Popular vintage eyeglass frames include the cat eye, jeweled, arno, cutty sark, horn-rimmed, art deco and hexagonal styles. Vintage eyeglass styles are available from optical retail stores and online from websites such as Eyeglasses.com, Fiftiesframes.com and Eyebobs.com. Some of the available vintage frames are old stock from bygone eras while others are newly produced retro-inspired frames or previously owned.
Vintage eyeglasses generally include styles from the 1920s through the 1980s and are categorized by gender, style, material, color or size. Vintage frames can feature clear, prescription or tinted lenses and range in materials from metal to flocked velvet and plastic.