A look into Fall's Eyewear Trends

Out with the old, in with the new. Yes! Any excuse to get our hands on a pair of new frames.

When it comes to eyeglasses we’re witnessing one of the best fashion and utility combos ever. Most people these days need glasses to function better. Hello short-sighted me and half the people I know. But eyewear has come a long way from being just that – glasses we use to see better. They’re fashion, they’re polished, they’re cool, they’re funky, and they come in so many designs to match each and everyone’s personal style, it’s fantastic. Shopping for a pair of great spectacles these days is a lot of fun.

Here are a few soaring styles that will have you falling this fall!

The retro designs

 are still going strong. Thick rims are in, with a more wide variety of shapes, not just the classic ‘Mad Man’ inspired black wayfarers thick rimmed spectacles.


inspired eyewear, of even bolder colours, and a redesign of the thin rimmed glasses that 70s French girls used to wear. Think retro shape in those 90s thin metallic rims.


Simplicity and classical elegance are the dominant styles of this trend. In 2016, half round is the new round for men. For women, large frames are continuing on into the next season – the only difference: They’re rounder and more delicate.


This fashion trend experiments with unusual cuts, strong colours and extravagant accessories. The matching glasses to these styles are the Typewriter models for men and round models for women.

Available at Eye and Health, New York.

Karine B

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