Apart from being a fantastic singer, Beyoncé Knowles Carter is a fashion icon. She changes the game every time rocking different fashion pieces stylishly. You might wonder if the fashion icon wears glasses and how she makes them look good with her outfit. Does Beyoncé wear glasses?
Yes, Beyoncé wears glasses but whether she wears them to improve her vision is unclear (pun intended). She has been spotted with several stylish glasses and she even has an eyewear fashion line.
Keep reading to find out about her eyewear line and other fashion businesses she owns.
Beyoncé’s Fashion Enterprises
Beyoncé co-owns the fashion line House of Dèrion, with her mother Tina Knowles and more recently launched Ivy Park, an activewear clothing line with Sir Philip Green. Beyoncé is well known for her love of fashion, and that includes eyewear. She is known to wear colored contact lenses to change her eye effects in some of her music videos. Her natural eye color is brown, but she opts for other colored contacts to make her look more attractive. The queen of R&B always sports an array of sunglasses when out and about, from super casual to ultra-chic, she always gets it right with the combination.
In 2008, Beyoncé and Tina Knowles announced plans to add sunglasses and other accessories to their House of Dereon. The eyewear will feature bold colors and largish silhouettes with retail prices ranging from $40 to $200. The fashion house will also feature prescription glasses, frames, and prescription sunglasses.
Queen Bey loves her sunglasses, and among her favorite brand is Krewe. Each style has a particular name, which refers to various landmarks in New Orleans. The St. Louis, is named after a major artery in the French Quarter. The metal bridge across the nose on these glasses is inspired by the cast-iron balconies in the streets there. The Ward which has a sleek, titanium frame is inspired by the jazz scene coming out of many wards in the city of New Orleans. The Collins is inspired by New Orleans’ architect, Collins Diboll, who was known to be a little eccentric. These glasses have round, bottle-cap shapes that gives the wearer a quirky vintage look.
Beyoncé has also been spotted wearing white Gatto frames an Australian label Pared. Beyoncé has also worn For Art’s Sake sunglasses. FAS is a London based brand eyewear, “I wanted to create sunglasses that were different to anything I’d seen, so I design each pair like it’s a little work of art designing to delight, always. We don’t do boring at FAS.” – Creative Director, Xiwen. The sunglasses are known to be Unique, stylish, and well-made. FAS has a loyal customer base, each pair has UV-blocking anti-reflective lenses and nose pads made with jadestone rather than silicone or plastic.
In the 2018 Grammy Awards Beyoncé wore a black velvet cold-shoulder gown with twin slits in the front and a black sculptural hat custom-designed by Nicolas Jebran paired with Alain Mikli sunglasses, Jimmy Choo heels, a custom Judith Leiber purse and a pair of dangling custom Lorraine Schwartz earrings. A tribute to the black panther, this look has quickly become one of her most iconic styles.
The singer has also been spotted in white, the last lolita. Inspired by the mischievousness of Sue Lyon in Stanley Kubrick’s Lolita, this sleek cat eye style features a thick frame profile, and flat lenses. These sunglasses are made by Adam Selman for Le Specs.
The list of eyewear brands worn by the superstar is endless, her love for ray bans, marc jacobs, and other famous eyewear is well known. She has worn almost every style available cat-eye, round, oversized, pilot, butterfly name them. One thing we know for sure is that Beyoncé loves her sunglasses and knows how to pair them with her outfits for a stylish look. We are not sure if she wears recommended glasses or if she has any eye defects.