CHOOSING GLASSES TO SUIT
There’s a secret art to choosing glasses that suit you, and it all lies in the shape of your face. The right frame can enhance your features and change the look of your face, so it’s important to know what to look for when you’re browsing for new frames.
Before we start with what glasses suit your face, we need to ascertain what is your face shape. Ask a friend or family member, if you can’t decide for yourself.
What Shape is Your Face?
You have a softly rounded chin and evenly proportioned features.
You have full cheeks and round chin with a wide forehead.
You have full cheeks and wide forehead with a pointed hairline.
You have a broad face with a wide, defined jaw and square chin.
You have high cheekbones with a low hanging hairline and long forehead.
You have high cheekbones and a hairline that reaches further down your face.
What Frame Shapes Suit a Rounded Face?
Frames for round faces
If you have a round, oval, or heart-shaped face you should go for angular frames as they add structure to your face. We’ve designed our range of frames with this in mind, so take a look at some of our favourites below.
Angular frames bring definition and contrast to softer, rounder faces. The lower rim substitutes for cheek bones and adds a compelling aura of sophistication to your appearance.
The irony of retro eyewear is that it never goes out of fashion, which is fantastic news for all you cherubs with rounder faces. The heavy brow typical of retro frames raises the eye to the top of the face, giving your features a sense of cohesion and depth.
Frames like the wayfarer have strong uniform lines running at vertical and horizontal angles, so when someone with a rounder face wears them some geometrical magic happens and voila, they’re transformed.
What Frame Shapes Suit an Angular Face?
Frames for angular faces
It’s simple really – rounder frames suit angular faces and angular faces suit rounder frames. With angular faces specifically, rounder frames soften features. Here are some from our range we’re particularly fond of.