenge and the process super fun. Together, we chose a sassy frame and Andy promised my heavy prescription would be managed thanks to his quality lens manufacturer – the very best in the industry.
Gazal Eyewear opened in Roswell this summer, the couple’s second full-service optical boutique. Their first successful shop, Atlanta Vision Optical is in town (at Edgewood, near Inman Park) and celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Gazal’s inspired line was first launched there alongside styles by OGI, Boucheron Paris and Starck Eyes. Gazal Eyewear & Sunglasses can also be found at other fine opticians across the country.
They chose Roswell for their second business, as a homecoming. “We lived off Crabapple for years before moving closer to the Edgewood location. We have always been in love with the historic downtown Roswell for its look and feel and for the amazing community that built and sustain it,” Gazal said. “We’re proud to be a part of such a vital community and look forward to fitting many of our neighbors with beautiful eyeglasses and sunglasses to make them feel and look their very best.”