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11th March 2021

Eyewear Trends That Could Be Huge in 2021

It’s no secret that we’ve all been more than ready for 2021 and in fact have been since about April 2020!; it’s a time to hit refresh and embrace the newfound energy the start of a new forthcoming Spring season brings too—especially in fashion. Now is a good time to dissect the latest 2021 trends and highlight which are for you and, those you can’t do without!

We’ve always said that eyewear is one of those most personal of accessories as they are not always a one-size-fits-all piece. If this is you too, then 2021 eyewear trends were made for you. This season, designers have given us all of the beloved, timeless eyewear silhouettes an update that we never knew they needed.

Historically, fashion reflects the state of society, and this year will prove to be no different. Eyewear trends in 2021 focus on the balance of novelty, statement-making frames, and timeless designs. Consumers are leaning into mindful shopping, purchasing styles that are easy, versatile, and have subtle style details. Think a classic cat-eye shape, but with a modern update with a narrower, angular shape or the notorious aviator with a reflective or coloured tint. The runways still embraced their ode to the ’70s with retro-inspired silhouettes like round, bright-coloured frames and angular aviators. 

From mood-boosting colours and XXL oversized frames to subtle retro references, Blankstone Opticians is revealing the eyewear shapes that will be everywhere this season—and better yet, the ones you can shop now…