TROPICAL STYLE:
just add colour!

Author: Giorgia Cantarini

Trends
February 25, 2020

\\ Valentino / Dries Van Noten / Fendi
 

COLORFUL LENSES AND FLOWERY PATTERNS TAKE SPRING/SUMMER BY STORM

Though the rise of colored lenses came through the winter, the vibrant trend has come back for another round. Perfect for Spring through Summer, the tinted lenses pair perfectly with one of the hottest trend of the season: tropical prints. This bright pattern has made a massive impression on the catwalks, from Yohji Yamamoto to Valentino.
It’s full of trees, leaves, flowers, beaches, islands, gardens, colours and abstract details. The explosion of colour and mix of flora and fauna can be everywhere, starting from the summer collections to fashionista everyday looks.
If you think your outfit looks neutral and boring, then this print will balance everything out. Next season, the go-to motif will channel the tropics rather than what you’d normally find at your local flower shop. Style ensembles with a monochrome, gold or silver frame, to give the look an extra pop of colour, or to simply brighten up your day.
Your vision can be vitamin-injected with yellow through to orange, and electric blue to flashy purple, in all kinds of silhouettes: rounded to cat-eye, squared or oversized. Whether you go with a bold ‘70s silhouette or a more ‘90s-flavored look, don’t be afraid of the different shades; and keep in mind that the tinted lens can also elevate your black attire, in case you are not a fan of rainbow hues.

DOLCE & GABBANA
Style: SOLEDG6125

Strongly squared and characterized by a black nylon fiber structure and the front decorated with metal inserts. Frameless on the bridge with one single lens in a distinctive orange shade. The arms are enriched by the new Dolce & Gabbana Milano Italia.

www.luxottica.com

FILA
Style: SF 8496

The simple and essential collections from FILA Eyewear decisively opt for convenience and functionality.
The squared aviator frame wraps the lenses giving the glasses a fresh and captivating touch while the front logo adds a streetwear vibe in full FILA style.

www.derigo.com

GENTLE MONSTER
Style: VOYAGERM –M02

An octagonal frame, re-invented with a unique connector bridge. With a subtle vintage flair, these silver frames are enriched with flat yellow lenses, 100% UV protection, and adjustable soft nose pads.

www.gentlemonster.com

LEXXOLA
Style: BLANDFORD BLACK / GREEN

Your green vision by an up-and-coming brand from London. Hancrafted in Italy and Japan the thick black acetate frames are made more gentle by a deep forest green pair of premium lenses. They come with a chic velvet light blue case.

www.lexxola.com

LINDA FARROW X THE ATTICO

The Marfa from Linda Farrow’s collaboration with The Attico, one of the most edgy fashion brands, features a sculpted square silhouette in chunky pink acetate, highly polished for a standout look. It’s complete with pink branding to the temple for a glamorous finish.

www.lindafarrow.com

\\ Yohji Yamamoto / Isabel Marant

LOEWE
Style: SS20-08

The oversized triangle frame of Loewe’s lightblue sunglasses will lend a 1970s-inspired verve to everyday ensembles. They’re crafted from glossy acetate with turtle-patterned acetate arms punctuated by the Anagram logo plaques at the temples, and are set with light blue tinted lenses.

www.thelios.com

MARNI
Style: ME114S_714

These sunglasses in steel octagonal frame tone-on-tone with light blue lenses champion skinny temples in yellow metal. One specialty is that the colored lenses can be replaced with prescription lenses, in case you want to use this shape in a different way.

www.marchon.com

MAUI JIM
Style: GM797-02F SHOAL

The lush and verdant beauty of the rain-forested hills of East Maui are reflected in this new fashion mirror option. Shoal offers a refined shape and comfortable temple materials that adapt to any occasion.
Sporty and minimal, with the 90’s vibe.

www.mauijim.com

M MISSONI
Style: MMI001S

Vintage codes are reworked through a contemporary lens to offer a confident expression of femininity. This frameless yellow shield is a joyful expression of the brand’s identity, the typical ziz zag motif adornes the acetate arms and makes it an unmistakeble trademark.

www.safilogroup.com

ÜBRAND EYEWEAR
Style: MÄRMO

The wide, round metal frames are topped with a slightly curved brow bar, contrasted against the bright pink lenses and the pinkish turtoise shell arms. A versatile collection that reflects the brand’s urban vibe and anti-establishment position. Against all trends but always on trend.

www.ubrandeyewear.com

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