Designer specs are a great way of adding a bit of glam or edge to your everyday wardrobe. Go for an iconic designer and you can transform your outfit in an instant! And as glasses are the ultimate accessory (they are on double duty helping you see and helping you create an individual sense of style, after all), it’s important that we invest in the right pair. If you want to upgrade your look for 2017, here are the eyewear designers that you need to know right now.
Take a look at our top 10 list! Including most iconic and important eyewear designers of our time, as well as some modern day brands that offer the most updated catwalk trends. All with their latest collections available at SelectSpecs…
If you want classic silhouettes and Hollywood style, Prada is the go-to label. Oversized shades feature in their hundreds within the extended Prada women’s range. And one of the styles that fashion will never tire of is the Prada Baroque (Prada PR 27NS) sunglasses, featuring the unique and beautiful swirl arms.
Ladies who love retro will fall in love with Chloe. These highly distinctive glasses and sunglasses are paramount to defining the designer girl look. One of our favourites right now are the Chloe Carlina (CE114S) wire framed sunglasses.
3. Dolce & Gabbana
If you want to update your wardrobe and get that glamorous catwalk look, the Dolce & Gabbana eyewear range should be your first port of call. Stand out styles that resonate with the fashion in the 1950s, 60s and 70s will give your outfit instantly recognisable designer appeal. A fabulous example for women is the Dolce & Gabbana DG3247 frame. Made for confident dressers who thrive in colour.
4. Karl Lagerfeld
It doesn’t get any more iconic than Karl Lagerfeld when it comes to shades of black. With stylish collections for both men and women, Karl’s look is a sharp, slick and high end one. He truly brings back geek chic in prescription eyewear and he channels FROW charm with his sunglasses. And anyone can achieve that squared off, geometric look with the classic Karl Lagerfeld KL936S frames.
5. Lui Jo
Lui Jo is an Italian fashion company founded by the Marchi Brothers in 1995. Relatively new to fashion world, this elegant label has really take catwalks by storm. It’s extremely feminine in design and everything from its clothing to its eyewear and accessories have been formed to enhance every woman’s natural beauty. Many of the eyewear styles are simple, yet beautiful. Right now, the Lui Jo LJ2661 prescription glasses is one of our top picks.
An Italian jewellery and luxury goods brand that produces several product lines including watches, fragrances and accessories. At Select Specs, we have a men’s eyewear range and a women’s eyewear range. With on-trend frame designs that are synonymous with high-end Italian style and quality. For 2017/18, the collection features a number of classic aviators that will stand the test of time.
Sometimes flashy and sometimes futuristic, Fendi brings a whole load of creativity to the eyewear world. And we simply can’t get enough of the stand out geo styles that are available at Select Specs right now. If you want an alternative eyewear look to help you stand out from the crowd, these octagonal Fendi FF 0152/S sunglasses are a must.
The Gant brand is one that every sport-loving man should get to know. It is an entire new level of sports luxe, bringing casuals and everyday basics into a high-end bracket. Never has men’s sportswear looked so sophisticated, and their eyewear collection is just as refined.
No other brand in the world oozes Italian glamour like Gucci. Designer Alessandro Michele is bringing back many of the retro Gucci telltale features, including the Gucci stripes and the classic double G logo that is recognised worldwide by any self-respecting fashionista. If you love timeless designer, then this is the right time to invest in a pair of Gucci sunglasses.
10. Michael Kors
There are two things that make Michael Kors a current favourite for eyewear and accessories; affordability and accessibility when it comes to trends. If you want a look that is fresh and ‘now’, Michael Kors is a great brand to try out. With everything from glamorous and chic to totally ‘out there’, or celebrity-inspired looks that are just très instagrammable. Right now, we’re loving the MICHAEL KORS 0MK5017 frames as inspired by social media’s favourite model, Kendall Jenner.
Loving our selection of designer glasses? Check out this blog post for the latest styles in the Gucci 2017 collection.
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