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Vint and York's Eyewear Guide to the Best Eyeglasses Trends for 2022

VINT & YORK EYEWEAR GUIDE: The Best Women's Eyeglasses of 2023

Women and eyeglasses – they go very well together. Any eyeglasses, whether optical glasses or Plano frames, give you a bright and sometimes sexy look that’s bound to turn heads.

So it’s natural that you might be on the lookout for a new glasses frame to add to your wardrobe. There are plenty of excellent eyeglasses frame styles for women that will continue to grow in popularity this year. Find out now what the latest trends in women’s eyeglasses are!

We rounded up the best eyeglasses styles for women to suggest what style you can choose and what best suits you.

So, if you’re looking for prescription glasses or just a fashion frame to boost up your style, here’s a list of the top women’s eyeglasses trends & styles for 2023:

1. Cat-Eye Glasses

Cat-eye glasses are and will always be a symbol of femininity. Styled by the likes of Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe, cat eye glasses are a must on every woman’s eyeglasses list.

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Vint & York’s Mina is just one of the styles that will help you emulate the vintage cat eye glasses look. These colorful cat eyeglasses can be fitted with prescription lenses or just plain ones if you are looking for a style boost.

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Red attracts attention and is sexy, a perfect combination for an already intriguingly hot frame. Black or darker shade goes well with a light skin tone.

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Beautifully designed, cat-eye frames have a retro look that makes a woman look sexy, intelligent and mysterious. This style can also work miracles if you’re dressed in an eye-catching colorway.

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The Primavista cat-eye glasses for women can be the perfect ingredient to a colorful outfit. They are fashion glasses for women and can be considered a statement piece.

Try these quirky tortoiseshell eyeglasses in lavender if you want a pair of colorful and classy cat-eye frames that you can easily match with your office or day-to-day outfits.

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Suggested face shape

Cat-eye glasses work best with diamond-shaped faces. Diamond faces usually have a narrower forehead and chin, while cat eyeglasses are wide, working perfectly together.

Women should also know that cat eyeglasses will draw your face upwards and make you look younger. 

2. Round Eyeglasses

Round women’s eyeglasses have been making a major comeback this season. Currently, among the hottest trends in women’s fashionround glasses are destined for free-spirited women.

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Appropriate for a posh party and a day in the office, the round glasses silhouette often comes in high-quality acetate or metal.


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Suggested Face Shape

Ladies with square features should opt for round or oval glasses because they will soften their features. The roundness of the frame will come in contrast with the angular features assuring you of a beautiful result.

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3. Geek/Hipster Eyeglasses

The geek style is a must in a list of fashion glasses for women. Though a relatively new style, geek glasses have become a symbol of wearing trendy frames without prescription lenses. Often called nerd glasses, they make you look like a cute, attractive… well… “nerd”!

These stylish glasses can obviously be used for reading or distance, but foremost, they are a fashion accessory. The slightly oversized acetate frame that so often comes in black has been the preferred choice for many celebrities and fashionistas.

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Hipster frames are the cool glasses you need for your smart-office wardrobes. Vint & York’s Keen square glasses frame will help you emulate the geek chic look.

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Suggested Face Shape

Hipster glasses are often round, square or rectangular, so they should contrast with your face shape. Women with round or oval faces should go for frames that are wider than the face because the frame will add more balance to the circular features.

4. Vintage Eyeglasses

Vintage-inspired glasses are still in style and you can rock them with confidence. Women prefer retro eyewear styles because they preserve the throwback design and add a modern twist.

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Vintage eyeglasses frames with shapes such as the cat-eye or the square lens can be an excellent addition to your wardrobe. If you want something more feminine, choose one of the best women’s eyeglasses styles – the RUBY frame.

With smooth lines and a feline shape, the Mulberry cat eyeglasses are elegant black frame glasses perfect for ladies.

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Women who need reading glasses can wear vintage glasses with RX lenses. Alternatively, you can use non-prescription glasses. The frames are the same, but the lenses don’t have a prescription.

