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The Latest Material Trending in Eyewear

For many people their choice of eyewear is a very personal thing. If you are looking for prescription glasses, you do not want to get something that you do not like or that does not compliment the shape of your face. Sunglasses wearers can be equally as picky when it comes to their choice of eyewear, yet on other occasions, they are not picky at all as they main reason for wearing sunglasses is to shield the eyes from the harsh rays of the sun.

Like most fashion trends, trends in eyewear frames change frequently to suit the needs and desires of the consumers. Trends in eyewear frames have varied from retro style frames, to large circular frames, brightly colored frames, and many others. One of the current trends in eyewear frames currently is the use of wood to create sunglasses and prescription glasses frames.


Many wearers of sunglasses or prescription glasses are turning to wooden frames, as they are an eco-friendly alternative to the old plastic or metal frames that have always been extremely popular with eyewear designers and manufacturers. Unlike plastic frames, wooden frames are more suited to decompose over time. Thus, this type of eyewear does not leave a carbon footprint on the world.

Multiple Options Available

One of the benefits to using wood in eyewear frames is that a number of different woods can be used to create the glasses. Some of the most popular wood choices for eyewear include walnut, mahogany, zebrawood, oak, and bamboo. Each type of wood offers its own unique colors and appearance. Many believe that the colors of the wood used also changes with the daily exposure to the sun.

Another factor related to the use of natural materials such as wood, is that even though the glasses may be made exactly the same way, because of differences in the colors and grain of the wood, each pair of glasses is unique and different. With the natural color differences in the woods present, and the changes that sunlight and time have on the eyewear frames, their look will only improve with age.

If you are looking for a unique pair of sunglasses or frames for your prescription glasses then choosing any of the different styles of glasses and wood materials available, you will be sure to not only take care of your eye care needs but also get a spectacular one of kind pair of glasses. Check out wood eye frames today and find out why it is the biggest trend going.

Monika Kay