Those frames that go on your face are no longer there just to hold the lenses that either help you see or guard against the sun. Finding the right pair pairs of designer eye or sun glasses has become a very important and sometimes difficult task when matching those various shapes of frames to the various shapes of your face. This article is designed to help you identify what shape your face is graced with and what type of designer glasses will grace your face.
Different shapes of shades for the different shapes of faces
If you have an OVAL face, you’re in sun/eye glasses luck! Almost all styles of eye wear goes with an OVAL shape. Try wraparounds, shields, or square shaped frames with gently rounded edges and higher temples. Pick up a pair of Chanel sunglasses and face the world with style.
If you have a ROUND face, aim for frames that make the face look longer and thinner, such as those that are equal to or slightly wider than the broadest part of the face. Designer round sunglasses with brow bars also pull the eye upward, making the face appear longer. Look for wider frames with angular / rectangular styles for your designer eye wear, such as Gucci or Fendi glasses.
Us DIAMOND -shaped face folks have wide or high cheekbones with a narrow forehead and chin. Good frames for this shape include square, rimless and oval frames, the last of which will soften the contour of your face. Make sure the styles are no wider than the top of the cheekbones, and feel confident when picking up those pair of Prada sunglasses.
If you’re blessed with an OBLONG -shaped face, widen and shorten the face with sunglasses styles that do not extend beyond the widest part of the face. Round or square shaped designer glasses like Emporio Armani will looks fantastic, as well as those frames with short horizontal and long vertical lines.
A TRIANGLE-shaped face has a narrow jaw and a wide forehead. Soften the lower portion of the face by accenting the eye area with a pair of polarized sunglasses for men or Christian Dior eyeglasses. Styles such as cat- eyes should angle outward at the top corner and be wide enough to balance the jaw-line. You can also try metal frames with rimless bottoms to fit your unique look.
Different sunglasses frames for different facial features
Not only are all our facial shapes different, our facial features are quite distinct as well. Look below if you’re more concerned with finding the right pair of eyeglasses to match your nose or forehead rather than the overall shape of your face.
If you have a LARGE NOSE, balance it out with an oversize frames like a good pair of Bvlgari sunglasses.
If you want to shorten a LONG NOSE, look for a pair of designer sunglasses with a low, dark, and straight bridge. Persol sunglasses or eyeglasses may be just what the doctor ordered.
To widen CLOSE-SET eyes, check out frames with a light or clear bridge. Many Miu Miu sunglasses are a good match.
To make WIDE-SET eyes seems closer together, aim for designer eyeglasses with a dark bridge or a rimless style. Yves Saint Laurent eyeglasses may be just what you’re looking for.
Expand a SHORT FOREHEAD by choosing eye glasses with delicate or rimless frames so they blend in. Check out Diesel eyeglasses for this particular look.
Shorten a HIGH-FOREHEAD by selecting frames that are even with or slightly higher than the brow-line. Consider Dolce and Gabbana eyeglasses when looking for those shortening frames.