Optical Prism Jan/Feb 2014 Vol 31 No 7 - Page 29

I t’s not always easy to follow trends. This is particularly true in eyewear when the hottest look is constantly changing. This year designers have taken their inspiration from across the globe and incorporated countless of beautiful design accents and colours to attract eyewear buyers. No matter what a client is seeking this year when it comes to style, it will be easy for eyecare providers (ECPs) to find the right look. The cat eye continues to be a favourite with clients and ECPs alike. Perfect to frame any face and offering a fun and flirty way to capture the the past, cat eyes are the go-to piece for eyewear fashionistas “Thinner metal and acetate styles, more sleek and refined, with cat eye shapes staying present,” said Paul Storace, President of Alternative Eyewear, as he looks ahead to 2014. “Materials such as acetate, wood and high quality metals with interesting statement items added to them such as patterns, metalwork, temple details are also ver