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Prep Your Peepers For F/W ’18 Frame Trends

Whether you’re embracing the summer heat, or looking forward to the changing fall leaves, we know you’ll be excited about the new eyewear and sunwear trends for next season! From edgy, to smart and sharp, to worldly, to nature-inspired, these trends have us looking forward to updating our eyewear wardrobes with the latest styles. Ladies and gents can dive in to an array of sporty, classic and fashion-forward silhouettes in eye-catching hues. Gem embellishments, quintessential details and unexpected additions instantly elevate the frames, while a mix of patterns, matte effects and logo detailing are perfect finishes to these already stellar glasses and shades. Looking for a new pair of sunnies or specs to heat up the cooler months ahead? Take a peek below, and then head over to check out the full trends, here.

DOWN TO EARTH

Colors: A palette reminiscent of the great outdoors, including browns, grays, burnt oranges, reds, blues and greens, plus off-whites, blacks, beiges and nudes

Shapes: Old-school squares and rectangles, perfect rounds especially with double bridges, an array of aviators, shields, true feline cat-eyes and almond ovals

Details: Vintage-inspired floral and exotic animalistic prints, multi-colored nature-esque patterns, true and faux wood finishes, color blocking, ombre looks, worn leather and distressed metallic accents, as well as tinted lenses in earthy hues


Déjà vu (9015), Jimmy Choo (Leon), l.a.Eyeworks (Sky King), Miyagi Eyewear (Juniper), Superdry (Byronville), TOMS Eyewear (Rey)

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Colors: Anything bright and neon goes – from hot pinks, to intense teals, to scarlet reds, to vibrant yellows, to glowing oranges, to lime greens – as well as occasional grounding neutrals and pastels, like soft roses, lavenders and blues

Shapes: Silhouettes run the gamut, with all sorts of cat-eyes, hearts, geometric profiles, funky squares, bold rounds, athletic-like shields and wildly new aviators proving to be all the rage

Details: Tinted and flash lenses in variations of the primary colors, unexpected browline accents, translucent and matte finishes, cut-outs and layered effects, not to mention striped, polka dot and houndstooth patterns

Blackfin (Lamar), Koali (Thalia), Lafont (CALLAS), Oakley (Outpace), ONE by Optic Nerve (Roundhouse), Smith Optics (Dreamline)

MOODY MUSINGS

Colors: Metallics – think yellow and rose golds, silver, copper and gunmetal – dark navy blues, jet blacks, crisp whites, royal purples, smoky grays and crystal clears

Shapes: Futuristic-like profiles including streamlined cat-eyes, totally and partial rimless looks, shields, wraparounds, extremely oversized and jagged squares, plus angular and teardrop aviators

Details: Jewel-encrusted constructions, vinyl-like surfaces, hardcore metal hardware accents, liquid metallic looks, high-gloss and matte finishes, statement brow bars, plus a prevalence of mirrored and gradient lenses

Derek Lam (Nana), ic! berlin (Haiptstadt), Leisure Society (Edna), Original Penguin (The Daddy), Shwood (Zena), William Morris Black Label (BL40011)

STUDIOUS + SULTRY

Colors: An array of neutrals from grays, to caramels, to tortoises, to nudes, to browns, alongside vintage takes on classic red, yellow and blue, and all the metallics

Shapes: Geek chic and teensy rounds, traditional Clubmasters, softened rectangles, funky ovals, plus various takes on aviators and cat-eyes

Details: Tried-and-true keyhole bridges, two-toned colorations, striped patterns and engraved embellishments, as well as colored lenses particularly in softened yellows, greens and oranges


Canali (CO30401), Grace (G8038), Randolph Engineering (FUSIONPS), State Optical Co. (Lill), Stepper Eyewear (SI-30119), Tom Ford (FT0645)