Wednesday, December 1, 2021 1:30 AM
WHAT: Colored metal frames are a fresh, fun and almost futuristic trend, adding some unexpected flair to a classic frame material.
Monday, October 25, 2021 2:00 AM
WHAT: Green, in all its shades, may just be the color of the season. From nail polish to handbags to oversized coats, earthy greens are popping up everywhere in the fashion world right now—and optical is no exception.
Friday, September 10, 2021 1:30 AM
Bio-based acetates have risen as a popular, versatile and eco-friendlier frame material, and this trend toward putting sustainability first is only going to continue. Bio-based frames run the gamut in terms of style, aesthetic and audience, offering something for everyone concerned about the planet, no matter their personal preferences.
Monday, August 2, 2021 1:31 AM
Sport-inspired eyewear will be everywhere this summer thanks to the Olympics, but by no means is the trend just for the world’s best athletes. Frame companies have made sportswear accessible to everyone, bringing the trend to the next level.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:45 AM
The 70s are back, baby. Fashion designers across the board are taking inspiration from the decade, with flare jeans, tie-dye, big sleeves and more popping up on the runways, on Instagram and in stores everywhere—including in eyewear. This season in particular, many optical brands have mentioned taking inspiration from the 70s in their designs.
Sunday, April 25, 2021 9:30 AM
Intriguing and unexpected cut out details that elevate even the most classic of frame shapes, creating a look that is edgy, exciting and intricate in every way.
Monday, March 22, 2021 1:30 PM
Frames with unusual bridge or double bar construction that bring an extra layer of intrigue to otherwise classic frames.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:00 AM
Eyewear that takes design queues from jewelry, which can result in frames both classically beautiful and glamorously trendsetting.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:00 PM
Frames with an unexpected pop of color—on the fronts, temples, or even the inside—that make eyewear as much of a statement piece as the highest of fashion.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 AM
No longer just associated with librarians and grandparents, eyewear with chains—attached or removable—is stepping forward as a trend both practical and fashionable.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:00 AM
Tortoise patterned frames that span the traditional and the trendy.
Monday, September 21, 2020 12:00 AM
Translucent acetate frames in gem and crystal tones that are just as precious as they are trendy.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00 AM
WHAT: Detailed frames that make the little things just as important as the big picture.
Monday, June 22, 2020 1:00 AM
Bright, bold frames with exciting patterns and hyperactive shapes are perfect for summer—indoors or out.