Today, more and more people like to use eyewear such as sunglasses and eyeglasses to decorate their face. In recent years, with the popularity of retro sunglasses, more and more people begin to pursue retro sunglasses. Among them, horn-rimmed glasses and sunglasses are also receiving lots of popularity.
Horn-rimmed eyewear means their frames materials look like horn and tortoise shell and their names come from their looks. In fact, at the beginning, the sunglasses were made from horn or shell from animals in the early time and popular in the United States in the 1910s and 1920s. And they have been a standard for many decades. Now, as time goes by, the glasses have changed a lot of their appearance and meaning. Today, the so called horn rimmed glasses are featured with dark, heavy, and plastic framed glasses. But people still call them horn rimmed glasses because of their look.
Besides, the horn-rimmed eyewear of modern time is no longer made from horn or shell from animals as they were in the past. This is because those materials are not only impossible to get, but also may cause serious damages to the ecological balance by killing those animals. What's more, it is commonly accepted that we should live in low carbonates word. And low-energy-consuming materials are recommended for everything. And plastic material is easy to get it and it just costs less. That is why people use plastic material to make horn rimmed eyewear instead of really horn or shell from animal.
In addition, fashion world likes a circle. Although those horn rimmed sunglasses are popular in the past, they also enjoy great popularity nowadays. Besides, with the development of modern technology, those horn rimmed sunglasses frame are commonly used. Not only for eyeglasses, there are lots of sunglasses adopting this attractive design of horn rimmed sunglasses.
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