Mood-changers: Spring stripes are a new staple

Hairline, nautical, pencil or pin? Graphic stripes are always current, enhancing frame tones, adding surprise or brightening spirits.  A recurring theme for creative eyewear, this season a myriad of fresh new stripes with beautiful artistic colorations and amazing individuality add pattern and movement, colour and depth.

Above: from FACE A FACE, Bocca Pixies 1 – a sophisticated horizontal needle stripe effect on the Bocca Pixies, combined with the exciting Escher-inspired edging – creates a delicate feel of movement across the frame front – the transparent striped amber coloration is fresh, chic and subtly bohemian:

Kola by l.a.Eyeworks – unique mismatching – timeless tortoise has a different look when paired with playful horizontal stripes

For men and women, smarter, bolder glasses are the confidence boost that some have just discovered in our new world of working from home. An exciting colour combination, a mix and match design, or different striking styles of stripey acetate are therefore fresh and bold for Spring – and bring polish to a look. For men, and a cool new way to wear your stripes, l.a.Eyeworks’ model Kola balances timeless tortoise with a hint at horizontals  – like a tailored suit enlivened by a pin-stripe shirt. The frame is defined by a strong angular shape with smart tailored edges. Find out more:

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Girl 8025T by Lafont Paris – combining solid black and light and ‘airy’ striped crystal

Dipping into an archive of historic frames, the Girl 8025T at French design house Lafont comes from a tradition of exploring fabric and texture with special effect in sparkly crystal acetate paired with a defining black upper rim. The lightness of the stripey pattern gives it a glistening sheen that is feminine and luxurious and eye-catching when worn.

The square-shaped Erika by Tree Spectacles from the Stripes Capsule: artistic and uniquely styled, the frame combines chic transparent crystal and a delicate stripey top in soft yellow, grey and black

At Tree a new capsule highlights vertical stripe detailing on the upper rims. The three new models in this series are characterised by a lightweight chic design with minimal lines and the characteristic decorative flourish which is modern and different. For more on this range visit