Photographed by Ned Matura

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Pay close respect and regard to rim treatments in every aspect from zyl foiling to clip homage and nosepad innovations.

From left: ROHDE from Leisure Society; SANBORN from Garrett Leight California Optical; PHILOSOPHEYES 948S from Thema – A Family Factory

Tortoise’s Best Friend

… might just be… blue.

From top: BADGLEY MISCHKA Michele from The McGee Group; CLUB LEVEL DESIGNS 9262 from SD Eyes; AVALON 5065 from Avalon Eyewear


Never mistake lite for delicate. The finesse of an elegant, minimalist frame is a face’s best find.

From left: BCBGMAXAZRIA Blakely from ClearVision Optical; CORINNE MCCORMACK Seabury Avenue from FGX International; FYSH 3618 from WestGroupe; ERNEST HEMINGWAY 4832 from New York Eye


Eyewear is easily the dominant force in building color as a style asset in the realm of Ultimate Accessories.

From top: PEPE JEANS 3320 from Mondottica USA; LISA LOEB Moon Star from Classique Eyewear; FACE A FACE Bocca Mania 2 from Design Eyewear Group; CASOAR from Lafont; PLEINS LES MIRETTES Fantasque IX from Mad Vision


The soft pillow effect of ovaling is back and growing stronger by the second into 2019 and beyond.

From top: TEKA 497 from Teka Eyewear; MARPLE 8711 from Bevel Specs; CREMIEUX Stapress from A&A Optical


If you are not in deep on sunwear… move along and find some shady spot in a different biz.

From top: VUARNET VL1810 from Vuarnet; SHOAL from Maui Jim; MATSUDA 3063 from Matsuda; COLE HAAN 6065 from Altair Eyewear


Some say clubman. Some say clubmaster. In any case it is a winning combination.

From left: JAGUAR 33770 from Eastern States Eyewear; CHAMPION 1004 from L’Amy America; FUSION from Wiley X; KONISHI 3730 from Clariti Eyewear

Metallica in Concert

Metal-based eyewear moves from strength to strength after years of being a somewhat somber style runner to zyl. Eyewear such as these proves why.

From left: GB+ Prominent from Modern Optical International; BAROLO from RAEN; KENDALL + KYLIE Helena from Allure Eyewear; VANNI 6200 from Design Gallery/A Division of Match Eyewear


As constantly (and now increasingly!) noted in the pages of 20/20 through to 2020 and beyond, sun steps up its infiltration of OptiNation.

Clockwise from left: BETSEY JOHNSON Rock N Roll from ImageWear; LYNX from Westward Leaning; STARDUST from Paradis Collection; SUN TRENDS 208 from i-dealoptics; TURA BY LARA SPENCER 504 from Tura


Pick your specific spot on a frame detail and play it through to full conversation with your patients.

From top: GILBERT from Blake Kuwahara Eyewear; TC CHARTON Asian Fit Eyewear Joy from Prologue Vision; LOVEGOOD from l.a.Eyeworks