Moscot Brand Story

  • 1899 Hyman Moscot / Pushcart
  • 1915 1st Generation Hyman Moscot
  • 1925 2nd Generation Sol Moscot
  • 1951 3rd Generation Joel Moscot
  • 1986 4th Generation Dr. Harvey Moscot
  • 1992 4th Generation Kenny Moscot
  • 2013 5th Generation Zack Moscot


The MOSCOT optical roots where first planted in America by Great Great Grandfather and family patriarch, Hyman Moscot, who arrived from Eastern Europe via Ellis Island in 1899. Hyman began selling ready-made Eyeglasses from a pushcart on Orchard Street on Manhattan's famed Lower East Side.

Discover The Frames

The MOSCOT Originals Collection, based on styles from the Moscot family archives from the 1930s - 1980s, celebrates the classic good looks and timeless design born in decades past. If it's not a MOSCOT, it's not an original.
The MOSCOT Spirit Collection departs from the Moscot family archives, but still shares the same great DNA as The MOSCOT Originals. Good genes run in the family.