Try These Optical Eyewear Trends Straight from the Runway
For a lot of us, our glasses are the first thing we put on in the morning. And while there are everyday basics that are constant go-to's, it's nice to be able to put on a pair that reflects your personal style (and fits your budget).
Think of the many combinations that can come into play: round, square, rectangle, metal, plastic, acetate, and the lists goes on. Also, your frames can play an optical illusion works for your face shape. Have a fuller face? Go for a wider frame to balance shape. A longer head? Try round lenses that will add fullness.
Scroll down to check out the optical styles that were spotted on the Fall 2017/18 runway and shop similar styles.
It's easy for bejeweled anything to become overwhelming. But these gorgeous frames from Anna Sui feely modern, girl, and royal all at once. A touch of jewels is always refreshing when done properly.
Perfect Conversation Starters
These are not for any wallflowers! Be prepared to speak to strangers about where you got these showstoppers. Fendi, beautifully captured the perfect frames for those that are tired of basic design.
The Classic Revamped
Square frames were huge in the '90s and there has been a resent surge of this shape. Balenciaga presented a fresh metal pair that, oddly enough, also feel a bit futuristic.
When you go for a wayfarer style specs, you know that you won't be disappointed. These look good on just about every face shape and fits into multiple style categories. Ulla Johnson's version is perfect!
Aviators Get Optical
This shape is so common in sunglasses that we don't even bat an eye when crossing them. But when you spot them in prescription eyewear, it feels like a unicorn. Shown on runway at Tod's, these feel refined and pair perfectly with feminine or masculine style.
A Refreshed Staple
Slightly round frames, as seen at Gucci, adds a bit of fullness to your face it your have a smaller silhouette. It's feminine and the fun shape is so playful.
Bold Shape, Stark Black
Chanel's runway featured a cool pair of futuristic specs. If you're a bit more adventurous or looking for a major switch up, these could be perfect for you. Jet black is sleek and works well with everyone's everyday clothing palette.