Fall 2018 Trends

Spotted on the hottest runways and on the eyes of the most renowned fashion icons, eyewear has become a must-have accessory for both guys and gals alike. Wearing specs and sunnies is the perfect way to play up your peepers and give any outfit a boost. Want to know what’s popular this season? Read up on the top fall 2018 eyewear trends below, and peruse the frames in each trend by clicking on the trend names.

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


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


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


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