7 (Very Stylish) Reasons You Need to Try This New Trend

Wire-rim glasses have come a long way from their Napoleon Dynamite days—in fact, they've fast become a bona fide trend among street style stars and celebs alike. Whether they're rocking '70s-inspired aviators like Bella Hadid or Teen Vogue's Elaine Welteroth, retro ovals like Selena Gomez, or classic round frames like Gigi Hadid, fashion's elite has officially given the style their seal of approval.

Keep scrolling to see seven stylish ways to wear the trend, and shop frames from Warby Parker, Gucci, and more. (No prescription? Don't worry—we won't tell.)

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On Elaine Welteroth: Sachin & Babi dress.

Go ahead: Skip the contacts for your next formal event.

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On Bella Hadid: Area dress and skirt.

These delicate frames are the perfect complement to a champagne-hued beachside look.

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On Selena Gomez: Vintage Frames glasses.

Sometimes the best outfits are the simplest ones…

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On Yan Yan Chan: Manu Atelier bag.

…and sometimes they're anything but.

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Who: Joan Smalls.

These rounded aves are extra flattering.

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On Gigi Hadid: Morgan Lane Peacock Ruthie Top ($350) and Peacock Chantal Pant in Emerald ($238); Stuart Weitzman Nudistsong Sandal in Satin White ($398); Garrett Leight glasses.

Gigi should wear opticals more often, don't you agree?

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On Doina Ciobanu: Loewe bag.

With a high bun, the silver glasses are especially face-framing.

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