Optica

  • optica dublin
    through the eyes of Niamh Barry

    “Initially it’s the eclectic and unique design of the shop that impresses, then it’s the unusual and cool array of glasses.”

    niamh barry, artist/designer and studio maker of unique light sculptures

  • optica dublin
    through the eyes of Chupi Sweetman

    “I adore my glasses, they are part of who I am, an essential piece of armor in my wardrobe.”

    chupi sweetman, jewellery designer and maker of beautiful sparkly things

  • optica dublin
    through the eyes of Robert Barrett

    “I'm a drummer and barber with an eye for detail and a hunger for perfection. That's why I choose Optica as Deirdre, Donal and their team are on the same wave length!! ”

    robert barrett, award winning drummer and barber

  • optica dublin through the eyes of Niamh Barry

    “Initially it’s the eclectic and unique design of the shop that impresses, then it’s the unusual and cool array of glasses.”

    niamh barry, artist/designer and studio maker of unique light sculptures

  • optica dublin through the eyes of Chupi Sweetman

    “I adore my glasses, they are part of who I am, an essential piece of armor in my wardrobe.”

    chupi sweetman, jewellery designer and maker of beautiful sparkly things

  • optica dublin through the eyes of Robert Barrett

    “I'm a drummer and barber with an eye for detail and a hunger for perfection. That's why I choose Optica as Deirdre, Donal and their team are on the same wave length!! ”

    robert barrett, award winning drummer and barber

we believe in eyewear as a fashion statement. we believe it can be spectacular. we believe that your vision should be crisp and your eyewear beautiful. we believe we have the most unique collection of luxury eyewear in ireland and the most talented opticians. we believe you should visit us in dawson street to see it for yourself.

Optica x design

Number 6 Dawson Street was a labour of love for us and thus it was a joy to move into our restored Georgian premises in early 2016. We are very proud to have been an Irish Times Best Shops of 2016 winner and nominated for an IDI Award for our new home.