Being lovers of eyewear, we understand better than anyone how frustrating it can be to find just the right pair of sunglasses that both fits your face and highlights your best features. Identifying which face shape you have with our handy guide below will help you to discover the perfect frames just for you.
Lucky you, the oval is said to be the most versatile of all the face shapes. Jessica Alba and Jake Gyllenhaal are perfect examples of a traditional oval shape with slightly wider cheekbones and gentle narrowing at the forehead and jaw. With this structure you have the luxury of playing with bold shapes or textures to frame that balanced face of yours.
It’d be hard not to picture Reese Witherspoon and Bradley Cooper when you hear “heart shaped.” Tending to show a slightly rounder hairline and high cheekbones, the widest part of this face is typically the forehead with a gradual narrowing through the jawline. A modified Wayfare shape works so well with the angled cheekbones and delicate chin.
A square face has more angular lines with equally wide cheekbones, often appearing quite sculpted. Clearly Olivia Wilde and Justin Timberlake are very genetically blessed examples of square face shapes. A set of round sunglasses plays against your defined jawline and balances out your shape perfectly.
Soft angles make up the round-shaped face with slightly wider cheekbones and an equally wide forehead. Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are prime example of the youthful composure a round face has. To compliment your shape, choose frames that fall in line with a more rectangular shape.
The rarest face shape, like Rihanna and Ryan Gosling possess, tend to assume higher, pointed cheekbones and a sculpted jawline. This unique diamond shape is best complimented with shades that have strong brow lines to balance and enhance your best facial features.