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From Subtle to Extreme, They Didn’t Teach These Unusual Frame Shapes in High School Geometry

9 optical and sun styles that offer square pegs, round holes and everything in-between.






As part of the new X-Project release, the Xaby celebrates uniqueness with its head-turning shape and lightweight design.


Covrt Project eyewear

Covrt Project

The futuristic MISSION ONE collection includes the flat-top visor acetate AS3, a sun style made with ZEISS Duravision antireflective lenses.

Starting at $495

Etnia Barcelona eyewear

Etnia Barcelona

Thin metal temples and a thoughtfully situated brow bar complement the subtle-yet-surprising shape of the Observer sun.

(888) 553-8642,



Ovvo Optics eyewear

Ovvo Optics

The stacked bridge and unexpected outer shape of the Femme Fatale (5014) brings glamour and sophistication to the next level.

(855) 383-6886,


Prodesign eyewear


In anticipation of Prodesign’s approaching 50th anniversary, the brand’s Gail Spence collaboration has relaunched as part of the ICONS collection, and includes a refreshed Gail 12, made with titanium and featuring cylindrical hinges.

Price upon request

Staag eyewear


Designed in Canada, the optical Wyatt delivers an unexpected shape with a classic sensibility. The polished frame front offers a gentle contrast with the matte temples of this acetate and titanium combination frame.

(888) 3999-7742,

Price upon request

Karen Walker eyewear

Karen Walker

The oversized square Twin Take sports a custom floating bridge with embossed branding and a small arrowhead cutout on either side of the prominent temples.



Uniquedesignmilano (UDM) eyewear

Uniquedesignmilano (UDM)

Made from a 10 mm sheet of Mazzucchelli acetate, the bold, thick octagonal Atena brings creative flair to work or play.

(877) 889-0399,


Plume Paris eyewear

Plume Paris

An eclectic geometric design gives the titanium Divonee a personality all its own.

(800) 688-7661,


Rachel Bozek is a contributing writer for INVISION.


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