Asymmetrical: having parts that fail to correspond to one another in shape, size, or arrangement; lacking symmetry: Synonyms:
Ummm, why would anyone want eyeglasses that don’t match up? Obviously a few over the years. The first skewed shades we found were from icons Twiggy and Annette Funicello. Both were famous back in the 1960’s. Annette was a Mousekeeter and Twiggy was a famous model.
This lopsided look was from Billy Boy Eyewear. According to Collectors Weekly: ‘BillyBoy* created his own line of surreal couture jewelry in the mid 1970’s and ’80’s, which was an international sensation, as well as jewelry for different couturiers and designers. He and his partner created the Mdvanii Doll in 1988‘
Oliver Goldsmith other version of a lopsided look was the flirty Wink Glasses
What about these vintage looks that are in General Eyewear Collection? General Eyewear is a London based optical retailer who creates their own brand, does Bespoke as well as sells vintage eyeglasses.
Cazal had several asymmetrical look back in the 1990’s
A few other eyewear companies over the years kept the lopsided look in production: Noteable Designers: Alain Mikli, Cassanova and Chloe
Is the look on trend? Of course! Unbalanced eyewear styles have been seen on the runways over the years.
Even noted Eyewear designer and 3D specialist Hoet made a look i 2014. Note the leather ‘temples’.
RVS Eyewear irregular black shades had a raised browline, appropriately named Annette.
Limited edition Sugarcane glasses by Leandro Maneul Emede in 2010.
Can you believe that ic!berlin created this look in 2010!
While we may salivate over vintage shades, where to get them now! We want them now!
What about JPlus Vision?
Check out Niche Optics TwoFace collection with a saddle bridge.
J.F. Rey’s round-square look is a part of his vintage flashback look.
Wissing who makes Bespoke and colorful eyewear also has a look.
SpexWax is made from Vinyl Records and has a black and white version.
Then we found XIT Eyewear with luminous rivets.
There you have it, where to get unusual Rxable eyeglasses.