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Aug 20, 2017 | Nisha

Choosing for your face shape

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We believe that there are three aspects to consider when choosing the correct spectacle frame shape for your face.

They are:

  1. The frame should contrast with your face shape

  2. The frame size should be in scale with the face size

  3. Eyewear should highlight your personal best feature, such as a blue frame to match blue eyes.



Six basic face shapes


Whilst most faces are a combination of shapes and angles - after all, each of us is unique - there are six basic face shapes with which we can start the dispensing process.




Pick glasses with curves and no wider than your cheeks. To enhance the eyes, pick frames with detailing or distinctive brow lines.


Pick glasses a little wider than your forehead or that have distinctive brow-lines like cat-eye or Clubmaster style shapes or even rimless styles. 


Select frames which are more rectangular to balance the roundness of your face and make it appear to be longer. 




Luckily, you can wear any style of glasses whether it be round frames, aviators or wayfarers as well as contemporary shapes.


Also, check out which colours will suit you!



Choose frames with gentle curves to compliment your broad and chiselled jawline, such as round, cat eye or aviator styles.


If you are wider at the cheeks and narrower at the forehead, choose frames that really emphasise your eyes like cat-eye shapes or strong brow lines.