The Ultimate Guide to Men’s Eyewear 2014
The Ultimate Guide to Men’s Eyewear 2014. There are many accessories that interest the fashionable man: good shoes, cozy scarves, quality watches.
There are many accessories that interest the fashionable man: good shoes, cozy scarves, quality watches. However, sunglasses are probably the most exciting accessory for everyone: they address both genders and make you feel hip wearing them. There’s always something new in the field, yet you can never go wrong with classics. Here is what the designers have in mind for the upcoming Spring-Summer 2014 season:
Clear frames: Transparency is not usually associated with menswear, but in the case of sunglasses, it works. Regardless of the shape of the frame, clear, acetate eyewear makes a statement this year, and we simply love how stylish it looks. Jil Sander, Jonathan Sunders and Dolce&Gabbana, among others, seem to think so too.
Get the look: Gucci 1622 sunglasses (crystal blue)
Mirror lenses: The comeback of recent seasons, mirror lensed sunglasses are a perfect way to camouflage and still look great. They work on aviators as well as square shapes, and they are sure to make you the center of attention. Take cue from designers such as Jonathan Suanders, 3.1 Phillip Lim or Thom Browne for the best mirror lenses looks of the season.
Get the look: Prada 560S sunglasses
Geek chic: The definition of geek chic eyewear features a thick, acetate rim. and square or round shape. The looks are flattering on virtually anyone, and they work in almost any color. And by the way, your style doesn’t have to be geeky to make this work! Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein Collection and Viktor&Rolf all included geek chic eyewear in their runway shows, and they looked more chic than geek.
Get the look: Ray Ban RX5121 eyeglasses
Aviators: The teardrop shaped lenses of aviators are a great look on men. You can pick whichever size is more suited for your face, and still get the flattering, authority-inspiring looks that’s been so trendy for decades. Examples of aviators on the runway these season were spotted in all the major fashion capitals, at Saint Laurent, Valentino and Michael Kors.
Get the look: Ray Ban 3025 sunglasses
Top bar focus: Forget about regular shaped sunglasses and explore the possibilities of an interesting top bar! This style is a good way to focus attention on your upper features, and it’s definitely an interesting look. Gucci and Giorgio Armani, but also Vivienne Westwood think this the look of the spring season.
Get the look: Ray Ban 3029 sunglasses