Prescription eyewear can be a trendy fashion accessory. While you might want one conservative pair for work, you can certainly have another pair of eyeglasses for weekend fun. Think about what you want before you come in to choose your frames. It will save you time and frustration. Look for these trends in 2018.
In this article, we’ll talk about these trends:
- Colorful, Transparent Frames
- Thin, Metal Frames
- Retro And Vintage
- Natural Wood Frames
- Blue Light Blockers
- Choose Your Own Style
Colorful, Transparent Frames
Thin, acetate frames are taking center stage in 2018 in colors like translucent pink, taupe, brown, and citrine.
Go for a plastic look in a color you love, but think sleek and classic, not chunky.
You’ll find a massive selection in our Tulsa store that you can try on to see how they look before you make your final decision.
Thin, Metal Frames
Cleaner designs with intricate detailing are popular in 2018
. Frames made of metal in different textures and patterns are more available.
You will also be able to find different finishes, such as matte or shiny.
More colors, such as soft and rose gold or deep, rich metal tones are coming into popularity.
Retro and Vintage
Vintage and retro styles are also making a comeback on the eyewear scene, but not in that harsh black frame that we all remember.
Look for embellishments on the temples and bridges of the eyewear.
The double bridge is another retro feature that is popular today.
Cat-eye and men’s aviator styles are on-trend, but a bit more understated and more tailored than you might remember.
Natural Wood Frames
Women’s eyewear frames that resemble the look of wood or are made of wood are quite complimentary for most people.
They’re also eco-friendly when made from sustainable materials.
The earthy tones won’t distract from your clothes, and the frames are delicate and glamourous.
Blue Light Blockers
When you stare at a screen all day, it can wreak havoc on your vision and sleep.
Blue light blocking lenses are quite popular to reduce eye strain by blocking the harmful blue light.
These lenses do need to be customized to the individual.
Look for blue light anti-reflective filters.
Ask your optician about this option.
Choose Your Frames Based on Fit, Personality, and Style
Whatever guidelines you’ve heard about choosing your eyewear, remember that rules were made to be broken. Don’t feel like you can’t choose a particular pair of frames because it goes against the “rules.” Think about your lifestyle and where you’ll be wearing your glasses. You may want a particular pair for gaming or outdoor activities. Consider fit, function, and style.
Most people notice your eyes first. Treat your eyewear as a style accessory that’s essential to your look. Remember that fit should be foremost on your mind. Frames that fit your face are necessary to get the best vision with your eyewear. Know what you’re looking for, but keep in mind that you may have to work within specified limits.
At Precision Optical, we want you to see well and look good in your eyewear. Let us help you choose the pair that fits your personality and style to feel good about wearing your glasses.