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Retro Glasses Frames - The Trend That’s Back!

You could have cherished the retro glasses available in magnificent styles during old times, were you born between the 1920s and 1980s. Regret not being able to? Well, the next best time to do that is now! Yes, the trend of retro glasses frames is back. That too, with no intention of leaving the trend charts anytime soon. So, don’t miss out on flaunting a chic and flattering pair of retro eyeglasses now! Specscart brings you utterly flamboyant pairs in aviator Glasses, rectangle, cat-eye, browline, and retro round glasses along with many other styles you ought to check out. Not only the retro glasses frame styles, but Specscart also has patterns like the Havana Tortoiseshell that were topping the trends back in those times. So, whether you need a look like Marilyn Monroe in her cat-eyes or John Lennon in his rounds, we have every style that complements your personality. Bring on the charm of old days with retro eyeglasses in modern times to express your uniqueness. You can also do so with retro reading glasses or the prescription ones to accentuate your looks in a matter of moments. If you’re looking for cheap retro glasses, you’ve come to the right place. Tap the buttons below to choose what you please right away!

Retro Glasses For Men

Retro Glasses For Men
Retro Glasses For Men

Specscart has a retro glasses mens collection that has the best of styles you can’t deny loving. Whether it’s for distance vision or retro reading glasses, there’s a big variety to choose from. Are you a fan of John Lennon’s glasses or love Harry Potter’s round style? Maybe you adore the retro aviator glasses and the rectangular that Michael Jackson - the pop star used to don. No? So, do you love a Malcolm X look in the browlines? Colonel Sanders, the man behind KFC also used to wear the same style of retro eyeglasses. And America’s president John F Kennedy had a liking towards wayfarers in the tortoiseshell pattern. If his look is what you admire, we have that style too. So, gentlemen, check out Specscart’s retro glasses mens assortment and express your fancy for any celebrity of the old times by rocking their look. Or better, flaunt an old yet happening appeal of your own. Get going! A choice of retro glasses prescription or reading glasses can help you stand out effortlessly.

Retro Glasses For Women

Retro Glasses For Women
Retro Glasses For Women

Girls! You can raise your fashion quotient up a notch with vintage eyeglasses in no time, just like Jacqueline Onassis Kennedy, wife of President John F. Kennedy did. While she was no film star and no politician, this former First Lady of the United States knew how to slay as the queen in the room. While her husband made the tortoiseshell style of vintage glasses famous, she did the same with oversized rounds. Along with her, Anna Karina, the actress made the rounds famous as a style for every woman to add to their ensemble. Although, her pair can be categorised as small vintage reading glasses. And that size with thick black rims looked highly captivating. You can have them as vintage prescription glasses too if you want while styling the vintage pair with your work or party attire.

The most common women’s retro glasses style has to be the cat eye shape. With sharp upweeps and an angular shape, they offer a very sassy look. If that’s the kind of look you seek, our ‘Nicola’ in purple with tiger stripes is there to help. Another multi-award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman, with her utter natural beauty, donned crystal clear frames that made sure not to take any attention from her flattering facial features. And that, with many other pairs in our vintage women’s glasses collection. So, buckle up and click on the button below to bless yourself with chic and charming vintage glasses frames.

Retro glasses types

The retro glasses collection does not refer to just one type of frame. It includes a whole range of styles in different shapes, sizes and colours. It usually includes the time period between the 1920s and 1970s. For example, round Lennon glasses are a type of 70s style glasses. Thick frame glasses which give a geeky intellectual vibe is also a style from the past. Other popular styles include London retro glasses and browlines. The particular which you choose should depend on your face shape, your preference and what kind of outfits you will pair them with. For example, half-moon glasses are popular as reading frames. They are also reminiscent of Dumbledore!

  • Oversized frames - These are slightly large frames that were incredibly popular in the 80s. While not so big now, they give a celebrity-like feel when you wear them. The trick is to go for frames which just about cover your eyebrows
  • Cat eye frames - Extremely popular among the ladies! Go for subtle cat eyes with rounded shape if you have an angular face type.
  • Round retro glasses - This trend never goes out of style! Whether it’s Lennon or Potter, celebrities and famous fictional characters have kept this trend alive and thriving.
  • Aviator frames - Ever since Top Gun came out, aviators have symbolised adventure and boldness. Goes best with a leather jacket, denims, and tons of swagger!

FAQ's

Eyeglasses styles worn by people between the 1920’s and 1980s are termed as retro glasses. Trends keep making a comeback, and eyewear is no different. The pandemic has also contributed to this, with people making nostalgic choices in terms of style. Retro glasses are popular all over the world, whether it’s fashion capitals like London or Milan, or smaller cities.
Retro eyeglasses can be worn in retro parties and even in your day to day life. The styles can be donned to almost any event that gives you the freedom to express your fancy. Be it a flamboyant retro-themed wedding or a party or even your workplace accordingly.
The apt place to buy retro eyeglasses frames is Specscart if you wish to own a pair of high-quality and comfort along with style. Our fashion-centric frames are made in premium acetate or metal so as to promise durability and strength along. Plus, with every piece of eyewear you buy at Specscart comes lenses that are fully loaded in a layer of Anti-Glare, Anti-UV and Scratch-Resistant coatings as well.
Yes, almost all retro glasses frames are available for a free 7 day home trial in the UK. You can choose any 4 frames and try them to find your favourite pair. And if you didn’t like any pair, you can order another home trial package and then another until you find the perfect pair(s).
If you order simple prescription lenses or fake retro style glasses, we’ll dispatch them within 24 hours of receiving the order. However, if your glasses have complex coatings or prescriptions, we will take about 3 to 7 days to dispatch a well-made pair.
All our glasses - whether retro or not - come with free anti-reflective, anti-scratch and anti-UV coatings.
If you want to retro-fit an anti-reflective coating on your existing pair of frames, you can opt for our reglaze service. While we do not apply the coating separately, we replace lenses which have the above mentioned complementary coatings.
There’s a range of tortoiseshell glasses available on Specscart, in different shapes, sizes and even the particular tortoiseshell colour. You can find all the retro tortoiseshell glasses here.

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