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A Little Metal Embellishment Goes a Long Way for These 9 Optical Styles

Just a little bit, or a whole lot, each style strikes exactly the right chord.




A LITTLE METAL goes a long way on these optical styles.

Kate Spade eyewear

Kate Spade New York

The cat-eye combination Flavia is made with acetate and stainless steel and made memorable with a cut-out metal flower.

(800) 631-1188,


Ann Taylor eyewear

Ann Taylor

Designed for smaller, narrower features, the lightweight ATP018 has partial metal temples with double pearl insets. A portion of profits from all L’Amy America frames sold through Aug. 31, including this one, will be donated to Stand for the Silent as part of their Do Good Feel Good campaign, a back-to-school promotional partnership to end bullying.

(800) 243-6350,



Grace eyewear


A metal brow and twisted temple make the G8135 a can’t-miss frame, ideal for work or play.

(888) 399-7742,

Price upon request

Sospiri eyewear


With gold-plated bands and a micro pave setting encrusted with nearly 300 Swarovski crystals, the smooth and polished Cristina LE has a soft hexagonal shape.

(800) 486-2279,

Price upon request

Helium eyewear


Acetate and metal join forces to deliver a unique look to the feminine, made-in-Italy 4439.

(877) 886-2824,


AirDP eyewear


Part of the Genesis Air series, the Sofia, made with lightweight Ultem material, stands out with its geometric shape and metal accents at the hinges.

Price upon request

Elle eyewear


Just behind the soft square frame front, a decorative metal twist brings an added layer of flair to EL13518.

(800) 645-2121,



Kensie eyewear


Enamel metal detailing on the temples defines the Yass, a versatile frame intended for many face shapes.

(800) 627-2898,


versace eyewear


Expanding the Medusa Biggie family — and with the temple hardware to prove it — the unisex VE3320U makes an immediate statement.

(800) 422-2020,


Rachel Bozek is a contributing writer for INVISION.


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