Video Shows How Much Women's Eyewear Has Evolved Since the 1930s

Do these fancy frames look familiar?

Finding out you need glasses isn't fun, but choosing which pair to wear definitely is. By 2050, half of the world's population — about 5 billion people — could be nearsighted, which means eye doctors are about to get even busier. That also means the evolution of eyewear is bound to get more interesting, too.

Women's glasses have gone through many makeovers over the years, as BuzzFeed shows in this video. There were the hexagonal glass rimless wire frames of the '30s, the classic cat eye that made its way into many old family portraits in the '40s, the oversized trend of the '70s and '80s and, of course, those small oval and rectangular frames you still see people rocking today — right alongside now-considered-vintage versions of those fabulous frames of yesteryear.

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This video might bring back some memories... and make you want to unleash your inner Audrey Hepburn or Jackie O. Because those frames will never go out of style.

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