Just because you’ve had the same pair of glasses for years, doesn’t mean you can’t switch up your looks. Whether you’re searching for an extra pair of frames for work or something stylish to wear on a night out, go big and bold this season for a confident, savvy style.
These five frames take on the oversized trend face-on, while still remaining classy and age-appropriate. Pair them with Varilux Stylistic lenses from Essilor, which offer amazing clarity and feature a curved base that adapts easily to any style of frame.
For a SPORTY style, try this “Vanilla Road” frame from Korean brand, Gentle Monster. Reminiscent of luxe ski goggles, this unisex style features an exaggerated acetate front juxtaposed with thin, metallic temples, for a ultramodern look.
For something EDGIER, try theo’s “Angel Diane” frame, an angular frame developed in collaboration with Belgian designer Tim van Steenbergen. These acetate frames come in red blue ecaille and are part of the “Hollywood Classics” collection, with each pair inspired by a film noir.
For a CLASSIC look, try Max Pittion’s “Politician” frame in Calico Tortoise. These Japanese-made acetate frames offer sleek curves and can be worn as both glasses or sunglasses given the size and shape of the frame.
For something ULTRA MODERN, try Blake Kuwahara’s “Hawksmoor” in Grey. The innovative design features a frame within a frame, accentuating a grey striped frame within a transparent acetate, giving a modern take on the aviator design.
For a COLOURFUL VIBE, try Salt Optics’ “Alycia” frame, which comes in a beautiful “Sandy Sea Green” colorway reminiscent of a watercolor painting. The arched brow line and squared-off temples add a little structure to the otherwise flowy, oversized silhouette.
While some lenses only fit a small selection of frames, we’ve found that the Varilux lenses work on almost any size or style. In other words, your eye condition doesn’t limit the choice of frames as the specific measurements do not restrict the lenses to a minimum width. The lenses themselves are wider too, which perfectly navigate the oversized trend of the five frames pictured above.
More proof of Varilux’s quality: Essilor has invested more than a billion dollars in research and development in the last decade alone, ensuring sharper, smoother, vision and a more comfortable viewing experience. (Note: Varilux Stylistic is available for progressive lenses and single vision lenses, so age is just a number when it comes to getting in on the trends).
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