We're just back from New York having attended Vision Expo, the semi-annual eyewear show where all our favorite brands taut their latest and greatest designs for the coming season. From perfect pastels to tough titaniums, even the most particular of shoppers will find the perfect new frame among this season's newest designs. Ergonomic temples at Stark and TAG ensure comfort while bold colors from Karen Walker and Stella McCartney will appeal to the most fashionable of eyewear connoisseurs.
New color combinations for both frames and lenses provide a bright update to the Illesteva Leonard, a DITTO editor's favorite. Plus, the additional of new optical-only styles from this trend-setting brand is sure to turn heads. Look for these on DITTO later this spring.
|Illesteva Leonard in Matte Black with Blue Mirror Lenses|
A new "Paper-thin" collection of titanium frames from MODO are the most lightweight available at less than 7 grams. Their flexible and colorful designs provide both comfort and an ability to personalize your eyewear style. For the more discerning customer, Stark's carbon-fiber temple frames for men boast light, heat-resistant and flexible characteristics.
|Paper-thin Titanium Frame by MODO|
|Carbon-fiber temple design by Stark|
In other optical news, RetroSuperFuture showcased new acetate and metal designs for the fall. We were particularly impressed by the trendy all metal frames in silver and gold.
We were also excited to see the initial designs for Zac Posen's new line, launching Fall 2014. Exquisite gold detailing and always-flattering cat-eye shapes make these must-haves for fall.