Jan 16, 2018 | By Alice Gividen
It started with the Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony Barton Perreira Candy sunglasses, and gradually we have been seeing a graphic lens trend emerge, championed by the Junior market and early fashion adopters.
The subtle heart gradient on oversized circular spex channels the move to more attention grabbing Summer eyewear, while referencing vintage 60s cool. In the latest Marc by Marc Jacobs F/W 11 campaign photographer Jurgen Teller also features Elle Fanning gazing through a barely there heart-stenciled pair of aviators.
On the streets and at the recent festivals a small resurgence of 90s hologram lenses have popped up, featuring smiley faces, dollar and peace signs. on the ever-exciting Kyle J Pak tumblr these unicorn customized vintage glasses caught our attention. The move from frame and temple bar to lens decoration is something to watch, and it signals an interesting evolution of popular bright colored tints.
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