Trends? What trends? Women’s eyewear knows no boundaries. It covers the spectrum. One glance at the fashion runways show anything goes—from bohemian dresses to tailored tweeds. Bright colors pop up everywhere as do neutrals. The same is true with women’s eyeglass frames—the hottest and most expansive of optical products— and as varied and intriguing as the women who wear them.

Photographed by Annie Gallagher/Black Box Studio

From top: RODENSTOCK 4737 from Rodenstock; GLOSS 3 from Face a Face; EMILIO PUCCI 2106 from Marchon Eyewear; GEOFFREY BEENE Ceremony from Nouveau Eyewear

What WOMEN Want...In Their Eyewear
  • Fashion first... with fit and comfort close seconds
  • Colors—all colors and any color—bold, pastel, neutral, solid or multi
  • Details, ranging from stunning star-bursts of stones to delicate floral prints to heavy metal accents
  • Striking rectangles and exaggerated cat eyes and butterflies
  • Eye-catching, “notice-me” style