Going on introducing the spring/ summer 2014 fashion trends, here we have the most eye-catching drives, which are already peculiar for the 2014. Spotted during various extravagant and sizzling fashion shows, these motives seem to the main shaping factors for the eyewear accessories of the coming year. So discussing the most popular spring/ summer 2014 eyewear trends one by one, and classifying them according to the shapes and colors, we can note these amazing styles, available there for any style and preference (Check out: How to Choose Sunglasses for Your Face Shape).
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #1: Put It Round
Rounded shapes for sunglasses have been quite popular recently, introducing a huge variety of silhouettes, from extravagantly oversized to chic and minimalistic styles having some retro finishes, too. The diversity of colors applied to these shapes in order to make them especially effective is also noteworthy. Thus, we can find some examples of such shapes in the fashion shows of Giles, Giorgio Armani, Jen Kao, L.A.M.B., Marc Jacobs, and Preen, who managed to put these versatile sunglasses in the most incredible combinations with garments.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #2: That’s Called a Cat Eye
The cat eye shapes also proved to be quite popular for the coming year, again preserving the principle of being diversely designed and interpreted for matching the diverse styles and looks, ranging from sporty to classic. The most eye-catching looks were found while watching the fashion shows of Bottega Veneta, Carolina Herrera, Charlotte Ronson, Fendi, Dsquared², Tsumori Chisato, Honor, and Just Cavalli. The shapes opted for will surprise you with the amazing differences in design, and the general similarity of being united under one style. The most specific trait of this look is that it suits almost all the face shapes, thus being an irreplaceable tool for innovations meant for everyone.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #3: Rare But Not Extinct!
Though there has been a comparative decline in popularity of the sharp-cornered and edgy sunglasses for eyewear trends of 2014, these options do exist and we can definitely see some good examples used for what is called the sporty glamour and futurism. Assembly, Talbot Runhof, KTZ and Tod’s are among such examples.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #4: Oversized and Over-Popularized!
The drive for oversized silhouettes has been described as characteristic not only for the garments of 2014 shows, but also for eyewear details. Thus, the oversized, yet no less chic sunglasses are what can be observed as natural accompaniment to classy looks for very many designers’ collections, such are Damir Doma, Fashion East, and Ralph Lauren.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #5: Going on With the Shape Diversity
Along with the rounded shapes, the square options don’t seem to be lagging behind, either. Thus introducing another aspect of the diversity of eyewear, we can also note the classy square and slightly oval sunglasses spotted during the shows of Chalayan, Chanel, Maxime Simoens, and Talbot Runhof.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #6: When It Goes All Black
Talking about the color variations, we discover a whole new set of variants, the components of which are especially various and numerous for 2014. Starting with the super black glasses, we can note them as being one of the most popular and trendy looks, observed with the shows of Assembly, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Celine, Ralph Lauren, and KTZ.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #7: Let the Colors Go Diverse!
Apart from monochrome black, we can also talk about the super numerous color picks and color combinations, which have been opted for when creating the eyewear for the collections. Thus, we can mention the black with white pairs, the brownish tones, as well as the bright yellow alternatives, also spotted during the shows. To name some brands, we can mention Ralph Lauren, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Versace, House of Holland, Band of Outsiders, Emporio Armani, Gucci, Escada, Holly Fulton and Kate Spade.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #8: Iridescence on the Runway
Another popular trend for the eyewear 2014 is the iridescent solutions for matching them individually with the garments. Such drives can be particularly observed with the looks offered by Osklen, during the fashion show of which, we saw a dazzling array of all-color sunglasses, having spectacular geometric shapes and going well with each garment separately.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #9: Looking at the World Through Pink
Another impressive array of color options was suggested by Marc by Marc Jacobs, Matthew Williamson, Missoni, who preferred the pinky shades for matching them with the garments, and the results were quite successful and memorable.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #10: The Diversity of Frames: the Ticker, the Better!
This is another spectacular style concerning the eyewear trends for 2014. There has been noticed a very spectacular drive for thick and expressive sunglass frames, most often having some extravagant shapes and overall classy looks. Jeremy Scott, Michael Kors, J. Crew, Valentino, Stella McCartney, Marni, Prabal Gurung, Erdem, Rochas fashion shows were the best exemplifications for this.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #11: Time for Spectacular Shapes
Apart from the general oversized and thick framed looks, there were also such options, which were different from all the rest and at the same time innovatively classy and desirable. Such were the options suggested by Kenzo, Just Cavalli, Christian Dior, Jason Wu, MaxMara, Roland Mouret, Alberta Ferretti, and Balenciaga, and such ultra-extravagant ones as those by Missoni, Trussardi, Stella McCartney, Moschino, and Sonia Rykiel.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #12: Let the Contrast Do the Job
This is another spectacular drive for the 2014 eyewear, the essence of which is creating the creative looks with the help of contrasts, put with the frames and the glass shades, too. This gave the designers the opportunity to experiment with shapes and shades, involving inspirations from retro touches, creative innovations, and some modernized traditional looks. The best exemplars of these are the variants by Burberry Prorsum, Stella McCartney, Tsumori Chisato, Ralph Lauren, Chalayan, Dries Van Noten, Sportmax, Cedric Charlier, Cacharel, and Suno.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Eyewear Trend #13: Contrast Meets Prints
Looking through the options of Christian Siriano, Cynthia Rowley, Giles, Just Cavalli, Ralph Lauren, Pam & Gela, we discover another interesting trend, being the prints on frames, which serve to create especially eye-catching and cool looks. The main purpose and the result of such combos was the pair of colorful frames with the darker shades of the glasses.
Thus, here were the major spring/ summer 2014 sunglasses trends. Once more, we make sure that 2014 is going to be a creative and innovative period for the world of fashion, characterized by the newly emerging fresh drives, as well as perfectly innovated comebacks of almost forgotten and retro styles. The example of eyewear options is one of the best proofs for that.
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