The Season’s 7 Big Trends

Ah, Fall.
Cooler temps, a FRESH PALETTE, and the BIGGEST FASHION season of them all.

Model Photography by Jurgen Reisch > Styled + Directed by Erinn Morgan

Art Direction by William Pfaff > Fitting Optician: Julia Gogosha of Gogosha Optique

Hair + Makeup by Will Carrillo > Models: Carly Russ/L.A. Models + Kirby Griffin/Photogenics

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The change of the season this fall ushers in a wildly eye-catching lineup of trends hot off the runway—and fitting looks direct from eyewear designer’s desks. Here, we reveal the 7 hottest eyewear trends consumers will be coveting this season, including everything from a herd of rock ‘n’ roll-inspired animal prints and vivid pop colors (red, anyone?) to hopped-up retro musings and utterly fresh takes on American style. Bon voyage.

Into the Wild
THE TREND: Animal Prints
SHOWN: The Dolce & Gabbana DG2198 from Luxottica is a versatile sunglass, shown with an interchangeable leopard print/burgundy front disc.
MODEL: Girlyboi singer + model Carly Russ has also spearheaded an eco-conscious vintage clothing business.

In Living Color
THE TREND: Vivid Color
SHOWN: Police SPL740 from De Rigo REM in ultra-violet with blue-purple mirror lenses features a glitter-injected rubber bridge and temple tips.
CLOTHING: Model’s own vintage Yves Saint Laurent jacket and repurposed Levi’s.

Mirror, Mirror
THE TREND: Mirrored Lenses
SHOWN: Transitions XTRActive style mirror lenses in red from Essilor make a fresh statement in the Prada PR62SS style-honed metal frame from Luxottica.
CLOTHING: Pants and paillette-inspired fringe camisole from the Resort ‘19 collection of CFDA Designer Christian Siriano, who is partnering with Transitions as an ambassador for its new brand campaign, Light Under Control.

Hue du Jour
THE TREND: Red, as an Accent Color or Allover Hue
SHOWN: l.a.Eyeworks Fado (shown in the Fire Ant colorway) features pentagonal shaping to accent the brow and shape the cheekbone.

On the Edge
THE TREND: Funked-Up American Classics
SHOWN: rag & bone RNB3009 from Safilo is an acetate-and-metal combo style in peach combining classic, edgy, and retro musings.
CLOTHING: Dress, coat, and boots all kindly supplied by rag & bone.

On the Rim
THE TREND: Plays on the Specs Rim
SHOWN: Marc Jacobs Marc312/S from Safilo is a bold oversized metal-and-acetate sunglass that reveals a style-focused metal wire rim around the frames.
CLOTHING: Bold jeweled-logo sweatshirt kindly supplied by Marc Jacobs.

Vintage Musings
THE TREND: Modernized Retro Shapes
SHOWN: The CÉLINE CL40045I in collaboration with Thélios boasts a retro-inspired shape and color palette along with photochromic lenses.