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78 Eyewear Innovations

From Bullet-Proof Shades to Prescription Beer Goggles

— November 20, 2009 — Fashion
As a fellow four-eyes I have always taken an active interest in the latest in eyewear innovations. Glasses, whether they are prescription or not, have grown to become chic fashion accessories and not just geektastic denotations.

So popular are glasses that people blessed with 20/20 vision are beginning to adopt a geek-chic look, eye-coverings that you cannot even see out of have seen an unironic rise in popularity and eyewear innovations for pets have become commonplace. Click through the gallery to see the best eyewear innovations Trend Hunter has to offer.
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Activity
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Gingham Glasses
Gingham Glasses
Stussy Makes Shades That Match the Tablecloth
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77
Movies While Multi-Tasking
Movies While Multi-Tasking
T4-N Teleglasses
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76
Freckled Glasses
Freckled Glasses
Kiel Mead's 'Freck Specs' Celebrate Two Geeky Stereotypes At Once
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75
Hand-Carved Wood Glasses
Hand-Carved Wood Glasses
Urban Spectacles
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74
Video Camera Sunglasses
Video Camera Sunglasses
Stylish Shades Record What You See
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73
Bacon Sunglasses
Bacon Sunglasses
DQM & Oakley Frogskin Make 50 Pairs of the Pork Shades
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72
GPS Glasses
GPS Glasses
The iPhone ARider is the Future of Navigation
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71
Flowered Spectacles
Flowered Spectacles
Moschino's Spring 2010 Cheap and Chic Show Features Cutesy Glasses
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70
Video Glasses for Your Video iPod
Video Glasses for Your Video iPod
22Moo i-Vision 230
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69
Video Glasses for Frequent Flyers
Video Glasses for Frequent Flyers
Mikimoto-Beans i-Theater
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68
Geek Glasses For Geezers
Geek Glasses For Geezers
Eyetonomy SightMate
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67
Compact Folding Glasses
Compact Folding Glasses
Hacket Bespoke Sunnies Shed Light on Storing & Protecting Eyewear
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66
Designer 3D Shades
Designer 3D Shades
Fashionable 3D Glasses are the Stylish Way to Watch 3D Films
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65
Data Storage Sunglasses
Data Storage Sunglasses
Calvin Klein Taps into Tech-Fashion With USB Shades
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64
Subtitle Eyeglasses For Closed Caption Addicts
Subtitle Eyeglasses For Closed Caption Addicts
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63
Clear Sunglasses
Clear Sunglasses
Unif Ottico ‘The Past' Collection Features Transparent Frames
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62
Wrap Aviators
Wrap Aviators
A Sporty and Stylish Twist on Retro Sunglasses for Spring 2010
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61
Superior Safety Goggles
Superior Safety Goggles
Jeff Sand's Indestructible Sutro Fisk Sunglasses
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60
Sunglasses for Blogs
Sunglasses for Blogs
See the Innerwebs Through Kanye West's Shutter Shades
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59
Skin-Toned Shades
Skin-Toned Shades
Designers Play Up Neutral Colors on Sunglasses
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58
Flip-Shade Eyewear
Flip-Shade Eyewear
Oliver Peoples Looks Towards 2010 With Shirley Manson and Elijah Wood
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57
Prescription Beer Goggles
Prescription Beer Goggles
Urban Eco Spectacles
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56
Round Glasses
Round Glasses
Rolling into Fashion For Spring 2008
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55
Censor Bar Sunglasses
Censor Bar Sunglasses
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54
Gold As Fashion
Gold As Fashion
Bras, Eyeglasses and Accessories All Created Out of Gold
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53
Personalized Glasses
Personalized Glasses
Indivijual Custom Eyewear Magnifies the Individual in You
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52
Retro-Chic Sunglasses
Retro-Chic Sunglasses
'Shadow' by The Local Firm is 80's Electronica vs. 3D
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51
Paper Eyewear Photography
Paper Eyewear Photography
'Eyeglases' by Skiwi is a Curious Collage of Photos
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50
Rockin' Reading Glasses
Rockin' Reading Glasses
Stylish Spectacles Masquerading as Jewelry
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49
Bullet-Proof Shades
Bullet-Proof Shades
The Japan Self-Defense Force Sunglasses are Endorsed by the Military
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48
Handpainted Eyeglasses
Handpainted Eyeglasses
Artful Sun Shields and Readers by Karin Frye
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47
Hot Pink Men's Sunglasses
Hot Pink Men's Sunglasses
Shaun White Designs Rose-Colored Oakley Frogskins
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46
Chopstick Glasses
Chopstick Glasses
Hip Stix
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45
Disposable Sunglasses
Disposable Sunglasses
Fun Plastic Grid Shades for Forgetful Fashionistas
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44
Flat-Packed Sunglasses
Flat-Packed Sunglasses
Personalized DIY Eyewear
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43
Reworked Raybans
Reworked Raybans
Your Grandma's Sunglasses are So Hot Right Now
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42
Sunglasses for Dogs
Sunglasses for Dogs
Kanye-Style Doggles For Fashion Forward Pooches
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41
