|It seems that nostalgia has made its presence felt, once again, on the collective consciousness of general prescription glasses wearing population. More and more designers are crafting designer glasses and prescription glasses which give a nod to the retro, or even a step further back, to the vintage.
Most noticeable of these designs has been the cat-eyed spectacles, which were a hot trend back in the 1950s and 1960s, with popular movie stars and pop idols wearing advocating them. This stylish and sleek look is back in fashion and the prescription glasses are now designed in the classic square and oval shapes and flaunt warm neutral hues and tortoiseshell shades. The use of oversized front, flawless finish and tinted lenses keep the frames feminine. While gorgeous embellishments add a rich classiness into the overall glamorous impression.
The rising popularity of Mad Men has also made its presence felt in the menís eyewear designs exhibit an attachment to the 1950s looks. Timeless colours like horn, black and brown reflect a dapper style which was prevalent in that area. The use of different materials brings the vintage designs to the present times while the keyhole bridges keep the connection to the old times.