Need to inject a little fun into your wardrobe? Tired of boring specs that don’t flatter your personal style? 2017 is a great year to reinvent your fashion sense. If your SS17 wardrobe needs some extra va va voom or that little bit of je ne sais quoi, it’s time to turn your attention to this year’s hottest catwalk prints.
Prints and patterns are taking over and with an 80s revival looming, you’ll find plenty of ways to add sass to your specs! Here are some key print / pattern trends to help you shop the perfect glasses with added glam…
TREND #1: Animal Print
From graphic jungle chic to 80s inspired animal, leopard has been totally reinvented for the spring / summer season. And don’t be afraid to mix it up with leafy prints or florals. Because nature is a big theme this year. Clashing is A-OK, and the runway advocates using bright colours to highlight your love of printed pieces.
Get the look with these Boss Orange BO 0201 prescription spectacles, which feature an animal print frame front, rounded lenses, and bold black temples for contrast. Super slick and a fun take on geek chic glasses.
TREND #2: Florals & Foliage
This goes hand in hand with the animal print comeback and this season, the fashion world is completely mesmerised by the colours of the jungle. So verdant greens, earthy browns, sunshine yellows, and bright hues are the most welcome.
Think oversized flowers, leafy numbers, and colourful flora and fauna working together to bring you a complete trend story. And whether you love girly and feminine or you prefer rock n roll grunge, there’s a print to suit everyone. As long as it’s au naturale, you’ll be able to find it.
Join the floral frenzy with these spectacular frames from D&G, the Dolce & Gabbana DG3246 designer glasses in beautiful rose print.
TREND #3: Stripes
Stripes just got seriously fun in 2017! We all know that the classic Breton stripe is a die hard trend that never fails, and never loses its impact. It’s a trend with staying power and that’s what we love about stripes. But for SS17, expect something a little bit different. Stripy runways have left us salivating to see more and if you love bold, bright colours, this new look is perfect for you.
Get your stripes on with the Oakley Ladies OX1126 FINESSE prescription glasses. A lightweight design just perfect for spring and summer.
TREND #4: Gingham
This year’s floral and foliage trend extends to the garden. Think country cottage, grandma’s garden furniture, and a fusion of traditional interior prints with rural colours. Taking it from wild and feral to the prints that are close to home, gingham is making a fashion comeback.
As seen at Prada, House of Holland, Versace, Peter Jensen and Carolina Herrera at Fashion Week, gingham prints are worth celebrating. Mix with watercolour florals for the perfect runway look!
Get the look with these summery Dolce & Gabbana DG4286 shades, which are prescription ready.
For more of SS17’s hottest trends check out our favourite colour trend, hot pink!
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