Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea looks at the sunglasses selection of The Ever Collection with owner Khristian Michael at the store opening at Valley View Mall. Photo is courtesy of The Ever Collection.

The Ever Collection opened this month as a large walk-in style kiosk in an open space on the lower level across from Ben & Jerry’s. Co-owner Khristian Michael said this was the first Virginia location for the store, which is based in New York and is expanding in shopping centers across the country. The shop sells sunglasses with colorful and modern styles. Michael said most of them are designed to be trendy, brightly colored and light to wear, made from environmentally friendly materials like bamboo. Most glasses are $30 to $70 per pair. The company also sells online at