Many people are apprehensive about wearing reading glasses. In previous decades, they were associated with getting older. Reading frames were not very stylish or fashionable. However, in recent years, our increase in technology has also meant an increase in sight problems. With this increased demand, major fashion designers now have their own lines. Gucci, Giorgio Armani, and Kate Spade are only a few of the high-end names that now carry fashionable reading glasses in the latest frame styles.
For a quirky look, Betsy Johnson’s frames are both whimsical and functional. The frames come in fun colors such as jade, as well as more traditional colors like black and burgundy. Kate Spade also offers a line of fun reading glasses that are a great balance of youth and sophistication. Cat’s eye frames, bright plastic glasses, and thin wire frames are all a part of the glamorous variety of Spade’s line. Emilio Pucci have classic shapes and designs, but they also have the signature Pucci prints along the arms of the glasses. Some have the print on the inside for an unexpected touch of whimsy.
For a more modern look, nothing beats the clean lines of brands like Giorgio Armani and Gucci. These lines offer thin wire frames in addition to plastic lenses in darker colors. With elongated square and round frames, these brands offer a fresh style that will remain on-trend for years to come. Carolina Herrera are simple in design and color, with a few funkier exceptions. While many of the glasses feature gently rounded or squared frames that work well with any face shape, there are also a few more modern designs with brighter colors and chunkier frames.
For a timeless look, there are many lines of that get their inspiration from decades past, but with a modern twist that remains fashion-forward. Brands such as Ralph Lauren, Brooks Brothers, and Donna Karan offer reading glasses in tortoiseshell and black plastic frames in classic shapes, such as frames that are very rounded. Cat’s eye glasses are also available, and look very stylish as reading sunglasses.
With so many designer brands available, it is now possible to remain stylish in reading glasses while expressing your individuality. Whether you want metal or plastic frames in a squared or rounded style, there is a perfect pair of designer reading glasses for you.