Eyeglasses frame trends do come and go. This year, it is the hottest item you could get your hands on. This year, you will just chuck it inside the box of your worn-out eyewear collection. However, the set of eyewear you will see below is far from trendy. You might not even be able to see these eyeglasses frames in optical shops.
Make a spectacle of yourself wearing these weird eyeglass frames!
Pierced Bridge eyewear
So far, the odd ball in our list of eyeglasses frame trends for 2017 is the one made of wood. Have you ever dreamed of slip-free days where you don’t have to nudge your specs back on the bridge of your nose? This pair of eyeglasses solves this dilemma because it is not only frameless, the bridge of the specs are implanted on the nose. Now, your new problem is misplacing the lenses itself.
Censor Bar sunglasses
When you’re into hiding, wearing sunglasses is your safest course to anonymity. The Stupididiotic Black Bars take it to a whole new level because—just look at the image below. It is kind of self-explanatory and you save yourself as well from editing your photo.
Flip Frame sunglasses
The black tint on the lenses of sunglasses dims our view. We move it our way by slightly removing it or putting it over our head. It could be such a nuisance, really. Flip Frame sunglasses of ASOS has a clever trick on its sleeves: you can flip the lenses instead. Unfortunately, it is sold out as or writing.
Does your kid or do you (don’t worry, we won’t judge) have separation issues with Lego—the toy made of colorful blocks? Then this item is a must-have purchase on your shopping list. Just bring a bag of Lego with you.
We are not referring to the Gorilla glass on smartphones. Though this eyewear is not available for commercial distribution it has a main mission: to ward off gorillas. A little backstory: on May 18, 2007, a woman was attacked by a gorilla named “Bokito” in Rotterdam Zoo because she stared directly at the hairy fellow thus the “BokitoKijker” glasses were invented. WordHippo translates the Dutch word ‘kijker’ to viewer or binoculars. Wear this on you trip on Rotterdam’s gorilla exhibit and you can stare at them freely without worries of your bones being broken.
Happy Birthday sunglasses
Birthday hats are out. Happy birthday sunglasses in! Cross out those hats on your party needs list and wear these retro cool sunglasses as a creative alternative.
Have fun under the sun while your sunglasses melt in style! Bring this hot accessory with you when you go to the beach or take a dip in the pool. This Blood Dripping Sunglasses by Ann-Sofie Back is also perfect if you want to pull off a spooky twist.
Grip Clip eyeglasses
This type of eyeglasses frame is designed for writers, studious-type of persons (the new millennially glorious Nerds) and office workers. It is an arsenal right at the temples of your glasses. According to Incredible Things, the Grip Clip is a Kickstarter project which has “soft plastic clip slides onto eyeglasses or shades, and holds a pen, pencil, marker, stylus and more.”
Only if these sunglasses or eyeglasses frames can be found at eyewear stores at Quezon City or somewhere in Metro Manila. By wearing one of these, you might not be following a trend but you can be the trendsetter yourself!