The different choices of materials for your glasses

When it comes to choosing glasses, the material they are made of is a crucial aspect to consider. Not only does the material influence the look and style of the glasses, but it also plays an important role in their durability, comfort and lightness.

In this article, we offer you a complete guide to help you understand the different eyeglass materials available on the market.


Acetate is a popular material for eyeglass frames. It is renowned for its versatility in terms of colors, patterns and finishes. Acetate is durable, lightweight and offers great comfort. It is also suitable for people with sensitive skin, as it is hypoallergenic. Ideal for people who want to assert their personality.

If you like acetate, we offer these Kaleos in cat-eye:


Metal is a classic choice for eyeglass frames. Metal frames offer a sleek, timeless look, and they're often lighter than acetate frames. In addition, the metal is durable and corrosion resistant.

Our choice Atelier Lou Paris if you want to opt for metal:


Titanium is a high-end material known for its exceptional lightness and strength. Titanium frames are ideal for those looking for maximum comfort and increased durability. In addition, titanium is also hypoallergenic, which makes it suitable for people with allergies or sensitive skin.

We recommend this titanium Chimi :


Many eyeglass frames combine different materials to achieve the benefits of each. For example, a frame might have an acetate front and metal temples, offering a balance between style, durability and lightness.

This pair of John Dalia perfectly combines acetate and metal:

The choice of the material of the glasses is an essential aspect to find the perfect pair. By considering factors such as style, durability, comfort and lightness, you can make the perfect decision.

At Atelier Lou Paris, we offer a wide selection of frames in different materials , so you can find the one that best suits your needs and your style. Do not hesitate to consult our optical experts for personalized advice and to find the ideal pair of glasses that will accompany you in style and comfort on a daily basis.

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