Dazzling Accessory Debuts
Dazzling Accessory Debuts
Introducing John Galliano Sunglasses and Timepieces
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40
Foldable Shades
Foldable Shades
Space-Saving Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses
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39
High-Tech Video Glasses
High-Tech Video Glasses
The Vuzix Wrap 920AV Virtual Reality Shades (CES 2009)
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38
High-Demand Hip-Hop Shades
High-Demand Hip-Hop Shades
Billionaire Boys Club's Iconic Sunglasses Now Available Online
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37
Studded Sunglasses
Studded Sunglasses
A-Morir Creates Chic (Yet Bug-Like) Eye Accessories
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36
Single-Lens Sunglasses
Single-Lens Sunglasses
Martin Margielia's Fall/Winter 2009 Eyewear Collection
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35
Credit Crunch Glasses
Credit Crunch Glasses
Zenni Optical Offers Bargain $8 Frames for 4-Eyed Fashionistas
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34
Great Gatsby Glasses
Great Gatsby Glasses
Customeyes Luxury Eyewear Delivers an Antique Appeal
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33
Neon Printed Eyewear
Neon Printed Eyewear
PAM & Super Sunglasses Release 80's-Style Sunglasses
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32
Luxury Green Eyewear
Luxury Green Eyewear
Slip on Sustainable Luxury with Gold & Wood Sunglasses
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31
Bespectacled Rings
Bespectacled Rings
The Isette Spectacles Ring Channels Your Inner Librarian
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30
Geeky Eyewear
Geeky Eyewear
Lab Chic Glasses Have Built in Camera
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29
Fringed Eyewear
Fringed Eyewear
Bless Duo Fringe Glasses Go On Sale
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28
LEGO Sunglasses
LEGO Sunglasses
Custom Shades From Lynx Optique Bring Out Your Nerdy Side
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27
Quirky Contact Lens Containers
Quirky Contact Lens Containers
Faux Glasses To Express Your Inner Nerdiness
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26
Sexy Geek-Chic Apparel
Sexy Geek-Chic Apparel
Eye-popping Cinema-Inspired 3D Glasses Dress
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25
Lace Sunglasses
Lace Sunglasses
Model Sophie Vlaming in ‘Haute Bourgeoisie' for L'Officiel
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24
Night Glasses with Glow in the Dark Equalizer
Night Glasses with Glow in the Dark Equalizer
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23
Inuit-Inspired Eyewear
Inuit-Inspired Eyewear
Slanties Makes Handcrafted Wooden Eyewear to Last Centuries
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22
Color-Changing Eyewear
Color-Changing Eyewear
RGB Rainbow Glasses
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21
Funglasses
Funglasses
Dior Homme Introduces Future Fashion With Funky Retro Mod Eyewear
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20
Beak Glasses
Beak Glasses
Linda Farrow Haute Couture Eyewear For Spring Summer 2008
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19
Quirky Statement Sunglasses
Quirky Statement Sunglasses
Jewelry Designer Delfina Delettrez's Eyewear Collection for 2009
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18
LCD Eyeglasses
LCD Eyeglasses
Sony Video Glasses
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17
Vintage Ray-Ban Revivals
Vintage Ray-Ban Revivals
Iconic 'Clubmaster' Sunglasses to Be Re-Released
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16
Asymmetrical Glasses
Asymmetrical Glasses
Sugarkane's Stylish Specs
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15
Disposable Eyewear
Disposable Eyewear
$1 Roll-Up Sunglasses Are Stylish, Cheap and Fun
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14
Wooden Wayfarers
Wooden Wayfarers
Manic Skateboarding Company Releases All-Natural Sunglasses
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13
Giant Nerd Glasses
Giant Nerd Glasses
Ari Hallami's ‘Kaisu' Features Fierce Librarian Eyewear
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12
Pilot Fashion
Pilot Fashion
Aviator Sunglasses Are Still In Style For Men With Confidence
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11
Retro Glasses Revivals
Retro Glasses Revivals
Amid Credit Crunch, Vintage Specs See a Resurgence in Popularity
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10
Single-Lens Sunglasses
Single-Lens Sunglasses
MACKDADDY Shades 'Line' Are Like Sleek Goggles
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9
Super-Natural Wooden Shades
Super-Natural Wooden Shades
The Schwood Canby Sunglasses Let You be One With Nature
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8
Disposable Sunglasses
Disposable Sunglasses
Azumi & David's Sticky Shades Shield Your Peepers From The Sun
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7
Mega Goggles
Mega Goggles
Super Duper Fly Sunglasses by Stevie Boi Look Like Lab Glasses
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6
Eccentric Eyewear
Eccentric Eyewear
Bringing Sight Through Piercings with Pierced Glasses
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5
Retro Nerd Glasses
Retro Nerd Glasses
Dita Legends Optical Collection Will Make You Wish for Poor Vision
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4
Glasses-Only Garb
Glasses-Only Garb
Anna Jagodzinska Shows Off Librarian Glasses in Tom Ford Campaign
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3
Nudevertising Glasses
Nudevertising Glasses
Tom Ford Gets Racy in Fall/Winter Eyewear Ads
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2
Enormous Futuristic Sunglasses
Enormous Futuristic Sunglasses
Maison Martin Margiela Incognito Eyewear
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1
Designer Eyeglass Frenzy
Designer Eyeglass Frenzy
Sarah Palin Fuels Kawasaki 704 Glasses Craze
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