Photographed by INGE FONTEYNE
Still Life photographed by NED MATURA

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The dramatic depth and dimension of a frame front dominates eyewear trending for 2023.

FYSH 2088 from WestGroupe


Let’s take a break from traditional hues such as black, brown and blue, and dive into eyewear colored in a tone that is a mix between hunter and forest green, depending on the lighting. –Victoria Garcia

ILLA Arturo from ClearVision Optical


Carolina Herrera elevates a chic black CatEye with a simple yet striking striped pattern that tops this sunglass. –Jillian Urcelay

CAROLINA HERRERA 0129/S from Safilo


Minimalism meets modernism in this masculine smoky gray crystal frame designed with ultra-thick temples to offset its airy look. –Jillian Urcelay

PRODESIGN DENMARK Cut 1 from Design Eyewear Group


Metal is having its moment with this angular style that shows off its effortless curves with a balance of bronze and tortoise. –Jillian Urcelay

CINZIA 5154 from Europa Eyewear


For an edgy yet refined look, John Varvatos always comes to the rescue with frames that feature classic design details such as a keyhole bridge and a sleek color palette. –Victoria Garcia

JOHN VARVATOS VJV432 from De Rigo Rem


Burberry delivers a traditional and fashionable square frame with slightly upswept corners and a shiny nude color that any woman would adore. –Victoria Garcia

BURBERRY 2363 from EssilorLuxottica


The sky is the limit for his 2023 style aspirations, and this pilot sunglass puts him in the driver’s seat. –Jillian Urcelay

GIVENCHY 40041U/S from Thelios


Rely on this round frame for a colorful style statement with crystal clear purple and blue finding its way to the forefront. –Victoria Garcia

KOALI 20135K from Morel


A classic clubman reaches new heights with a shiny metal double bridge and a triple fade of translucent yellow, light blue and timeless brown tortoise. –Victoria Garcia

NOKOMIS from OGI Eyewear

PARADIGM Grier from Kenmark Eyewear

From top: DENIS from Gotti Switzerland; LOKELANI from Maui Jim; ARIANNA 664 from Teka Eyewear; SILHOUETTE 5564 from Silhouette

From top: O-SIX OV-829 from Thema – A Family Factory; MELIMELO from Lafont; TED BAKER LONDON TW016 from Tura

COCO AND BREEZY Miracle from ESE International

From top: HARLEY from Denon Eyewear; C-ZONE 12323 from SD Eyes; BO from ic! berlin

From top: CHAMPION Ignite from L’Amy America; RESISTOR from Oakley

From top: TRINA TURK Regatta from The McGee Group; IRIE from Costa; LACOSTE 258S from Marchon Eyewear; ECO Kala from Modo

From left: NICOLE MILLER Dominica from L’Amy America; VIA SPIGA Giancarla 900 from Zyloware; CHRISTIAN LACROIX 1123 from Mondottica USA; WINGS from Orgreen Optics; COCO SONG Long Night from Poets Eyewear

When it comes to our gig here at 20/20, nothing beats the excitement of our first eyewear product review preparing for a New Year and New Spec season. Hot colors come to the forefront. Shapes evolve. Tech sets up the pace of evolution as eyewear and sunwear tune up in displays and innovations built to defend the honored position of eyewear as the Ultimate Accessory. So here you have it with Fashion Editor Victoria Garcia and Feature Editor Jillian Urcelay doing what they do so well: Trend setting the best of what you can expect in Specs for 2023.

–James J. Spina