Three reasons that you should choose black frame glasses

Lensmart 2022-01-02 17:57:35

Timeless and sophisticated, black frame glasses are one of the most popular there is. Black frames are unisex and suit both women and men of all lifestyles and ages. Capable of transcending generations, black frame glasses will not go out of fashion and so won't need to be replaced before the year is out. 

Black frames will always be easy and quick to clean, and their color will never fade. Even though black frame glasses are simple, they come in a huge range of thicknesses, shapes and materials so no matter your tastes, you'll be able to find something you love.

Black frame glasses

Would black frame glasses be in style?

Black is a timeless classic. It is a universal color that looks great on anyone regardless of their age, skin tone or gender. Black goes well with just about any other color, pattern or style. Because of these reasons, black is expected to be a top color choice for people who are going to buy eyeglasses.


In terms of style and shape, fashion experts predict that the aviator will reach new heights of popularity, especially for men. Popularized by Tom Cruise way back in the 80s, aviator glasses are seen to make a comeback of sorts in the coming year, though they never really went out of fashion. Black frame aviators give a highly sophisticated look that transitions well from daily wear to special occasions.


For women, you can expect to see cat eye glasses with more upturned and emphasized angles. Many styles will also come with ornate details like rhinestones, which will ideally be balanced out by a plain black frame.

Who looks good in black glasses?

Since black frames are so versatile and are available in a range of thicknesses and shapes, it is easy to find a pair to suit anyone. Since you can get black glasses in different shapes, it is easy to pair them with different face shapes. So, no matter your face shape, aesthetic, or preferences, you'll be able to find something that suits you.

Hair tones and skin tones that suit black frames

Black frames suit any hair or skin tone, but they look especially great when paired with cool red tones, brown hair with cool, ashy tones, dark brown hair, gray hair, and black hair. As for skin tone, black frames work well with everyone but look great if you have a cooler skin tone.


Why are black frame glasses so great?

Lensmart's black glasses for women

As we have already mentioned, black frame glasses are very versatile. Let us look at three more reasons why they are so great.

1. They work well no matter the frame shape

Whether you are looking for cat-eye, aviator, brow line or round frames, you'll be able to get them all in black. The same goes for materials – black frames are available in wire-framed glasses and plastic glasses.

2. They are great for any skin tone

No matter your skin tone, you cannot go wrong with a black frame. This color is great because it will not clash with your complexion, which makes it a great choice for everyone.

3. They suit any style

Since your glasses are black, it does not matter what color your outfit is. It is not like having a pair of green glasses then wanting to wear a red shirt. So, no matter your wardrobe pallet, black glasses will work well.

Best black frame glasses for men & women

Even though you've decided on black frames, you still have decisions to make in terms of material and style. Do you want bold and chunky? Think wire? Or an unusual shape like cat eye glasses. Let's take a look at the three best black frame glasses. We have chosen three different styles to show you just some of the variety that's available to you.



These Laelia black frame glasses are bold, chunky and rectangular. They will certainly turn heads!

 Laelia: Rectangle Black Eyeglasses for Women


These Declan frames are subtle yet stylish. With their unusual square shape, wire frames and wooden handle, these frames are great for anyone wanting to add a subtle statement to their outfit. They are suitable for both men and women and are flexible, durable and lightweight too.

 Declan: Square Black Eyeglasses for Men and Women



Tracy frames are bold and wonderful. They suit most face shapes and help to balance out round or oval faces. These hipster glasses have a cat-eye shape and are decorated with gold triangle embellishments at both corners of the frames.

 Tracy: Cat-eye Black Eyeglasses for Men and Women


Final thoughts and tips to choose black frame glasses

Black frame glasses have been popular ever since eyeglasses were invented, which means this color is set to stay. You simply cannot go wrong with black. Black frame glasses can be both subtle or bold, vintage or hipster. 

There are just so many different styles to choose from that there's something for everyone. So, whether you are more of Laelia, Declan or Tracy, you have a lot of choices available to you!

Before buying black glasses, people have to consider some factors like skin tone. A brown skin tone would look amazing on a black glasses. Face shapes are another factor to consider, one with an oval face shape, heart face shape and round face would be complicated with a pair of black frame glasses.

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