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50 Fun eyeglasses for kids

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Kids want trendy glasses

Glasses are trendy and there are more style options than ever. We've rounded up some of the most popular brands of eyeglasses for children. Which pair will your child want?

"We're seeing kids' eyeglasses in bite-sized versions of adult contemporary glasses," says Michelle Lane, designer and stylist at Coastal.com, the world's largest online eyewear retailer. "Cool gummy greens and blues are big for the boys, while the girls are looking cute in mini versions of trendy, oversized round shapes."

Colors

Colorful frames are in, according to The Vision Council's Fall 2013 eyecessorize Children's Look Book.

JKL Gummy purple kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

Girls will enjoy whimsical purples and brilliant pops of blue, pink and red. The JKL 5001 Gummy Purple Eyeglasses from JKL Eyewear are a delightful example. These stylish glasses boast purple acetate round frames and multicolor arms. (Coastal.com, $48)

Glodgy glove navy crystal kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

Boys don't have to settle for black or brown either. Look for blues and greens, intense color-blocking and fun tortoiseshell prints. The rectangular Body Glove BB118 Navy Crystal Glasses feature a blue frame with a pale yellow lining and the arms boast the bright Body Glove logo. (Coastal.com, $80)

Shapes

Rectangular, oval, round — kids definitely have their choice of frame shapes.

Zoobug diasy kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

If it's girly fun she's after, look for almond and round silhouettes, cat-eyes and geek-chic styles. Zoobug Daisy Eyeglasses are perfect for girls ages 3 to 8. These super-cute specs — in bright pink or violet — have a flower-shaped rim and laser-cut sides. Simply adorable. (ACLens.com, $144)

Lucky lucas brown orange kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

Older gals might prefer the urban-geek style of Lucky Lukas Brown Orange Eyeglasses. The brown acetate frame is accented with lavender and caramel and the matching arms boast the Lucky logo and gold clover embellishment. (Coastal.com, $58)

Dakota smith Y-sport tweak matte brown kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

Boys, on the other hand, should look for athletic wraparounds, wayfarer styles and traditional square profiles. Dakota Smith is an eyewear brand that is all about "urban cool" shapes for guys only. Their Y-Sport Tweak Matte Brown Eyeglasses definitely pack a Generation Y punch. (Coastal.com, $58)

Zoobug spy kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

Zoobug Spy Eyeglasses are a terrific retro option for boys ages 9 to 12. The full, square frame comes in a variety of masculine hues and surrounds the anti-shatterproof polycarbonate lenses for a sturdy, stylish look. (ACLens.com, $107)

Details

Details matter! On girls' glasses, you'll find strong brow bars and snazzy arms embellished with floral prints or animal patterns.

Laura Ashely flower bliss grape kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

Laura Ashley Girls Eyewear is all about the details. The chic and feminine Flower Bliss Eyeglasses in Grape combines traditional styling with fresh new colors for that quintessential Laura Ashley charm! (Coastal.com, $88)

Hello kitty demi pink kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

Younger fashionistas will flip for Hello Kitty HK219 3 Demi Pink Glasses. These cute specs mix a rose-pink finish with round lenses and silver stud embellishments. The arms boast the Hello Kitty name and the trademark red bow. (Coastal.com, $50)

Zooventure green gummy kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

For boys, look for camo details, keyhole bridges and cool cutout effects. The gummy, oval-shaped lenses of the Zooventure 8003 Green Gummy Eyeglasses feature the brand's shiny silver frog logo. Perfect for the adventurous kid. (Coastal.com, $48)

Converse kids zoom blue glow kids eyeglasses | Sheknows.com

Check out the fab glow-in-the-dark detailing of Converse Kids Zoom Blue Glow Eyeglasses. The smart rectangular shape of the cool blue plastic frames lives up to the Converse motto, "It's all in how you frame it." (Coastal.com, $78)

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