From titanium to stainless steel — and everything in between — there’s more to these metals than meets the eye.

Glamour Editor's Picks (ABOVE) 

The Glamour Editor's Picks Eyewear Collection from L’Amy is for the woman who inspires others to follow her vision through leadership and creativity! The cat eye is a key shape for the season and the GL1020 delivers with an exaggerated shape: modern and retro.

$149 - $175 (optical)
$99 - $139 (sun)


Eddie Bauer 

Comfort and style find common ground with the metal model EB32213, one of six new styles — three for men and three for women. 

(800) 645-2121,



Drawing inspiration from the moon shell’s pearly-yet-metallic appearance, the model Natice delivers a luminous swirl of style. 

(800) 526-8838,



The golden era of eyewear is here and now, as the ZEV Titanium Temple (a.k.a. TT) Special Edition — a reworked version of Moscot’s original ZEV frame — takes the stage. 

(866) 667-2687,



It’s hip to be square, especially if you’re model PO2447V—part of the metal capsule collection. Persol’s signature Meflecto system is integrated in the thin temples on this style, available in several metal tones.

(800) 422-2020,



Get into a West Coast frame of mind with Ella Laguna Beach model 701107-95, a stainless steel design with TR90 inlays and screwless hinges. 

(949) 215-9661,



Beyond grade school and our dear Watson, the Elementary collection features four lightweight models with ultra-thin temples, including the Sinclair.

(844) 240-4130,



Metal goes retro with the titanium Elliott Key BF833, a 1950s-inspired style infused with a splash of the future. 

(877) 889-0399,


Jhane Barnes 

There’s no space like headspace, and the model Disk offers just that. This stainless steel style features an indent on the temple, near the hinge and endpiece, allowing for a touch of extra room. 

(800) 627-2898,


Xavier Garcia 

Have you met Morató? This dark, round frame is light yet masculine, making heavy metal a thing of the past. 

(450) 979-0542,

Price upon request.

This article originally appeared in the March 2018 edition of INVISION.   


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