18 Trendy Glasses to Try Right Now

Of all the accessories I own, the one I get the most compliments on isn’t a bag or a pair of shoes—actually, it’s my glasses. Sure, this probably has something to do with the fact that I wear them just about every day, and, well, they’re on my face, but I also think some well-chosen frames can change up your whole look with relatively little effort. While we may not think of eyeglasses as being trendy in the way that sunglasses are, there are a few undeniably cool styles and shapes right now, and I've rounded up the best of the best trendy glasses to share with you.

Cat-eye opticals have the same vintage appeal as the retro sunnies every It girl’s been wearing this year, while colorful frames are an easy way to brighten up even the simplest of outfits. Wire-rim glasses, whether rounded or aviator shape, offer lighter takes on traditionally more masculine styles. There's something for everyone, whether you who wear glasses daily for your vision or are just a trend-setter who wants to try it out. Because guess what? You don't even need a prescription to try these. Just like any other accessory, glasses add a dimension to any outfit that will help you stand out, prescription or not. So why not give it a try? Below, shop 18 stylish pairs of glasses we're coveting right now.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Up next: four trends that are just not selling anymore.