Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Miu Miu Spring/Summer 2013

Spring/Summer 2013 Trendy Sunglasses

Round Shape

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Round sunglasses were all over the Spring/Summer 2013 runway. Small, medium and big round sunglasses have been spotted at Acne, Holly Fulton, Jil Sander, Matthew Williamson, Mara Hoffman and other shows.

The frames differ in colors and come with lighter and darker glass. The round shape can be quite flattering but at the same time hard to pull off. Try different size shades to choose the ones that will flatter you.

Odd Shapes

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Odd-shaped glasses are a big hit the upcoming season. Fendi, Versace, and Angelo Marani offer multifaceted glasses in different bright colors and two-toned frames. They are interesting, a bit futuristic and definitely eye catchy.

Marni, Prabal Gurung, and Alberta Ferretti also showed some really cool shades that come in unconventional shapes and feature interesting frame design. Prabal Gurung sunglasses have an interesting metal frame and angled shape.

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Odd-shaped sunglasses can make fashion statement in any look. Wear them with a voluminous mane, sleeked hair, or bright lips. Choose the color of frame according to your wardrobe.

Cat Eye

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Cat eye shades are a continuing trend. Spotted at Alice + Olivia, Jason Wu, Anna Sui, Erdem, Rachel Roy cat sunglasses come in variety designs. At Anna Sui the frames were decorated with plastic flowers (See Decorated Frames).

At Erdem the cat sunglasses came in a creative metallic triple frame and with the green shades.

Mirror Shades

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Mirror shades are also ‘in’ for the season. These also come in different colors, shapes and sizes. At Giles there were big round shades with colorful mirror glass, while at Burberry Prorsum the sunglasses’ frames matched the mirror color.

At Just Cavalli the shades were medium size in red color. The designers opted to accessorize the look with the bright lip.

Protective Eyewear

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

One of the interesting eyewear trends is shades that look like protective glasses. Michael Kors went for big red shades, while at Milly by Michelle Smith show models sported transparent protective eyewear with neon yellow eyeliner.

Tracy Reese went for a rounded shape and dark frame for her protective eyewear.

Big Shades

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Jacky O’s, big rounded and square shades were also spotted during Spring/Summer 2013 fashion shows. At Rebecca Minkoff models wore two-toned silver and black bold shades. At Marni there were rounded square two-toned shades.

Gucci also went for big glasses matching the frame color to the color of clothes.

Interesting Frames

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Interesting frame shapes and designs were all over the place. At House of Holland shades were round with patterned frames. Carven created abolutely fantastic goggles that are both futuristic and stylish.

Calla decorated their cat eye frames that hold only a half of the glass. Just like odd-shaped goggles these frames are likely to make fashion statement and enhance your summer look.

Decorated Frames

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Decorated frames all the way. At Prada sunglasses were decorated with the plastic flowers that echoed the collection as were frames at Anna Sui show. At Roberto Cavalli decorated frames were taken to a new level featuring elaborate metallic embellishments.

Patterned Frames

Spring/Summer 2013 Eyewear Trends

Patterned frames will also be a thing in Spring/Summer 2012. Stella McCartney and Alice + Olivia offer animal printed frames. Tory Burch and Felder Felder created specs in arty patterend frames.

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