There are many challenges for glasses wearers. When you first start wearing them, they’re uncomfortable. Sometimes your head hurts from your new prescriptions. Other times, you feel like your frames don’t represent you and they don’t even go with what you’re wearing. More than that, choosing new glasses can be a burden: all the styles and colors are so overwhelming! The least we can do is help you avoid another one of the biggest glasses challenges: the price. We’ve picked 10 great styles that you can buy for between $36-$63, all of which are cool as can be and just right for the upcoming spring season:
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These became popular in the early 80s with Tom Cruise’s look in Top Gun. The metallic squared tear-drop style is now back in trend, with brands like Aristar ($54) available in brown, demi brown, gray and green. The look goes well with most facial shapes as well, making it a stylish way to improve your vision.
These are lightweight and comfortable, so it makes a good option for frames. Brands like Marcolin ($43) come in gray and dark brown, and their rectangular shape is great on round faces.
These type of glasses get the best of both worlds: the durability of full rim and the lightness of rimless. Brands like Adensco Bill ($63) come in neutral dark brown, gunmetal or light brown.
4. Oval-shaped Glasses
These simple glasses made of metal are a perfect match to your business attire. Brands like Viva ($43) come in gunmetal and satin brown, and they’re flattering on angular faces.
5. Rectangular Glasses
These are acetate, full-rimmed glasses with light-sensitive lenses. Brands like Bongo Apple ($51) change their intensity depending on the external conditions.
6. Rimless Frames
Brands like Visualities ($36) come in different colors to choose from: black, brown, cherry, grape, lemon, olive, orchid, pearl and red. They’re also the lightest style here.
7. Round Metallic Glasses
Brands like Guess ($60) may remind you a bit of John Lennon, but guess what? The trend is back, so you can wear them without having to worry about it.
8. Small Metallic Glasses
Brands like Savvy ($43) look good on smaller faces, especially if they also happen to be angular. They come in gunmetal and satin gold.
9. Metallic Aviators
These are understated version of glasses feature comfortable nose pads. Brands like National ($43) come in gold and shiny gunmetal.
10. Retro-inspired Glasses
Brands like Steroflex ($63) have full rim made of acetate is trendy as well as durable. So if you’re looking for something hip, these retro-inspired glasses are for you.
Daria is a fashion blogger and vintage eyewear enthusiast. She writes for Celebrity Sunglasses Watcher, following the most interesting trends in celebrity eyewear.