2014 Trends to Look for in Women’s Eyewear

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Do you like to stay trendy and fashionable all year long? Whether you have been wearing eyeglasses for a while now and need new ones, or you have recently found out you need them, there are several new trends this year that you won’t want to miss. Eyeglasses are no longer unflattering or bulky, and only for awkward or geeky teenagers. They are now popular and considered cool among many women. Designers everywhere have been watching what women like to wear and they have come up with some great designs for you to check out in women’s eyeglasses.


The Cat Eye

If you remember the cat eye design from several years ago, you will be excited to know that this style is back and trending. Cat eye frames give your glasses a unique look and you can choose from a variety of styles and colors. Just think of all the bold colors you can choose from to pair with your outfit.


Go Bold and Chunky

Several years ago, you may have thought chunky eyeglasses made you look silly and that you might rather die than wear them out in public. This is not the case anymore. Chunky heavy eyewear are in this year and they are available in big bold colors.


Round and Over-sized

If you love the retro look, you will be excited to know that over-sized round eyeglasses are popular this year. Women everywhere are saying goodbye to thinking only math nerds wear this style, and are flaunting them proudly as they walk down the street. Say hello to retro.


More Detailing

This year, don’t be boring and choose eyeglasses that are one color. Instead, get some that add extra detailing such as several different metals and a variety of colors. You can also choose eyeglasses that have some embellishments around the frame or on the sides. Cutouts of your favorite shapes could also be a great way to personalize your eyeglasses.


Look Smart

Show off your geeky side by choosing eyeglasses that will make you look smart. Geek and chic eyeglasses will give you a very scholarly look. Especially if you are in the medical field or practicing law, you want to make sure you look sophisticated around your clients and co-workers. These eyeglasses can do the trick.


Trending Colors and Prints

Once you have chosen the style of your trendy eyeglasses, it is time to pick a color or print. The color you choose could make a huge difference in how your personality is portrayed and is sure to compliment any outfit you wear. Here are some of the most popular colors and prints this year in eyewear:

  • Sepia
  • Tortoise print
  • Neutral colors
  • Black and white patterns
  • Vibrant blues, teals, and turquoises
  • Earthy greens
  • Bright pinks
  • Floral prints

This year, don’t get behind the times. When you are looking for new eyewear, consider some of these trends for women. Eyeglasses are the fashionable thing these days and will not only help you see, but will accessorize your outfits this year. For your sake, ditch the contact lenses and go for some trendy eyeglasses. You will not be disappointed.


Article written by Jen Blair of the Sprightly Shopper, Follow her on twitter @sprightlyshopr

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