Tap into timeless style with half rim frames
Lightweight and stylish, half rimmed glasses are so versatile, suiting both formal and laid back looks.
Originally the half rim, known in the optical word as a supra, was dreamt up to take some of the weight out spectacle frames, with the frame just supporting the top portion of the lens, leaving the lower part uncovered.
They continue to be a firm favourite today, even though modern materials have resulted in lighter frames all round.
And when you take a look at the range of half rim frames we have available at Patrick & Menzies it’s easy to see why. This style choice takes on many different forms, though whatever colour or shaping you choose there is something really sophisticated about the half rim look.
These pared back specs often prove popular with people who like their glasses to be a little more subtle and less visible, and they are a real hit when it comes to comfort too, particularly suiting people with diamond or triangular face shapes.
With less support provided to the lens, you do have to take maybe just a little more care of your frames, but it’s well worth it for the timeless style they offer. Read on to find out more about some of our favourite half rim frames available from Patrick & Menzies.
Smart and serious, these black Flexon frames mean business! We love the confident shaping of these specs, which would look fantastic on people with a rounder face shape. Flexon frames are made from titanium which, the brand boasts, is more durable, lightweight and resistant than conventional metals.
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