Get Creative with the Latest 2023 Eyewear Trends
Many people start a new year and decide to skip the resolutions they’ll quickly break before January is up. Instead, they opt to set some new year goals to strive towards.
Many people start the year committed to a healthier lifestyle, including making all health checkups a priority. While you might have already scheduled your yearly physical, don’t forget about the dentist and eye doctor.
Beyond the eyewear trends in 2023, establishing an eye care routine is as important as the other ways you take care of your health.
But as long as you’re getting your eye checked out, you can also liven up the new year with a new pair of glasses. You’ll be amazed at how great a new look feels from a new pair of glasses.
So, what are the best eyewear options for 2023? Read on to learn about the best trends for your eyes this year.
Cat Eye Glasses
Of all the glasses trends this year, cat eyeglasses have the unique ability to be both a hot trend and timeless at the same time.
Worn by icons like Audrey Hepburn and Hailey Beiber, the cat eye frame makes you look chic and trendy.
Cat eyeglasses also look good on everyone, accentuating the shape of the face while looking trendy too.
For those with an active and athletic lifestyle, you’ll love the next trend of athletic-inspired glasses. Showing up on the runways of the best fashion houses, athletic-looking glasses match the top fashion looks.
Think about sunglasses trends and translate this to regular eyeglasses. Top athletic brands like Nike and Oakley have impacted eyewear trends for 2023.
Many people who care about how the products they buy impact the environment are applying that focus to buying glasses. Eyeglass buyers are moving away from trendy fast fashion options.
The idea of fast fashion means that the product, like eyeglasses, is made fast and inexpensively to address a trend. These are typically not good for the environment and aren’t sustainable products.
Instead, eyeglass buyers are looking for companies that care about how their products are made and are ensuring what they produce works to protect the environment with their manufacturing practices.
Look for eyewear makers to present glasses made from:
- Natural wood
Watch for companies to promote their efforts at becoming more sustainable while reducing their carbon footprint.
Geometric Shaped Glasses
One of the hottest trends in glasses this year is geometric shapes inspired by hexagonal and octagonal shapes.
The geometric shapes have all the angles and corners to be trendy and fun simultaneously. The geometric shape can look ultra-futuristic with a non-metal frame.
At the same time, geometric shapes in metals are cool and chic and often retro-inspired.
Trending on social media is the hashtag #supersizedframes. These oversized frames create a whole vibe of being calm and hip.
You can also expect oversized frames to appear in sunglasses trends in 2023.
If you have a flair for the dramatic or are hoping to get there this year, oversized frames might be the right choice for your new look.
Simple Metal Frames
On the flip side of the over-dramatic look of an oversized frame is the trend of simple metal frames. Fine metal frames might be right for you if you prefer a simple or understated look.
Sometimes when choosing frames, it’s important to pay closer attention to your own face instead of just a trend.
If you have a small or thin face, the simple metal frame might be for you as it will be understated instead of overwhelming for your face.
Tortoiseshell frames are another on-point style that hits the mark as both trendy and classic. Many other times in history tortoise shell have been on trend.
The nice thing about this style is the variety of colorways the tortoise can present. So, depending on your skin tone and hair color, there’s a tortoiseshell pattern that’s right for you.
Interestingly, you’re likely to see the tortoiseshell look come out in a variety of shapes and styles to meet the needs of a number of face shapes.
Let’s face it, is there ever a time when black isn’t stylish and on-trend? Yet. watch for more options in black eyeglass frames in 2023.
When celebrities like Hailey Beiber show up on the socials wearing an assortment of statement black glasses, you know the trend will be followed.
This is also a time when trends might be combined. So, look for options like black cat eye eyeglasses or black athletic-inspired shapes.
Another popular style that continues through the decades as far back as the 1970s is the square-shaped frame.
While the square frame can often be considered retro, look for it to make a big comeback.
The square shape in black and tortoise shell are other examples of a crossover trend.
A spin on trendy glasses that goes against many other trends on this list is round glasses. Look for round shaped-frames to be smaller and more refined.
You’re likely to see the round shape with some metal frames, especially in silver.
The round shape is a nice option for the glasses wearer who wants to add some refinement and sophistication to their look and go beyond blatant trendy.
Round frames are an especially nice choice if you have a squarer face, helping to soften the edges of your face.
Try One of These Eyewear Trends in 2023
Look for these eyewear trends in 2023 to come in the eyeglass marketplace with lots of flare and the opportunity to make a statement with the glasses.
If you’re ready to try out a new eyeglass trend or need an eye exam to check your prescription, we’d love to help. Contact us today to book an appointment and see our eyeglass selection.