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Move Aside '90s Shades, Oversized Frames Are Back!

We've had our fair share of '90s inspired eyewear these past seasons, with style stars like Gigi and Bella Hadid, and the Kardashian sisters rocking the trend almost everyday! We donned these uber thin plastic frames, as well as thin metal rimmed pairs with almost any outfit imaginable! Case in point:

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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READ: This Is Your Guide To Choosing The Right Shades For Your Face Shape

 

While we thouroughly enjoyed the era of '90s plastics, we have to admit we're excited for the comeback of its total opposite: the retro oversized shades trend! The '70s were ruled by frames that were larger than life, and actually did a good job of covering up your eyes from the sun—as they should!

On the runways, we saw a couple of designers take cue from the resurgence of oversize shades, from the likes of Gucci, to Prada, to Chloe, and we couldn't deny our excitement. These pairs offer a feeling of nostalgia, while maintaining that stylish edge every woman can relate to, for this trend has the ability to offer an effortless chic appeal. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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In the mood to shop the trend? Check out our top picks:

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1—Lacoste LA199 shades in white; Chloe Carlina Twist Shades; 2—Chloe Romie Shades; 3—Chloe Rosie Shades; 4—Salvatore Ferragamo; 5—MCM; 6—Salvatore Ferragamo; 7—Lacoste LA199 shades in green, all available at Ideal Vision

 

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