Buying vintage glasses online

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Vintage style prescription glasses come in lots of stylish shapes and sizes, from a glamorous cat eye to a retro round. Choosing the right vintage glasses for you is all about fit, style and flair.

What are vintage glasses?

Vintage glasses are modern frames based on retro styles. Popular with A listers, fashionistas and bloggers alike, vintage glasses come in different styles:

Cat eye glasses: Featuring an extended temple and a curved profile, cat eye glasses are glamorous and sophisticated. They best suit oval face shapes.

Round glasses: Round glasses soften square face shapes. This bold frame is super stylish and associated with several prominent A listers, including Johnny Depp and Justin Timberlake.

Aviators: Designed for pilots during the 1930s, Aviators have been a style staple for decades. The double brow bar and slender side arms best suit oval face shapes.

Retro glasses and vintage glasses: What's the difference?

Retro glasses are a modern take on a vintage style. Lots of retro styles have a vintage influence, including Wayfarers, round glasses and cat eye glasses. The key to choosing a style is selecting the frame that best suits your face shape and fits you well.

Celebs in vintage glasses frames

Lots of A listers, bloggers and Instagram stars opt for a vintage style frame. From Johnny Depp to Rihanna, celebrities love retro glasses. An oversized frame adds an edgy look to any vintage outfit and can compliment most face shapes, while the sleek silhouette of a semi rimless vintage frame can be very slimming for a round face.

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