Fall Eyewear Trends by Krystle Morgan
Fall is officially upon us, bringing cooler weather, shorter days, and new fashion trends. This is a great time to change up your look with new eyewear. Here are five fall eyewear trends being spotted on the street and fashion runways. Each of the styles featured in this blog are available for purchase in our optical shop, Optical Allusions. Our friendly, experienced opticians are available to help you select the best eyewear for your needs.
Clear plastics are a hot item on runways this year, with designers applying this trend to eyewear. These frames make a memorable statement and come in a variety of exciting colors.
The Pure Color collection from industry veteran Kasperek Optical is built
around a brilliant color scheme. This style, called “Brazen,” lives up to
its name. It features transparent color-blocked acetate with grape, teal,
and periwinkle blue.
For a more conservative look, Kasperek offers the “Shocking” style in
a clear teal and purple. Teal is pictured above.
Tortoiseshell frames have long been favored for their smart, studious look, and this season frame designers are expanding their color palette. These tortoiseshell frames come in unique color combinations that make a bold statement.
Aspex Eyewear’s Paradox Collection features a variety of funky, colorful
plastic frames designed for the daring individual who’s not afraid to try
something new. This pair, above, features a transparent blue base with a
Also from Aspex Eyewear Paradox Collection, this style features a mosaic-
like take on the classic tortoiseshell frame.
Statement frames are perennial favorite of designers and fashionistas alike. Big, chunky, and bold are in. These frames feature bold, unexpected patterns and vibrant colors.
Accessory designer Vera Bradley is known for her bold, unique prints.
They’ve taken their knack for paisley and applied it to eyewear. This style can
be made to your prescription with a custom lens tint at Optical Allusions.
Statement frames aren’t just for sunglasses! This pair of rainbow striped
cat-eyes from Aspex Eyewear’s Paradox Collection is sure to make an impact.
Small frames are making a big statement this season! Celebrities and runway models are all sporting the micro sunny look with style. Strong angles and dark lenses often accompany these streamlined frame styles.
These sleek sunglasses are playful throwback to the 1990s. Perfect for those
who aren’t fans of oversized sunglasses. The frames are a translucent
burgundy acetate. Two trends in one!
Gold Rimmed Frames
Gold eyewear never goes out of style, and this year is no exception. This the perfect option for those looking to stay on trend but shy about bright colors.
Known for being standard issue to US military since 1978, Randolph’s classic
sunglasses styles have also been a long-time celebrity favorite. Tom Cruise,
Elijah Wood, and Zac Efron have all been spotted wearing these glasses.
This style can be worn as is or be made to prescription with custom tinted
lenses to suit your needs at Optical Allusions.
Style “P3” from Randolph Eyewear, above, comes in 23K gold as well as silver.
The rounded lenses are reminiscent of vintage frame styles, making them a classic
addition to your eyewear collection. These frames can be made to your prescription
with custom tinted lenses, or worn as is.
For these frames and hundreds more, we invite you to visit our optical shop, Optical Allusions. We are open Monday through Friday, with alternating Saturday hours. No appointment is necessary. The opticians can be reached at 717-258-8737.