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The sun is ultimately begins to make its annual debut in the summer, which means it’s time to update your goggles. The frames you wear on your face can help create a whole new perspective for the season (ok, I’m done with the puns), so choosing a good pair is a big task. I rounded the top eyewear trends 2022 to help you see your decision more clearly (oh crap, another pun). Whether you wear glasses 24/7, just wear sunglasses to complete an outfit, or wear blue light blocking glasses until summer Fridays start, the leveling up your mounts is the perfect way to celebrate the return of the best season.
Glasses are a very personal accessory and can often create a preconceived vibe of your style and personality. It is therefore important to get the right fit. However, you don’t have to pick just one trend to try, especially since there are so many. fun and affordable options. This is your chance to fulfill your secret dream of being able to take your sunglasses off indoors.
You don’t have to take my word for it. Warby Parker’s Director of Merchandising, Kim Nemser, spoke to STYLECASTER about the best frames and styles to be featured in 2022. According to Nemser, “Everyone should have at least one pair of statement frames.”
Nemser predicts that on-trend frames will come in the form of colorful crystal acetates, turtle prints on bold shapes, cat-eye silhouettes and oversized frames. Each of these trendy glasses exist in distinct styles; 2022 is the year to change it up and try a new one. No guarantees, but the more cooler frames you choose, the more likely you are to put that wild summer trip on your to-do list.
Read on for a breakdown of 2022 eyewear trends and find a pair that’s right for you.
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Think of a turtle print as a neutral that can be worn in any setting. Nemser says, “Turtle is always a classic, it’s universally flattering, versatile and never goes out of style. A bold tortoiseshell acetate is always perfect for spring. It’s neutral and easy to wear, and it can be a warmer alternative to black acetate frames.
Yesglasses WALL-E Tortoise Wayfarer Tinted Sunglasses
This pair of tortoise glasses from Yesglasses has a tortoise frame as one of six customizable frame options and you can choose the shade and tint level of the lenses. Personally, I think the champagne lens and tortoise frame combo is perfect. If you’re looking for a more classic shape, the site also offers a more traditional Wayfarer shade style.
Kimball marzipan tortoiseshell eyeglasses
The chunky frames of these tortoiseshell glasses are vintage-inspired and will add an element of mystery to your look.
Since Kim Kardashian started wearing stylish sporty glasses with her Balenciaga looks, the style is all I can think of. Sporty sunglasses may initially remind you of something your dad would wear for leisure (and he still should), but by adopting an It Girl mentality and a slicked up bun, you’ll turn the dad-approved look into one. out of order model. .
135mm Shield Sports Sunglasses
This sporty pair of goggles looks like it’s straight off the track (for a fraction of the price).
Ray Ban RB4335
I love that this classic, sporty pair of Ray Ban sunglasses can practically transport you back to the 90s.
Crystal frames feature soft hues and are perfect when the weather starts to warm up. Kim Nemser says, “Spring is all about renewed energy and these vibrant hues will deliver just that. The bright colors also complement the warmth we saw on the SS22 catwalks, making this an easy (and fun!) choice.
Anslem in Viridian
These crystal framed glasses are a subtle way to add color to your everyday wardrobe. The lenses are available in two colors.
Transparent Sunglasses AU22
These gradient glasses are so effortlessly cool and have a casual sporty look. These will look amazing on your poolside Instagram photos.
The cat-eye frame is arguably one of the most sophisticated eyeglass silhouettes. The triangular tips will highlight your brow bone and according to Nemser, “these are the perfect way to add a fun touch to your outfit and step into the new year on a fresh foot.
Bungalow cat-eye sunglasses
These retro sunglasses are perfect for everyday wear because the cat eye shape is confined within the width of your eyebrows, keeping them from looking like a costume piece. If you love the turtle trend, feel free to combine the two.
Blue Light Cat-Eye Glasses
In 2022, bigger is better applies to all fashion choices, including your frames. Nemser says, “We’re seeing bigger, thicker and bolder shapes really becoming at the forefront of eyewear trends this spring. Oversized frames can be a simple way to brighten up any outfit in a snap, they just take your look to the next level.
Alston Poblano with polished gold
These frames are so big your grandpa will be jealous. The subtle golden details would look great with golden accessories.
58mm Square Sunglasses
Chloe is the designer of oversized sunglasses. These lightweight hippie frames have been the brand’s signature style for years and will continue to be a great staple investment.