Fashion Stylist, Designer and Luxury Brand Manager working with Omni Astra Pvt.Ltd. She is also guest faculty with the National Institute of Fashion Technology and The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI Mumbai).
In the current contemporary and globalized world, sunglasses and optical frames are not only a necessity but have become a leading fashion accessory. We can expect an amalgamation of high-tech modern craftmanship along with a strong sustainability report offered by multiple brands. The frame designs that are introduced by various brands have a gender-fluid identity that increase the wearability factor.
As 2023 beckons, we get a peek into popular eyewear styles that will bend the trend forecast charts.
The nostalgic sleek supersized fashion movement from the 1970s becomes a luxury staple in high-fashion eyewear collections for 2023.
The nostalgic sleek supersized fashion movement from the 1970s becomes a luxury staple in high-fashion eyewear collections for 2023. These chunky frames are typically made with recycled plastics and offer an oversized silhouette for a dramatic look.
Celine is one such quintessentially French minimal chic fashion house that awes us with their large angular bevelled frames and the legendary arc de triomphe logo on the temples that is prevalent in majority of their designs.
Exaggerated angular shapes are another characteristic of the uber popular Tom Ford eyewear seen on most A-listers and fashion forward celebrities.
“New Retro” 1970s inspired tinted lenses will be popular in 2023, especially in yellow, pink, orange, red and blue. These have been spotted by trendsetters at fashion weeks, music festivals and on the runway. Acetate and metallic frames in different shapes with tinted lenses will definitely be a fashion go-to.
The Fendi eyewear “Urban hippie” tinted lenses are one of the most prominent fashion accessories to invest in.
Fun facts about tinted lenses: yellow tints tend to boost mental clarity; green lenses have this calming and balancing effect on our energies; blue lenses often have a relaxing and reassuring effect. It is also thought to boost an individual’s compassion and sensitivity.
“Dopamine daydream” eyewear gives a sense of dramatic optimism and is an evolution of dopamine dressing which was prevalent in the 90s. An ingenious display of creativity and optical illusions lead the way to pixelated shapes.
A marriage between colour and theatrical shape deconstruction is seen in sunglasses and optical frames from Loewe, a brand that is on the tip of every trendsetter’s tongue.
French brand Givenchy brings forth some of the most fascinating eyewear ever seen.
Amongst the entire modern approach to optical frames with their 4G style logo and shape, the maison introduces the sporty deconstructed “Giv-Cut” sunglasses that translates from fashion runway to reality rather quickly. Celebrities and influencers are gravitating towards the Givenchy rage globally. Fun fact: Try out the Giv-Cut Instagram filter!
Amidst the increasing focus on sustainable fashion, eco-friendly eyewear, also termed “green eyewear” is gaining tremendous popularity. This includes collections made from bio-acetate, wood, coffee, cork and even upcycled plastic water bottles. There are many brands that are making significant efforts to reduce carbon footprints.
Companies will only change, if the consumer demands change. As a consumer, you really have the power to create a feasible transformation. The Gen Z consumer is way more nuanced and pays attention to brands that resonate with their belief system.
Stella McCartney eyewear exemplifies the term “Green Frames” with sustainability at the very core of their design ethics. Made with bio-based materials both fashionable sunglasses and optical frames embrace the brand’s environmentally friendly philosophy.
2023 is almost here and all eyes are looking towards next year’s eyewear trends. check out these fashionable styles that are expected to make waves !
Barton Perriera is another luxury brand that creates impeccably crafted eyewear using the highest quality materials, derived without harmful chemicals. The frames are made from cellulose acetates obtained from wood and cotton which ultimately creates the most environmentally friendly resin. Each frame is meticulously hand-made which leads to ultimate perfection.
Metal frames are making a major fashion comeback due to their versatility and grandeur. These frames come in different shapes that can be effortlessly styled. The elegance of a rose gold or a silver frame amplifies one’s visual appeal. The lightness of a titanium frame contributes to fashion, functionality and comfort.
Perfectly constructed metal frames are equivalent to a piece of jewellery like that of the luxury maison Fred. Each frame has a unique personality that represents “Monsieur Fred’s inner light” and creative heritage. The Fred metal frames with tinted lenses are a highly sought after collector’s item.
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