Suggested Face Shape

Ladies should choose their frame type regarding its shape and compatibility with the face. For a complete guide of frames and face shapes, you can visit our article on choosing glasses according to your face shape.

5. Oversized Eyeglasses

Big glasses are amongst the best women’s glasses because they are interesting and engaging, a sort of an invitation to a conversation.

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Always in fashion, oversized specs are a fashion statement that hints at a superstar attitude.

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Oversized glasses come in all shapes and are not limited to a particular style. Depending on your face shape, you go square, round, oval and whatever works. Most big frame glasses are made from high-quality acetate, but round oversized metal frames are also popular.


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However, this year’s top women glasses trends have been prominently dominated by large, acetate frames such as Vint & York’s Ritzy .

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Design-wise, the two-color styles will be a trendy model for women in 2022. Pair it with an oversized acetate frame, and you get an eyewear accessory that won’t stop turning heads.

You can catch up on more information from our oversized glasses and sunglasses style guide.

Suggested face shape

The ideal face for oversized glasses is the oval or plump face. They also work for round faces as long as the big glasses silhouette is the opposite – square or rectangular.

6. Browline Eyeglasses

The browline glasses have been gaining popularity over the year and have emerged as one of the best-selling women’s glasses frames.

The heavy brow bar suggests seriousness and is the preferred eyewear for professional women who work in the business environment.

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Black is usually the preferred color for these straight brow glasses, making matching them with outfits pretty easy.

The straight browline styles are almost always made from high-quality acetate rather than metal. The glasses have thick frames, which account for their safety and overall resistance to shock, so you don’t have to worry about breaking them.

Suggested Face Shape

The best type of face for this style is oval and round, with a prominent forehead that can support this frame.

7. Tortoise Shell Eyeglasses

The tortoiseshell glasses, also known as horn-rimmed glasses cat eyeglasses, have been a best seller in women’s eyewear for a while now and their popularity shows no sign of slowing down.

The eyeglasses frames are painted in beautiful nuances of honey yellow and wood brown, a style that complements your facial features.

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Tortoiseshell prescription glasses can be worn in any setting and with any outfit. They are a versatile eyeglasses style that aims to boost your look and give you confidence.

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As far as eyeglasses frames for women go, there is nothing more attractive than a pair of horn-rimmed glasses.

If you are looking for something more simple, tortoise shell patterns can even work on half-frame eyeglasses. Vint & York’s Sharp is an excellent example of how a simple frame can be attractive.

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For a more graphic, bolder tortoiseshell style, look at our BROOKLYN frame. This frame is a reinterpreted version of the classic horn-rimmed glasses and is made to stand out.

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Suggested face shape

With the tortoiseshell pattern, you only have to consider the shape of your frames. Try using shapes opposite to your face, and you will shine. You can find out more about matching face shapes with glasses from our guide.

8. Clear Eyeglasses Frames

The clear glasses frames are one of those cool glasses styles that you can’t go wrong with. They have a unique way of bringing light to your face and complimenting facial features.

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The Damme clear women’s glasses have their corners blacked out to emphasize the eyebrows. The frame is square, an excellent fit for an oval or round face.

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Women with narrow faces could opt for a more rectangular shape, such as Princethe clear rectangular eyeglasses.

This clear frame has a straight browline and a rectangular shape that makes it a tremendous optical frame for women looking for practicality and style.

Suggested Face Shape

The square and clear rectangular frames go best with oval and round faces because it flattens the features and balances the look. Because the frame is clear, it will contrast beautifully with darker skin tones.

Where and how to buy your eyeglasses

Have you decided which styles work best for you? Now all you need is to order your frames online !

You can buy glasses online from Vint & York, complete with prescription lenses. All you need to do is go on the women’s optical glasses page, choose the pair you like, and enter your prescription details before you check out.

For the ladies who want to emulate these popular styles on a budget, you can check our eyeglasses deals page with cheap glasses for women.

Eyeglasses change the way you see the world and the way the world sees you. We have shown you 2022’s future best eyeglasses styles for women, so if you are planning to make a wardrobe change, know that you have chosen wisely!

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