Complete Your Vintage Look With a New Pair of 70s glasses

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This summer is time to embrace a vintage style with a new pair of 70s glasses from your favorite designer. These retro-inspired thick rim glasses are now on trend more than ever before. Whether squared, hexagonal, or cat-eye framed these oversized glasses are iconic and timeless. 70s glasses’ style is perfect to complete almost any look. During the ’60s and ’70s, stylish and confident ladies did not dare leave their houses without a pair of oversized statement sunglasses and neither should you this summer season. 

70s glasses frames are inspired by disco music. Most of the frames from that decade were supersized and geometric. The 70’s eyewear styles can is bold, colorful, and wild. Most glasses from the 70s have earthy tones, like brown, oatmeal, beige, and black. You cannot wear a retro-inspired vintage frame from this decade without a proper hairstyle. From oversized fringe to bowl cut, continuing with the mullet. The ’70s was the era of extreme hair. 70s glasses are a perfect match with a leather jacket, a tight pair of bell-bottoms, and some platforms.

You may notice that many of your favorite eyewear brands have several pairs of 70s fashion glasses models in their most recent collections. Prada, Gucci, and Dolce & Gabbana are only some of the luxury brands that decided to turn back the 70’s style this season. The 70s glasses style proposed by these well-known brands reflects the charm of that era thanks to the oversize shapes and the light colors but in a more casual and wearable way. This new eyewear trend rejected formality without compromise on functionality.


Arise Collective Mitilini C1 sunglasses

These 70s glasses sunglasses are the best alternative if you love the 70s glasses oversize style, but you do not want to give up on a modern and minimalistic look. Created to bring together communities, Arise Collective actively seeks out partnerships with different non-profit organizations. As proud partners of 1% for the planet. They are pledging 1% of their revenue to environmental non-profits from 1% for the planet.

Ray-Ban RB1973 sunglasses

Disco was the inspiration for any fashion during the mid-late ’70s. This Ray-Ban sunglasses model is designed to be worn on the dance floor by a confident, beautiful woman. This transparent light brow model features fabulous gradient brown lenses for an enigmatic and sexy look. These 70s tinted glasses are available in six different colors. You can shop them in gradient light brown as well as grey gradient blue. You can try it online using the virtual try-on tool and choose the color that suits you better.

Arise Collective Gaspesie C2 Eyeglasses

Nothing says ‘70’s vibe’ quite like a thick pair of square rim eyeglasses. This model mixes a light tortoiseshell pattern with a supersized funky frame. Furthermore, if you like the angular, geometric style but you cannot afford to spend a fortune on a new pair of prescription glasses, these vintage-inspired 70s glasses are perfect for you. You can add zFORT® blue light protection to your amazing new 70s style glasses and protect yourself against the negative effects of blue lights. 

Guess GU 7615 Sunglasses 

The 1970s remain one of the most stylish decades to take inspiration for new glasses frames. Therefore the outfits from this era perfectly mixed eccentricity and comfort. We can see these two characteristics in these amazing Guess sunglasses. The oversized frame has an over-the-top style that is however mitigated by the plain colors of the lenses and the temples. The non-slip temples highlight the iconic “G” which represents the brands’ reputation and authenticity. The optical hinges, nose pads, and nose bridge made this model wonderfully comfortable and perfect to wear if you have a busy and active lifestyle.

SmartBuy Collection Bibeth

By the mid-1970s, the Hippie style became out-of-date, fashion lovers began wearing more casual clothes and accessories, seeking an easy-going look. This 70’s fashion trend inspired this SmartBuy Collection Bibeth light frame. These squared eyeglasses feature a silver frame and standard lenses. SmartBuyGlasses is a proud partner of World Vision‘s Mother & Child Program. Buy a pair of glasses from our collection now and help us support Zambian mothers and children in need. With every pair of eyewear purchased from our exclusive SmartBuy Collection, we will directly donate to this life-changing program. SmartBuy Collection Bibeth is a great option for an affordable and durable new pair of stylish prescription glasses.

Ray-Ban RB4098 Jackie Ohh II 

This Ray-Ban model covers almost your entire face, which is one of the most recognizable characteristics of 70s glasses frames. Without being too eccentric, these glasses are edgy and stylish. The culture of the early ’70s inspired this Ray-Ban model. Furthermore, the highest quality acetate frame assures the best comfort all day long. You can find this Ray-Ban Jackie Ohh II model in green, pink, grey as well as Havana. 

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