How Geek-Chic Glasses Pioneer Moscot's Lemtosh Frames Became So Cool

With help from Johnny Depp and a slew of celebs

A few years ago, a customer walked into the Moscot eyeglasses shop on West 14th Street in New York with an interesting story. The man had just returned from St. Tropez, where he'd spotted Johnny Depp in a cafe, and (somewhat rudely) approached the star to ask what glasses he was wearing. Depp, annoyed, took off his frames and tossed them on the table.