Ever wonder why some sunglasses look awesome on you and others just don’t cut it? We’ll the shape of your face has a lot to do with how a pair of sunglasses will look on you. Here is an overview including 4 of the major face shapes and some guidelines to find the perfect shades. The most important thing to remember is that personal style trumps all. If you love it, wear it!


  • Balanced proportion, chin slightly narrower than the forehead.
  • Can wear any frame.
  • Start w/ rectangular or butterfly frames.
  • Oval faces tend to have smaller features, make sure frames are in proportion and not too big.
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  • Equal in width and length, characterized by soft curves with few angles if any.
  • A balanced face looks best, should select angular frames to help sharpen and add definition.
  • Rectangular styles make round face look slimmer.
  • Frames that are more horizontal than vertical longates and slims round faces.
  • Glasses with high or mid height temples help lengthen face.
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