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Men’s 2009 Eyewear Trend: Frame Game

After a spring explosion of retro sunwear styles such as brightly colored Wayfarers, the offerings for fall are more subtle.

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After a spring explosion of retro sunwear styles such as brightly colored Wayfarers, the offerings for fall are more subtle. While the preppy influence is still present, metal and plastic aviators (at times oversize) dominate, and black and tortoiseshell frames set the backdrop to play with gradient lenses in darker blues
and greens.

This story first appeared in the May 28, 2009 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

MODELS: TIMO AND CHRIS P./WILHELMINA, IAN, CHRIS L. AND MICHAEL K/RE:QUEST, CHAISE/DNA, DEREK K./RED AND NICLAS/VNY; HAIR BY RYAN TANIGUCHI FOR TRESEMME AND HAIR AND MAKEUP BY ANNA BERNABE FOR CLINIQUE; FASHION ASSISTANT: LUIS CAMPUZANO

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