In the land of velour tracksuits, low-rise jeans, and trucker hats, the early 2000s were an interesting time for style. After a resurgence of baguette bags and hair clips, it shouldn’t be a surprise that we’re starting to see early aughts-inspired trends creeping into eyewear as well.
From large shield-style sunglasses to crystal embellishments, these kitschy-cute trends are the perfect way to infuse a little bit of playfulness into your style. Take a cue from Bella Hadid herself and grab a pair of 2000s-inspired shades to start your new year.
2000s style glasses include transparent gradient-colored lenses, bedazzled decoration, giant logos, rimless frames, and bug-eye oversized shapes. Let’s take a look at these eyewear trends from the early aughts.