Which Glasses For My Face Shape?

What Glasses Suit My Face?

How to Choose a Frame to Suit Your Face Shape

Whilst there are no hard and fast rules for choosing the right frame, we have compiled a simple guide that will help you choose the right style for your face. People generally fall into the following categories:

Square Face Shape

Your face is as long as it is wide with a deep forehead and a square jawline.

Choose frame styles that are more rounded or oval and avoid slim square or angular-shaped frames.

Oval Face Shape

Your face length is roughly equal to one and a half times the width. Your face is well-balanced with high cheekbones and a gently curving jaw. Your forehead is slightly wider than your jaw.

You're in luck, most frame shapes suit your face shape. Just make sure the size is in proportion to your face.

Round Face Shape

Your face is as wide as it is long and is fairly short in height with a wide forehead. You have full cheeks and a rounded jawline.

Choose frames with lenses that are wider than they are deep and square in shape. Frames that have decoration where the arm meets the frame and with arms that meet the frame at the top would suit. Avoid big round frames that make your face look rounder.

Heart-Shaped Face Shape

Your face is narrow at the jawline with a small neat chin and mouth and wide at the cheekbones and forehead.

Choose a frame style that is slender, rounded or square but avoid a style that has a greater width at the top. This will tend to reflect the shape of your face rather than enhance your look.

Oblong Face Shape

Your face is longer than it is wide with high cheekbones and a deep forehead.

Choose wider frames and styles with a heavier top. Strong-looking large square frames can often balance a narrow-looking face. Avoid small subtle shapes.

Triangle Face Shape

Your face features a jawline that is wider than the cheekbones and forehead, creating a shape that resembles a triangle with its base at the chin and tapering up to the forehead.

Choose frames that are wider at the top than the bottom, such as cat-eye glassescat-eye styles or frames with bold, embellished tops, help achieve this balance. Also, consider light or rimless options to draw attention upwards.

Diamond Face Shape

Your face is characterized by a narrow forehead and jawline with cheekbones being the widest part of the face, creating a diamond-like contour. This face shape typically features high, dramatic cheekbones and a pointed chin.

For a diamond face shape, opt for oval, rimless, or cat-eye glasses to soften the cheekbones and balance the face. Browline or semi-rimless styles that widen at the brow and chin are also flattering.

If you are already wearing glasses and are happy with your style then simply choose a similar frame.

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