10 Eyeglasses Trends (and Where to Buy Them in Milwaukee)

10 Eyeglasses Trends (and Where to Buy Them in Milwaukee)

See and be seen in these chic new styles.

All photos by Aliza Baran

Trend: Bold Red
These bright specs look especially vibrant against dark skin tones. Gucci GG00420A, red 55, $289, Wisconsin Vision.

Trend: Gold Details
Stainless steel detailing takes these tortoiseshell stunners to the next level. Mona, marzipan tortoise, $95; Warby Parker.

Trend: Retro Minimalism
This lightweight pair offers both a comfortable and luxurious feel. Modo 4509, crystal silver 48, $249; Wisconsin Vision.

Trend: Colorful Transparency
Adding a splash of color to the clear frames trend, these glasses are best suited to a wider face. Durand, deep sea blue fade, $95; Warby Parker.

Trend: Versatile Neutrals

Made out of paper-thin acetate, these sleek and sophisticated frames are still incredibly resilient. Modo 4060, beige 50, $249; Wisconsin Vision. On model.



Trend: Vintage Cat Eye

This retro style still conveys plenty of sass and sexiness. Tom Ford 5456, dark Havana, $425, Specs Appeal.

Trend: Two-toned

Choose your own colors for these customizable frames, handmade in Germany and worth the three- to four-week wait. Schnuchel 4159, 4272, $399; Specs Appeal.

Trend: Black Rimmed

This modern take on the cat eye looks contemporary and classic at the same time. Prada VPR 53U 50, black, $359; Wisconsin Vision.

Trend: Round

Charming and playful, these little spectacles pack a lot of personality. Plume Chatou, red, $361; Bronze Optical.

Trend: Teal

The combination of turquoise and tortoise makes these frames ultra eye-catching. Gwen Stefani GX029, green 51, $289; Wisconsin Vision.


Bronze Optical | 1568 N. Farwell Ave.

Specs Appeal | 420 W. Silver Spring Dr., Glendale

Warby Parker | 315 N. Broadway

Wisconsin Vision | 285 Market St., Brookfield

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Elisabeth Wallock is a contributing digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. She graduated from Colorado State University and has interned at Marie Claire in New York and Urban Outfitters in London.