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Acetate Glasses for Men and Women

From dorky prescription glasses to stylish sunglasses, most men and women prefer going light when it comes to eyeglasses apart from the contact lens wearers. But in the ever-changing world of fashion, eyewear brands just can’t quit acetate. Why? Because it gives so much more than just ‘looks’. The non-allergenic properties and durability make these cellulosic materials just perfect for eyeglasses.

Acetate Glasses

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Optique
$99 $49
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Vida
$99 $49
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Finaire Stardom
$141 $63
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Ariana
$81 $49
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Lyrics
$52 $31
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Neo
$52 $31
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Dea
$98 $39
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Keno
$99 $49
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Riley
$52 $31
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Finaire Ominous
$141 $63
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Runo
$52 $31
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Glorious
$105 $47
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Orchard
$60 $37
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Finaire Nova
$141 $63
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Dame
$65 $52
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Sator
$76 $46
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Fusion
$79 $47
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Nobia
$63 $55
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Valerio
$59 $44
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Etnia
$116 $45
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Harrison
$103 $46
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Unicus
$57 $27
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Richard
$50 $24
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Finaire Nova XL
$141 $63
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Verlin
$70 $46
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Finaire Sphere L
$141 $63
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Doro
$50 $24
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Trinket
$73 $54
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Oyster
$53 $33
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Melange
$98 $39

Hunt for Best Acetate Frames

Cellulose acetate or zylonite has evolved as a popular choice for eyewear material. Numerous eyewear brands are preferring sustainable options for eyeglasses and acetate proves to be the most favored option due to its hypoallergenic properties, durability, weightless structure, and striking colors. If you wish to keep your eyewear simple yet noticeable without compromising your comfort, then acetate frames are just for you.

Whether round, rectangle, oval, square, or cat-eye, acetate frames offer ample options to transform your looks into a more appealing version. A wide assortment of tints from vivid rainbow to neutral colors, and designs starting from floral to animal prints, makes acetate frames a highly demanding choice for most.

Our online optical store provides you with a huge range of superior quality and stylish acetate frames at just an affordable price. Scroll through our listing and pick one for yourself to amp up your looks!

FAQs:

What are acetate glasses?

Acetate eyeglasses consist of frames made out of plant-based materials. This  semi-synthetic material is special for multiple reasons- hypoallergenic, durability, lightweight and vivid colors and design.

Difference between acetate and plastic frames?

Acetate frames are much lighter and durable than its plastic counterparts. This is a nylon-based plastic and hence, safer for skin than plastic frames. The concoction of plant-based materials makes acetate biodegradable, thereby making its environment safe, unlike plastic. It's quite easy to adjust acetate frames as they are much more flexible than plastic which is way more brittle. Lastly, the color and design choices are much more diverse in the case of acetate frames than plastic frames.

Are acetate frames heavy?

Acetate frames are one of the lightweight options among its eyewear fraternity. No matter what frames you choose, acetate makes your frames way more lighter and comfortable.

What is the process of making acetate glasses?

Acetates are made in sheets which are dried over several weeks. After drying, these sheets are carefully polished, natural colors are added and eyeglasses are cut out of it by expert technicians. After adding the temple arms or lenses, the glasses get ready to be used.

Are these frames durable?

Acetates are durable enough and make eyeglasses last for at least 5-6 years.

Can acetate frames be adjusted?

Hold your acetate frames over hot steam or put it inside a bowl of warm water. After absorbing enough heat it becomes pliable and then it can be adjusted as per your requirement.

How to make acetate frames look shinier? 

Put some oil on a microfibre cloth or few drops of furniture polish and rub it gently over your glasses. Let it for some time. Turn your cloth over its drier side and wipe off excess oil to make it shine.