Do you remember the times when spectacle wearers were derogatorily labelled as „four-eyes“ or „nerds“? Fortunately, those times are long gone.
Nowadays, there is no accessory that can better emphasise your personality, fashion sense and facial features than a pair of glasses.
But there are countless trendsetting spectacles. So let's take a look at the glasses trends that really matter in 2021.
What glasses are in style for 2021?
The 2021 top seller: Metal frame glasses
How about a combination of college student and hipster? Whatever you call yourself, metal frames glasses are all the rage in 2021. However, there are big differences in colours and shapes. You want the retro classic with a wire frame? Then choose a round metal frame, e.g. from Carrera. You want your eyewear to be a little more fashionable? Wear a gold metal cat eye from Vogue or a metal Aviator from Polaroid.
Trend alert: Rimless and half rim glasses
With rimless glasses and half rim glasses, filigree and delicacy are the top priorities. By omitting the frame and using extremely thin temples, the eyewear brands in 2021 are reinterpreting an old but proven design. No matter what face shape you have and what type of clothes you wear this year, rimless and half rim glasses from Max Mara or David Beckham complement your proportions perfectly and blend discreetly with any outfit.
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NEW in: Clear frame eyeglasses
A eyewear trend that hardly anyone can resist this year is that of transparent frame glasses.
Various brands offer this type of frame this year, adding a subtle elegant touch to your outfit. If you like it discreet, wear a rectangular transparent frame, for example by Michael Kors or dare to try a transparent cat-eye frame with a touch of gold by Marc Jacobs.
The eyecatchers: oversized, geometric and tortoiseshell
Just like this year's sunglasses trends, glasses trends feature eye-catching and flashy shapes and colours. Three designs are the most popular: oversized, geometric and tortoiseshell. THESE are the major eyewear trends of 2021, and under no circumstances should you skimp on style and courage. Because – the bigger and more unusual, the better!
Oversized glasses, sometimes also called statement glasses, are typically offered in a trendy cat-eye shape, in crazy colours or with a large frame. Check out the must-have overized models from Moschino. Popular geometric shapes this year are hexagonal or octagonal and are especially well received in gold, silver and black. Fashionable glasses brands like Etnia offer all kinds of geometric spectacles. We don't need to say much about the tortoiseshell pattern, which is a hit in every colour, not only in its original brown. How about a black tortoiseshell frame, neutral colours like white or nude, or tortoiseshell as print? Here are our recommendations:
Last but not least: Glasses with clear lenses
Glasses do not necessarily have to have visual power. In 2021 it's common practice to wear glasses as a fashion statement – with clear lenses. Whatever glasses design fascinates you this year, simply order it without diopters!
Do you want to know how to buy fake glasses that follow one of the above trends? Simply choose any pair of glasses in our shop, click on ‚Select lenses‘ and press the button ‚Non-prescription computer glasses with anti-reflex coating‘. Why computer glasses and anti-reflective coating? Because our clear lenses are designed to give you extra comfort and protection from harmful blue screen light.