There’s something inherently vintage about spectacles. As a historical technology, before contact lenses and laser surgery, there are few accessories that forge such an immediate visual link between the wearer and a less trivial, pre-digital age. And what better way to project that vintage timeless charm?
Peck’s appeal: the return of retro eyewear
For years the vintage glasses frame market was dominated by 1950s styles. No more. With the high street and fast fashion absorbing that particular look, it’s finally moved on. It’s still familiar: designers are looking to pop culture, and cinema in particular, but it’s less obvious, more interesting — and unisex. It’s a new spin on “vintage”… Read more at Financial Times
The vintage style eyewear are still going strong. Thick frames are in, with a more wide variety of shapes, not just the classic black wayfarers thick rimmed specs. You know those vintage tinier frames Johnny Depp is always wearing? They are the perfect combination of vintage, bohemian, cool, and intellectual look.
EYEGLASSES Trends 2017: What To Wear?
When it comes to eyeglasses we’re witnessing one of the best fashion and utility combos ever. Most people these days need glasses to function better. Hello short-sighted me and half the people I know. But eyewear has come a long way from being just that – glasses we use to see better. They’re fashion, they’re polished, they’re cool, they’re funky, and they come in so many designs to match each and everyone’s personal style, it’s fantastic. Shopping for a pair of great spectacles these days is a lot of fun… Read more at TheFashionTag.com