Whether you don them solely to protect your peepers from harmful UVs, hide a hangover or add that extra dash of cool to your look, shades are essential. But unless you live in Punta Gorda, Florida, know what “rinks bowls” is and answer to Mort, simply plopping a pair of Blu Blockers on your mug won’t cut it: specs only look good if they complement the shape of your face. Follow our advice below to find which styles work best for you.
Aim high with Aviators or stick to square, angular frames. Stay away from circles, lest you desire to look like an emoji.
You can do no wrong. Every pair of sunglasses looks good on you. Even Oakley Razor Blades.
Rounded corners are key to your success here. Look for frames sized to match you in width, but with soft lines. Too many hard angles aren’t your friend.
Similar to our square-faced friends, you want to go with softer lines and rounded corners. Wayfarers work well, but avoid small frames.
Heart Shaped – Square frames will add dimension where you can best afford it. Avoid anything oversized or teardrop shaped. Rimless frames or aviators work best.
Any shape should work well, but match sizing to your own proportions. Frames that sit wider than your cheekbones are to be avoided at all costs.
Frames with more going on up top are your friend. Anything teardrop shaped will emphasize dimensional balance. Square frames with deep lenses are simple and sublime.