We’ve seen workwear jumpsuits, cargo pants, heavy-duty boots and industrial belts weasel their way into even the most feminine woman’s closet, and now, here’s another to tack on to the list of utility-inspired fashion: safety goggles.Yes, we’re talking about those oversized, slightly wraparound lenses that look like they belong in a science lab or construction site.
While the micro sunnies trend is still going strong, Louis Vuitton, Loewe and A-Cold-Wall*’s Spring/Summer ’19 and Cruise 2019 runways are forecasting a seismic shift soon enough. But what exactly does the style-savvy need protection from, you ask? Perhaps the glaring neon hues and ugly sneakers that have been all the rage. Together with the rise of sporty (think: Oakley) sunglasses, we’ll say the timer is ticking on micro lenses. After all, safety first. See above.