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AW17 EYEWEAR TRENDS

AW17 EYEWEAR TRENDS

While the classics obviously will be always in trend, this season we are drawn to the not-so-expected eyewear trends for fall-winter 2017-2018, as they take over the streets, from New York to Berlin.
There’s no better time than the change of season to get yourself a new pair of cool sunglasses or opticals. And we’ll help you find the best new looks that are both timeless and especially fashion-forward, moving you straight towards a fashion-savvy fall.

We rounded up the upcoming frames trends AW17, so you know what’s IN and what’s OUT. Whether you’re looking for some day-to-day optical frames to go with office outfits or a pair of exquisite sunglasses to style while strolling the city, we’ve got you covered.
Keep reading and discover the most popular glasses trends!

Marble Everywhere


So why is marble a big eyewear trend this season? In eyewear, designers are playing with it in a mixture of dark and light on different styles of sunglasses and optical frames.

Victoria Beckham gives us a light design for this, featuring in her fall collection ivoire colored oversized butterfly eyewear. Along with half-moon pieces as seen at PAWAKA, DITA’s dark lensed pointy squares look delectable >>> SEE MORE >>>

VICTORIA BECKHAM 'FLARRED BUTTERFLY' PAWAKA EYEWEAR 'EMPAT 4' DITA EYEWEAR "FEARLESS"
KRIS VAN ASSCHE '64 C4' PAWAKA EYEWEAR 'TIGA3' FAKBYFAK EYEWEAR 'BLACK MANTIS'


The Wire Frame

Wired rims are classy and simply cool, as they add a touch of delicacy to any look. It makes for a cleaner, more crisp appearance and has been featuring all types of lenses. Single or double wire rimmed sunglasses and optical glasses are measuring the same level of love from fashion enthusiasts.

Thom Browne’s thin frames are smart and sophisticated, as for feather like aviators, Victoria Beckham, Phillip Lim and DITA offers light tinted lenses for the perfect statement piece. >>> SEE MORE >>> 


THOM BROWNE'903 C' MASSADA 'THE GRADUATE' THOM BROWNE '907 02'


VICTORIA BECKHAM 'AURORA' DITA EYEWEAR 'AXIAL' ORLEBAR BROWN '20 C5'


Life in plastic it's fantastic!


Clear, pink, tortoise, yellow, or any other color, we noticed quite a few plastic frames that should be on your must have list for this AW17 season. You can go half moon frames with it as seen on the PAWAKA line, or opt for something more along the lines of a round frame as per Cutler & Gross or a structured opticals as designed by FAKBYFAK. Plastic frames are used for both translucent and opaque eyewear styles, from the black on black to the statement futuristic.

FAKBYFAK X RIA KEBURIA FAKBYFAK '08-02' FAKBYFAK '08-03'
CUTLER & GROSS 'THE SUNSET' FAKBYFAK 'CIRCUMSTELLAR BLACK' VICTORIA BECKHAM 'LAYERED CAT


Retro Origin

The retro inspired styles in general keep coming back season after season, making them timeless. They are for the woman or man who loves to play, as this season designers combine retro shapes with present-day sophistication.

There is a known fact that you can’t go wrong with a pair of classic shades or opticals. The frame may have a retro vibe, but the manufacturing techniques and materials we spotted this season are unmistakably modern.

MASSADA 'TOKIO STORY' DRIES VAN NOTEN '96 C1' DITA EYEWEAR 'OAK'
DITA EYEWEAR 'INFORMER' CUTLER & GROSS 'PANTOSCOPIA' DITA EYEWEAR 'STATESMAN-FIVE'

article cover photo: le21-eme.com

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