ACCESSORIES REPORT: Oversized ’80s Glasses


The big, chucky frames that used to be sported back the '70s and '80s are making a comeback. What is old is new again in fashion eyewear. Both males and females are choosing the big, sexy eyeglass frames with almost saucer-sized lenses reminiscent of yesteryear.

Admittedly, retro eyewear provides huge fun for every Fashionista. The chunkier the size, the more sexy the fashion look. You'll often see the glasses in colors of red, black, clear and tortoiseshell.

This style will have people perusing grandma's attic in hopes of finding the real-deal big glasses from yesteryear. The retro glass frames can be fitted with prescription lenses, non-prescription lenses or even sunglass lenses for a new and updated sexy eyewear look.

For the female, retro eyewear seems to provide the illusion of the sexy librarian or secretary, forced to hide her sexuality in the work place environment, yet behind those big glasses and pulled back hair is a tigress just waiting to remove the big glasses and pounce. Big glasses, hot pants and pencil skirts are all old school fashion, but have become the sexy new look for today. For the male, the retro fashion eyewear adds a feel of intelligence and sophistication.


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