Luxury eyewear maker Alexander Daas, which has fashion-oriented eyeglasses and related products sold in boutiques and optometrist offices nationwide, recently opened its first retail showroom in San Diego County.

It is located at 431 J St., in the Gaslamp Quarter. A company statement said the downtown store sells hand-made prescription and non-prescription optics and sunglasses, designed in California and manufactured with high-quality materials in Japan.

The new store also sells other independent eyewear brands, including KBL and Initium.

Alexander Daas recently moved its headquarters from San Francisco to San Diego. The company said its eyewear has recently been worn by celebrities including Jenny McCarthy, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Sammy Hagar.

— SDBJ Staff Report