Big is big. And round is all around. But narrow, elongated shapes are impacting eyewear in no small way. Especially popular with petite women and those who feel larger shapes overpower their faces, these designs may be smaller in size, but they are huge in style. And that’s the straight and narrow on this ever-growing trend.

Photographed by Ned Matura

Left from top: XOXO Indie Chic from The McGee Group; LYS from Lafont;
BEBE Fancy 5048 from Altair Eyewear
Right from top: RAMPAGE 173 from Viva International Group;
FYSH 3476 from WestGroupe; KONISHI KA5733 from Clariti Eyewear