With 2018 feeling like a distant memory, it’s time to get ahead of the curve and invest in 5 of the best trends we’ll soon see all over the high street (and instagram feeds!). Gone are the mini-shades of SS18, and in their place are oversized futuristic-inspired frames, statement squares and loud and proud embellishment.
We’ve laid out our top picks to kick off 2019 in style (without breaking the bank!), so without further ado – say hello to your new favourite frames!
Printed & Patterned
We saw a lot of bold prints and busy patterns on the SS19 catwalks, so you can expect to see patterned frames making a big impact this year.
Echoing the inescapable animal print of 2018, this is a trend that’ll be everywhere – so get in there early and invest in a pair like the Carducci Sun CD1053 above. Their classic rounded wayfarer design are the perfect way to introduce print to your wardrobe, and the berry-tinged colour palette will serve as the perfect transition between seasons, too!
2019 is all about going bigger and bolder with your eyewear. Embellishment is here in a big way for Spring/Summer ’19, with diamantés, studs and gems leading the way and raising the style stakes.
We adore the over-the-top vibes from the #totallook DW029 frames above. Their cat-eye shape means they’re covering two of the year’s biggest trends in one, and their playful pink lenses prove that sometimes more is more!
And at a price that doesn’t break the bank either, we’re pretty sure we’re onto a winner here. Check out the other colourways, too!
Continuing the big, bold and brash trends, we’re seeing large-and-in-charge futuristic frames making a splash this year. We’re talking oversized angular shapes, space-age colours and an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink style.
We’ve opted for a safer starting frame with the #totallook DW011 above, chanelling a Lady Gaga circa 2008 vibe with its block shape and bold design. Check out the other colours too!
Are you sensing a theme with this year’s trends yet? Yes, it’s another supersized frame, completing the trio alongside embellishment and futuristic, with the statement square shape above.
Oozing glamour and sophistication, the #totallook DW049 is the perfect embodiment of the trend. This luxe design is giving us major Celine vibes (without the price-tag!), and we can’t get enough of its caramel tortoiseshell. Check them out above to stay one step ahead of the crowd!
Polaroid PLD 4067/S
If there’s a frame that never seems to age, it’s the timeless cat-eye. Ever since its glamorous roots, with stars like Audrey Hepburn donning the gorgeous shape, the cat-eye has made an impact time and again – and 2019 is certainly no exception!
This year, we see a twist on the classic cat-eye, with an introduction of colour, print, and intricate detailing to help inject new life into the tried-and-tested design. We adore the Polaroid PLD 4067/S for just that reason, too. With its gorgeous ditsy floral frames and complimenting gold arm, it lends itself back to the pattern and printed trend too, covering all bases and securing it’s top spot in your 2019 wardrobe!
Check out our look at men’s eyewear trends to watch in 2019!
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