Channel your inner 70s child with round framed eyewear

Retro is in


By Wei Yeen Loh

Channel your inner 70s child with round framed eyewear

As eyewear trends come and go, we notice that bold round frames are constantly making a comeback for all the right reasons. Hollywood A-listers use them to appear anonymous—although they end up looking more glamorous than intended—and notable fictional characters are prominently known for their round-framed glasses. The iconic Jackie Kennedy Onassis’ signature look include pairing her oversized shades with silk scarves; John Lennon’s ‘Windsor’ eyeglasses were famous enough to be auctioned off for a whopping £14,400; and Kate Hudson’s character Penny Lane channeled her fearlessness through rose-tinted lens in the coming-of-age movie Almost Famous. Current contemporary pairs in the market include retro-inspired designs made from acetate, monochrome, tortoiseshell and titanium. Here are our favourite picks: 

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