Like any other fashion, eyewear trends change with the season and they’re often cyclical, with certain styles, shapes or colours coming in and out of fashion in different decades. So what are the popular eyewear trends for the coming season? In this post, we’ll take a look at three of the most popular styles for spring 2017.
- Oversized frames
A trend that’s been popular for a few seasons now, oversized frames continue to be one of the must-have styles for spring. Judging by the amount of coverage the style is receiving, and the number of brands producing frames aimed at this trend, you shouldn’t be surprised if oversized frames continue making an appearance for more seasons to come.
Large, oversized frames in both rounded and square styles have been appearing in large numbers recently, and it seems almost anything goes as long as they’re big and bold. Metal, plastic, coloured, clear – they all seem to be popular in the oversized style, so you can mix and match a little throughout the season to ensure they work with whatever you’re wearing.
In terms of brands, Miu Miu make some beautiful frames, as do Marni, Philipp Plein and Alice + Olivia.
- Aviator frames
A style that never seems to go out of fashion, aviator frames have been a go-to accessory for runways and celebrities for decades, and it doesn’t look like they’re going anywhere this season.
You can opt for coloured lenses if you want more of a statement piece, but otherwise classic dark or mirrored lenses will also be popular this year. Versace offer some great frames coloured in orange or purple, and there are also some incredibly stylish options available from Christian Dior, Gucci and Tom Ford glasses.
- Coloured plastic frames
Plastic frames seem to be a particularly popular option for spring 2017, particularly if they’re coloured. Blue and yellow seem to be particularly popular, but they will also work in black or grey if you’re feeling less adventurous.
The style of the frame seems to vary in this category, but you can ensure you’re bang on trend by combining plastic frames with the oversized trend, particularly those in a geometric or futuristic style (two further trends like to be very popular this season).
When it comes to brands, Roberto Cavalli have some fantastic designs available, as do Celine, Gucci and the ever popular Balenciaga.
So the next time you’re looking at a new pair of glasses or sunglasses, keep these three key trends in mind to ensure you’re bang in fashion for the spring 2017 season.