Cat Eye sunglasses were a rage in the 50s and the 60s—women and celebrities alike. They are known for their prominent frame front and they will make you look like a million bucks for sure. Cat eyes were lost for a bit, but they are back in vogue, and for the right reasons.
What Are Cat Eye Sunglasses
Cat Eye Sunglasses are a type of sunglasses popular throughout the 50s. Cat Eye Sunglasses are characterised by a striking upsweep on the frame front. Similar to the popular cat eye makeup.
Cat Eye Sunglasses and its History
Cat Eye sunglasses also referred to as cat eyes or cat glasses were popular in the 50s. They were closely compared to Browline sunglasses—a sunglasses shape popular with men in the 50s. Cat eye sunglasses were also matched with prominent Beehive hairstyle of the time.
Cat Eyes started as eyeglasses, but things changed when Breakfast at Tiffany's hit the movies in 1961. Audrey Hepburn’s helped take the Cat Eye sunglasses to newer heights.
Cat Eye Sunglasses were popular with celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, and many more.
Cat Eye Sunglasses are so cool we dedicated an entire collection on them.
What face shape looks good with cat eye sunglasses?
Cat eye sunglasses for oval faces
Cat eye sunglasses complement oval faces perfectly. Further, oval faces can pull off any type of eyewear design because their faces are proportioned equally. The upswept edges and rounded lenses would look natural on an oval face.
Cat eye sunglasses for square faces
Have a square-shaped face, and love cat eye sunglasses? You are in luck. If you choose square or rectangle frames it will make your face look boxy. We reckon that you choose Cat eye sunglasses because they will add contrast and make you look sharp!
Cat eye sunglasses also look great on people with a diamond shape face but make sure you check the proportions of the pair you choose.
Cat eye sunglasses for round faces
People with a round face should choose cat eyes that are colourful and bright. This way it will add prominence to your face. Want some cutesy? This is the way to go.
Silver Cat Eye Sunglasses
Silver Cat Eye Sunglasses are not just trendy, but they look utterly over the top! They are also wide, so there is more field of view. Get them now and ride the style train.
Like what you are reading? Tweet it now.
Oversized Cat Eye Sunglasses
If you own oversized Cat Eye Sunglasses then one thing is clear, the fact that you take fashion and your fashion accessories very seriously. They have a vintage appeal and these accessories will help you stand out.
Styling your Cat Eye Sunglasses
Since Cat Eye Sunglasses have a vintage vibe, try to pair it with bright colours. Off-shoulder top/cold shoulders, a pair of palazzo pants would pair well with these sunglasses. You can try the 'all denim look' too.
Love modern fashion? Then you could pair them with a simple white tee, high-waisted denim trousers, and a striking pair of white sneakers. We wouldn’t suggest you place sunglasses over your head, but cat eye sunglasses look overly striking when they rest over the head too.
Do you like cat sunglasses? Let us know in the comments below.
Glassic Answers: Are Sunglasses Waterproof?
Sunglasses are waterproof? Well, it depends on what sort of beach you are going to. If it’s a saltwater beach and you...
Glassic Picks Top Sunglasses And Eyeglasses Of The Month
We at Glassic were thinking of picking our top sunglasses and eyeglasses for the month for quite some time now. And w...
Glassic Answers: Why Are (Most) Sunglasses Black In Colour?
Sunglasses are mostly black in colour because they absorb more light, also it was something of a norm in the olden da...