Back to Retro - An Eyewear trend report
The retro trend is sweeping across the fashion world. This trend seems to be an evergreen tree, which is still blossoming, unlike numerous other trends, which have died out and faded. When it comes to retro, be it clothes, bags, accessories or eyewear, this is one trend that has continued to hold its own, intensifying its appeal to people of different ages and backgrounds.
Retro eyeglasses are perhaps one of the boldest statements you can have for this season. The good news is that a retro look often means classic and undying styles that you can take with you despite modern fashion trends. And, because they are classic looking, you can easily spice up any attire with them.
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We all remember the frames worn by Buddy Holly, Malcolm X, Ray Charles, and just everyone else in the 1930’, 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s. No one can forget style diva Jackie Kennedy Onassis and how she wore those oversized black sunglasses. In fact, these iconic sunglasses soon became her signature fashion accessory, so much so that they came to be known as “Jackie O sunglasses”. Jackie O sunglasses take your look beyond and add a clean style that is head turning.
Cat eyeglasses prowl the edge of classic style with slinky grace. This trend started long ago by fashion icon Marilyn Monroe still keeps popping up each season. While some of our favorite Celebs like Katy Perry and Rose McGowan have chosen a subtle version of this trend, the others, such as Lady Gaga and Nicole Richie have gone for a pair of statement sunglasses to complete their outfit and make them stand out
From the late 1970's till today wayfarer eyeglasses are among the most in demand eyewear designs. A touch more boxy, wayfarer glasses prowl the edge of classic style with poised grace.
It’s evident that every other eyewear company is adding “vintage” and “retro” lines to their collections to join the retro-band wagon and customers are continuing to love them. These glasses give you a style that is incredibly different from the common and make you a sure shot trendsetter. So try out a Retro eyewear look today to add that certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ to your look and make you a touch more glamorous.
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